Whether it's your job, your house, your responsibilities, or the plain old daily grind--sometimes you just want to get away for a little escape, especially in winter, when the walls close in here in Central New York.

There are some really cool options for getaway rentals this winter, right in our own back yard in the Adirondacks. And some are pretty unique...

Modern Tiny House, in rustic setting near Whiteface, $125 per night, with free WiFi, max occupancy is 3 adults (plus 2 kids), it's 576 square feet and pets are considered.

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Romantic Chalet with hot tub near Whiteface, the minimum stay is two nights and it costs $155 per night, it measures 800 square feet, sleeps 6, and pets are considered.

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Cozy 2-story log cabin just 20 minutes from Lake Placid, sleeps 6, has 1,200 square feet, and a 3-night minimum at $200 per night, no pets allowed.

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Comfy home near Indian Lake and Gore Mountain, $140 per night with a minimum 2-night stay, sleeps 8, non-smoking renters only.

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Spacious Adirondack home, 5 minutes from Whiteface, 1,350 square feet, sleeps 6, $198 per night with a 3-night minimum, pets considered.

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Lots more listings available on VRBO's Top 50 Adirondack Mountains Vacation Rentals listing.