The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands

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  • 1. Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake


    More than 100,000 Adirondack artifacts are in the collection of this acclaimed museum that explores the history and culture of the region. The...Read More

  • 2. Boldt Castle

    Notable Building

    George C. Boldt, proprietor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, began building this 120-room Rhineland-style castle on Heart Island for...Read More

  • 3. Hyde Collection


    One of the finest art museums in the northeastern United States, the Hyde Collection encompasses some 2,800 pieces including paintings and works...Read More

  • 4. Olympic Center


    The center was built for the 1932 Olympics and renovated and expanded for the 1980 Games. During the latter, the arena here was the site of...Read More

  • 5. 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum


    A stop by the 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum is a fitting way to begin your tour of Lake Placid. Displays here, including...Read More

  • 6. Adirondack History Center Museum


    An old school building houses a museum, where the rather eclectic collection includes a bobsled from the 1932 Winter Olympics, antique dolls...Read More

  • 7. Adirondack Scenic Railroad


    In July and August, the 12:30 train features nature stories and a lecture by resident scholar Bernie Davis. Davis regales passengers with stories...Read More

  • 8. Antique Boat Museum


    Boats and river memorabilia depict life on the St. Lawrence River. The collection of 205 craft includes an 8-foot canoe and a 65-foot yacht...Read More

  • 9. Arts Center/Old Forge

    Arts/Performance Venue

    The arts center sponsors exhibits, performances, artists' receptions, and special events focusing on Adirondack traditions and artists. Classes...Read More

  • 10. Ausable Chasm

    Nature Sight

    The 1½-mi-long chasm opened to the public in 1870, becoming the country's first natural tourist attraction. The geological spectacle continues...Read More

  • 11. Calypso's Cove Family Fun Center

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Located right next to Enchanted Forest, this amusement complex offers go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, and an arcade. A Pizza Hut is...Read More

  • 12. Chapman Historical Museum


    A visit to the painstakingly restored home of the DeLong family—who lived here from 1860 to 1910—gives you a glimpse of life in the 19th-century...Read More

  • 13. Cornell Sugar Maple Research–Uihlein Field Station

    Visitor Center

    The field station, part of a Cornell University extension program, encompasses more than 200 forested acres, a greenhouse, and orchards. An...Read More

  • 14. Crown Point State Historic Site

    Historic District/Site

    Since the earliest European explorations of North America, long and narrow Lake Champlain has been considered an important strategic waterway...Read More

  • 15. Enchanted Forest/Water Safari

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Highlights at this water park include a tidal-wave pool and a multiperson tube ride called the Amazon. The Black River waterslide and the Bombay...Read More

  • 16. Fort Ticonderoga

    Military Sight

    The fort, built alongside Lake Champlain by the French (in 1755–58), was originally named Fort Carillon. It was captured by the British in 1759...Read More

  • 17. Fort William Henry Museum


    The "fort" here is actually a reconstruction of the 1755 original, which was built by the British, used in the French and Indian War, and written...Read More

  • 18. Garnet Mine Tours


    The mine, started in 1878, is one of the largest garnet mines in the world. Guided tours, which include a walk through an open-pit mine, leave...Read More

  • 19. Great Camp Sagamore

    Notable Building

    Sagamore Lodge and the 26 adjoining buildings that make up Great Camp Sagamore were built in the late 1800s by William West Durant, a prominent...Read More

  • 20. Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom Fun Park

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    Six roller coasters are among the 125-plus rides at this theme park. The water-park area (open Memorial Day through Labor Day) includes labyrinthine...Read More

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