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Destination guide

Get your adventure on in Schroon Lake

A gem unlike any other, Schroon Lake is a sparkling treasure in the Adirondacks. The scenic area offers unforgettable sceneryÑthink brilliant waters, distant mountain views, and lush foliage. Booking a Schroon Lake vacation rental puts you in prime position to enjoy all of these captivating natural wonders. It's also a traveler's paradise, with enough activities to pack a week (or more) with fun and adventure. People come here to indulge their inner daredevils, satisfy their thirst for arts and culture, and delve deep into history.

Things to do

The wonders of watercolor await in Schroon Lake

A visit to the Schroon Lake-North Hudson Historical Society will educate you about everything you need to know. When you leave your Schroon Lake vacation rental, you'll be an area expert! Half an hour south is The Sembrich Opera Museum and Music Venue, which boasts an impressive collection of costumes. If you're an arts lover, a visit to the Minerva Historical Society, set within an ancient Methodist church, will fascinate you with its exquisite watercolors. Experiment with full-bodied vintages at nearby wineries before you head back to your rentalÑdon't forget to snag a bottle for a cozy evening in!

Activities

Seeing stars in Schroon Lake

Schroon Lake is the place to visit if you're an outdoor enthusiast. Go paddling, water skiing, or whitewater rafting, or stick to land and enjoy a hike along 5-mile Bear Pond Loop. There's an old-world quality about the area's shopping sceneÑyou'll find boutiques reminiscent of bygone eras, and fantastic little breweries and bistros to grab a bite after you've shopped your heart out. If you can't resist the beauty of the area, grab a tent and set up camp beneath the stars. You can even enjoy musicals and live stage plays right along the water.

Weather

Staying cool in Schroon Lake

If you enjoy cold temperatures and thickly packed snow, booking a Schroon Lake vacation rental in the winter is a must. Numbers dip down to the upper 20s in January, and it stays brisk until at least April. May sees a swift shift to warmer weather, although the proximity to water means that Schroon Lake never quite gets hot. In fact, the warmest temperature you'll likely experience is something in the low- to mid-80s, usually in the thick of summer. It's a great time to visit if you crave spending time in the great outdoors.

Natural features

Living the lake life in Schroon Lake

Expect to spend plenty of time with oars on the lake. Even if you aren't kayaking or canoeing, you'll have plenty to do along the shoreline. One major draw is the intriguing wildlife, and you'll spy everything from ducks to muskrats here. Naturally, it's also a great place for avid fisherman to find a catch or 2. For a challenging hike that really tests your strength, a trek up Pharaoh Mountain is a mustÑit's the tallest peak in the area, and offers splendid views of the vast fields and countryside below.

How to get there

How to get to and around Schroon Lake

The nearest airport is in Lake Placid, NY (LKP), located 31.2 mi (50.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Glens Falls, NY (GFL-Floyd Bennett Memorial), which is 35 mi (56.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Schroon Lake, NY?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals around Schroon Lake. From 45 house rentals to 11 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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

  • Seagle Music Colony: 360 vacation rentals
  • Oscar Seagle Memorial Theater: 358 vacation rentals
  • Strand Theater: 353 vacation rentals
  • Loon Lake Beach: 554 vacation rentals
  • Shelving Rock Falls: 573 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schroon Lake 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 Schroon Lake?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 45 Houses in Schroon Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Schroon Lake include:

  • Cabins: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Schroon Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 62 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Schroon Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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