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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.

Cabins in Saranac Lake

Many towns in New York can't wait for spring to arrive but the village of Saranac Lake NY is just as popular in winter as it is in summer. Located in the heart of the Adirondacks, there is so much to see and do here. Water lovers can rejoice thanks to the huge number of lakes in the Saranac Lake area, these include Lake Placid, Lake Flower, Kiwassa Lake, and the Saranac chain of lakes, meaning there are a huge range of boating and fishing opportunities. You'll also be able to find Saranac Lake cabin rentals close to the water's edge with lake views, perfect for a break with family and friends.

Art shops and galleries line the main streets, and the charming Book Nook is also worth a visit. Getting an Adirondacks vacation rental within walking distance to main street will also mean you are close to the restaurants and nightlife, and beautiful Saranac Lake is also only a short distance away. Make use of the canoe area, such as St Regis, in one of the lakes in the Adirondacks, explore the Saranac Mountains or just enjoy spending time in your cabin rental -- it is impossible to be bored.

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 June and April, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -32 ˚F. The wettest month in Saranac Lake is April with 4.82 inches of rain, while the driest month is March with 0.79 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Saranac Lake

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and more at AllTheRooms.com. Saranac Lake has 368 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Saranac Lake can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $34 per night. A typical accommodation in Saranac Lake costs on average $253 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Saranac Lake, then you can choose from over 242 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 28 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. If you're planning on arriving in Saranac Lake by car, be sure to choose from 256 accommodations that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

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