Discover a selection of 424 vacation rentals in Jefferson County, 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 outdoor grills and BBQs and swimming pools. Prices start at $134 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Jefferson County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Jefferson County getaway

Experience the unique character of Jefferson County with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Jefferson County

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jefferson County 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:

  • Dry Hill Ski Area (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Tug Hill Vineyards (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Thousand Islands Winery (22.2 mi / 35.7 km)
  • Gananoque Boat Line (27.1 mi / 43.7 km)
  • New York State Zoo at Thompson Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Farmhouse Maple (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jefferson County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Jefferson County is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thompson Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Southwick Beach State Park (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Heart Island (25.6 mi / 41.1 km)
  • Thousand Islands National Park (26.3 mi / 42.4 km)
  • St. Lawrence Islands National Park (26.4 mi / 42.5 km)
  • Salmon River Falls (29.5 mi / 47.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jefferson County

The nearest airport is in Watertown, NY (ART-Watertown Intl.), located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

From lavish houses to inexpensive log cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit every taste and budget. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Jefferson County:

  • "Peaceful Apartment In A Historic Home": If you're looking for somewhere in Watertown with 1 bedroom and the comforts of home, this escape is calling your name. Amenities include a TV and nearby museums.
  • "Sackets Harbor Hideaway": Located in Town of Hounsfield, this popular getaway has 3 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. An electric kettle and air conditioning are just a couple you'll find here.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in Jefferson County?

Select a stunning log cabin from the many scattered in or near Jefferson County and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, wine in hand, resting by a blazing fire. But adventure is just outside your front door too. These cabins promise a great mix of comfort and fun:

  • "River Front Log Cabin Near 1000 Islands": Enjoy a week or so unwinding and relaxing at this superb vacation home in nature. Once you've reenergized, enjoy cross-country skiing or kayaking, which are among the best activities in this region.
  • "Adirondack Riverfront Log Cabin": Stay in and enjoy the relaxed vibe or get out and try some fun activities nearby, such as sledding and cross-country skiing. The choice is all yours around here.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Jefferson County?

While big extravagant trips are epic, there's something undeniably lovely about embarking on a whirlwind weekend getaway. These rentals in Jefferson County are ideal for just that:

  • "Cozy Apartment" - This rental in Chaumont features amenities that'll make your visit comfortable, such as internet services and a TV. Its wonderful location also makes it a good base to get out and explore.
  • "Country Cousins Farm Cabin. Stay On A Working Dairy Farm" - This is another great choice with all the ingredients that make for a wonderful weekend getaway. Make use of towels and a microwave oven at this Evans Mills property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Jefferson County?

Studio apartments are usually on the smaller side, but it's hard to beat their great locations and budget price tags. Whether you're traveling solo or it's just you and your partner, consider one of these top studio apartments in Jefferson County:

  • Eat, snooze, relax with friends ... Do it all from the compact yet well-thought-out single room space at "Peaceful Apartment In A Historic Home". Located in Watertown, a nearby zoo and an iron and ironing board are available here.
  • With the characteristics of home and offering more privacy than a busy hotel, "Cozy Apartment" is another place to consider. It's located in Chaumont and features a stovetop and a barbecue grill.

Can I find short term rentals in Jefferson County?

Spend a few days in an inexpensive cabin or live it up in a premium apartment. Vrbo has loads of short-term rentals to choose from in Jefferson County. Have a look at these properties for inspiration:

  • Located close to the middle of Chaumont, "Cozy Apartment" is well suited to a short-term stay. Set up camp here and visit all the interesting sights around the area.
  • Another great option is "Country Cousins Farm Cabin. Stay On A Working Dairy Farm" in Evans Mills. Whether you're on a quick stopover or making the most of a few days off, this comfortable vacation rental will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Jefferson County?

Whether you've been together for a couple of months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions burning. If you're looking for the ideal place to spend a couple of days with your other half, you'll be enamored with these retreats:

  • "Peaceful Apartment In A Historic Home" in Watertown is just made for couples. This retreat is full of nice touches, including beauty services and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Sackets Harbor Hideaway". A nearby bay and a dining table add to the dreamy atmosphere of this property in Town of Hounsfield.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

When it comes to who you go on vacation with, the more the merrier. If you're after somewhere with ample space to fit your nearest and dearest, one of these large group vacation rentals in Jefferson County could be your ideal escape:

  • "Brand New, Beautifully Built 5 Bedroom": This popular rental is a terrific choice for large groups planning a visit to Cape Vincent. It has 5 bedrooms and amenities that include a firepit and a garden.
  • "Spectacular Waterfront Home In Clayton": This vacation rental in Clayton has 6 bedrooms, so you won't have to leave anybody off your guest list. A kitchen and a nearby waterfront are some of its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Jefferson County?

Take your pick and jump right in. Here are a couple of superb house rentals in Jefferson County where happiness is a day at the pool:

  • Book a stay at "Quaker Cottage Lake House Retreat Chaumont Bay", where the first item on your itinerary should be kicking back by the pool. This getaway is located in Chaumont and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including a toaster and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Historic 2 - Bedroom St. Lawrence Residence At The Dygert House" in Clayton is another popular pick. There's plenty to like about this place apart from its pool, such as a microwave oven and towels.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Jefferson County?

The first step to any memorable family getaway is finding the ideal place to stay. If you'd like a home away from home with enough space for everyone, one of Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in Jefferson County will be just what you've been dreaming of:

  • Located in Henderson, "Sea View Apartment Ostseebad Binz Prora Directly On The Beach" has 4 bedrooms and can fit up to 8 guests. Quality amenities at this retreat include free toiletries and a nearby laundromat.
  • Another terrific option is "The Perfect Getaway Newly Remodeled 4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home". Located in Clayton, this excellent escape boasts 4 bedrooms and great amenities like childrens activities and a living room. It can fit up to 9 guests.

Eager for some entertainment? There are loads of family-friendly attractions in Jefferson County to check out, like Thompson Park and New York State Zoo at Thompson Park. Alex Bay 500 Go-Karts is also a hit with visiting families.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Jefferson County?

If you've been daydreaming about a trip with the fam, book one of these cabin rentals in Jefferson County and give the kiddos a vacation they'll never forget:

  • "River Front Log Cabin Near 1000 Islands" - Escape your busy work routine at this Hailesboro getaway which provides a barbecue grill and a fridge.
  • "Log Cabin On A Lake With Private Dock One Hour From Nyc" - Conveniences like nearby birdwatching activities and free toiletries also make this a favorite among families. Head to this Putnam County cabin and enjoy some time in the outdoors.

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

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