7 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

7 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

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Lake George
— 2 nights
Drive
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Plattsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tupper Lake
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Placid
— 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.
On the 18th (Tue), cool off at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, bet on a winner at Saratoga Race Course, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery, get engrossed in the history at The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by Wax 'n' Wix, and finally explore the activities along Lake George.

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Salt Lake City to Lake George is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. In August, Lake George is a bit cooler than Salt Lake City - with highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. On the 20th (Thu), stroll around Waterfront Park, then make a trip to Church Street Marketplace, and then hike along Burlington Bike Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, stop by Mace Chasm Farm, then explore the stunning scenery at Ausable Chasm, and finally admire the engineering at Alice Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Plattsburgh trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Lake George to Plattsburgh in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tupper Lake.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Tupper Lake

Tupper Lake is a town in the southwest corner of Franklin County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at The Wild Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tupper Lake sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Tupper Lake takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Plattsburgh in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tupper Lake, with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Tupper Lake

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Olympic Ski Jump Complex, then gain insight at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteface Mountain.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Placid day trip tool.

You can drive from Tupper Lake to Lake Placid in an hour. In August in Lake Placid, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip