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Trendy Big Indian will entice you

The mountains and forests create a pretty picture of Big Indian. This trendy and welcoming city is known for its skiing, hiking and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Big Indian

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Big Indian has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Mountain (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Hunter Mountain (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Plattekill Mountain (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Windham Mountain Resort (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Windham Vineyards and Winery (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Windham Country Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Big Indian

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Big Indian is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Giant Ledge Trailhead (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Catskill Mountains (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Canada Falls (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Mongaup Pond Campground (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Overlook Mountain Trailhead (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Big Indian

Fly into Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), the closest airport, located 54.6 mi (87.8 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Big Indian?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,054 vacation rentals near Big Indian. From 619 Houses to 118 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Big Indian for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Big Indian?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Big Indian:

  • Hunter Mountain: 98 vacation rentals
  • Windham Mountain Resort: 540 vacation rentals
  • Bearsville: 313 vacation rentals
  • Glenford: 19 vacation rentals
  • Highmount: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Minnewaska State Park: 294 vacation rentals
  • Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center: 327 vacation rentals
  • Belleayre Mountain: 689 vacation rentals
  • Neversink Dam: 219 vacation rentals
  • Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery: 1,099 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Big Indian 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 Big Indian?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 619 Houses in Big Indian. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Big Indian include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 118 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 128 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Big Indian?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 216 vacation rentals with pool available in Big Indian. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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