Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Lake Placid, US 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 WiFi. Prices start at $125 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

Take in the lakeside beauty of Lake Placid

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Lake Placid. This city's hiking, skiing and hockey games draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Lake Placid

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking, skiing and ice skating. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Lake Placid a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mount Jo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Whiteface Mountain (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Santa's Workshop (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Jackrabbit Trail (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Lake Placid

Lake Placid is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in February, January, March or December, when snowfall averages 21 inches and temperatures average 18°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lake Placid

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake Placid is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mirror Lake (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Mount Jo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • High Falls Gorge (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lake Flower (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretive Center (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Mount Marcy (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Placid

The nearest airport is in Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), located 13 mi (21 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Plattsburgh, NY (PBG-Plattsburgh Intl.), which is 36.8 mi (59.3 km) away.

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

Whether you're after an intimate retreat for you and your special someone or someplace roomy to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Lake Placid. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "On Franklin Pond - Lake And Mountain Views With Convenient Lake Access" is a popular choice. Around 11 miles from Lake Placid, it has 1 bedroom and loads of handy amenities, including a music library and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Another enticing choice is "Panoramic Views Of The Adirondack Mountains", which is around 3 miles from Lake Placid. Offering 3 bedrooms, heating and a fridge, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

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?

Whether you want to spend your vacation chasing outdoor adventure or chilling with your loved ones, we've got beautiful log cabins where you can do both. Take a peek at these top picks in and around Lake Placid:

  • "Relaxing Log Cabin Retreat Minutes From Whiteface": This superb cabin is the perfect base if you're an outdoorsy type. Tennis and basketball are some activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your comfy cabin.
  • "Log Cabin On The Ausable River": Spend your much needed break enjoying all the conveniences of this hideaway. If you can tear yourself away from your comfy digs, water skiing and mountain biking will get your blood flowing.

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 escape for a few days. Leave work early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Lake Placid:

  • Get comfortable at "Newer Home - Keene, Keene Valley". Located around 12 miles to the east of Lake Placid, this delightful retreat has everything you need for a chilled out stay, including free toiletries and a living room.
  • Alternatively, toss a few clothes in a small suitcase and zip off to "Spacious Townhouse In Lake Placid With All Amenities + 3 In". This top property is around 1 mile south of Lake Placid and has games and a hair dryer.

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

Studio apartments may be small in size, but they pack a mighty punch when it comes to convenience and location. Throw your bags down at one of these popular studio apartments in or near Lake Placid:

  • After a fun-filled day of urban exploration, put your feet up and relax at "On Franklin Pond - Lake And Mountain Views With Convenient Lake Access". A microwave oven and an oven are among the amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, use "Modern Studio Apartment 1. 5 Miles From Lake Placid Village" as a base to check off the best sights around you. This cozy home away from home offers a restaurant dining guide, internet services and more.

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

Whether you're after a comfy cottage or a large vacation home, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these favorite picks in or near Lake Placid:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "Family Friendly Grand Getaway In The Middle Of Historic Lake Placid" is a terrific choice. It's close to central Lake Placid, so you'll be near all the top attractions.
  • Alternatively, spend a few relaxing nights at "Modern Studio Apartment 1. 5 Miles From Lake Placid Village". This comfy, conveniently located property makes exploring the sights easy.

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

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is one of the best ways to spice up your love life. Whisk your sweetheart off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these top escapes in or near Lake Placid:

  • Around 11 miles from Lake Placid, "On Franklin Pond - Lake And Mountain Views With Convenient Lake Access" is the ideal place for doting couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities here.
  • "Panoramic Views Of The Adirondack Mountains" is another popular option that'll impress. It's about 3 miles from Lake Placid and comes with a fireplace and air conditioning.

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

Browse these large group vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • A range of amenities including a fireplace and a kitchen make "Newer Home - Keene, Keene Valley" a top pick. This popular retreat has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the heart of Lake Placid, it's around 12 miles away to the east.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Grand Meadows Lodge - Ultimate Luxury With Mountain Views" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 11 miles to the northeast of Lake Placid, as many as 24 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A kitchen and a sauna are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

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

Nothing screams fun like a pool. Pull out your unicorn floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Lake Placid that come with this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swim gear and take a break at "New Expansive House". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including pet-friendly facilities and a nearby laundromat.
  • "The Lake Placid House" is the sort of place you go to get away from the everyday and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. Childrens activities and a nearby laundromat are also on hand to make your visit a memorable one.

Unsure what to pack for your Lake Placid escape? This appealing destination has a humid continental climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 55 ºF and 70 ºF. Look up our selection of Lake Placid vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

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

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning a fun escape with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, these large family vacation rentals in or near Lake Placid offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Around 12 miles to the east of Lake Placid, "Newer Home - Keene, Keene Valley" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including towels and a balcony.
  • "Spacious Townhouse In Lake Placid With All Amenities + 3 In" is another excellent option. It's about 1 mile to the south of Lake Placid, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include childrens activities and cable/satellite TV services.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your itinerary. Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum, Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Santa's Workshop are great places to start.

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

Escape the daily grind and treat the people you love to a vacation of a different sort. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Lake Placid and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Relaxing Log Cabin Retreat Minutes From Whiteface" - Around 16 miles northeast of the center of Lake Placid, this family-friendly escape comes with a porch and a kitchen.
  • "River Front Cabin With Mountain Views" - This property is also perfect for a family getaway and is around 16 miles northeast of Lake Placid. Offering a toaster, a kitchen and more, it'll get everyone's seal 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.