Destination guide

The trendy area of Lake City awaits your stay

The riverfront, lake and forests display a scene truly unique to Lake City. This trendy city attracts visitors thanks to its hiking and wildlife. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Lake City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Silverton Mountain Ski Resort (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
  • Kendall Mountain Recreation Area (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
  • Trail Town Still (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (28.6 mi / 46.1 km)
  • Mountain Village Gondola (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lake City

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lake City is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Uncompahgre Peak (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Wetterhorn Peak (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Bear Creek Falls (19.9 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Cascade Falls (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Horsethief Trail (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Ouray Ice Park (20.5 mi / 33 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lake City

Fly into Telluride, CO (TEX-Telluride Regional), the closest airport, located 33.1 mi (53.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Gunnison, CO (GUC-Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional), which is 41.9 mi (67.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Lake City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 261 holiday rentals near Lake City. From 58 Cabins to 105 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake City for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lake City?

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

  • Telluride Ski Resort: 1,091 holiday homes
  • Purgatory Resort: 164 holiday homes
  • Columbine Lake (Purgatory Lake Drive): 196 holiday homes
  • Idlewild Estates: 16 holiday homes
  • Solar Ranch: 18 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lake City. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Super Naturals Food & Grocery Store: 106 holiday rentals
  • Hard Tack Mine: 194 holiday rentals
  • Wetterhorn Peak: 944 holiday rentals
  • Uncompahgre Peak: 271 holiday rentals
  • Ouray Alchemist Museum: 1,380 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake City listed on Stayz 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 Cabins in Lake City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 58 Cabins in Lake City. Our other popular types of Lake City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 105 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 58 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 58 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lake City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Lake City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.