Where to stay around Lake Placid, NY?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 546 vacation rentals near Lake Placid. From 234 Houses to 105 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lake Placid for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Lake Placid?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lake Placid. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Placid: 445 vacation rentals
  • Lake Placid Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station: 577 vacation rentals
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area: 550 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Center: 578 vacation rentals
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails: 583 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Placid listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lake Placid?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 234 Houses in Lake Placid. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lake Placid include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 105 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 94 rentals available
  • Cabins: 94 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lake Placid?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Lake Placid. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Lake Placid’s diverse offerings

    Beginning life as a mining village, the idyllic hamlet of Lake Placid has gone through many transformations throughout its history. The crystal-clear waters of its titular lake, combined with its picture-perfect location in the Adirondack Mountains, saw it become a hot spot for the rich and famous, while the unpolluted mountain air also made it a booming health resort. This diversity continues today. Visitors flock to Lake Placid vacation rentals to enjoy the area’s picturesque beauty, sporting legacy, and fascinating sites like the Mount Von Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run or the John Brown Farm State Historic Site.

    Peaceful pampering in Lake Placid

    Lake Placid’s fresh mountain air and relaxing serenity made it a popular retreat for TB sufferers in the late 19th century. These days, the locals continue this tradition of wellness with spas and health centers. Treat yourself to a soothing deep-tissue massage, or a restorative wrap, before returning to your Lake Placid vacation rental for a chilled-out evening by the water. Many spas in the area also have on-site salons, so why not get glammed up for a night on the town? Lake Placid natives are experts at making you feel good, inside and out.

    The Olympic spirit of Lake Placid

    Lake Placid has twice hosted the Winter Olympics and proudly displays its sporting achievements at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. Memorabilia from the 1932 Games, including hockey equipment and figure-skating outfits, takes pride of place in the main gallery. The “Miracle on Ice,” one of the most famous moments in ice-hockey history, took place at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. You can watch original footage from this decisive game, in which the US beat Russia with seconds to spare in one of sport’s greatest David vs. Goliath matchups, and then learn more about the history behind this incredible upset.

    Lake Placid weather at a glance

    The climate in Lake Placid is classified as humid continental, which generally promises mild conditions and regular rainfall. Your best chance of sunshine comes in the summer months, with July temperatures averaging 64°F. As the mercury rises, so too does demand, so make sure to book early to get the best choice of vacation rentals in Lake Placid. Fall prices are lower and the surrounding countryside dazzles with vivid autumnal colors; if you’re willing to risk the lower temperatures, you’ll be rewarded with great views from the patio of your Lake Placid vacation rental.

    Putting the “lake” in Lake Placid

    A number of well-tended paths lead you into the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, but the Lakeshore Trail should be at the top of every nature enthusiast’s wish list. As the name suggests, this scenic route hugs tightly to the rocky shore of Lake Placid, leading towards the Outlet Brook Dam. The summer months are a particularly good time to follow the trail; the waterfront flora burst into life, the cedar trees provide refreshing shade from the sun, and birds, red squirrels, and American mink can all be seen in the surrounding countryside.