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Best Overall: Two-Bedroom Lake George Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"Pack the cabin’s beach cart and rolling cooler bag for a beach outing in summer, or venture out on the nearby snowmobile trails in winter."
Runner-Up, Best Overall: Diamond Point Log Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"The master bedroom opens out onto a deck with a fire pit and beautiful views of the lake and distant mountains."
Best Facilities: Two-Bedroom Lakefront Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb
"Curl up with a good book in one of the enclosed porches, or embrace the summer sun on the deck with its grill, fire pit, and hot tub."
"Ideally situated, this 1920s classic log cabin boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the lake and mountains."
Most Peaceful: Rustic Cabin in the Woods – See Rates at Airbnb
"Toast s’mores over one of two scenic fire pits, or fire up the grill for an alfresco dinner on the furnished patio."
Most Unique: Boat House Cabin on Plum Point – See Rates at Airbnb
"Built on a floating pontoon over the water, it feels more like a boat house than a cabin, and it boasts spectacular lake views."
Our Top Picks
Best Overall: Two-Bedroom Lake George Cabin
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This Superhost-owned cabin has a five-out-of-five rating on Airbnb, with reviewers effusing about its relatively affordable rates and excellent location. Situated on the outskirts of Lake George village, one of the most adventurous locations in the Adirondacks and a town just nearly on the border with Vermont, you can walk to some of the area’s best beaches, restaurants, and bars in minutes from the cabin. Check out the nearby, popular Boathouse Restaurant for the best in lakeside dining, with dishes like Scarlet Red Snapper cooked Cajun-style, or chicken parm.
If adventure is your calling, pack the cabin’s beach cart and rolling cooler bag for a beach outing in summer, or venture out on the nearby snowmobile trails in winter.
There are two bedrooms and one bathroom with a shower/tub combo. The living room sofa bed accommodates an additional couple, while the Roku TV offers access to Netflix and Hulu, so entertainment is no issue here. Cook dinner in the well-equipped kitchen, or on the patio’s charcoal grill.
Runner-Up, Best Overall: Diamond Point Log Cabin
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If you want to escape Lake George’s summer crowds while still being close enough to enjoy its attractions, this log cabin near the hamlet of Diamond Point is the perfect solution. Just north of the town of Lake George, Diamond Point is miles away from the majority of vacationers but is still home to all the lake-side amenities you need on Lake George, like boating tours, seafood restaurants, and sprawling beaches.
In this cabin, the master bedroom opens out onto a deck with a fire pit and beautiful views of the lake and distant mountains. The second bedroom has one Double and one Twin bed, making it ideal for young families.
Spend cozy evenings watching Netflix in front of the gas fireplace in the living room, or cooking up hearty meals in the kitchen. The six-seater, farm-style table is made for family dinners. Other amenities include Wi-Fi and free parking, and pets are even welcome, although on a case-by-case basis.
Best Facilities: Two-Bedroom Lakefront Cabin
This waterfront cabin on the lake’s eastern shore stands out for its long list of amenities. For one, it has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, and plenty of space for relaxing both outdoors and inside.
Curl up with a good book in one of the enclosed porches, or embrace the summer sun on the deck with its grill, fire pit, and hot tub. The cabin has two docks, one of which is perfect for kids to splash around on, while the other is big enough for you to moor your motorboat. Don’t have one? You can use the cabin’s own kayaks and rowboat to get out on the water.
When you feel like taking it easy, catch up with your favorite DirecTV shows. The well-equipped kitchen comes with a dishwasher, while other facilities include Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer combo.
Best Views: Waterside Log Cabin With Panoramic Views
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Ideally situated in between Lake George village and Bolton Landing, this 1920s-era classic log cabin boasts breathtaking panoramic views of the lake and mountains. Spend idyllic summer afternoons grilling out on the deck, or enjoying sundowners around the picnic table while you bask in the scenery.
A wooden stairway leads down to the dock, with a private swimming area and floating platform. Inside, the cozy living room invites you to while away the evening in front of the fireplace. There’s a full kitchen with a dishwasher, making clean-up easy. There are also two bedrooms, and one, the master, has a comfy Queen bed. The other is located in the loft and has two Twin beds, meaning the cabin is perfect for a smaller family.
The cabin also comes with Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and free parking.
Most Peaceful: Rustic Cabin in the Woods
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Set slightly back from the lakefront and surrounded by pristine woodland, this Diamond Point cabin is a tranquil sanctuary for those in search of uninterrupted peace and quiet.
The rental features authentic cabin-style decorations like wicker chairs, lounges, and a wood-burning fireplace in the cozy living room. The latter also has a TV for quiet evenings in, although you’re likely to spend much of your time outside, where you can toast s’mores over one of two scenic fire pits, or fire up the grill for an alfresco dinner on the furnished patio.
The master bedroom also opens out onto a spacious second-floor deck. The cabin has a fully-equipped modern kitchen with new granite countertops, Wi-Fi, and off-street parking for up to two vehicles.
If you need to get off the estate, head to Charlie's Bar & Kitchen for American food like steak and corned beef, or take a water tour on the lake from one of the many vendors offering them right along the shore.
Most Unique: Boat House Cabin on Plum Point
Located a 10-minute drive from Lake George village, this unique cabin is part of Antigua Resort on Plum Point. As a guest of the resort, you’ll have full access to amenities including a private sandy beach, a swimming raft, and complimentary rowboats and canoes.
Built on a floating pontoon over the water, the cabin itself feels more like a boathouse than a cabin, and it boasts spectacular lake views from three different balconies.
You can eat al fresco using your own private gas grill and picnic table, or cook inside in the kitchen. Either way, a dishwasher takes care of the cleaning up. The living room has a comfy couch and a TV, while Wi-Fi keeps you connected to the outside world.