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Saranac Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Saranac Lake Travel Guide

Often referred to as the best small town in New York, Saranac Lake is a haven for vacationers and adventurers, as it is nestled in Adirondack Park. In addition to hiking and exploring, there are fascinating museums to visit. There is also a vibrant arts scene in the downtown area, which is known for its classical architecture. There are local shops to explore, as well as a good choice of restaurants. There is everything from cafés and grilles to coffee shops and international restaurants.

Things to Do in Saranac Lake

For summer recreation, head to Saranac Lake. This is a scenic lake that is perfect for kayaking and canoeing. A popular attraction for families is the Adirondack Carousel. This is old fashioned fun, with hand carved animals to ride. To enjoy the history of Saranac Lake, head to the Saranac Laboratory Museum. This was the first laboratory in the United States that was working on a cure for tuberculosis and it was built in 1894. Now visitors can learn more about scientific research here. In addition, there is the Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum to visit in Saranac Lake.

Best Time to Visit Saranac Lake

Vacationers head to Saranac Lake in the summer months, but May is also a good time to visit.

Price and Availability Index in Saranac Lake

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Saranac Lake is in August, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Saranac Lake is in the high season in July. Saranac Lake has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Saranac Lake tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Saranac Lake tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Saranac Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Saranac Lake. The warmest months in Saranac Lake are July and April, when temperatures reach 88 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -25 ˚F. The wettest month in Saranac Lake is June with 7.92 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.76 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Saranac Lake

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and more. Saranac Lake has 357 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Saranac Lake is available at $49 per night. On average, a place to stay in Saranac Lake will cost you $257 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Saranac Lake can pick from 246 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 28 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 3 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Saranac Lake by car, be sure to choose from 260 accommodations that provide parking. 3 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 121 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Saranac Lake AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 189 places to stay from Airbnb, 26 accommodations from VRBO and 26 places to stay from Glamping Hub.

270 of our places to stay in Saranac Lake have been rated by previous guests. They rated 74% as excellent or good. 107 accommodations allow instant booking.

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