Exploring the Adirondacks
The Adirondacks of northern New York is one of the largest nature preserves in the United States with over six million acres of dense forests, pristine lakes, and endless beauty.
Almost reaching Canada to the north, and bordering Vermont to the east, the park is roughly 160 miles in a circular diameter. Its splendor makes it a worthy destination for travellers of all kinds. Lodging varies from camping in the wilds to RV parks with full amenities, and from overnight visits to quaint old-fashioned B&B’s to 5 star private-camp, vacation rentals.
Activities include: boating, camping, swimming, skiing (downhill and cross country), snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hiking, dining, museum visits, antiquing, painting, golfing, photography, scenic driving, birding, hunting, rock & ice climbing, fishing & ice fishing, horseback riding, river rafting, and more!
The park is broken up into 12 Regions with destinations for all ages!
- Adirondack Tug Hill – Home to the Tug Hill plateau of Lewis County known for lake-effect snows and miles of snow mobile trails.
- Adirondack Coast Home to the largest freshwater beach in the United States.
- Malone Region Home to the rolling fields between Canada and the Adirondacks, and a great source of maple syrup.
- Adirondack Seaway Home to the banks of the St. Lawrence Rover and the foothills of the Adirondacks.
- Adirondacks, Experience It Home to the beautiful Indian, Long, Blue Mountain, and Raquette Lakes.
- Lake George Home to the Great Escapes amusement park, lake cruises, and the Lake George Music Festival.
- Lake Placid Home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics – a beautiful town with quaint shops and Olympic history.
- Whiteface Home to the majestic Whiteface Mountain and Ausable Chasm’s stunning waterfalls.
- Saranac Lake A charming town nestled along Lake Flower and host to weekly farmers markets showcasing local artisans.
- Lake Champlain Home to Fort Ticonderoga overlooking the beauty of Lake Champlain.
- Tupper Lake Home to the Wild Center, a unique and visit-worthy museum highlighting all things Adirondack.
- Schroon Lake Home to the lovely lake and natural underground caves.
For more information, visit http://visitadirondacks.com/
No matter what you plan to do in the beauty of this preserve, its year-round activities will ensure a memorable experience!