ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS

Local Adirondack Attractions

Golf | Boat Cruises | Historic Sites/Museums/Nature Centers | Antiques/Crafts/Rustic Furniture Makers | Amusement Parks & Train Rides | Rock & Mineral Shops and Attractions | Summer at Gore Mt.

Golf

  • Wakely Lodge Golf Course Cedar River Road, Indian Lake , NY (518) 648-5011
    9 hole golf course, Pro shop, Clubhouse, Bar and Restaurant. Open 7 days a week, credit cards accepted
  • Cedar River Golf Course Rt. 28, Indian Lake, NY (518) 648-5906
    9 hole golf course, motel, snacks, bar. Open daily
  • Cronin's Golf Resort Golf Course Rd., Warrensburg, NY (518) 623-9336
    Open daily, April - October. 18 hole par 70 course. Pro shop, resident pro, carts, bar, lounge, dining room, putting green.
  • Sagamore Resort DonRoss designed course par 70, 18 holes.  110 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing, NY 12814 (866) 385-6221 or (518) 644-9400
  • High Peaks Golf Course The area's newest course in the shawdow of the High Peaks, beautiful!  Santanoni Dr. off Route 28N behind the Overlook Park, Newcomb, NY.  Clubhouse for tee times ph. 518 - 582-2300

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Scenic Train Tour

  • Saratoga and North Creek Railway North Creek Station, 3 Railroad Place, North Creek, NY 12853 1-877-726-7245
    Two hour scenic train ride from North Creek to Saratoga. On board fine dining, spectacular scenery, historic narrative. Bicycles permitted on board.
  •  The train features vintage railroad cars as well as double decked sightseeing cars.
  • The winter season offers the Gore Mountain Ski Train with shuttle service to Garnet Hill Lodge as well.

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Boat Cruises

  • Blue Mt. Lake Boat Livery Rt. 28, Blue Mt. Lake, NY (518) 352-7351
    Two hour scenic three lake boat cruise aboard the classic 1916 vintage launches Neenykin and Osprey. Spectacular Scenery, historic narrative. 11AM, 2PM, Cocktail Cruise 6:20PM (byob) Also boat rentals, sail boats, canoes.
  • Raquette Lake Navigation Company Off Rt. 28 Raquette Lake, NY Pier #1 (315) 354-5532
    Cruise aboard the WW Durant on beautiful Raquette Lake, The Adirondack’s largest natural lake. Lunch and dinner cruises daily, scenic cruises and moonlight cruises. 1 ½ - 3 hours. Historic narration, elegant turn of the century decor, two spacious decks, licensed bar. Memorial Day - Columbus Day Weekend.
  • Lake George Steamboat Company Steel Pier, Lake George, NY (518) 668-5777 1-800-553-BOAT Cruise on the queen of Adirondack lakes - Lake George. One hour to all day cruises aboard The Mine-Ha- Ha, The Mohican, and The Lac Du Saint Sacrement. Since 1817, enclosed and open decks, snack bars, cocktail lounge, and restrooms. Memorial Day - Columbus Day weekend.

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Historic Sites, Museums, Arts, Nature Centers

  • Adirondack Museum Rt 30, Blue Mt. Lake, NY (518) 352-7311
    Open daily, Memorial Day - mid October 9:30AM - 5:30PM. World famous museum with extensive exhibits on the history, people, places, and activities of the Adirondack Region. See our calendar of other events at the museum. A must see!
  • Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts Rt. 28, Blue Mt. Lake, NY (518) 352-7715.
    Concerts, plays, photo and art exhibits and more. For information write ALCA@telenet.net.
  • Fort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga, NY (518) 585-2821.
    Located on Rt. 74, 18 miles east of I87 Exit 28. Revolutionary War Fort at the head of Lake George and Lake Champlain. Restaurant, museum, picnic area. Guided tours w/musket demonstration daily, July & August. Special events all summer.
  • Fort William Henry Canada St. Lake George, NY (518) 668-5471
    Open daily. Guided tours on the hour, special events. 10AM - 5PM, Summer hours 9AM - 10PM.
  • The Wild Center Museum Drive, Tupper Lake, NY  (518) 359-7800 The Adirondacks newest attraction!  About an hour and 15 minute drive and worth the trip!  Stunning exhibits, wildlife, beautiful drive.  Tupper Lake, New York
  • Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center 101 Newcomb Rt. 28N, Newcomb, NY (518) 582-2000 Open daily 9AM - 5PM, closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day. Nature trails, slide show, exhibits, interpretive programs, great things for kids. Call 518-582-2000 for a schedule.
  • Visit Lake George We have many ways and many reasons to make you smile. Let's start with 120 of some of the most beautiful lakes, ponds, rivers and streams on this planet...really!

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Antiques/Crafts/Rustic Furniture Makers

  • Board and Batten Antiques Olmstedville, NY (518) 251-2507
    General line of antiques, including quality glass, postcards, steins, furniture and buttons,
  • Backwoods Furnishings Rt. 28 Indian Lake (at the big chair) (518) 251-3327
    Adirondack furniture and arts.
  • Tom Welch Olmstedville, NY (518) 251-4038
    Rustic Adirondack furniture, lamps and accessories.
  • Red Truck Clay Works Chestertown (518) 494- 2074 Pottery studios, Bill Knoble.

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Amusement Parks and Rides

  • The Great Escape Route 9 Lake George, NY (518) 798-1084
    The area's largest fun park. Rides and shows including the Comet rollercoaster, and Steamin' Demon, and the Black Cobra. 100 Rides, shows and attractions, picnic area. Open daily with extended evening hours in Summer. Call for pricing and operating hours.
  • Saratoga and North Creek Railway

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Rock & Mineral Shops and Attractions

  • Barton's Garnet Mine Tours Barton Mines Road, North River, NY (518) 251-2706.
    Guided tours and extensive mineral/gift shop. Open daily Late June - Labor Day weekend, Mon - Sat 9:30AM - 5PM, Sun. 11AM - 5PM. Gem cutting demonstrations on Sunday and Monday.
  • Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Pottersville, NY (518) 494-2283
    The only cave attraction in the Adirondacks. Caves, grottos, waterfalls. Explore, fish, picnic, Rock Shop. Bring your camera! Late May - early Oct., daily 9AM - 7PM, 10-6 after Labor Day.

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Summer at Gore Mt.

  • Gore Mt. Ski Center Peaceful Valley Rd, North Creek, NY (518) 251-2411
    Summer at Gore is a mountain of fun! Scenic gondola operates Friday, Saturday, and Sundays during the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Midweek also mid July thru August. Hike down or explore miles of trails on a mountain bike. Bike rentals available daily. Summer events, races, and more. Check out the calendar and Gore's website.

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