Downtown Saranac Lake
An urban vibe where creative energy flows freely

To visit downtown Saranac Lake is to experience an urban vibe. On full display are creative eateries, galleries and shops in an beautiful setting. Its location is a nature-lovers paradise surrounded by mountains, lakes, and rivers. Whether you are looking for cultural and arts events, a quick paddle, or just to connect with the locals, you'll find downtown Saranac Lake, with its quirky originality, a welcome respite. 

Saranac Lake's historic downtown is the perfect place to spend some time. There are galleries, gardens, artists' studios, gift shops, park benches, restaurants, small businesses, and regular concerts in our parks. This is the place where it all comes together, where music, art, and great mountain energy merge to create a lively scene.

Free parking is available in several locations, so park and take a stroll. Historic signage identifies some of the notable buildings. Maps for a historic walking tour can be obtained from Historic Saranac Lake at the Saranac Laboratory Museum on Church Street. Watch for the signs that mark the entry ways to the RiverWalk and enjoy following the brick path along the Saranac River as it winds through town. Dine in one of the restaurants or get a take-out meal and sit at the picnic tables in Riverside Park.

Saranac Lake has also made history by being home to the first and only locally developed, community-owned department store, The Community Store of Saranac Lake. A family-friendly, walking community, Saranac Lake invites you to bring your children to the Adirondack Carousel and playground in William Morris Park. Step back in time and enjoy the old-fashioned, hometown atmosphere of Saranac Lake.

Experience a day downtown! 

 

 

 

 

 

E-Newsletter Signup Form

 
1 Start 2 Complete

Upcoming Events

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Jeff Hatcher's adaptation of the Henry James' classic thriller! "A riveting horror thriller that leaves audiences at the edge of their seats!" - Chicago Critic. A rich,...
Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Arturo Delmoni is one of the most celebrated artists of his generation.  His remarkably distinctive playing embodies the romantic warmth that was the special province of the great virtuosi of...

Recent Blog Posts...

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
The VIC pretty much has every kind of Adirondack experience you could want — lakes, wetlands, forests, a nice waterfall, and a sweeping mountain view, all in one 25-mile trail network. In fact,...
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Playing in the snow is a very old Adirondack tradition, but it took a while for this activity to become more enjoyable than practical. Depending on the level of development where people lived,...
Fly to Saranac Lake The Adirondack Regional Airport provides quick, convenient access to and from the beautiful Adirondack Mountains of New York.
Saranac Lake Region Defined by nature, recreation, heritage, learning, creativity, and cuisine, we invite you to explore our historic routes and waterway connections.
Enter to Win Sample Saranac Lake with this getaway package. Enter now!
Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Interested In
Sign Me Up!