Family Fun in Saranac Lake
There is plenty to see in the Adirondack Mountains!

Saranac Lake has more than scenery

That's right! Our natural scenery is a year-round attraction, but there's more to this mountain village than its mountains!

One can enjoy history with a self-guided tour of the unique "cure cottage" architecture, or join Historic Saranac Lake for a walking tour that includes a stop in the Saranac Laboratory Museum. The Saranac Lake Free Library houses the Dickert Wildlife Collection, and wooden versions of some of the same animals can be ridden at the Adirondack Carousel in William Morris Park. 

We host museums like the world class Wild Center nature museum, which is about 20 miles from Saranac Lake in nearby Tupper Lake, and the Adirondack Museum , which is an hour away in Blue Mountain Lake. Take the Adirondack Scenic Railroad or drive 6 miles to Lake Placid and visit the Olympic facilities like the ski jumps, Olympic oval, and bobsled track.

Natural wonders like High Falls Gorge and Ausable Chasm are great to explore. Consider a drive up to the summit of Whiteface, the Olympic Mountain, for fantastic views. Or get lost in the Great Adirondack Corn Maze, then shop in a local farmers market and enjoy the local harvest.

Take a walking tour of Saranac Lake's historic park system. Designed by the renowned Olmsted brothers — the same firm that designed New York City's Central Park — Saranac Lake's park system is owned by the Village Improvement Society, a not-for-profit volunteer group that has cared for the parks since 1910. 

It's easy to find something fun to do in Saranac Lake!

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

This is a casual "brainstorm" session for artists to share and learn marketing skills to promote their artwork and studio for the Saranac Lake Studio Tours.

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Swampcandy
Party on the Patio
Waterhole
48 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY

6pm - 10pm - FREE SHOW - 21+
Music Starts at 7pm

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Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

The AuSable Valley Grange Farmers' Markets are the only "producer-only" farmers' markets in the eastern Adirondacks. At "producer-only" markets, the vendors can sell...

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

The Paul Smith’s College VIC is proud to open this year’s bird-focused art installation. BIRDS! is an exhibit highlighting the beauty of our favorite Adirondack...

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