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Things To Do In The Adirondacks

Find fun things to do in the Adirondacks! No matter the season, the Adirondack Region is jam packed with a wide range of activities for every age, from amusement parks and museums to hiking trails and shopping hotspots.

bridges and walkway at the wild center
Alan Nudi
Browse all the amazing things to do in the Adirondacks, from museums to outdoor fun, to seasonal attractions and more.
Check out our top event picks for this weekend in the Adirondacks!
Adirondack attractions appeal to those seeking sights and solitude, as well as folks looking for an adventure.
Discover miles of trails for all skill levels in the Adirondack Hiking Guide.
Pair up with an experienced guide and try the exhilarating sport of whitewater rafting this fall!
Alan Nudi
Break out the firewood and s'mores supplies, it's camping time in the ADK! Find campsites, campgrounds, and more.
Experience the Adirondacks with the expertise of a professional guide service, or with an organized tour. Check out fishing, paddling, hiking, rafting, and more.
Enjoy fun for the whole family with these kid-friendly amusements and activities from museums to outdoor fun.
cave bear skull in museum
Talin Alajian
You don't have to be a history buff to appreciate ADK museums and historic sites!
Love fresh produce and locally produced goods? Check out the list of Adirondack farmers markets and stop by one when they're in season.
Visit these local wineries, breweries, and distilleries and sample their unique craft beverages.
The I Love BBQ & Music Festival is a massive fundraising event that takes place in Lake Placid each year.
man in helmet with mountain bike in the woods
Mountain biking is more popular than ever! Discover trails and more info in the Adirondack Biking Guide.
Enjoy on-the-water fun in the Adirondacks as you build memories with your favorite people. From boat rentals to kayaking, there are plenty of things to do.
Enjoy a scenic ride around the Adirondack Park as you find areas to explore by car.
Shop 'til you drop in the Adirondacks! Find local art, sweet ADK decor, and more.

Go golfing at an Adirondack area golf course and test your skills as you get back into the swing of things.
Enjoy the thrill of water skiing this summer in the Adirondacks at these top spots!
pink fireworks over a lake
Luke Dow Photography
Looking for fireworks? Sparks will fly come the Fourth of July and at winter carnivals in the Adirondack Park.
Discover a dozen ways to make your next trip to the Adirondack Park with the kids an adventerous one!
Take a scenic drive through the Adirondack Park and visit these seven covered bridges. There are only 23 historic covered bridges in the entire state!
Experience the best views in the Adirondacks, all from your car! Discover the most scenic drives from these 8 routes.
A gorgeous lake, a hiking challenge, horseback riding, and more - see why you'll want to include Chestertown in your vacation plans.
If you've been bitten by the pickleball bug, or are curious about this popular sport, check out places to play pickleball in the ADK.
Teddy Roosevelt with his arms out
Discover Newcomb
TR Weekend in Newcomb takes place each September. See the schedule and get in on all the fun!
Have you heard of forest bathing? Find out what this sensory adventure is all about, and how it differs from a walk in the woods.
Check out these 13 unique activities that you can do in the Adirondacks, but not much place else. What's your favorite?
The Thurman area gets a lot sweeter come springtime, with the Thurman Maple Days! Get the details on this popular event.
It's never too early to get excited about winter in the Adirondacks! Find ski resorts, centers, and guides who can help you this winter.