Discover Our Favorite Attractions & Things to Do in Saranac Lake and Beyond
Saranac Lake's location in the Adirondack High Peaks region provides easy access to the best of Upstate New York. Situated between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid, Saranac Lake is the perfect basecamp to explore and find adventure in the Adirondack Mountains. Our lodge is located within easy biking and driving distance of the most popular attractions and things to do in Saranac Lake and beyond, with the historic downtown arts district within walking distance. Check out our favorite nearby attractions and destinations or ask our knowledgeable staff of locals for tips on other fun things do during your visit to the Adirondacks.
Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort
Hit the slopes at one of the most breathtaking ski resorts in the area, just moments from our hotel. From skilled skiers to newbies, this top skiing destination offers trails for all types of travelers.
Lake Placid Olympic Sites
Originally constructed for the 1932 Winter Olympics, and further built upon for the 1980 Winter Olympics. From zip lines to mountain coasters the Lake Placid Olympic sites have an array of activities for the entire family.
Enjoy a family adventure at Mount Pisgah. Ski and ride the gentle slopes, enjoy tubing with their dedicated rope tow, snowshoe along the Saranac river, or enjoy hot beverage and snacks by the fireplace in the lodge.
The Wild Center
Previously known as the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, this natural history center in Tupper Lake, New York invites you to discover more about regional wildlife.
Paul Smith's College VIC
This unique and inspiring college's main drive is to connect experiential education, outdoor recreation, and the arts, and is located moments from Saranac Lodge.
Saranac Lake Riverwalk
Stroll the Riverwalk surrounding Saranac Lake and take in the beautiful natural surroundings. Lounge lakeside and read a new book, or venture out for a walk and snap photos for your scrapbook.
Also known as the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, the Adirondack Experience invites guests to learn more about the natural surroundings, wildlife, and beauty of the region.
This recreation center offers outdoor exploration year-round. It's an Adirondack cross-country ski and snowshoe area in the winter and a multi-use mountain biking and hiking spot during spring and summer.
Adirondack Fish Hatchery
Doing its part for the preservation of wildlife and the environment in the Adirondacks, this fishery and its programs help improve recreational fishing and restore native populations.
Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway
The sprawling beauty and wonder along this highway are not to be missed. Take a scenic drive up and enjoy panoramic views of the Adirondacks at 4,867 feet. Tour the castle, grab a bite, and don't forget to visit the gift shop.