Destination guide

Scenic Saranac Lake will entice you

The lake and wildlife create a pretty picture of Saranac Lake. This scenic city is known for its rock climbing, sporting events and hiking. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Saranac Lake

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and boating. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Saranac Lake a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Placid Club Golf Courses (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Craig Wood Golf Course (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Mount Jo (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Whiteface Mountain (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Saranac Lake

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Saranac Lake is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Flower (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Mid's Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mirror Lake (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Adirondack Equine Center (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • High Falls Gorge (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

Travelling to and around Saranac Lake

Fly into Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Lake Placid, NY (LKP), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away.

Where to stay near Saranac Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 580 holiday rentals near Saranac Lake. From 260 Houses to 103 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saranac Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saranac Lake?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Saranac Lake. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum: 552 holiday rentals
  • Saranac Laboratory Museum: 551 holiday rentals
  • Lake Flower: 554 holiday rentals
  • Adirondack Carousel: 548 holiday rentals
  • Pendragon Theatre: 551 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saranac Lake listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saranac Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 260 Houses in Saranac Lake. Our other popular types of Saranac Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 103 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 103 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 103 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saranac Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Saranac Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.