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Highland-Lake is located in the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York, about 90 minutes north of New York City. It's near Bear Mountain, which is the site of a popular, four-season state park, known for its' wintertime skiing and snowmobiling and swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing and camping in the summertime. The very first section of the Appalachian Trail was laid at Bear Mountain, and the trail takes hikers south to the Delaware Water Gap. Paddle boats and rowboats are available for rent at Hessian Lake in the park, and a hike up Bear Mountain to the Perkins Memorial Tower rewards visitors with a spectacular view of the Hudson Valley and beyond. Picnic areas and playgrounds are scattered throughout the park, and many festivals and craft shows are held at Bear Mountain throughout the year. The region surrounding Highland Lake is a haven for sightseers, with quaint 19th century villages filled with lots of antique shops and unique boutiques, romantic bed & breakfasts and cozy restaurants. The Constitution Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is located near the town of Garrison, a 200-acre preserve that is operated by the National Audubon Society. Visitors can either canoe the marsh or enjoy a hike through it along a boardwalk.

Surrounding areas: Katonah, New York (7.7 mi), South Salem, New York (7.8 mi), Chappaqua, New York (8.4 mi), Yorktown Heights, New York (11.6 mi), Putnam Valley, New York (18.3 mi), Garrison, New York (21.3 mi), Bear Mountain, New York (22.6 mi)

Highland Lake Vacation Rentals




Highland Lake Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Wellesley Inn Armonk94 Business Park DrArmonk, NY6.3 mi.(914) 273-9090
Holiday InnOne Holiday DrMT Kisco, NY7.1 mi.(914) 241-2600
Sheraton Stamford Hotel2701 Summer StStamford, CT7.3 mi.(203) 359-1300
Holiday Inn1 Holiday Inn DrMT Kisco, NY7.3 mi.(914) 241-2600
Crabtree's Kittle House11 Kittle RdChappaqua, NY7.5 mi.(914) 666-8044
Oakwood Worldwide100 Morgan St Suite 100Stamford, CT7.9 mi.(203) 967-2414
The Classic25 First StStamford, CT7.9 mi.(203) 967-2414
Stamford Suites720 Bedford StStamford, CT8.2 mi.(203) 359-7300
Silvermine Tavern194 Perry AveNorwalk, CT8.3 mi.(203) 847-4558
Hyatt Regency Greenwich1800 E Putnam RdOld Greenwich, CT8.4 mi.(800) 233-1234
Courtyard By Marriott Stamford Downtown275 Summer StStamford, CT8.4 mi.(203) 358-8822
Hampton Inn & Suites26 Ml River StStamford, CT8.5 mi.(203) 353-9855
Oakwood Worldwide200 Broad StStamford, CT8.5 mi.(203) 967-2414
Super 8 HotelI-95 Exit 6 32 Grenhart RdStamford, CT8.5 mi.(203) 324-8887
Holiday Inn Select700 Main StStamford, CT8.6 mi.(203) 358-8400
Rodeway Inn - Stamford19 Clark's Hill AveStamford, CT8.7 mi.(203) 327-2300
Stamford Marriot Hotel243 Tresser BlvdStamford, CT8.7 mi.(203) 357-9555
Super 8 Motel32 Grenhart RdStamford, CT8.7 mi.(203) 324-8887
La Quinta Inn & Suites135 Harvard AveStamford, CT8.8 mi.(203) 357-7100
Stanton House Inn76 Maple AveGreenwich, CT8.9 mi.(203) 869-2110
Stamford Motor Inn1209 E Main StStamford, CT8.9 mi.(203) 325-2655
The Stamford Westin240 Fairfield AveStamford, CT8.9 mi.(203) 351-1816
Arbor House50 Riv RdCos Cob, CT9.2 mi.(203) 661-5845
West Lane Inn22 West LnRidgefield, CT9.2 mi.(203) 438-7323
Howard Johnson Inn150 Ledge RdDarien, CT9.3 mi.(203) 655-3933
Courtyard By Marriott474 Main AveNorwalk, CT9.4 mi.(203) 849-9111
Doubletree Hotel Norwalk789 Connecticut AveNorwalk, CT9.4 mi.(203) 853-3477
Hilton Garden Inn Norwalk560 Main AveNorwalk, CT9.4 mi.(203) 523-4000
Homestead Studio Suites Hotel400 Main AveNorwalk, CT9.4 mi.(203) 847-6888
Homestead Inn420 FLD PT RdGreenwich, CT9.7 mi.(203) 869-7500
Stonehenge InnRt 7Ridgefield, CT9.7 mi.(203) 438-6511
Elms Inn500 Main StRidgefield, CT9.9 mi.(203) 438-5241
Four Points By Sheraton426 Main StNorwalk, CT10.1 mi.(203) 849-9828
Harbor House Inn165 SHR RdOld Greenwich, CT10.1 mi.(203) 637-0145
Norwalk Inn & Conference Center99 E AveNorwalk, CT10.7 mi.(203) 838-5531
Comfort Inn & Suites20 Saw Ml River RdHawthorne, NY10.8 mi.(914) 592-8600
Edith Macy Conference Center550 Chappaqua RdBriarcliff Manor, NY11.0 mi.(914) 945-8000
Garden Park Motel351 Westport AveNorwalk, CT11.3 mi.(203) 847-7303
Hamar Inn360 Westport AveNorwalk, CT11.3 mi.(203) 847-3337
Norwalk Westport Motel344 Westport AveNorwalk, CT11.3 mi.(203) 847-0665

