Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Lake Ariel, PA 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $116 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Lake Ariel. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Year-round getaway in Lake Ariel

Lake Ariel offers a true all-year-round escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with serene tranquility, and outdoor life surrounded by stunning scenery. Almost all Lake Ariel vacation rentals are within easy access of the lakes and the region’s top attractions, so whether you’re an active family wanting to try out the watersports and experience the local wildlife, or a couple looking for a romantic getaway surrounded by beautiful landscapes, Lake Ariel makes the perfect retreat.

Things to do

Lake Ariel—go wild for the wildlife

Kids will love the lions and tigers at the Claws ’N’ Paws Wild Animal Park or the water slides and go-karts at the Costa’s Family Fun Park. But there’s plenty of real wildlife to be seen in the outdoors, too, from turtles and raccoons, to bears and deer. In the winter, skiers flock to Camelback Mountain and Ski Big Bear, while in the summer, the many watersports centers are great places to learn to waterski or kayak. Whatever the season, auto-racing fans can pick up the pace at the speedy Pocono Raceway, and if all this sounds too busy, you can sit back and take in the scenery aboard one of the Stourbridge Line Train Excursions.

Weather

Fresh air abounds in Lake Ariel

Lake Ariel has a cool climate, with the spring and summer months heating up to the high 60s, and winters being cold enough for snow and winter sports. This makes Lake Ariel an ideal all-year-round destination for outdoor activities and for exploring the surrounding nature. Of course, for those who enjoy the great outdoors and eating among the stars, summer is the best time to book Lake Ariel vacation rentals. With all that healthy fresh air, a good night’s sleep here is guaranteed!

Natural features

Nature’s playground in Lake Ariel

Located in northeastern Pennsylvania, Lake Ariel beckons as an all-year-round playground. Lose yourself in the rugged, wild tree-covered mountains and woodlands, explore the rich and varied flora and fauna, or travel the calm waters of the many spectacular, mirror-like lakes in the region. Lake Ariel vacation rentals range from woodland log cabins to lakeside chalets, and are the perfect base for both exploring the surrounding area or for just getting away from the stresses and strains of daily life.

How to get there

How to get to and around Lake Ariel

The nearest airport is in Wilkes-Barre Scranton Intl. Airport (AVP), located 19.7 mi (31.6 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lake Ariel?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Lake Ariel that's a match made in heaven. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Around 10 miles from the center of Lake Ariel, you'll love staying at Wallenpaupak Lakefront Cabin. It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a fireplace and an oven.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at Contemporary Log Cabin : 2 Blocks From Lake Wallenpaupack. Located around 7 miles from the heart of Lake Ariel, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a porch and nearby hunting activities.

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

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lake Ariel?

It's easy to plan your dream getaway with Vrbo. Whether you'd like a cozy cabin or a chic apartment, we've got plenty of two-bedroom options in or near Lake Ariel: Here are some of our top picks:

  • Newly Renovated Modern Lake Chalet In The Hideout is a perfect choice for families or smaller groups. In addition to two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers amenities like a stovetop and a fridge.
  • Cozy Peaceful 75' Lakefront House On Lake Henry This Weekend Promo is another terrific two-bedroom rental in the Lake Ariel area. It comes loaded with amenities like internet services and a nearby marina.

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

If you want more room for your kids (or your tagalong friend), a three-bedroom rental will be right up your alley. Vrbo can help you find all the best options in or near Lake Ariel, beginning with these:

  • Offering comfort, space and privacy, you'll get the entire gang's stamp of approval at Chalet With Deck Fire - Pit Grill Smarttvs Kid Friendly. This retreat comes with a host of amenities, including tennis and a fireplace.
  • Cozy Home - Close To Amenities is another superb getaway that has three bedrooms. A theme park and winery tours are just a couple of things that will help make your time here more comfortable and enjoyable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Lake Ariel?

If you like the idea of telling stories around a campfire but aren't into the "camping" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will be right up your alley. Enjoy the conveniences of home at one of these options in or near Lake Ariel that come with this sociable perk:

  • Gather with the family around a crackling open fire at Wallenpaupak Lakefront Cabin. A kitchenette and a TV are other amenities to make the most of here.
  • Contemporary Log Cabin : 2 Blocks From Lake Wallenpaupack is another top property where you can put your feet up around a toasty fire. It also comes with a stovetop and a hair dryer.