The Best Places to Stay in Lake Placid: 7 Affordable VRBO & Airbnb Cabins and Condos
Lake Placid was a popular destination before it was host to the 1980 Winter Olympics, but since then it has gained even more popularity. With winter and summer attractions bringing in crowds year-round, this quaint town in the Adirondack Mountains is a must-visit destination if you're in the area. In the heart of the town of Lake Placid, you can find quaint shops, delicious restaurants, relaxing coffee shops, and lively bars. Or take in a show at the historic Palace Theatre.
Centering on Mirror Lake, and surrounded by impressive peaks, the scenery is fantastic any time of the year. Visitors can hike, ride horses, or mountain bike in the warmer months. From the viewpoints on the hiking trails in the mountains around Lake Placid, visitors will be blown away by the views on a clear day. Another option is to go fly fishing on the Ausable River. Even if you don't catch anything, the views are worth your time. And don't miss a short cruise on namesake Lake Placid, as the views from the water are fantastic, too.
Of course, as a winter destination, Lake Placid has plenty to offer, too. Nearby ski resorts (such as Whiteface Mountain
) provide downhill entertainment. But it's also possible to find cross country ski areas, dog-sledding tours, snowmobiling, and more. Or visit the Olympic ski jump complex or the bobsled and luge tracks to see where history was made. Herb Brooks arena is the hockey stadium where the U.S. Men's Hockey team won the gold medal, too. The Olympic Museum provides a good overview of everything, so check it out.
If you're looking for a place to stay in the area, we have researched the best cabins, mountain houses, and condos on VRBO in Lake Placid. Whether you're traveling as a couple or a family or a larger group of friends, we're sure you'll find what you need and more in one of these amazing vacation rentals. They offer more than what a hotel can provide, as you'll have more space and a kitchen. Most of these properties have multiple bedrooms, family-friendly amenities, and amazing locations, too. So, let's get started: here are the best places to stay in Lake Placid, NY.
What are the best cabins and condos in Lake Placid?
Fawn Ridge Lodge
| The Lake Placid Club Boat House Residences
| Mirror Lake Waterfront Home
| Luxury Lake Placid Home with Pool
| Rustic Morningside Townhome
| Adirondack Style Lake Placid Rental
| Family Friendly Grand Getaway in the middle of Historic Lake Placid! - Hillcrest
A popular vacation rental in Lake Placid is this large 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house that has room for up to 10 people. Ideal for a larger group of friends or a big family, this roomy house has plenty of room to spread out. This is a great spot to enjoy your next trip to Lake Placid. The large stone fireplace and cathedral ceiling give the property a grand yet cozy atmosphere. This place also has a great balcony where you can relax and enjoy the nice views.
You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Boots and Birdies, Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails, Mid's Park, Olympic Center, and Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum. The hosts clearly work hard to make visitors happy, because this rental has earned a great rating with plenty of positive reviews.
The fully equipped gourmet kitchen has everything you need such as a microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher. This house also has a porch, living room, and dining area, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. Each bedroom offers a comfortable place to relax. One bedroom has a king-sized bed and another has a queen. Kids will love the "Happy Camper" room with its bunk beds and the game room is another fun place to hang out. Games, a fire pit, and a pool table are also on the list of amenities. You'll find many quaint shops in the area as well.
This peaceful retreat is perfect for anyone that wants to get away from everything. There are actually 3 luxury vacation rentals available that can be rented together for a combined 12 bedrooms.
This unit is a large condo that is perfect for a big family or group of friends. The 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom waterfront condo is literally right on the water, so you'll feel like you're staying on a houseboat. It's conveniently located directly on Mirror Lake across from Main Street. It's a great spot to enjoy your next trip to Lake Placid.
You can either go out to eat or just stay in and cook all of your meals in the kitchen. Enjoy meals or relaxing in this property's porch looking out right on the water. Each bedroom offers a comfortable place to relax. Several bedrooms have king-sized beds.
