Destination guide

The friendly city of Palenville awaits you

Enjoy the jazz and other features of Palenville. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the mountain views, waterfalls and skiing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Palenville

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Palenville has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kaaterskill Falls (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bailiwick Ranch and Discovery Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hunter Mountain (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Woodstock Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Thunderhart Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Windham Country Club (13.1 mi / 21 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Palenville

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Palenville. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mountain Top Arboretum (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • George J. Terpening Sr. Memorial Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Seamon Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Dutchman’s Landing (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Saugerties Village Beach (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Esopus Bend Nature Preserve (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Palenville

The nearest airport is in Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), located 17.9 mi (28.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 40.1 mi (64.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Palenville?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 563 vacation rentals around Palenville. From 80 condo and apartment rentals to 317 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Palenville?

Unforgiving and mysterious, mountains are some of the most breathtaking formations on Earth. If you've ever wanted to experience mountain life, we've got you covered. Vrbo has no less than 233 mountain rental options available. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our range here includes:

  • 166 rural vacation rentals.
  • 136 village vacation rentals.
  • 90 water-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Palenville?

Instead of staying in a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just rent a whole house. You'll be part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 308 houses currently listed on Vrbo. Prices start from $109 per night. If that doesn't suit your group's taste, we have a range of different rental options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 51 vacation homes. Prices start from $105 per night.
  • Cottage: 43 vacation homes. Prices start from $125 per night.
  • Condo: 29 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.

Can I stay in Palenville in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful getaway is relaxing with friends and family in a totally new place. If you're traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help you. 87 house vacation homes are available. At the moment, they're the leading choice here for large groups. If you are hoping to stay in a big group, the property options that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 133 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Book a night for as little as $85.
  • Require a vacation rental for 8 guests? We have 77 that will be ideal. You can book one for as little as $125 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 10 guests? We offer 50 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $237 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your dad, your sister and all your mates to Palenville.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Palenville?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Create new memories with those you hold dearest and book an economical stay with Vrbo. When it comes to looking for an awesome deal, your first port of call should be Stockade District. Here, Vrbo has 7 rentals at an average price of $167 per night. There are another 94 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Hunter Mountain. The average price here is $302 per night.