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Highlights Lake Guntersville

  • Fishing destination
  • Café
  • Historic downtown area
  • Café
  • Water sports
  • Lake beach
  • Caverns
  • Museum

Best Vacation Rentals in Lake Guntersville

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Lake Guntersville, Alabama
Vacation Rental • 1238 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(12 reviews)
Baker House is a beautiful cabin conveniently located mid way between Guntersville and Scottsboro. It sits directly across the street from Lake Guntersville and offers beautiful views of the lake and surrounding hills. As you enter the cabin, you'll get a very strong unlimited free WIFI signal and find the large multi-use room which serves as the second bedroom. Here you'll find 2 twin beds, a comfy leather sofa, 2 recliners and a 48" HDTV powered by DirecTV. Exiting this room, you enter the open concept dining and kitchen area which seats up to six with a dining table and chairs plus casua...
from $138 / night
Guntersville, Lake Guntersville
Vacation Rental • 1098 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(33 reviews)
Located on Lake Shore Island on Guntersville Lake. Great for fishermen, hunters, golfers and families. Two bedrooms, two baths, kitchenette (NO STOVE) and living room in downstairs private apartment. Master bedroom sleeps 4 - king size bed and futon (opens to full size bed). Second bedroom sleeps two in queen size bed. Living room has sleeper couch (opens to full size bed) and 48" flat screen Smart TV. Kitchen has full size fridge, (no stove) microwave/convection oven, toaster oven, coffee maker, griddle, crockpot, toaster and dining table (expands to seat 8). Two double sliding doors open ...
from $182 / night
Lake Guntersville, Alabama
Vacation Rental • 646 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(65 reviews)
512 Camp Ney a Ti Rd., Guntersville, AL 35976: 2-b.r. one bath cottage; one queen-size, two single beds. Cable TV, free wifi. Stand-up, walk-in shower in modern bathroom. Fully equipped kitchen; no washer/dryer. Short .1 mile walk to boat launch, pier. Cabin rests at bottom of lovely slope with fruit trees. Climb to top of hill for stunning view of lake. Frequent visits by deer, eagles, other wildlife. Perfect getaway for rest, relaxation, fish, enjoy the outdoors.
from $93 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lake Guntersville

$280for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$267 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lake Guntersville

16%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
65% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lake Guntersville

A memorable getaway at Alabama’s largest lake

Lake Guntersville is widely considered the best lake destination in the state of Alabama. It is the largest lake in the state, offering a plethora of outdoor activities to its visitors. Swim, fish, hike, and enjoy water sports in the summer months, when the weather is perfectly warm and sunny. The glass-like waters of the lake are surrounded by dense forests and untouched nature. It’s the perfect summer vacation destination for families, couples, nature lovers, and fishing enthusiasts.

Finding your perfect lakeside vacation rental

Immerse yourself in nature with a Lake Guntersville vacation rental. The lakeside area is home to a wide range of rentals, with a little something for every type of traveler. Book a rental just a stone’s throw away from the water, complete with a private balcony where you can enjoy serene views of the lake. Stay in a rental tucked away in a forested area near the lake shore where you can wake up to the sounds of chirping birds. Oversized rentals are available for large groups and families, with plenty of bedrooms to comfortably accommodate everyone. Vacation rentals around Lake Guntersville often feature wooden design details, plenty of natural lighting, and modern amenities such as high-speed internet, air conditioning, and heating. Pet-friendly rentals are available for people traveling with pets.

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The area and getting around

Arriving in Lake Guntersville

The closest major airport is Huntsville International Airport, which is just a 1-hour or 70-mile drive away from Guntersville Lake. There is a regular bus going from the airport to the town of Guntersville. The best and most recommended mode of transportation, however, is to rent a car at the airport and to drive yourself. Having a car during your stay at the lake is necessary for discovering the area.

Getting around Lake Guntersville

Lake Guntersville spans a massive area, with many of the points of interest spread far apart. For this reason, you will want to have a private car during your stay. The small-town of Guntersville, however, is quite walkable. You will be able to explore the shops, attractions, and restaurants of Guntersville on foot.

Travelers and activities

Lake Guntersville for fishing enthusiasts

Lake Guntersville is one of Alabama’s top fishing destinations, particularly for catching bass. Popular species of fish here are bass, bream, sunfish, crappie, sauger, and catfish, just to name a few. You can go fishing on an organized charter trip (Guntersville Bass Guides is one of the top-rated options!) You can also fish from the shores or rent a boat to fish in the lake.

Lake Guntersville for families

There’s not a better outdoor summer vacation destination in Alabama for families. Families of all ages will find a wide range of fun activities to enjoy. The mouth of Town Creek at Lake Guntersville State Park is a great place to paddle a kayak along the shoreline. Rental kayaks are available here for hourly and daily rates. For an afternoon coffee break and snack, head to Café 336 where you can grab a light lunch, a sweet pastry, or a cup of joe.

Guntersville Lake stretches for nearly 75 miles in length and encompasses a 69,000-acre area!

Top 5 travel tips in Lake Guntersville

1. Get out on the water

During the summer months, Lake Guntersville is a popular area for visitors to enjoy a plethora of water activities. Rent jet skis or a boat and explore the lake. Or try wakeboarding for a fun thrilling adventure!

2. Have a beach day at the lake!

If you happen to be visiting Lake Guntersville on a warm and sunny day, a beach day at the lake is a must. There is a family-friendly beach area at Lake Guntersville State Park. Bring your beach towels, a cooler full of drinks and snacks, and plenty of sunscreen. You can spend an entire day on the golden sandy shores soaking up the sun and swimming in the water.

3. Visit the historic Cathedral Caverns State Park

These spectacular caverns have been open to the public since the early 1950s. Take a guided tour through the expansive caves as you stroll through gorgeous natural formations. You can even visit one of the biggest stalagmites in the world here, a mammoth formation called Goliath which measures at over 45-feet tall and 243-feet wide!

4. Visit the Guntersville Museum & Cultural Center

Learn a bit about the history and culture of the local area. This well-thought-out museum is filled with artifacts, informational plaques, and engaging exhibits. It’s a great way to escape the summer sun for a few hours as you learn about the local and indigenous history of Guntersville in a quiet, air-conditioned setting.

5. Explore the charming small-town of Guntersville

Explore the downtown district of Guntersville where you’ll find a wide range of fun shops, eateries, cafés, restaurants, and galleries. The historic downtown district is home to a walkable main street lined with shops that you can easily pop in and out of. Search for antique treasures at Antiques and Sweets, shop for gifts at The Monkey’s Uncle, and browse the many shops at Bakers on Main.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lake Guntersville

How much do the vacation rentals in Lake Guntersville cost on average?

Lake Guntersville is one of the cheapest destinations in the USA. An overnight stay there costs on average $275 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Lake Guntersville?

Those who want to be budget-friendly should visit Lake Guntersville in February, June, or September, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $261, $264, and $265 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Lake Guntersville?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Lake Guntersville, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, March, May and April, with average prices per night of $305, $292, and $290, respectively.

Is Lake Guntersville a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Lake Guntersville, as only 23% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

January, December and October are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 58%, 45%, and 42%. However, even during these periods of time, when the availability is the highest, the average is only 48%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Lake Guntersville.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Lake Guntersville?

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