Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Highmount

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Highmount. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Highmount

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Highmount a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Mountain (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Plattekill Mountain (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Hunter Mountain (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Windham Mountain Resort (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Windham Vineyards and Winery (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Highmount

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Highmount is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Giant Ledge Trailhead (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Canada Falls (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Catskill Mountains (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Highmount

Fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), the closest airport, located 54.1 mi (87.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Highmount?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 201 vacation rentals near Highmount. From 120 Houses to 28 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Highmount for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Highmount?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 120 Houses in Highmount. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Highmount include:

  • Bungalows: 28 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Highmount?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Highmount. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.