Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Shandaken

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Shandaken. One of the city's many top draws is its spas. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Shandaken

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Shandaken has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Mountain (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hunter Mountain (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Windham Mountain Resort (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Windham Country Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Windham Vineyards and Winery (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Woodstock Golf Club (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Shandaken

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shandaken is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Giant Ledge Trailhead (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Catskill Mountains (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mountain Top Arboretum (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Overlook Mountain Trailhead (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Canada Falls (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Shandaken

The nearest airport is in Albany, NY (ALB-Albany Intl.), located 51 mi (82 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Shandaken?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 677 holiday lettings near Shandaken. From 389 Houses to 81 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Shandaken is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shandaken?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Shandaken:

  • Highmount: 21 holiday homes
  • Glenford: 19 holiday homes
  • Hunter Mountain: 100 holiday homes
  • Windham Mountain Resort: 538 holiday homes
  • Plattekill Mountain: 131 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Shandaken?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Shandaken. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Century House Historical Society: 653 holiday lettings
  • Forsyth Park: 830 holiday lettings
  • James Cox Gallery: 1,086 holiday lettings
  • Union Grove Distillery: 394 holiday lettings
  • Belleayre Mountain: 694 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Shandaken?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 389 Houses in Shandaken. Our other popular types of Shandaken holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 94 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shandaken?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 145 holiday homes with pool available in Shandaken. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.