The Adirondacks, New York
The Adirondacks of northern New York State are within half a day’s drive of New York City. home to mountains for hiking, lakes for boating and endless opportunities for exploration in the state’s great wilderness the Adirondacks span more than 2.4 million hectares.
In the Adirondack Lakes Region, there are more than 600 bodies of water, many of which can be explored by canoe, kayak, boat or paddleboard.
Discover treasures in townships and villages holding enormous influence in the history of not merely New York State, but the USA.
Lake Placid, so named for the deep lake, sits like a jewel at its heart, and hosted two Winter Olympic Games in 1932 and 1980. Now you can stroll through Olympic history, or enjoy the modern athletic thrill at one of the carefully maintained Bobsled or luge venues.
Providing the perfect balance of culture and sophistication amid the rustic splendour of the Adirondacks' towering mountains and a multitude of lakes and rivers, you’ll visit numerous Main Street stores and restaurants.
The Adirondacks are unique among the USA's mountainous regions because of the number of lakes, rivers and streams.