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Saranac Lake

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Address: Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Lake region that was settled in 1819 as a health resort and recreation area...

Lake region that was settled in 1819 as a health resort and recreation area for winter and summer sports.

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Oldest Winter Carnival in the United States

Great fun in February to go to this quaint town and see the ice house and participate in events at the annual Winter Carnival. We always have a great time. Last year the high... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brian K
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Schenectady, New York

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Schenectady, New York
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun in February to go to this quaint town and see the ice house and participate in events at the annual Winter Carnival. We always have a great time. Last year the high was -24 for the day and they still had their annual parade..This year the temperature was better.

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Saranac Lake, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently started college at Paul Smith's. This town is lovely and a great place to go on the weekends. My Roommates and I love going to town, the people are lovely.

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saranac lake NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Born and bred. Only safe and friendly place left on planet. Not because it's business, like neighboring town. Just nice people.

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Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Mirror lake in lake placid is just w more exciting and happening place to be any time of the year. Saranac is quaint and delightful, but not the best thing in the area . Nice visit though

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Overland Park, Kansas
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

A quiet corner of the Adirondacks centered around beautiful Saranac Lake. Easy to get around. Close to Lake Placid and beautiful scenic drives.

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Franklin Square, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Just the place to go to truly get away from it all. Several large lakes in the area are one more beautiful and tranquil than another. People are friendly and welcoming. Lots of opportunities to do all sorts of boating, canoeing, swimming in the warm weather. Small town with some interesting eateries and interesting history. Rail rides lots of fun,... More 

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Bellmore, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

we were staying in Lake Placid and took ride to Lake Saranac. we rented a platoon boat from Lake Saranac marina - great people!!! we went through Lower Lake Saranac to Middle Lake Saranac - it is the most breathtaking area - a must see for all - and my husband absolutely loved going through the locks!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I dropped my iPhone on the street while visiting Saranac Lake. The person who found it turned it in to the police station where I was able to recover it. The finder was not identified so I could not even thank her (I did learn it was a lady) let alone reward her. This seems to be typical of the... More 

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136 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Love going to this little ADK town. the people are friendly, helpful and their is such a great variety of activities & restaurants in around saranac lake. Rent a pontoon, kayak or whatever and enjoy Flower lake, so pretty!!

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Ontario, New York
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a gorgeous area. Excellent for Paddling, Climbing, Camping and Hiking. The paddle-in campsites are spacious and private. I'll definitely be back next year - more water to paddle on and more mountains to climb!

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