Mirror Lake, Lake Placid
Places to Go
Things to Do
Places to Stay
Plan Your Trip
Retreat into nature on Lake George's island campgrounds and wilderness regions like Adirondack Loj, near High Peaks trailheads. Find luxury at lakeside resorts including Trout House Village and The Point on Saranac Lake, a Forbes' five-star property and former Rockefeller great camp.
Views are stunning, from Whiteface Mountain's Atmospheric Sciences Center, reached via Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway, and from cliff-top trails at High Falls Gorge and Ausable Chasm. For breathtaking thrills, ride the cliffside coaster at Lake Placid's Olympic Complex or Whiteface's Cloudsplitter, the most scenic gondola in North America. Climb one of 46 High Peaks and feel like you're on top of the world. Check out the ADK High Peaks Info Center in Lake Placid for hiking resources.
Families love Enchanted Forest Water Safari in Old Forge, from wet and wild rides to the circus show. Discover fascinating museums like Lake Placid's Olympic Center, Tupper Lake's Wild Center, and the Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake. Experience living history at Fort Ticonderoga, strategically located between Lake Champlain and Lake George.
Explore charming villages like Saranac Lake, where you can browse regional craft galleries and board the historic Adirondack Scenic Railroad. In an elegant Glens Falls mansion, the Hyde Collection's art spans 6,000 years. Lake George has crystal-clear waters and sandy beaches as well as steamboat cruises, charming restaurants, and 70 shopping outlets.
For more information visit: The Adirondacks Region Official Tourism Site