Highland Lake Weather & Climate

The Southwest Corner of Connecticut has a climate that lies within the transition zone of humid subtropical and a humid continental. Although the seasonal extremes are slightly moderated by Long Island Sound, the primary annual weather pattern flow is offshore, from the colder landmasses to the north and west. The adjacent waters result in the region being several degrees cooler in summer and slightly milder with less snowfall in winter than locations further away from the coast. This zone receives 41.7 inches of precipitation and 24.8 inches of snowfall in an average year. Thunderstorms occur on an average of 20 to 30 days per year, with the greatest frequency during the summer months and in the afternoon or evening.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 39°F 22°F 4.67 in. 36°F
February 39°F 24°F 3.75 in. 35°F
March 47°F 30°F 4.46 in. 38°F
April 56°F 38°F 4.33 in. 44°F
May 66°F 47°F 3.79 in. 52°F
June 75°F 57°F 3.67 in. 60°F
July 81°F 63°F 3.09 in. 69°F
August 80°F 62°F 3.94 in. 70°F
September 73°F 55°F 3.91 in. 68°F
October 63°F 44°F 3.67 in. 60°F
November 53°F 36°F 4.32 in. 57°F
December 44°F 27°F 4.32 in. 52°F

Highland Lake Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the La Guardia airport (LGA) located about 30 miles southwest of Highland Lake in New York, New York, the Teterboro airport (TEB) located approximately 32 miles southwest of Highland Lake in Teterboro, New Jersey, the Stewart International airport (SWF) located roughly 34 miles northwest of Highland Lake in Newburgh, New York, the Long Island Mac Arthur airport (ISP) located around 36 miles southeast of Highland Lake in Islip, New York, and finally the John F Kennedy International airport (JFK) located about 37 miles south of Highland Lake in New York, New York.

Highland Lake Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Playland ParkRyeNY13.5 mi.
Bayville AmusementsBayvilleNY17.8 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY19.9 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY20.0 mi.
AdventurelandFarmingdaleNY31.1 mi.
Sports Plus Entertainment CenterLake GroveNY33.4 mi.
Quassy Amusement ParkMiddleburyCT35.1 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterMedfordNY39.6 mi.
Country Fair Entertainment ParkMedfordNY39.6 mi.
Kid's KingdomMedfordNY39.6 mi.
AstrolandBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Coney Island BoardwalkBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Coney Island - Kenny KaufmanBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement ParkBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Nellie Bly ParkBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Lake CompounceBristolCT48.7 mi.
Bowcraft Amusement ParkScotch PlainsNJ54.1 mi.
Keansburg Amusement ParkKeansburgNJ57.1 mi.
Land Of Make BelieveHopeNJ73.2 mi.
Jenkinson's BoardwalkPoint Pleasant BeachNJ77.8 mi.
 
