6 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

6 days in Adirondacks Itinerary

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Lake Placid
— 2 nights
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Lake George
— 3 nights
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Lake Placid — 2 nights

Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Take a break from Lake Placid with a short trip to The Wild Center in Tupper Lake, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, have fun at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, stop by Saratoga Olive Oil Company, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Jo.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Placid online visit planner.

Huntsville to Lake Placid is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Huntsville in October, with highs in Lake Placid at 57°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lake George.
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Lake George — 3 nights

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake George: Ticonderoga (Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, Fort Ticonderoga, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, get engrossed in the history at Fort William Henry Museum, and get in on the family fun at The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake George trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Lake Placid to Lake George by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Lake Placid in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lake George, with lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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