6 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

6 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

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

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Lake George

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Square Eddy Expeditions in North Creek (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, find something for the whole family at Magic Forest, make a splash at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, and do a tasting at Adirondack Winery.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lake George travel planner.

New York City to Lake George is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lake George when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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Lake George
4.4
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Mountain
Prospect Mountain
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Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take a memorable tour with ADK Aquatics, then take in breathtaking views at Ausable Chasm, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteface Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Saratoga Olive Oil Company, examine the collection at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, then tour or see a game at Olympic Ski Jump Complex, and finally explore the activities along Mirror Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lake Placid route builder.

Drive from Lake George to Lake Placid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lake George in August; daily highs in Lake Placid reach 75°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Old Forge.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Canyon
Ausable Chasm
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Old Forge

Old Forge ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain, then make a splash at Enchanted Forest Water Safari, and then take a tour by water with Adirondack River Outfitters.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Old Forge holiday planning app.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Old Forge in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Placid in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Old Forge. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Old Forge

Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks
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Mountain
Bald Mountain
4.8

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