Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Jay getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Jay with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Jay

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Jay a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whiteface Mountain (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Santa's Workshop (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Cascade Cross Country Ski Center (13.1 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Craig Wood Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Lake Placid Club Golf Courses (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jay

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

  • Wilmington Town Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • High Falls Gorge (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Mirror Lake (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Adirondack Equine Center (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Mid's Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Jay

Fly into Lake Placid, NY (LKP), the closest airport, located 14.1 mi (22.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Saranac Lake, NY (SLK-Adirondack Regional), which is 24.3 mi (39.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Jay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 128 vacation rentals near Jay. From 66 Houses to 25 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Jay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Jay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Jay. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ausable Chasm: 318 vacation rentals
  • Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Area: 563 vacation rentals
  • Lake Placid Adirondack Scenic Railroad Station: 594 vacation rentals
  • Wilmington Town Beach: 587 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Center: 595 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Jay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 66 Houses in Jay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jay include:

  • Cabins: 25 rentals available
  • Cottages: 25 rentals available
  • Chalets: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Jay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 117 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Jay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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