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Summer in the Adirondacks

Summer in the Adirondacks offers peak adventure. Lush wooded trails. Crystal blue lakes. Rolling rivers and fresh-water creeks. Enchanting towns in the middle of the mountains. So much space and fresh air. In this season of natural abundance, there are so many things to do in summer; we listed as many ideas (46) as there are high peaks. Scroll down to learn more about each region's special offerings. And be sure to check out our list of annual events that come back each and every year because they are worth the encore. 

island camping in the Adirondacks
Adirondack waterfall
concerts in the Adirondacks
boating in the Adirondacks

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 special 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.

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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