Whether you’re looking to get away from busy city life or simply just wanting to go on a family vacation, there are a number of lakes (some you may have never even heard of) that are just south of Buffalo. These lakes are full of unique and beautiful airbnbs.
Get ready to escape reality at one of these relaxing lakefront getaways. Enjoy, Buffalo!
1. Lake Haus on Silver Lake -Near Letchworth St. Park
Perry, NY / 12 guests · 4 bedrooms · 8 beds · 2 baths / $413 per night
This original Silver Lake Cottage is the perfect place to wind down after a day of exploring WNY! This fact deserves repeating – this is an original 1900’s cottage with a real vintage feel. This airbnb is minute from Letchworth State Park so be sure to pack some sneakers and hiking clothes for your trip!
2. Lakefront Hideway in WNY
Perry, NY / 8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 baths / $200 per night
Also located on Silver Lake, this house has a gorgeous view of the lake right from the porch. The view is unmatched and kayaks are available to rent.
3. Year-round Waterfront Cottage
Delevan, NY / 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths / $173 per night
This cottage is located on Lime Lake which is about 50 minutes south of Buffalo. This cottage is available year-round and is just as beautiful in the winter as it is in the summer. Holliday Valley, known for its skiing and snowboarding hills, is just a 20 minute scenic drive from this cottage.
4. Cozy ski and summer cottage on Lime Lake
Delevan, NY / 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths / $140 per night
Check out this cottage for another great getaway that’s also located just 20 minutes from Holliday Valley. Holiday Valley is located in Ellicottville, NY and offers great restaurants, craft beer, village shops, and spas.
5. Private 80 ft Lakefront Cottage Stunning Sunsets
Bemus Point, NY / 5 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bath / $160 per night
This unique looking house is on Chautauqua Lake, about an hour and twenty minutes south of Buffalo. This house comes with 80 feet of private lakefront with the stunning sunsets. There is a large covered and carpeted patio and kayaks are also provided for use.
6. Chautauqua Lake Getaway-Enjoy a lakefront cottage!
Ashville, NY / 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths / $350 per night
Also located on Chautauqua Lake, you can swim and fish in the lake or rent a boat from the lake marina. This house can be used all year-round. In the winter, enjoy ice fishing or hit the ski slopes at Peek n’ Peak which is right near by!
This post was originally published in 2021 and has been updated.