Still hoping for a summer mountain escape? These getaways in the Catskills, the Adirondacks, and beyond all have August openings
It's almost August, yes, and you've yet to schedule your woodsy escape from the city. Good news: This sampling of vacation rentals in the mountains still have availabilities—as of this writing—for hike-and-bike enthusiasts longing for a break from NYC.
Wells, New York: This new two-bedroom, two-bath cabin in the southern Adirondacks asking an average of $147/night on Vrbo.com comes with a perk many summer vacationers would appreciate after a hot day out on the trails: central air. The property's on Lake Algonquin, too, so swimming is also a (better) alternative for hot days.
Hunter, New York: For $250/night (on average) via HomeAway.com, this chalet-style three-bedroom, one-bath on two acres will get you near Hunter Mountain's hiking and biking trails; adrenaline junkies will also appreciate the mountain's ziplining course.
Lake George, New York: This modernist three-bedroom, four-bath in the Adirondacks is just seven miles from the Olympic Village, and is asking $220 a night on Airbnb.
Ludlow, Vermont: A one-bedroom, one-bath condo for $163/night on Vrbo.com on Okemo Mountain isn't just a boon in winter; given that the complex comes with tennis courts and a swimming pool, plus the ski trails that are perfect for hiking in the summer, there's plenty for an outdoor enthusiast to be enthusiastic about.
Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania: This four-bedroom house in the Poconos is built for entertaining, with seven beds, three full baths, and two half-baths, plus a massive outdoor deck, a game room (with a billiards table), and a hot tub. It's asking $450/night on Airbnb.
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