Make the most of your time at the lake at this beautiful house. The 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom vacation rental has room for 8 people. It is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone, but it's also a good option for a group of friends. The cathedral ceilings and large windows offer stunning views of the water.
You'll find nice furnishings in the bedrooms. With a king-sized bed in the master, plus queen beds in other bedrooms, everyone will be comfortable. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need such as a microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher. And with the living room and dining area, everyone will be able to spread out and relax.
This property is located conveniently close to the water. The balcony offers a chance to spend time outdoors and there's a beautiful garden area. This house also has modern amenities such as games, fire pit, and beach chairs. Check out the photos! With Whiteface Mountain located just 6.7 miles away and Mirror Lake right outside, you'll find this to be a very convenient place to stay.
If you're interested in more accommodation options in Lake Placid, you should also see The Best VRBO and Airbnb Cabins and Condos at Whiteface Mountain.
This amazing luxury house has everything you need, and provides it all with style. This 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom mountain view house can fit up to 20 people. This large property is perfect for group events, family reunions, and larger gatherings. There's even a private swimming pool where guests can hang out as well as a hot tub. Have some wine on the balcony in the evenings and enjoy the stunning mountain views.
Each bedroom offers a comfortable place to relax. There are two master suites with king-sized beds and queen beds in other rooms. The chef's kitchen in this house is very nice, and with a microwave, refrigerator, and two dishwashers you'll be able to cook for everyone. There are also lots of fun things to do in the game room as well as a pool table, and a grill.
Staying right by the lake is always nice. You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within five miles you'll find Olympic Jumping Complex, John Brown Farm State Historic Site, and Lake Placid Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station. Add this one to your bucket list!
This beautifully renovated Lake Placid townhome is all about location. You can walk to the beach, golf course or anywhere downtown that you might want to explore.
Relax on the balcony on either floor and enjoy the views. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there's plenty of room for up to 7 guests here, so add it to your must-see list. This is a great option for a family as there's room for everyone. Enjoy cooking your meals in the kitchen, which has modern appliances including a microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher. Everyone can also relax on the porch, living room, and dining area. All of the bedrooms offer everything that guests could need. The master has a king-sized bed, and the extra bedrooms have queens.
This place also has modern amenities such as a grill, and internet. Places like this get booked up quickly. As an added bonus for animal lovers, this property is pet-friendly as well.
Check out the quaint shops and local restaurants in Lake Placid at this conveniently located rental. You can walk to Main Street and many of the area's most unique areas. This Adirondack style Lake Placid house has a number of comfortable touches and a relaxing atmosphere. The 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom vacation rental has a nice long list of features and has room for up to 10 people. This large house is perfect for a big family or group of friends. All of the bedrooms offer everything that guests could need. There's a king-sized bed in one bedroom and queens in a few others. Enjoy cooking your meals in the kitchen, which has modern appliances including a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and stove.
Parking, a grill, and internet are also included. It's hard to find a place like this, so check it out before it's booked up. As an added bonus, your pets are welcome, too.
Meet the friendly locals and enjoy small town charm at this beautiful house. With room for up to 8 people, this is a 3-bedroom mountain view house that makes for a perfect Hillcrest vacation rental. This house has established itself as one of the most popular in the area because it has hundreds of positive reviews. Why not spend some time out on the balcony with a meal, your morning coffee, or to take in the evening weather?
As for the interior, this house has all of the comforts you need. The kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and stove so you can cook all of your meals. The 3 bedrooms are nicely laid out so everyone can sleep comfortably. One bedroom has a king-sized bed, while another has a queen. And this house is also very family-friendly because one of the rooms has bunk beds. And with the nice porch, living room, and dining room where you can spread out, this house will let you relax and unwind. As an added bonus, this place also has a game room. This is a family-friendly place with enough room for everyone. Other amenities include games, beach chairs, parking, a grill, and internet.
It's hard to find a place like this, so check it out before it's booked up.
Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
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