Discover a selection of 182 vacation rentals in Skaneateles, 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 swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $65 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Skaneateles. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Skaneateles

The area's wineries and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Skaneateles. This city's lake, boating and spas 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 Skaneateles

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Skaneateles a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Weedsport Speedway (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Anyela's Vineyards (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Izzo's White Barn Winery (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Heart & Hands Wine Company (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • WonderWorks (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skaneateles

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Skaneateles is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skaneateles Lake (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Owasco Lake (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Lake Onondaga (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Onondaga Lake Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Cayuga Lake State Park (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Skaneateles

The nearest airport is in Hancock Intl. Airport (SYR), located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Cortland, NY (CTX-Cortland County), which is 26.6 mi (42.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Skaneateles?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around Skaneateles that fits you like a glove. Why not try these on for size?:

  • "Beautiful Home Overlooking Skaneateles Lake" is a hit with guests. Around 3 miles from Skaneateles, it has 4 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including cookware, dishware and utensils and outdoor furniture.
  • "Luxurious, Three Bedroom, Pet Friendly Home. Walk To Village" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 3 bedrooms, a balcony, nearby museums and more. It's around 1 mile from Skaneateles.

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

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

We all deserve an escape from the daily grind every so often. If you're dreaming of a couple of leisurely mornings lingering in your pajamas with a cup of coffee and a good book, you'll find some fabulous weekend getaways in and near Skaneateles. Check out a few of our favorites:

  • Get comfortable at "Modern And Unique Apt In The Heart Of The Village Of Skaneateles 1 Bed". About 0.1 miles to the northwest of Skaneateles, this cozy retreat has all you need for a relaxing stay, including a free nearby fitness center and an oven.
  • "Monthly Vacation Rental - Village Victorian Charming 4 Bed Home" is another excellent option to consider. It's located about 1 mile to the north of Skaneateles and comes with coffee and tea making facilities, an oven and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Skaneateles?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for one or two guests. Spend your days checking out the area and your nights chilling out in your cozy hideaway. These vacation properties in or near Skaneateles are guaranteed to please:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Modern And Unique Apt In The Heart Of The Village Of Skaneateles 1 Bed". Lock in a few nights at this popular abode and you'll have access to a boat and internet services.
  • Or, use "Cozy Cottage On Skaneateles Lake" as a base to check off the sights around you. This comfy stay offers a TV, an oven and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Skaneateles?

Whether you're looking for a studio apartment or a house with enough space for the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these top picks in or near Skaneateles:

  • Close to the center of Skaneateles, "Newly Renovated 3 Bed/2bath Pet Friendly Home. Walking Distance Of Village" lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the fun stuff around you.
  • "Newly Remodeled 2bd/2bath Pet Friendly Short Walk To Village" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why lots of guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Skaneateles?

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to say "I love you." Whisk your partner away for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Skaneateles:

  • Located around 3 miles from Skaneateles, "Beautiful Home Overlooking Skaneateles Lake" is the perfect place for lovestruck couples. Winery tours and a fireplace are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days drinking wine and canoodling at "Luxurious, Three Bedroom, Pet Friendly Home. Walk To Village", around 1 mile from Skaneateles. Beauty services and a fireplace will help set the mood.

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

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Skaneateles and spend time with your favorite people under one roof:

  • You'll have loads of room to move at "Charming, Family - Friendly Lakefront House". Around 6 miles southeast of Skaneateles, this impressive retreat has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. Amenities include a kitchen and an oven.
  • "Stunning, Spacious And Just - Remodeled Finger Lakes Lakefront Home" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 7 miles to the southeast of Skaneateles, has 3 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A nearby waterfront and a kitchen are among the things designed to make your group getaway more comfortable.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is one of the most desired. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Skaneateles and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to take your inflatable doughnut:

  • Round up your gang and enjoy an unforgettable stay at "Beautiful Country House With Amazing Views Of The Mountains". There's a lot to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as books and a barbecue grill.
  • "Charming, Family - Friendly Lakefront House" is the kind of place you go to escape from it all and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its pool. A microwave oven and a barbecue grill are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfy.

Unsure what to pack for your Skaneateles getaway? This appealing destination has a humid continental climate. During the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 55 ºF to 75 ºF. Look up our range of Skaneateles vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

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

A family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're planning a fun escape with the kids or a reunion with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Skaneateles offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Beautiful Home Overlooking Skaneateles Lake" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This top-rated escape is 3 miles to the south of Skaneateles and has creature comforts such as a microwave oven and a barbecue grill.
  • "Luxurious, Three Bedroom, Pet Friendly Home. Walk To Village" is also popular with families. It's about 1 mile to the west of Skaneateles, has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. Handy amenities here include towels and a dishwasher.

If you want to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your itinerary. Rosamond Gifford Zoo, New York State Fairgrounds and WonderWorks are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Skaneateles?

Take a break with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Skaneateles and get ready to make some beautiful new memories together. Here's just a taste of what we've got:

  • "Private Rustic 1 Bedroom Cabin" - Enjoy good times with your crew at this escape, which is around 20 miles east of the center of Skaneateles. Snowsport activities and a toaster are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Luxury Log Cabin In The Woods On Skaneateles Lake" - This stay has also been designed with families in mind and is around 11 miles southeast of Skaneateles. Offering a stereo, a dishwasher and more, it'll get your group's tick of approval.

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

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Skaneateles?

If you'd like a little extra space for your kids (or your tagalong friend), a three-bedroom vacation rental will be just the ticket. Vrbo can help you find the best options in or near Skaneateles, beginning with these two:

  • Reserve a few nights or more at "Luxurious, Three Bedroom, Pet Friendly Home. Walk To Village". Including amenities such as a water park and a garden, this sizable retreat will make you feel right at home.
  • Alternatively, check out the spacious retreat that is "Newly Renovated 3 Bed/2bath Pet Friendly Home. Walking Distance Of Village". Stretch out with your loved ones and enjoy its many conveniences, including a water park and a fireplace.