Discover a selection of 165 vacation rentals in Lake Placid, FL that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $59 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Placid. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Keep it interesting in Lake Placid

Voted as one of the most interesting towns in America, Lake Placid combines a cozy small-town feel with beautiful lakeside surroundings. However big your group, you will find Lake Placid vacation rentals to suit your needs. Some even have private docks, so you can bring your own boat! Take to the water to meet the local wildlife, or stroll around the town’s beautiful historic center and admire the many murals that decorate the buildings. Whether you want to take your vacation fast or slow, Lake Placid lets you set the pace.

Things to do

Mix it up in Lake Placid

Travel back to the age of the railroad at the Lake Placid Historical Society Depot Museum, they even have a historical caboose. If you’d like your funny bone tickled, Tony’s Clown School and Museum has been training clowns since 1993. Learn about the history of clowning and you may even see the current class of clowns being put through their paces. Just outside town, the whole family will enjoy feeding the chickens at Henscratch Farms, Vineyard and Winery. Fruit picking occurs seasonally, while, for the adults, take a tour of the vineyard and finish with your own wine tasting.

Activities

The great outdoors from Lake Placid

Surrounded by lakes, Lake Placid is a great base for amateur fishing. Kick the thrills up a notch by taking your whole family on an airboat tour, speeding across the water on the hunt for alligators. Lake Placid is known as the Town of Murals, thanks to the 40+ murals decorating its downtown. Take the kids on a self-guided tour and try to spot all the hidden items around town. Or get away for a quieter look around on a hike through Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park, and see the variety of birds that make this area their home.

Weather

Lake Placid—warm and sunny

Sitting in central Florida, Lake Placid in Highlands County has very mild winters and hot summers, with average winter lows of 50 °F and average summer highs of over 90 °F. The area has above average rainfall, with the subtropical climate bringing a rainy season from May through October. Even with a rainy season, Lake Placid vacation rentals are ideal for enjoying some of the 200 days of sunshine a year. If it all gets too hot for you, why not rent a home-from-home with a pool, to help you cool off?

Natural features

Lake Placid—a caladium town

Lake Placid is surrounded by 27 freshwater lakes. All this water means that numerous Lake Placid vacation rentals are located right on a lake shore, giving you a stunning view of your surroundings. You might even be lucky enough to spot turtles and wading birds. Lake Placid is known as ‘The Caladium Capital of The World’, since it supplies 98% of the world’s caladium bulbs, which are also known as ‘elephant ears’ plants. The town celebrates these plants in a Caladium Festival at the end of July, where you can take a tour of the caladium fields.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Placid

The nearest airport is in Sebring, FL (SEF-Sebring Regional), located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Charlotte County Airport (PGD), which is 46.9 mi (75.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now that's to get away. It's time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid:

  • "Family Paradise - New 900 Sqft Deck On Crystal Clear Lake Sirena" is a hit with guests. Around 1 mile from Lake Placid, it has 3 bedrooms and lots of amenities to help you feel at home, including a fridge and a stovetop.
  • "Railroad Caboose" is another top-notch choice, offering 1 bedroom, a hair dryer, a garden and more. It's around 1 mile from Lake Placid.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lake Placid vacation rental for you.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Lake Placid?

Sometimes, you just need to get away from the busyness of modern life. That's where Vrbo can help. We've got an impressive range of log cabin rentals in and around Lake Placid where you can unwind in nature. Try these on for size:

  • "Sebring Florida Best Kept Secret "cracker Hammock Log Cabin" will help ensure your Lake Placid vacation is just what you imagined it would be. With a list of amenities that include a porch and a kitchen to make things easy, all you have to do is put your feet up and enjoy your getaway.
  • You won't have to give up any modern comforts if you stay at "Ranchero Log Cabin' On 40 - Acre Farm In Sebring". This sought-after escape features a garden, a barbecue grill and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lake Placid?

If you've been busier than an ant in a picnic basket, you deserve to get away for a couple of glorious days. Skip out of work early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Lake Placid:

  • "Lake June Escape House" is perfect for one or two days of fun and relaxation. It comes with a host of amenities, such as a pool table and high-speed internet services, and is located about 1 mile to the north of Lake Placid.
  • "Christmas Ready Warm Comfy 4 Bed On A Beautiful Fishing Pond On Over An Acre" is another top-rated option. It's located 1 mile to the southwest of Lake Placid and features a restaurant dining guide, pet-friendly services and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lake Placid?

Yes, you can! If you'd like a simple but stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently positioned in the middle of town. We recommend the following options in or near Lake Placid:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Railroad Caboose". Book a few nights or more at this popular apartment and you'll have access to free toiletries and off-street parking options.
  • Another top option is "Lake Blue Resort - #15 - Waterfront". Don't let its modest size fool you — this cozy apartment is packed with useful amenities like a barbecue grill, heating and much more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lake Placid?

From simple apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are just two of our most popular stays in and around Lake Placid:

  • Within close reach of central Lake Placid, "Beautiful 11 Bedroom 7 Baths Including Separate Studio On Lake June" rolls out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your cozy digs, get out and explore what's around you.
  • Another terrific option is "Lake Blue Resort - #15 - Waterfront". Round up your squad and enjoy a comfy stay near the heart of Lake Placid.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lake Placid?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend escape. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Lake Placid that will get your heart racing:

  • Put on some soft tunes and kick back together at "Family Paradise - New 900 Sqft Deck On Crystal Clear Lake Sirena". Around 1 mile from Lake Placid, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and air conditioning.
  • "Railroad Caboose" is another popular option that's sure to impress. It's about 1 mile from Lake Placid and comes with winery tours and shopping facilities.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid and forget about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • You'll have ample space to enjoy yourselves at "Lake June Escape House". Around 1 mile north of Lake Placid, this generous property has 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 22 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including an electric car charging station and a water view.
  • "Beautiful 11 Bedroom 7 Baths Including Separate Studio On Lake June" is another fantastic option. It's around 1 mile to the north of Lake Placid, has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 22 guests. A fireplace and a kitchen are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lake Placid?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Lake Placid and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy an unforgettable break at "Lake June Escape House". There's plenty to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a smart TV and a balcony.
  • "Lake House Family Vacation Retreat" is the sort of place you go to leave it all behind and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. Childrens activities and beach sun loungers are also on hand to make your visit comfortable and convenient.

Lake Placid has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 75 ºF and 90 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Lake Placid vacation rental and organize your getaway for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid?

It's always more fun to share those memorable moments with the people you love the most. Whether you're planning a family get-together or celebrating a special occasion with good friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's perfect for you. Here are two of our best in and around Lake Placid:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Family Paradise - New 900 Sqft Deck On Crystal Clear Lake Sirena", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. This retreat is located 1 mile to the south of Lake Placid and comes with amenities such as on-site watersports and a living room.
  • "Lake June Escape House" is also a top pick for families. It's about 1 mile to the north of Lake Placid, has 7 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 22 guests. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a porch.

If you're in the mood to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your to-do list. Lake Placid Tower, Game Time and Children's Museum of the Highlands are excellent places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Lake Placid?

Time spent with family is important, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Lake Placid and make wonderful memories with the ones you love the most:

  • "Sebring Florida Best Kept Secret "cracker Hammock Log Cabin" - Enjoy great times with your gang at this getaway, which is around 12 miles northwest of central Lake Placid. Childrens activities and on-site watersports are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Ranchero Log Cabin' On 40 - Acre Farm In Sebring" - This stay is also ideal for a family getaway and is around 9 miles north of Lake Placid. Offering a dishwasher, a garden and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Lake Placid vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.