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Things To Do in the Adirondacks


  • Cedar River Golf Course
    Rt. 28, Indian Lake, NY (518) 648-5906
    9 hole golf course, 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
    110 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing, NY 12814 (518) 743-6381
    Donald Ross course, par 70, 18 holes.
  • High Peaks Golf Course
    Santanoni Dr. off Route 28N behind the Overlook Park, Newcomb, NY. Clubhouse for tee times (518) 582-2300
    The area’s newest course in the shadow of the High Peaks, beautiful!

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.

Historic Sites, Museums, Arts, Nature Centers

  • Adirondack Experience
    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 Adirondacks. 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
    Rt. 74, 18 miles east of I87 Exit 28, Ticonderoga, NY (518) 585-2821.
    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 well 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!

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.
  • Revolution Rail Trip                                                                                                                                                                3 Railroad Place North Creek, NY (518) 251-2345                                                                                                                Railbiking with Revolution Rail Co. is a fun excursion activity that allows riders to ride the railroad tracks under their own power and explore a section of the Adirondacks that has never seen passenger traffic.

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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