Long Lake, NY, USA

Long Lake, NY, USA

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Where to stay near Long Lake, NY?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 65 vacation rentals near Long Lake. From 36 houses to 0 , find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Long Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Summer fun and winter adventure

Deep in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, the little town of Long Lake, New York draws outdoor enthusiasts, especially throughout the summer months. Closer to the Canadian border than to New York City, Long Lake offers a tranquil rural escape. Choose from idyllic wooden cottages on the shores of the lake and rustic mountain lodges as your Long Lake vacation rental, then relax, enjoy the serene views of the sparkling water and explore the backwoods for wonderful hunting, fishing, hiking, biking and nature spotting.

Lakeside exploration

This community gets its name from the lake by which it stands – miles and miles of tranquil water surrounded by pristine woodland. Many Long Lake vacation rentals have direct lake access, so you can simply roll out of bed and head off onto the still waters by boat, kayak or whatever else takes your fancy. Anglers can fish for bullheads, yellow perch and smallmouth bass on Long Lake. Or head to Raquette Lake, 30 minutes away, to try your luck with lake trout, brook trout, yellow perch and smallmouth and largemouth bass. The Adirondacks also make a popular birdwatching destination, its diverse habitats home to more than 300 species.

Cultural hotspots near the lake

The Adirondack Experience at Blue Mountain Lake, a 10-minute drive from Long Lake vacation rentals, is a museum that celebrates this beautiful region and its people. Opening on a seasonal basis, it features indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, workshops and the craft of local artisans. If you're staying at your Long Lake vacation rental with kids, don't miss a visit to the Wild Center, a half-hour drive north in Tupper Lake. Enjoy animal encounters, seasonal events, canoe trips and the spellbinding tree-top walkway.

Seasonal fun in Long Lake

On sunny summer days, with temperatures pushing into the 80s, head to Long Lake's public beach to enjoy the lake swimming, relax on golden sands or share a picnic under tall, shady hemlocks. Close by, you can pick up boat rentals and scenic excursions or enjoy the local restaurants and pubs to be found in Long Lake. Winters are cold and snowy here – the local trails are popular snowmobiling routes, and you can snowshoe and cross-country ski nearby. Or how about heading an hour north to Lake Placid, where you'll find the North Pole themed amusement park Santa's Workshop.

Long Lake hiking and biking

Long Lake is the starting point of the Roosevelt-Marcy Byway, famed as the stagecoach route taken by Theodore Roosevelt when he realized he was to become US president. Follow the byway in his august wake to enjoy an unforgettable bike ride with spectacular views. Mount Marcy is New York's highest peak, and you can trek forested trails to its bare summit for glorious views across the craggy Adirondacks mountains and sparkling lakes. Owls Head Mountain is another popular ascent close by – climb its fire tower to enjoy spectacular panoramas over the treetops.