Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Wilmington

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Wilmington. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, skiing and sightseeing. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Wilmington

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Wilmington for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Wilmington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa's Workshop (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Whiteface Mountain (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Lake Placid Club Golf Courses (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Craig Wood Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Wilmington

Travellers enjoy Wilmington for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, December, February or January, when snowfall averages 87.48 inches and temperatures average -16°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wilmington

Travellers enjoy Wilmington for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Wilmington is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wilmington Town Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • High Falls Gorge (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mirror Lake (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Adirondack Equine Center (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mid's Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (9.9 mi / 16 km)

How to get to and around Wilmington

The nearest airport is in Lake Placid, NY (LKP), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Wilmington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 481 holiday rentals near Wilmington. From 216 Houses to 63 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wilmington 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 Wilmington?

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

  • Mountain Run Ski Lift: 580 holiday rentals
  • High Falls Gorge: 579 holiday rentals
  • Facelift: 578 holiday rentals
  • Santa's Workshop: 579 holiday rentals
  • Little Whiteface Ski Lift: 580 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmington 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 Wilmington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 216 Houses in Wilmington. Our other popular types of Wilmington holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 63 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 63 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 108 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 Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Wilmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.