5 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

5 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Adirondacks trip planner

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Old Forge
— 1 night
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Saranac Lake
— 1 night
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Lake George
— 2 nights
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Old Forge

— 1 night
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. On the 10th (Mon), fly down the slopes at McCauley Mountain. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountain, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Old Forge road trip planner.

Buffalo to Old Forge is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saranac Lake

— 1 night
Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): look for gifts at Saratoga Olive Oil Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Placid, then stroll through Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Saranac Lake.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saranac Lake trip planner.

You can drive from Old Forge to Saranac Lake in 2 hours. Traveling from Old Forge in August, Saranac Lake is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake George

— 2 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.
On the 13th (Thu), tee off at Lumberjack Pass Miniature Golf, then make a splash at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, then stroll through Warren County Bikeway, and finally do a tasting at Adirondack Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tee off at Gooney Golf, then sample the tasty concoctions at Paradox Brewery, and finally explore the activities along Lake George.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lake George trip builder site.

You can drive from Saranac Lake to Lake George in 2 hours. Traveling from Saranac Lake in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lake George, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Trails

Side Trips