Free Things To Do in Adirondacks
- #1View all PhotosfreeSaranac Lake#1 in AdirondacksHiking, Skiing, Swimming/Pools, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE2 hours to Half DayTIME TO SPENDHiking, Skiing, Swimming/Pools, Free, Neighborhood/AreaTYPE2 hours to Half DayTIME TO SPEND
Located just 9 miles northwest of the bustling tourist town of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake is the perfect escape from the high prices that accompany Lake Placid's Olympics attractions. Filled with shops, hotels and local diners, Saranac Lake is considered one of the most idyllic villages in upstate New York.
Recent travelers characterized the area as a lesser-known gem of the Adirondacks. Whether you visit when the leaves are changing, in February for winter carnival or once the snow has melted, Saranac Lake offers plenty of stunning scenery without hoards of tourists. Canoeing, hiking and kayaking are especially popular here.
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