Water Parks
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY29.8 mi.
Splish Splash Water ParkRiverheadNY52.0 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA85.6 mi.
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA89.0 mi.
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY90.1 mi.
Maple Breeze ParkPawcatuckCT93.1 mi.
Water WizzWesterlyRI93.4 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA97.3 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA105.8 mi.
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and WaterparkExeterRI110.8 mi.
Mountain CreekVernonNJ115.4 mi.
Thundering Surf Water SlideBeach HavenNJ116.0 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Pound Ridge Golf ClubPound RidgeNY3.0 mi.
E Gaynor Brennan Golf CourseStamfordCT8.9 mi.
Oak Hills Park Golf CourseNorwalkCT8.9 mi.
Sterling Farms Golf CourseStamfordCT8.9 mi.
Mohansic Golf CourseYorktown HeightsNY11.2 mi.
Sanctuary Country ClubYorktown HeightsNY11.2 mi.
Pehquenakonck Country ClubNorth SalemNY11.5 mi.
Maple Moor Golf CourseWhite PlainsNY12.4 mi.
Westport Longshore Golf ClubWestportCT13.3 mi.
Ridgefield Golf CourseRidgefieldCT13.6 mi.
Saxon Woods Golf CourseScarsdaleNY14.7 mi.
Shallow Creek Golf CourseShrub OakNY15.5 mi.
Vails Grove Golf CourseBrewsterNY15.5 mi.
Country Club At Lake MacGregorMahopacNY15.6 mi.
Rainbow Country ClubGreenvilleNY16.6 mi.
Rockland Lake State ParkCongersNY16.6 mi.
Richter Park Golf CourseDanburyCT17.4 mi.
D Fairchild Wheeler Golf CourseFairfieldCT18.0 mi.
H Smith Richardson Golf CourseFairfieldCT18.0 mi.
Chemung Golf CourseWaverlyNY18.4 mi.
DJs Golf Center Par 3WaverlyNY18.4 mi.
Shepard Hills Country ClubWaverlyNY18.4 mi.
Centennial Golf ClubCarmelNY18.7 mi.
Broadacres Golf ClubOrangeburgNY20.0 mi.
Rockleigh Golf CourseRockleighNJ20.5 mi.
Glen Cove Golf ClubGlen CoveNY21.2 mi.
Garrison Golf ClubGarrisonNY21.3 mi.
Phillip J Rotella Municipal Golf CourseThiellsNY21.3 mi.
Holland Hills Country ClubGlenwoodNY21.6 mi.
Tashua Knolls Golf ClubTrumbullCT21.6 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Big BirchPattersonNY24.0 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY24.0 mi.
WoodburyWoodburyCT33.2 mi.
Mount PeterWarwickNY39.8 mi.
CraigmeurNewfoundlandNJ44.1 mi.
Mount SouthingtonSouthingtonCT48.0 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT48.9 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY65.7 mi.
Shawnee MountainDelawarePA67.9 mi.
CatamountHillsdaleNY70.1 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA72.3 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA75.7 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY79.0 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY81.6 mi.
TanglewoodTaftonPA83.6 mi.
Alpine MountainAnalominkPA84.5 mi.
Ski WindhamWindhamNY85.7 mi.
Mount TomHolyokeMA88.0 mi.
CamelbackTannersvillePA89.0 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY91.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Mianus River State ParkCT6.1 mi. 
Seth Pierrepont State ParkCT12.2 mi. 
Mohansic State ParkNY13.3 mi. 
Wooster Mountain State ParkCT14.5 mi. 
Sherwood Island State ParkCT15.3 mi. 
Hook Mountain State ParkNY16.0 mi. 
Putnam Memorial State ParkCT16.3 mi. 
Rockland Lake State ParkNY16.6 mi. 
Blauvelt State ParkNY18.2 mi. 
Huntington State ParkCT18.3 mi. 
Caumsett State ParkNY18.6 mi. 
Tallman Mountain State ParkNY18.9 mi. 
Palisades State ParkNY19.2 mi. 
High Tor State ParkNY19.6 mi. 
Stony Point State ParkNY19.7 mi. 
Bear Mountain State ParkNY21.8 mi. 
Palisades State ParkNJ22.2 mi. 
Bear Mountain State ParkNY22.3 mi. 
Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State ParkNY22.6 mi. 
Rocky Glen State ParkCT24.3 mi. 
 
Museums
Katonah Museum of ArtKatonahNY7.7 mi.(Art)
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary ArtRidgefieldCT9.7 mi.(Art)
the aldrich museum of contemporary artRidgefieldCT9.7 mi.(Art)
Bruce MuseumGreenwichCT9.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hudson Valley Children's MuseumNyackNY17.2 mi.(Children's)
Peekskill MuseumPeekskillNY18.6 mi.(History)
Barnum MuseumBridgeportCT20.8 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Discovery MuseumBridgeportCT20.8 mi.(Science)
Hudson River MuseumYonkersNY22.4 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hofstra MuseumHempsteadNY22.4 mi.(Art)
Constitution Island - The Warner HouseWest PointNY24.0 mi.(History)
West Point MuseumWest PointNY24.0 mi.(History)
Nassau County Museum of artRoslyn HarborNY24.2 mi.(Art)
African Art Museum of the SMA FathersTenaflyNJ25.0 mi.(Art)
Hopper-Goetschius House MuseumUpper Saddle RiverNJ26.8 mi.(History)
Bergen Museum of Art and ScienceParamusNJ28.9 mi.(Art)
Museum of Long Island Natural SciencesStony BrookNY29.3 mi.(Science)
Queens Museum of ArtFlushingNY29.8 mi.(Art)
Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and ScienceNew Hyde ParkNY30.1 mi.(Science)
Long Island Children's MuseumGarden CityNY30.4 mi.(Children's)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT20.8 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY25.8 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ28.9 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY29.8 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY37.6 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY39.9 mi.
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY43.0 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY50.3 mi.
Mystic AquariumMysticCT86.0 mi.
New Jersey State Aquarium at CamdenCamdenNJ116.9 mi.
Philadelphia Zoological GardenPhiladelphiaPA117.2 mi.


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