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A Top Adirondack Destination: Saranac Lake, NY

The village of Saranac Lake is a popular Adirondack destination for more than it's beautiful waters. There's something for everyone from outdoor enthusiasts to families to couples seeking a romantic getaway.

Winter Carnival Fireworks of the Saranac Lake Ice Palace
Photo provided by: The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism/Lake Placid CVB (ROOST)

The heart of Saranac Lake is filled with unique shops, art galleries, restaurants for any palate, and plenty of attractions. Take a ride on the Adirondack Carousel while sitting on local fauna like "Bug Eye" the Blackfly and other Adirondack friends. Check out one of the many area museums for a lesson in history, art and culture. There's also plenty of nightlife spots where you can find live music and local craft beers.

The area is loaded with hiking trails and canoe routes, plus outfitters to help you gear up for any adventure. You can spot the local wildlife, downhill ski at Mount Pisgah, and cross-country ski at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center. Golfers and cyclists will also find plenty of enjoyment here. Throughout the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest, there are 12 lean-tos you can camp in.

It's home to the Saranac Lake 6er hiking challenge which has Ultra and Winter variants. In the winter, the village hosts an annual Winter Carnival where you'll find an ice palace made of ice blocks harvested right from the lake.

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Saranac Lake, NY Listings
Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club
Ampersand Bay Resort & Boat Club
Saranac Lake, NY
On Lower Saranac Lake, Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the quiet luxury of a vacation rental with hospitality and service of a resort. Open during Spring, Summer and Fall. Book your wilderness adventure today!
Baker Mountain
Baker Mountain
Saranac Lake, NY
Baker Mountain, located near Saranac Lake, NY, is one of the best family hikes in the Adirondacks.
a large light brown house that is split between a one story section and a two story section
Harvest Homes by Scheefer’s Adirondack Builders
Saranac Lake, NY
For over 31 years, Scheefer's Adirondack Builders has provided a wide range of home and construction services to the Saranac Lake area, including excavations, renovations, and more. They are also a dealer of custom panelized Harvest Homes.
Custom stone fireplace
Trade Craft Builders
Saranac Lake, NY
Trade Craft Builders in Saranac Lake, NY has proudly served the Tri-Lakes region for over thirty years. We provide a wide range of remodeling and new construction building services.
Fish Creek Pond Campground
Saranac lake, NY
Considered the finest and most attractive of all the Adirondack campgrounds, Fish Creek Pond Campground offers a natural sand shoreline and water access for most campsites.
Haystack Mountain
Saranac Lake, NY
Not to be confused with the High Peak Mt. Haystack, this one is in Ray Brook and offers a friendlier climb.
Rollins Pond Campground
Saranac Lake, NY
Rollins Pond Campground is the ideal destination for those desiring to fish, boat and hike. The 442-acre pond is popular for fishing and boating enthusiasts and is surrounded by miles of hiking trails. Enjoy a stay with your family and friends!
Adirondack Artists' Guild
Saranac Lake, NY
The Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery features the work of local artists practicing in a variety of mediums, new exhibitions each month, and the opportunity to meet some of the artists themselves while visiting the gallery.
Adirondack Center for Writing
Saranac Lake, NY
The Adirondack Center for writing hosts workshops for writers of all levels, writing retreats, and residencies throughout the Adirondacks & northern New York. Catch events like poetry slams and reading series held in conjunction with other programs.
Adirondack Internal Medicine & Pediatrics - Saranac Lake
Saranac Lake, NY
Located in Saranac Lake, Adirondack Internal Medicine & Pediatrics offers a wide range of medical services from check-ups to immunizations.
Eye Care For The Adirondacks
Saranac Lake, NY
Visit Eye Care For The Adirondacks for routine eye exams, glasses, contacts, and ophthalmology services for diabetes, glaucoma, and more. Their optical center carries the latest in eyewear from top brands.
Fogarty's Lake Flower Marina
Saranac Lake, NY
Fogarty's Lake Flower Marina is a full-service marina and pro shop located on Lake Flower. They offer new and pre-owned boats, as well as services such as repairs and storage.
