Where to stay around Upstate New York?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,749 holiday lettings near Upstate New York. From 1,164 houses to 830 cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Upstate New York area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Upstate New York?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Upstate New York. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Toronto: 1,123 holiday homes
  • Canada: 24,651 holiday homes
  • Greece: 40 holiday homes
  • Town of Italy: 369 holiday homes
  • Ontario: 6,691 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Upstate New York! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Upstate New York?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Upstate New York with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Toronto: 1,123 holiday lettings
  • Greece: 40 holiday lettings
  • Niagara Falls: 543 holiday lettings
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake: 407 holiday lettings
  • Mallorytown: 24 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Upstate New York?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Upstate New York are:

  • Union Station Airport (YBZ): 1,078 self catering accommodations
  • Wheeler Sack Aaf (GTB): 15 self catering accommodations
  • Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC): 56 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Upstate New York?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Upstate New York. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lakewood Vineyards: 590 holiday rentals
  • Niagara Falls: 668 holiday rentals
  • Canada One Factory Outlets: 548 holiday rentals
  • Old Havana Courthouse Theatre: 399 holiday rentals
  • Millard Fillmore House: 63 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upstate New York listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a vacation rental in Upstate New York, USA your home away from home

Upstate New York is the name given to every part of New York State that isn’t New York City. The region around Upstate New York vacation rentals encompasses a huge variety of locations, towns, cities and terrains, with large expanses of unspoiled natural beauty and a wealth of experiences on offer.

Things to do in Upstate New York, USA

Perhaps the most famous natural attraction in the state, and an excellent destination for Upstate New York self-catering accommodation is Niagara Falls in the Niagara Frontier Region. It’s the world’s largest waterfall in terms of annual flow, and can be viewed from a variety of angles – at the top, bottom, by boat or on Goat Island. Connected to the falls, a little way upstream is Whirlpool State Park, which features spectacular rapids and the whirlpools that give the park its name.

A very modern city, and another great base for a self-catering vacation rental in Upstate New York would be Buffalo. It’s the second largest urban centre in the state and boast cultural attractions like museums, galleries and large amount of preserved historic buildings in its Allentown District. Buffalo Zoo was one of the first in the whole country, and today is a first-rate attraction, with bears, sea lions and elephants.

When it comes to outdoor recreation there’s a massive choice of regions to visit for Upstate New York vacation accommodation. Possibly the most undeveloped region is the Adirondacks, where there’s a large area of mountainous and wooded terrain, perfect for an outdoor adventure. The Finger Lakes, just below Lake Ontario is one of the prime destinations for water sport and also boasts supreme natural beauty with waterfalls and gorges. It’s also home to the largest wine region in the state.

Places to visit on holiday in Upstate New York, USA

New York City would be a great choice for an excursion on holiday at Upstate New York accommodation. It boasts a wealth of first-class attractions and sights that barely need any introduction, from the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty to Macy’s, Central Park and 5th Avenue.

Weather in Upstate New York, USA

Covering such a wide region, there’s quite a difference between annual conditions for Upstate New York self-catering accommodation. Generally though, summers bring warm, humid conditions, when temperatures get up to the high 20s. Winters are consistently cold, with sub-zero temperatures and snow common from December to March.

Cheap flights to Upstate New York, USA

If you’re flying from the UK, the most convenient option for reaching Upstate New York vacation rentals would be to fly Delta, British Airways, Virgin, Kuwait Airways or American Airlines from London Heathrow (LHR) to JFK Airport, before travelling by road or catching a connecting flight to your destination.

Attractions in and around Upstate New York

First time in Upstate New York and looking for places to see? Local attractions include Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Buffalo Zoo and Aquarium of Niagara. Don't miss landmarks such as The Egg and Boldt Castle, and unique cultural highlights such as Erie Canal Museum and Museum of Science and Technology. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Lake George Dog Beach and Sandy Island Beach State Park or experience the natural beauty of Saratoga Spa State Park and Congress Park. If you have extra time, you might want to explore the campuses of Syracuse University and University of Rochester. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Carrier Dome or NYSEG Stadium. Other popular places to visit in town include Roberson Museum and Science Center, New York State Museum and Everson Museum of Art.