On the Road in the Adirondack Mountains

Adirondack Mountain Range


When people think of New York, their thoughts often do not travel farther than the borders of New York City. However, just 3+ hours North is an outdoor playground of immense proportions that will have something to delight young and old alike, the beautiful Adirondack Mountains.
The Adirondack Mountains are contained within the 6.1 million acres of the Adirondack Park, which includes a constitutionally protected Forest Preserve of approximately 2,300,000 acres. About 43% of the land is owned by the state, with 57% in private holdings. The Adirondack Park contains thousands of streams, brooks and lakes waiting for you to discover them.

Things to do, Places to go:
Lake Placid 1932 & 1980 Olympic Venues
Lake George Million Dollar Beach
126 mile long Lake Champlain
Fort(s) Ticonderoga, Crown Point, William Henry
Six Flags Great Escape Theme Park. Lunch or Dinner Cruise on Lake George
Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake
North Hudson Buffalo Ranch
Biking, Hiking, Climbing, Canoeing, Camping
Climb the High Peaks to become a "46er"
County Fairs and Festivals
Outdoor & Indoor Theatre
Lake Placid Horse Shows
Weekly Fireworks
Art Shows
AMERICADE Motorcycle Week in
Lake George
Ausable Chasm
GORE Mountain Ski Center

Campground Suggestions:
Schroon Lake, NY
Warrensburg, NY

Some Dining Notes:
Noon Mark Diner, Keene Valley, NY
Okay for a quick lunch or ice cream stop.
Luck E Star, Warrensburg
Very slow dinner service. Try the "Mud Slide" dessert.
Stewart's Shoppes
(Throughout the Adirondacks)
Home of "Make your own Sundaes". Good ice cream and smiling help (usually).
Ninety-Nine Restaurant, Queensbury
Great selection of good food. Attentive service. Popcorn while you wait.
Sally's Henhouse, Kingsbury
Not fancy, just big portions of delicious home cooking & daily specials
O'Tooles, Queensbury
Sports Bar. Great lunches, noisy dinnertime. Service is hit & miss.
Heidelberg, Queensbury
High priced. Pretentious. Poor food quality, wilted salads, etc. Skip it!
Olde Log Inn, Warrensburg
Food tasty but poor/slow service detracted. Not the best value & service with attitude.
Wagon Wheel, Ticonderoga
Popular breakfast and lunch stop with locals and tourists. Good value.
Brunetto's, Warrensburg
Food good overall but don't expect bread or salad included. Inattentive waitress.
Lac du Saint Sacrement, Lake George
Take the cruise, include the lunch. Good combination and value.
Johnny's, Willsboro
New sports bar. Nice atmosphere, service, beer and desserts. Skip the puuled pork BBQ.
Crown Point BBQ/Frenchman's Rest
Used to be special but not nearly as special anymore.
Gino's Pizza, Warrensburg
Flavorless pizza with very thin crust. Locals say it used to be better.
Dickey's Barbeque Pit, Queensbury
Always great BBQ with good side dishes!
Jacobs & Toney, Warrensburg
Huge subs packed with fresh cut meats & veggies. Deli salads are very good especially the pasta & the seafood salads.
Ashley's Cafe, Lake Placid
Don't judge a book by it's cover! Prompt service and really good food.
Suzie Q's, Brant Lake
Mediocre food. More flies than patrons. Lackadaisical service. Pass it by.
George Henry's, Warrensburg
Overpriced bar food. Go for the drinks.
New Way Lunch, Warrensburg/Glens Falls
NOT the place to get real Michigans!
Gene's, Port Henry
THE place to get real Michigan's with tons of french fries. People come from miles around.
Gunnison's Orchards, Crown point
Gift shop, and really good homemade pies, baked goods and apples in season.
Dragon Lee Chinese, Warrensburg
Even the fried rice is tasteless! Forgettaboutit!
Chinatown, Queensbury
Small buffet selection, poorly prepared. Not worth the price.
China Buffet, South Glens Falls
Best in the area. Large selection, prepared properly and well tended.
China Buffet, Queensbury
Good selection. Fairly priced. Clean facility.

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On  the Road to Lake Placid
Along Rte 73 to Lake Placid

Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jump venue

Buffalo Ranch North Hudson, NY

Mt Van Hoevenberg Recreation Area

Lac du Saint Sacrement Lake George Dinner Cruise

On the Road in Keene, NY

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Site of the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympics

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