The Adirondacks offer access to world class hiking, skiing, and water-sports as well as one of a kind destinations for family adventures throughout the park.
7 miles from the airport you’ll find Saranac Lake, Saranac Lake is the adirondacks ‘coolest’ place, and not only because it makes the news on a few select days for low temps each winter. Fun fact, the weather station that records the official NOAA temperatures is located at the Adirondack Regional Airport.
If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, Saranac Lake is the gateway to some of the Adirondacks greatest mountains and waterways. From the Saranac Lake Wild Forest to the St. Regis Canoe Area. The Village of Saranac Lake also boasts a bustling downtown district home to a variety of shops, galleries, cafe’s, coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and more. For the Art lover, Saranac Lake is known for it’s vibrant art community.
Just a 30 minute drive from the Adirondack Regional Airport is Lake Placid. Lake Placid made a name for itself in 1932 and again in 1980 when it hosted the Winter Olympics. Today Lake Placid is a premiere destination for outdoor enthusiasts, families, and adventurers.
In the winter months you can tear up the slopes and experience the biggest vertical drop in the east at Whiteface Mountain. You can also venture into the High Peaks year round, by foot in the summer or on skis or snowshoes in the winter.
Even if you never leave town, you’ll find plenty to do in Lake Placid from ice skating or paddling around Mirror Lake, exploring the Olympic Center and Museum, visiting our wide selection of downtown shops and restaurants, or spending a day at a local spa.
Tupper Lake is at the crossroads of the Adirondacks. The perfect town for an Adirondack getaway! Located on the shores of Raquette lake, Tupper Lake offers opportunities for hiking, paddling, fishing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and more.
The newly minted Tupper Lake Triad offers a challenge of three local mountains to climb, all of which are easily summited by hikers from 2 to 92.
Tupper Lake is also home to the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, The Wild Center. Featuring world class living exhibits (don’t miss the otters!) and their newly opened interpretive Wild Walk.