9 days in Saratoga Springs & Adirondacks Itinerary

9 days in Saratoga Springs & Adirondacks Itinerary

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Saratoga Springs
— 2 nights
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Lake George
— 1 night
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Plattsburgh
— 2 nights
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Saranac Lake
— 1 night
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Tupper Lake
— 1 night
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Lake Placid
— 1 night
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Saratoga Springs

— 2 nights

Spa City

Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saratoga Springs: The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Stockbridge (Norman Rockwell Museum & Williams & Sons Country Store) and Manchester (North Meadow Farm & Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Saratoga Race Course, steep yourself in history at Saratoga National Historical Park, and take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saratoga Springs trip itinerary site.

Newark to Saratoga Springs is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Traveling from Newark in June, expect nights in Saratoga Springs to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are slightly colder, around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lake George

— 1 night

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 23rd (Tue), make a splash at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor, identify plant and animal life at Prospect Mountain, then learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery, and finally explore the activities along Lake George.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lake George trip planning website.

Lake George is very close to Saratoga Springs. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Saratoga Springs in June since evenings lows in Lake George dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Plattsburgh

— 2 nights
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. On the 24th (Wed), walk around Waterfront Park, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, and then stroll through Burlington Bike Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, then examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fiddlehead Brewing Company.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Plattsburgh trip maker site.

Drive from Lake George to Plattsburgh in 2 hours. In June in Plattsburgh, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saranac Lake.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Parks · Trails · Museums · Outdoors

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 26th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Adirondack Carousel and then glide through natural beauty at Paul Smith's College VIC.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saranac Lake visit app.

Traveling by car from Plattsburgh to Saranac Lake takes an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Plattsburgh in June since evenings lows in Saranac Lake dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Tupper Lake.

Things to do in Saranac Lake

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Tupper Lake

— 1 night
Tupper Lake is a town in the southwest corner of Franklin County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at The Wild Center and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Raquette River Brewing.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tupper Lake trip maker tool.

Tupper Lake is just a short distance from Saranac Lake. June in Tupper Lake sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Tupper Lake

Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Lake Placid

— 1 night
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteface Mountain, look for gifts at Saratoga Olive Oil Company, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, and finally have fun at Olympic Ski Jump Complex.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lake Placid holiday tool.

You can drive from Tupper Lake to Lake Placid in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Lake Placid are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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