The Adirondack Park is one of the most spectacular natural attractions in NY and lies only four hours north of New York City, and two hours south of Montreal. Spanning six-million-acres of mountains, lakes, rivers and valleys from the shores of Lake Champlain, to the expansive Tug Hill Plateau near Lake Ontario, a visit to the Adirondacks should be on every travel lovers bucket list!
There are no fees to enter, no gates that close at night, just wilderness and the promise of adventure.
Discover the Adirondack Mountains
Explore more than 100 towns and villages, each offering their own off-the-beaten path treasures – from gastro-pubs and Olympic sports, to centuries-old winter carnival celebrations, and boutique shops selling hand-crafted Adirondack furniture and goods.
Find lodging packages at luxury resorts tucked away on pristine mountain lakes, and a variety of family-friendly accommodations offering access to an array of attractions in any season. Search an extensive list of Adirondack vacation rentals to find unique places to stay – from yurts to condominiums, luxury cabins to comfy cottages.
The Adirondacks are a top destination to go camping in NY, providing opportunities for island camping, backcountry treks, guided Glamping excursions and handicap accessible lean-tos at campgrounds such as John Dillon Park in Long Lake. The Adirondack Region is a wilderness destination that everyone can access and enjoy.
Plan Your Visit to the Adirondacks
To make planning your visit to the Adirondacks easier, we offer a variety of FREE brochures available for download, with information about hiking across the region, scenic drives that include easy access to shopping and restaurants, as well as information about the best fishing spots and paddling routes.
Additionally, our sample itineraries provide practical tips on where to go for leisurely exploration or extreme adventure, and where to find celebrated art museums and cultural exhibitions in the Adirondacks.
Within a day's drive for much of the Northeastern United States, as well as Ontario and Quebec, discover why the Adirondack Region is like no other place on earth. Hiking adventures await in the famed Adirondack High Peaks, and on the shores of a remote wilderness lake. And once you visit – you'll always return.