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Day Trips > The Adirondacks


Adirondacks mapThe Adirondack Mountain Region is a popular and scenic destination in Northern New York. You will find over 3,000 ponds and lakes, 2,000 miles of hiking trails, 46 high peaks and a six million acre Adirondack Park that contains thousands of acres set aside as "forever wild".

The Adirondacks is a unique blend of cities, towns, villages, commercial and residential buildings patchworked in among areas that are forever protected from development.

For more information on the history of the Adirondacks, consider a drive to Warrensburg, then to North Creek and then on to Blue Mountain Lake to visit the Adirondack Museum. The scenic drive northward is spectacular and the award-winning museum is an excellent way to spend the day.

Another great drive is northward to Lake Placid through Keene Valley and upward along the Cascades. In fact, almost any drive through the Adirondack region will be great.