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Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex picture in Adirondacks
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Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex picture in Adirondacks
Rainbow Falls and Ausable Chasm Bridge picture in Adirondacks
Chapel Pond picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid Olympic Museum picture in Adirondacks
The Wild Center (Tupper Lake) picture in Adirondacks
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Whiteface Mountain in Winter picture in Adirondacks
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John Brown Farm State Historic Site (Lake Placid) picture in Adirondacks
Whiteface Mountain Summit picture in Adirondacks
Fall Foliage picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid picture in Adirondacks

During the warmer months, take a seat in one of the region's iconic Adirondack chairs and prepare to be wowed by crystal blue waters and sweeping mountain views. Joseph Plotz Getty Images

Near the Vermont border in the eastern part of the Adirondacks region, Fort Ticonderoga showcases an array of military artifacts within a fully restored former French fort. pmstephens Getty Images

Boasting more than 100 scenic lakes and the Mount Pisgah ski area, Saranac Lake is one of the Adirondacks' most popular regions for skiing and water activities. Posnov Getty Images

At the Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex, visitors can get up close to several towering ski jumps once used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. Our tip: Visit during an event day so you can see the jumps in action. Bruce Bennett/Staff Getty Images

For a relatively easy hike that features stunning mountain and water vistas, consider taking a hike along the primary trail in Avalanche Pass. Natural landmarks covered by this trail include Marcy Dam, Mount Colden and Avalanche Lake. Posnov Getty Images

To truly experience the Adirondacks' natural beauty, take to the water in a canoe. Areas like the St. Regis Wilderness Canoe Area and Raquette Lake offer stunning views, especially at sunset. Matt Champlin Getty Images

While many come to Whiteface Mountain during the colder months to experience some of the region's best winter activities, come summertime, Whiteface offers visitors superb hiking, mountain biking and 4x4 excursions. Allen McGregor Flickr

No matter which lake or island you explore, expect to find breathtaking mountain vistas, complete with plenty of wildlife and greenery. Posnov Getty Images

A visit to the Olympic Sports Complex is a must for thrill-seekers and Olympics enthusiasts. One of the many activities offered is the attraction's bobsled experience, which invites visitors to ride down the complex's bobsled track with a professional. Matthew Stockman/Staff Getty Images

In addition to the region's multiple lakes and peaks, the Adirondacks also feature several waterfalls, including Rainbow Falls in Lake Placid's Ausable Chasm. Posnov Getty Images

Nestled within the region's Rocky Peak Ridge (about 24 miles southeast of Lake Placid), Chapel Pond offers travelers a relaxing place to swim or sunbathe. Brett Maurer Getty Images

With features like a curling practice area, Miracle on Ice memorabilia and a display of Olympic and parade uniforms, odds are history buffs and sports enthusiasts will find plenty to enjoy while perusing the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. MDV Flickr

For an up-close look at some of the area's wildlife, a visit to the Wild Center is a must. This family-friendly attraction offers interactive experiences like a treetop-level walk, animal encounters and the Naturalist's Cabinet room. Wild Center Flickr

Although the Adirondacks are known for their stunning daytime vistas, come nightfall, travelers can look up and enjoy incredible views of the night sky, thanks in part to the region's minimal light pollution. DelensMode Getty Images

While Whiteface Mountain offers traditional winter sports like skiing and snowboarding, daredevils and adventure enthusiasts will appreciate the mountain's heart-pounding experiences, such as luge, skeleton and bobsledding. eyedias Getty Images

Part mountain art, part trail marker, cairns (or rock pilings found on hiking paths) can be spotted throughout the Adirondacks. Nick Pedersen Getty Images

Once the home of former abolitionist John Brown, the John Brown Farm State Historic Site now acts as the final resting place of the iconic leader, as well as a museum and protected state park. capecodphoto Getty Images

Whiteface Mountain, which is the fifth-highest mountain in New York, stands an incredible 4,867 feet tall at its summit. Nine OK Getty Images

In autumn, an array of beautiful colors stretch across the Adirondacks landscape. Kevin A Scherer Getty Images

Former host to the 1980 Winter Olympics, the beautiful lakefront community of Lake Placid continues to wow visitors with its quaint shops, top-notch dining and thrilling adventure activities. Chris Hackett Getty Images

A Seat with a View picture in Adirondacks
Fort Ticonderoga picture in Adirondacks
Saranac Lake picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex picture in Adirondacks
Avalanche Pass picture in Adirondacks
Canoeing at Sunset picture in Adirondacks
Whiteface Mountain picture in Adirondacks
Tardigrade Island picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex picture in Adirondacks
Rainbow Falls and Ausable Chasm Bridge picture in Adirondacks
Chapel Pond picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid Olympic Museum picture in Adirondacks
The Wild Center (Tupper Lake) picture in Adirondacks
Adirondacks Night Sky picture in Adirondacks
Whiteface Mountain in Winter picture in Adirondacks
Cairn Trail Markers picture in Adirondacks
John Brown Farm State Historic Site (Lake Placid) picture in Adirondacks
Whiteface Mountain Summit picture in Adirondacks
Fall Foliage picture in Adirondacks
Lake Placid picture in Adirondacks

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