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. 

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.

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

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Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Join the VIC in celebrating the works of Montreal artist Eberhard Froehlich . Eberhard Froelich was last year winner for the best piece of art produced at the VIC, he also won a prize in 2015...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

A Walk in the Woods features 52 pieces from 37 local artists. This show includes pieces of a variety of mediums, and depicts artists' experiences exploring Adirondack forests. A Walk in the...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Join VIC Naturalists for a guided paddle on Barnum Pond via Barnum Brook. This two-hour program starts with a brief walk to our dock and includes at least one hour on the water. This is a perfect...

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Visit a patient room and cure porch in an historic private home. Meet on the porch of 103 Helen Street in Saranac Lake at 10:30AM. $5/person, children and members of Historic Saranac...

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