Discover a selection of 279 vacation rentals in Old Forge, NY 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 WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $177 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Old Forge. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Exciting activities and serene excursions in Old Forge

Explore a wealth of family-friendly activities in Old Forge, a charming hamlet located in the magnificent Adirondack Mountains of New York State. This idyllic location boasts dozens of superb shops and restaurants, as well as cultural attractions like View Arts Center, featuring outstanding exhibitions and events. Old Forge vacation rentals open up a whole world of adventure, guaranteed to create lasting memories for all the family, with everything from white-knuckle rides down the river rapids to a tranquil boat tour across the dazzling mountain lakes.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Old Forge

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Old Forge a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Enchanted Forest Water Safari (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • McCauley Mountain Ski Center (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Snow Ridge Ski Area (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Calypso's Cove (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)

Adventure awaits in Old Forge

The rich landscape of the Adirondacks provides a range of exciting activities for intrepid travelers. For a fun boating trip, Moose River has various operators running kayaking and canoeing tours, or to really get the adrenaline flowing, try an exhilarating white water rafting trip down the Black River. The mountainous terrain here provides ample opportunity for hiking, too. One of the most recommended trails is to the top of Bald Mountain, which has a gentle incline suitable for every member of the family. Once at the top, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular panoramas, and a superb spot for a good, old-fashioned picnic.


Old Forge—a spectacular destination all year round

June through August is one of the best times to book Old Forge vacation rentals if you’re looking to partake in plenty of outdoor activities, with temperatures hitting around 75 degrees. Fall is another popular time to visit Old Forge. Temperatures in September are milder (averaging around the 50s), but you’ll be treated to spectacular views as the foliage bursts into a rich tapestry of color that can be seen across the mountains. In winter, take advantage of the heavy annual snowfall to enjoy skiing and snowboarding on nearby McCauley Mountain. Alternatively, jump on a snowmobile and zip through the Adirondacks on the vast snowmobile trail network.

Natural features

Bask in the resplendent scenery of Old Forge

The incredible landscape surrounding Old Forge makes for an unforgettable vacation. Dotted around the majestic Adirondacks are a whole host of incredible Old Forge vacation rentals that provide stunning vistas and access to the many hiking trails. Sleepy rivers meander through the mountains, flanked by vast, beautiful forests that have captivated visitors for generations. Old Forge is also located directly at the start of the magnificent Fulton Chain of Lakes, which are not only serene, but play host to a range of wildlife.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Old Forge

Fly into Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), the closest airport, located 55.9 mi (89.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.), which is 40.2 mi (64.7 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Old Forge?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's a vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Old Forge:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a fireplace and a nearby river at "Charming Adk Retreat Walking Distance To Town And River". Situated around 1 mile from Old Forge, this property has 3 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Classic Adirondack Chalet On Moose River" is another winner, offering 3 bedrooms, a water park, a desk and more. It's around 1 mile from Old Forge.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Old Forge?

If you've been busier than a hamster on a treadwheel, you deserve to escape for a few glorious days. Skip out of work early on Friday and live it up at one of these weekend getaways in or near Old Forge:

  • "Chalet On The Water" is perfect for one or two days of enjoyment and rest. It comes with convenient amenities, such as a fridge and an ice maker, and is located about 1 mile to the south of Old Forge.
  • Alternatively, live it up with your gang at "4 Bedroom 2 Bath Camp In The Heart Of Old Forge", which is around 1 mile to the east of Old Forge. Take advantage of a kitchen, a boat and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Old Forge?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for traveling sweethearts or solo adventurers. Spend your days getting acquainted with your new surroundings and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These vacation rentals in or near Old Forge are guaranteed to please:

  • After a fun-filled day of urban exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Riverfront Cabin For Two, Perfect Getaway Summer". A garden and a water view are just two of the amenities you'll find here.
  • An equally good choice is "Adirondack Cabin Mountain Retreat". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this comfortable apartment is filled with handy amenities like a garden, nearby hunting activities and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Old Forge?

From cozy apartments to huge vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick escape sorted. Here are some of our most popular stays in and around Old Forge:

  • Close to the center of Old Forge, "Home On Moose River In Adk" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and explore all the cool stuff around you.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "Rosie’s On Main". This conveniently located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Old Forge?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Old Forge that would make even old Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and slow dance the nights away at "Charming Adk Retreat Walking Distance To Town And River". Around 1 mile from Old Forge, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a fireplace and a firepit.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few magical days together is "Classic Adirondack Chalet On Moose River". Around 1 mile from Old Forge, a firepit and a dining table add to the atmosphere here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Old Forge?

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Old Forge where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • A host of amenities including a kitchen and a water park make "Waterfront Home" a favorite with groups. This expansive getaway has 7 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. From the heart of Old Forge, it's around 2 miles away to the east.
  • "New Large Adirondack Lodge With Pond Waterfront And A" is another terrific option. It's around 3 miles to the east of Old Forge, has 4 bedrooms and welcomes up to 14 guests. A fireplace and a firepit are among the things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Old Forge?

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Pull out your unicorn floatie and check out these houses in or near Old Forge that feature this vacation perk:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Endless Summer Guest House", where your biggest priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as pet-friendly facilities and a kitchen help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "New Waterfront House With Deck". Along with a refreshing pool, you can also make use of towels and a barbecue grill.

Curious what the weather's like in Old Forge? It has a humid continental climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on places to stay in this popular destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Old Forge vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Old Forge?

Nanny and Pop-Pop, Aunty Kim ... You can add them to your guest list when you escape to a large family vacation rental in or near Old Forge. Get your nearest and dearest together at one of these spacious getaways:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests, "Chalet On The Water" has enough space to truly connect with family or friends. It's around 1 mile south of Old Forge and features amenities that'll keep your large group comfortable, such as a microwave oven and a toaster.
  • "4 Bedroom 2 Bath Camp In The Heart Of Old Forge", around 1 mile to the east of central Old Forge, is also ideal for family get-togethers. As many as 10 of your relatives or friends can fit into this popular vacation rental which features 4 bedrooms, skiing facilities, a garden and more.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, Enchanted Forest Water Safari promises fun for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Old Forge?

Time spent with family is priceless, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can truly connect. Book one of these family cabin rentals in or near Old Forge and make memories with the people you love the most:

  • "Welcome To Camp Dakota, A Secluded Cabin On 5 Acres In Old Forge" - Enjoy good times with your nearest and dearest at this retreat, which is around 1 mile southeast of the center of Old Forge. Childrens activities and a dining table are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Vrbo Property" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or more at this appealing stay, which is around 9 miles to the northeast of Old Forge. You'll have access to a fridge, childrens activities and much more.

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

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Old Forge?

There sure are. There are plenty of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Old Forge. If you don't require much space, one of these popular properties is sure to tick all your boxes:

  • Book "Riverfront Cabin For Two, Perfect Getaway Summer" for a couple of days. This one-bedroom vacation home features a water park and a garden and is nice and close to the action of downtown.
  • "Charming 1 - Bedroom Cottage With Wood" is another charming one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out discovering the area, take advantage of a water park and a firepit.