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Sagamore National Historic Landmark Tours

58 reviews
Raquette Lake, NY
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All reviews great camp sagamore gilded age our tour guide servants quarters the main lodge great tour two hours hour tour worth the trip walk around vanderbilt adirondacks history woods signage overview
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We wanted to see the Great Camp. We visited many of the rustic buildings on this tour. BUT so many aspects of the tour could have been better. We were early, and wanted lunch but no cafe or restaurant available. We weren’t even told that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice F
Reviewed September 21, 2018

What a great day was spent at Sagamore....even though it rained the entire time . An hour and a half tour by a very knowledgeable intern got us through all the surface information to some very hidden things about the Vanderbilt camp. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monty B
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We did not stay overnight at Sagamore, but did the 2 hour afternoon tour. We liked it. Per the GPS, Great Camp Sagamore is 26 miles from Old Forge. Be aware that the last 3-4 miles is on a wash-boarded, twisty, hilly, and uninhabited gravel/sand/dirt...More

Thank NewStart78
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The tour was bit of a disappointment. First it was a large group so they divided it into two groups which menat that one group (ours) had to do the tour in reverse. Going backwards put the guide off his game a little. He was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clifford C
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of great camp Sagamore, we appreciated the fact that the tour began in the worker’s area. We saw the former blacksmith shop, the school and the servants quarters. We then progressed to the outbuildings which were smaller cabins where the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We took the 3 hour tour this weekend. What a beautiful place full of great history. Hope to get the opportunity to stay there in the future. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable about all of the history. The tour is quite long...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NicoleC532
Reviewed September 19, 2017

The Sagamore is one of the most famous of the Adirondack "Great Camps." However, the tour could use some polishing, and as other reviewers have noted, you won't see much of the inside of the buildings because the not-for-profit hosts guests who pay more than...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank exVermonter
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The two hour guided tour was interesting and enjoyable.They only give tours at 10 am and 1:30 pm in the summer. Check the seasonal schedule for specifics. Oliver, our guide was pleasant and knowledgeable. The grounds and facilities are in excellent shape. The gift shop...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Fred B
Joanne U, Store Manager at Sagamore National Historic Landmark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Thank you, Fred, for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Great Camp Sagamore. Unfortunately, we are not always able to include a guest room on our guided tour, as we usually have guests in camp. Thank you again for visiting.

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Part of our Durant boat trip. Good deal. Interns provide the tour and very knowledgeable. One of the Great Adirondack Camps. Good tour, a lot of history multiple buildings.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Roberta J
Joanne U, Store Manager at Sagamore National Historic Landmark Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your guided tour of the camp. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed January 22, 2017

Great Camp Sagamore is a "rustic" log complex built as summer retreat for the Vanderbilt who went down on the Titanic. Very social widow kept it going for her many guests during the short summer season for the next forty years or so. Required 50...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mrsagf
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