Health & Wellness in Saranac Lake
Saranac Lake — where exercise and fresh air are a part of daily life

Saranac Lake's tradition of revitalizing peoples' health and well-being began in the late 1800s when Dr. E.L. Trudeau recognized that the mountainous environment seemed to provide a cure for tuberculosis.  The development of a pharmaceutical remedy for the disease in the 1950s brought the cure era to a close, yet Saranac Lake's wellness movement continues.  

Today, a broad range of services and activities are available to help enhance your health and well-being.  Whether you come to historic Saranac Lake to seek out a professional for one-on-one personal attention, including yoga or a massage, or simply to immerse yourself in the majestic mountains, paddle the gorgeous lakes, and breath the fresh air, the Saranac Lake region is the perfect setting for rejuvenation.

Health and wellness affects every part of our lives. Participating in events like cooking workshops, yoga classes, or a guided hiking outing are all great ways to enhance your quality of life. Whether you want to dine on a fabulous meal or relax in a hammock, Saranac Lake is where it's at!     

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Upcoming Events

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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Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Fly to Saranac Lake via Cape Air The Adirondack Regional Airport, your "Gateway to the Adirondacks," provides quick and convenient access to and from Logan International in Boston, MA. Daily flights are provided...
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