27 days in Adirondacks & Savannah Itinerary

27 days in Adirondacks & Savannah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route maker

Make it your trip
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Lake Placid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Plattsburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Old Forge
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lake George
— 6 nights
Fly
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Savannah
— 10 nights

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Lake Placid

— 4 nights
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Lake Placid is known for fun & games, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Henry's Woods, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilmington Town Beach, steep yourself in history at Saranac Laboratory Museum, and trek along Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lake Placid trip itinerary tool.

Savannah to Lake Placid is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Savannah in August, you will find days in Lake Placid are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are much colder (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Plattsburgh

— 3 nights
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, learn about winemaking at Elfs Farm Winery & Cider House, relax in the rural setting at Country Dreams Farm, and contemplate the long history of Kent Delord House Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Plattsburgh journey planner.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Plattsburgh in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Placid in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Plattsburgh, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Old Forge.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Old Forge

— 3 nights
Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Old Forge: Blue Mountain Lake (Blue Mountain & Castle Rock Trail) and Lake Lila Primitive Area (in Long Lake). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain, view the masterpieces at View Arts Center, find something for the whole family at Enchanted Forest Water Safari, and stop by Old Forge Hardware.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Old Forge route app.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Old Forge takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake George.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Lake George

— 6 nights

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake George: Pottersville (Natural Stone Bridge and Caves & Scaroon Manor State Park), Ticonderoga (The Hancock House, Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, &more) and North Creek (Square Eddy Expeditions & North Creek Mosaic Project). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Schroon Lake Town Beach, head outdoors with Cole's Woods, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake George trip planner.

Traveling by car from Old Forge to Lake George takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Savannah.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Savannah

— 10 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Forecast Charters, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more), Charleston Fossil Adventures (in Charleston) and Beaufort (Beaufort National Cemetery, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach, make a trip to Historic River Street, and take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum.

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You can fly from Lake George to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lake George in August; daily highs in Savannah reach 89°F and lows reach 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips