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Adirondack Mountains

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Ranked #330 of 2,824 Attractions in New York
Type: Mountains, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Rock climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking
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New York, New York, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

In full confidence I can say that a visit to The Adirondacks is a peak life experience. I stayed Blue Mountain Lake is beautiful, charming town nicely situated in the middle of the Adirondacks. Nearby Long Lake and literally 1,000 others will keep you in awe while driving, hiking, rafting, boating...whatever draws you in. It's essential you get off the... More

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Plainfield, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I have been coming to the Lake Placid area for about 25 years. I was hooked on the first trip. The mountains take my breath away. As soon as I get off the exit my stress releases. There is so much to do in the area. I'm most familiar with the town's of Keene, and Lake Placid. Keene is a... More

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Rochester, New York
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1,309 reviews 1,309 reviews
400 attraction reviews
392 helpful votes 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was up in the Adirondacks again last weekend, and I honestly believe (and will always believe) that this is one of the most beautiful places on this planet. If you have never been there, plan on spending at least a week or more...you will never see it all. The Adirondacks are the largest park in the Continental U.S., (Yellowstone... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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218 reviews 218 reviews
115 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I went to the Adirondacks when driving to Vermont. Specifically I went from the NYS thruway exit in Rome, New York up the Central Adirondack Byway to the Adirondack Trail Byway around the lakes region back to the Olympic Byway which I took east to the Adirondack Northway seeing the High Peaks region and Lake Placid regions. This overall region... More

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Scotia, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Off Rt. 28N near the Town of Newcomb, is a dead end road which takes you to the now closed Tahaus Mines (mines not open to the public). Just before reaching the mines site, there is a road to the left taking you to one of the trailheads for Mt. Marcy, the highest mountain in NYS. President Franklin Roosevelt was... More

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132 reviews 132 reviews
51 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We took our family for a hike up Bald Mountain on a beautiful sunny fall day. I highly recommend this hike. As an advisory, it was very crowded, however safe. The trail is full of roots and you are hiking much of the time rocks so there are many points where a person can trip and fall. The tower is... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This is a beautiful place. Slow pace, nice people, perfect lakes. Nowhere to be at any time. Few places are more relaxing. The mountains are gorgeous! Amazing road trip!

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

If you've never been.....and are nature lovers.....highly recommend visiting the Adirondacks. Breath-taking especially around Saratogo, Lake Placid and North Hudson. Well defined bike trails run all the way through.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

beautiful park with a lot of green, water, kind people , places to stay, attractions, hiking ,a place that you can choose how you enjoy it- relaxing or hiking all day or visit attraction, or road trips ,anyway you choose you will enjoy.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We were surprised by the vast land in and around the adirondack mountains. Absolutely beautiful. We camped and enjoy the many trails along the lakes, rivers and rock formations. We'd love to come back with more time to spend exploring the beauty that surrounds this area.

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