Destination guide

Friendly Sylvan Lake will entice you

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Sylvan Lake. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its theme park and water park. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Sylvan Lake

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Sylvan Lake a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lakeside Go Karts and Mini-Golf (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lakewood Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Top O' The Hill Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Heritage Ranch (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Canyon Ski Area (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Lacombe Golf & Country Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Sylvan Lake

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sylvan Lake

Travelers appreciate the panoramic lake views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Sylvan Lake has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sylvan Lake. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sylvan Lake Provincial Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Kerry Wood Nature Centre (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sylvan Lake

Fly into Red Deer, AB (YQF-Red Deer Regional), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sylvan Lake?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals near Sylvan Lake. From 12 Cottages to 12 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sylvan Lake for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sylvan Lake Marina Bay: 46 vacation rentals
  • Sylvan Lake Provincial Park: 46 vacation rentals
  • Lakeside Go Karts and Mini-Golf: 45 vacation rentals
  • Gull Lake Golf Course: 22 vacation rentals
  • Lacombe Golf & Country Club: 54 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sylvan Lake 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 Cottages in Sylvan Lake?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Cottages in Sylvan Lake. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sylvan Lake include:

  • Cabins: 12 rentals available
  • Houses: 15 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 12 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sylvan Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Sylvan Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.