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Summer in Saranac Lake is like no other. Where outdoor summer fun meets a vibrant town that comes to life in the warmth, you'll find unique adventures on and off the trail. Downtown is filled with fascinating and fun attractions, unique shops, locally-owned chef-run eateries, and engaging art galleries and studios perfect for unwinding. With a rich and unusual history, any time of year is good for stopping by the Saranac Laboratory Museum, where visitors can learn about the village’s history as a tuberculosis cure center. Afterward, enjoy a picture-perfect stroll through downtown and embark on a self-guided walking tour of memorable sites.

Planning your yearly hiking adventure, or simply want to take a leisurely bike ride? The trails of the Saranac Lake region weave through the fabric of this adorable Adirondack town, getting you on the trails right from your stay. When you're done exploring the outdoors, local restaurants and breweries are serving up the best in comfort food and unique cuisine. Downtown is a place where the woods meet the pavement. A carefree stroll will let you discover picturesque parks, colorful murals, a relaxing river walk, and plenty of places where the nearby lush mountains peek from behind buildings.

A woman in a trucker hat smiles while eating a french fry.
A man chooses from wines at a farmer's market.
A group of friends in fishing hats and shirts hold up fish four a photo.
three older women select fresh vegetables during a farmers market.




Family Paddling in Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake offers paddling adventures starting from downtown, perfect for quick trips and families.

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