Five Secluded Lake Houses to Rent This Summer

Nestled throughout New England, these serene spots promise peace and relaxation.

Away from the hustle and bustle, in a more refreshing setting, wake up to lakeside views, fall asleep to starlit skies, and spend a weekend fishing, kayaking and roasting marshmallows—the way New England summers were meant to be enjoyed. Not far outside Boston, these cottages could be the best-kept vacation secret of the season.

1. A Cottage Nestled in Nature, Lake Waramaug, New Preston, CT
$240 per night
146 miles from Boston


2. A Grand Barn-Style Home, East Lake Winnipesaukee, Wolfeboro, NH 
$300 per night
101 miles from Boston

3. A Petite and Private Cottage, Otisfield, ME
$249 per night
144 miles from Boston

4. A Rustic Pond Home, Pleasant Lake, Casco, ME
$190 per night
134 miles from Boston

5. A Waterfront Cottage, Silver Lake, Belmont, NH
$109 per night
89.5 miles from Boston