60 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

60 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

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Lake George
— 14 nights
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Plattsburgh
— 16 nights
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Lake Placid
— 15 nights
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Old Forge
— 14 nights
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Lake George

— 14 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake George: The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), MASS MoCA (in North Adams) and Albany (USS Slater DE-766 & New York State Museum). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake George, admire the majestic nature at Saratoga Spa State Park, take in breathtaking views at Quechee Gorge, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lake George trip planner.

Newark to Lake George is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in September, with highs in Lake George at 74°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plattsburgh

— 16 nights
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plattsburgh: Mace Chasm Farm (in Keeseville) and Wilder Homestead (in Malone). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Country Dreams Farm, explore the stunning scenery at Ausable Chasm, cast your line with a fishing tour, and admire the majestic nature at Point Au Roches State Park.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Plattsburgh trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Lake George to Plattsburgh in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lake Placid

— 15 nights
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Placid: Buttermilk Falls (in Long Lake), Tupper Lake (The Wild Center, Adirondack Sky Center & Observatory, &more) and Crown Point (Champlain Memorial Lighthouse & Crown Point State Historic Site). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jo, get outside with Henry's Woods, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Whiteface Mountain.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lake Placid attractions planner.

You can drive from Plattsburgh to Lake Placid in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Plattsburgh in October since evenings lows in Lake Placid dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Old Forge.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Forge

— 14 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Lila Primitive Area (in Long Lake) and Blue Mountain Lake (Blue Mountain, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, &more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Mountain, stop by Old Forge Hardware, fly down the slopes at McCauley Mountain, and view the masterpieces at View Arts Center.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Old Forge online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Lake Placid to Old Forge in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Placid in October, Old Forge is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 43°F. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Old Forge

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips