3 days in Lake Placid & Saranac Lake Itinerary

3 days in Lake Placid & Saranac Lake Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New York State trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Plattsburgh
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Lake Placid
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Saranac Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Plattsburgh

1
night
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, and then tour or see a game at Olympic Ski Jump Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteface Mountain, then head outdoors with Henry's Woods, and finally deepen your understanding at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Placid trip planner.

Plattsburgh to Lake Placid is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Traveling from Plattsburgh in March, Lake Placid is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Whiteface Mountain, Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Olympic Ski Jump Complex ©
Olympic Ski Jump Complex

1
night
Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake ©
Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Adirondack Carousel, contemplate the long history of Saranac Laboratory Museum, and then shop like a local with Adirondack Artists Guild.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Saranac Lake attractions planning tool.

Saranac Lake is just a short distance from Lake Placid. In March, daytime highs in Saranac Lake are 33°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saranac Laboratory Museum ©
Saranac Laboratory Museum
Adirondack Carousel ©
Adirondack Carousel
Adirondack Artists Guild ©
Adirondack Artists Guild

Similar Plans

5 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM CANADA March, kids, popular sights Preferences: March, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, kids, popular sights Preferences: February, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular sights Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Lake Placid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans