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Fall in the Adirondacks

With breathtaking fall foliage and an abundance of activities and events, New York's Adirondacks are one best places in the United States to experience fall.

Check out our list of 46 "peak" things to do in New York's Adirondacks this fall. And be sure to check out our list of annual events that come back each and every year because they are worth the encore. Fall highlights include: the colorful Adirondack Balloon Festival, White Face Mountain Oktoberfest, and the Cream Cheese Festival.

Adirondack waterfall
Fly Fishing
Endless mountain vistas

A Never-Never Land of Wonder

Four seasons of adventure and events in New York's Adirondacks

No matter the season, Adirondack communities love to celebrate with annual events that highlight the unique experiences and opportunities that the region has to offer. To live in the Adirondacks is to love the Adirondacks.

Visit and experience the wonder of the Adirondacks.

Total Solar Eclipse 2024: Best Places to See in the Adirondacks

Viewing a total solar eclipse in the magnificence of New York’s six-million-acre Adirondack Park is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion worth the trip to experience.


On April 8, 2024, the Adirondacks will provide a breathtaking backdrop for the celestial display of a solar eclipse in its totality. This will be the first total solar eclipse in New York State since 1925. And the next will not happen until 2144. 

Mark your calendars. Plan a trip around this moment in history.

Things To Do In The Adirondack Regions

The Adirondack Regions feature over 100 welcoming communities, mountains, lakes, verdant valleys, and steep cliffs. Spanning more than six million acres, the Adirondack Mountains are home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48 of the United States. Like a patchwork quilt, the Adirondacks are made up of ten distinct regional destinations, each offering their own brand of Adirondack adventure.

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