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Low-Impact, Back to Nature Adirondack Vacation Rental

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Small Adirondack Cabin

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Placid cabin description


The McKinley Retreat offers unique eco-friendly Adirondack vacation rentals nestled directly into the Adirondack forest approximately 30 minutes from the village of Lake Placid. Our rentals are designed to provide the privacy and tranquility you seek in one-of-a-kind 'camping-alternative' experience. You can also choose from several available backcountry ‘luxury’ options to temporarily transform a piece of our forest into your personal back-to-nature hideaway - only without many of the normal hassles associated with getting back-to-nature!

You have four rental options to choose from: 1) The rustic Hilltop Log Cabin site with a beautiful mountain view, has electricity and some appliances. Also, outdoor fireplace, hot outdoor shower and portable toilet 2) the Eco-Cabin forest site snuggled under the tall pines has a covered outdoor kitchen area, screened-in seating area, and fire place. No electricity but drinking and wash water are provided. Has nearby portable toilet 3) the fully enclosed Adirondack Log Lean-to site on the ledges overlooking Bald Mountain with fire pit and portable toilet; or 4) the back-to-nature forest sites where you bring your own sleeping accommodations or we can set up a traditional ‘tent’ for you to experience.

We welcome last minute availability inquiries – although the options will be limited. We also love pets at the McKinley Retreat so be sure to ask about the options to bring your pet. Finally – although McKinley Retreat rentals are not available to novices during the winter, contact us if you’re a winter camping expert who would like to hone your skills against the harsh Adirondack winter in our remote but accessible backcountry.

Please note this is a 'rustic' back-to-nature adventure and is only ideal if you are truly searching for a unique Adirondack vacation in the heart of the woods.

The Hilltop Log Cabin is an excellent choice for larger groups who share the same back-to-nature vision. The cabin itself can sleep at least 9 (more if you are really good friends!). And there is room to place a few small tents nearby on the Hill Top site for those in your group who prefer a little more privacy.

The McKinley Retreat is not for everyone and therein is part of the secret to its beauty. Visit our website for details or contact us (beourguest@mckinleyretreat.com ) and we will let you know exactly what to expect.


Keywords: Lean-to, Back-to-nature accommodations, camping-alternative vacation rentals, adirondack lean-to's

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 9, Beds for 2-9

              Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Hill Top Cabin with mountain view sleeps up to 9. Has electricity, various appliances, portable toilet & outdoor hot shower.; Forest Cabin sleeps 2-4. Has covered kitchen unit, screen tent, fire place, portable toilet....moreless

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Groceries

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Mobile Phone
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available
                          • Cooking Utensils

                          Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Payment Type

                              • Mastercard
                              • Visa
                               

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                              Rates start at $45/night for 2 people for a basic back-to-nature rental.
                              Weekly rates starting at $250 for a basic back-to nature rental for 2 people.
                              Amenities do increase the nightly rates.
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                              Photos

                              • Small Adirondack Cabin

                                Small Adirondack Cabin

                              • Small Adirondack Cabin

                                Small Adirondack Cabin

                              • Outdoor seating area

                                Outdoor seating area

                              • Tenting Option

                                Tenting Option

                              • Adirondack Cabin Interior

                                Adirondack Cabin Interior

                              • Adirondack Cabin

                                Adirondack Cabin

                              • Outdoor Fire Pit

                                Outdoor Fire Pit

                              • Tenting Option

                                Tenting Option

                              • Hand-crafted canopy bed

                                Hand-crafted canopy bed

                              • Covered outdoor cooking area

                                Covered outdoor cooking area

                              VRBO #406691

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                              This listing was first published here in 2012.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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                              1 Bedroom / 0.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 9

                              View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
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                              Lake Placid #406691

                              1 BR  0.5 BA  Sleeps 9

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