3 days in Lake Placid & Saranac Lake Itinerary

3 days in Lake Placid & Saranac Lake Itinerary

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Drive
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Lake Placid
— 1 night
Drive
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Saranac Lake
— 1 night
Drive

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Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Placid, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilmington Town Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Adirondack Wildlife Refuge, steep yourself in history at John Brown Farm State Historic Site, then ski along the peaceful trails at Jack Rabbit Trail, and finally explore the activities along Mirror Lake. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Van Hoevenberg, identify plant and animal life at Adirondack Mountains, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Marcy, then contemplate the waterfront views at Elk Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Algonquin Mountain, and finally head outdoors with Henry's Woods.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lake Placid online trip builder.

Plattsburgh to Lake Placid is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Plattsburgh in March, Lake Placid is little chillier at night with lows of 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Mirror Lake ©
Must see
Mirror Lake
4.8

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night
Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. On the 17th (Tue), explore the activities along Saranac Lake, contemplate the long history of Saranac Laboratory Museum, get in on the family fun at Adirondack Carousel, then take in the exciting artwork at Adirondack Artists Guild, then stop by Goody Goody's, and finally get engrossed in the history at Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Saranac Lake driving holiday planner.

Saranac Lake is very close to Lake Placid. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°F, and evening lows to 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Paul Smith's College VIC ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Paul Smith's College VIC
4.5
Saranac Lake ©
Water Body
Saranac Lake
4.1

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