The Adirondack region is a four-season destination with scenic sights, family-friendly attractions, and outdoor recreational opportunities. And, visitors can enjoy it all without going into debt! See why US News named the Adirondacks one of the best cheap family vacation spots.
The Adirondacks came in 16 out of 20 on the list of Best Cheap Family Vacations in US News. According the news site, the Adirondacks is ideal for families who love spending time together outdoors. In the winter they can enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, and dog-sledding, while the warmer weather brings hiking, birding, fishing, and whitewater rafting.
They also mention the rich Olympic history in Lake Placid as reason to visit. Families can purchase the Olympic Sites Passport to get access to museums and sports complexes, as well as discounts on various activities.
US News compiled the list from traveler feedback, editor analysis, and elements like sights and accessibility. They determine their travel ranks based on the opinions of both users and experts.
- US News: Best Cheap Family Vacations