Lakeview Deli
Saranac Lake, NY
Do you need a delicious breakfast before you head out on the lake or into the mountains? What about a hearty sandwich for your pack or a wholesome dinner? Head to the Lakeview Deli in Saranac Lake!
Left Bank Cafe
Saranac Lake, NY
If you've been dreaming of dining at a Parisian sidewalk cafe, head over to Saranac Lake and the Left Bank Cafe! You can even bring your pets to dine on the waterfront patio while you enjoy the views and delicious French food.
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center
Saranac Lake, NY
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center in Saranac Lake features multiple downhill skiing and snowboarding trails for beginners, snowshoeing trails, a tubing hill and tow rope, and a base lodge.
Pendragon Theatre
Saranac Lake, NY
Pendragon Theatre, located in Saranac Lake, is an ensemble of Adirondack artists that promotes and hosts performances and educational programs year-round.
Saranac Inn Golf & Country Club
Saranac Lake, NY
This 18-hole course has 4 sets of tees to welcome players of all levels A classic Scottish design by Seymour Dunn, this club is both beautiful and challenging. Continental breakfast is available when you book Golf & Stay packages.
Saranac Lake Civic Center
Saranac Lake, NY
The Saranac Lake Civic Center is a great place to go for hockey games and public ice skating on certain days throughout winter.
Saranac Lake Free Library
Saranac Lake, NY
Saranac Lake Free Library has a variety of books, DVDs, and other media. Their interlibrary loan service provides the community with access to thousands of titles. Special programs such as the Library Luncheon Series run throughout the year.
Saranac Lake Golf Club
Saranac Lake, NY
Established in the 1920's, this 9 hole golf course is fun and challenging at an affordable price. Tee Times accepted on weekends. Practice Range, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge also available.
Saranac Lake Islands Campground
Saranac Lake, NY
Visit Saranac Lake Islands for excellent fishing and extensive hiking! Access to four additional lakes is available and golfing and horseback riding opportunities are nearby. Bring your family and friends for days of fun!
Saranac Lake Village Farmers' Market
The 2018 Saranac Lake Village Farmers' Market has a great selection of fresh foods every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. from June through October.
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc.
Saranac Lake, NY
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc. specializes in boat rentals in Saranac Lake and the surrounding region. If you're looking for high-quality and personal service, this is the place to be.
The Community Store in Saranac Lake
Saranac Lake, NY
A unique community-owned department store offering reasonably priced clothing for the family, as well as household items, locally made products, art and crafts supplies, and much more.
The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Saranac Lake, NY
The chamber works to promote business and tourism for a healthy economy in the Saranac Lake area.
Tri-Lakes Center for Dentistry
Saranac Lake, NY
Dentist office offering routine cleanings and exams; specialty care such as dental implant restoration, root canal therapy, and extractions; restorative care such as fillings, dentures, and crowns; and cosmetic procedures such as whitening & veneers.
7444 Gallery
Saranac Lake, NY
Visit 7444 Gallery, a former industrial site, now houses a variety of local artists.
Barkeater Bicycles
Saranac Lake, NY
BluSeed Studios
Saranac Lake, NY
BluSeed Studios provides a project space where artists have the opportunity to experiment, diverge, exhibit and perform; to move ideas and aesthetics forward; and to share this diversity with the community.
Dewey Mountain Recreational Area
Saranac Lake, NY
Located in Saranac Lake, NY and owned by the Town of Harrietstown, Dewey Mountain is a cross-country ski and snowshoe center in winter and a great place to hike and mountain bike the rest of the year.
Gauthier's Saranac Lake Inn
Saranac Lake, NY
Located in Historic Saranac Lake, 5 miles from Lake Placid, lies our family owned Two-acre Premier Waterfront Property. Saranac lake Inn embraces beautiful Lake Views lakefront rooms and direct access to over 30 miles of connecting Adirondack water.
Georgeanne Gaffney Studio & Gallery
Saranac Lake, NY
Georgeanne Gaffney Studio & Gallery hosts fine art designed by Gaffney herself.
Tim Fortune: Small Fortune Studio
Saranac Lake, NY
The Small Fortune Studio features Oil Painting of the Adirondacks by Tim Fortune.
Waterhole
Saranac Lake, NY