Discover a selection of 145 vacation rentals in Schenectady, 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 kitchens and swimming pools. Prices start at $56 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Schenectady. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The riverside setting of Schenectady is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Schenectady. This city's university setting, cafés and riverfront draw many visitors. The Egg and New York State Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Schenectady

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Schenectady 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:

  • Maple Ski Ridge (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Westland Hills Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Henry Hudson Planetarium (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Saratoga National Golf Course (19.7 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Tarks Indoor Golf (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Saratoga Farmers Market (20.5 mi / 33 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Schenectady

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Schenectady. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Saratoga Spa State Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Congress Park (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Washington Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Yaddo Gardens (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Canfield Casino (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Central Park Rose Garden (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Schenectady

Fly into Schenectady, NY (SCH-Schenectady County), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), which is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Schenectady Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Schenectady, NY?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals around Schenectady. From 41 condo and apartment rentals to 46 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 city-center property in Schenectady?

If you like the idea of hopping out of bed and finding yourself among trendy shops, cafes and attractions in a matter of minutes, then you've got to stay in the main central area. Vrbo has 14 centrally located getaway rentals available. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our range here includes:

  • 9 village vacation rentals.
  • 8 rural vacation rentals.
  • 6 lakefront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a hotel in Schenectady?

Fluffy gowns and slippers, complimentary soaps, a chocolate on the pillow — it's the little things that make a great hotel stay. Currently, there are 64 options listed on Vrbo. Rooms start at as little as $60 per night. If that doesn't match your posse's taste, we've got a range of other rental options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 39 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • Apartment: 34 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 13 vacation homes. Prices start from $125 per night.

Can I stay in Schenectady in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to unwind with your nearest and dearest. A group vacation is a great way to be reunited. If you were hoping to stay together, Vrbo has places for you. Currently, house vacation homes are popular for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 8 featured on our database. Rental options around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can house 6 of you? We have 20 that will be perfect. The prices start from $75 per night.
  • Looking for a vacation property for 5 guests? We have 13 that will serve you well. You can book one for as little as $85 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 8? We've got 9 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $209 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your aunt, your sister and all your pals to Schenectady.

Where are the cheapest rentals in Schenectady?

Vrbo is here to help you enjoy quality time with your family and friends. Offering up heaps of reasonably priced rentals, you're sure to find an incredible hideout to house you all comfortably. Seward Place is a bargain-hunter's dream. And with 4 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $133 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. There are another 2 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around South End. The average price in this area is $141 a night.

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