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Enjoy Winter In the Adirondacks

From watching some of the world's top winter athletes compete at the 2023 FISU World University Games to unleashing your personal best on the slopes, ice or trails, the Adirondacks are humming with things to do this winter! If you need more reasons, we've got 46 things for you to do --as many as the ADKs have high peaks. Whether you come to relax or seek adventure, you'll find our vibrant small towns and villages make a perfect landing pad for dining, shopping and experiencing a slice of North Country's authentic lifestyle. 

hiking in the Adirondacks during Spring mud season
waterfall hiking in the spring in the Adirondack Mountains
peak of winter in the Adirondacks
snowmobiling in the Adirondacks
winter hikes in the Adirondacks

A Never-Never Land of Winter Wonder

Snow-covered mountains, glistening white trails and frozen lakes provide endless winter fun for all ages here in the Adirondacks, where winter is celebrated every day.

This January, visit the Adirondacks to spectate at the FISU World University Games. This 11-day international festival and competition combines high-level sport with educational and cultural events, all taking place in Lake Placid and nearby towns.

The winter season's magic carries into February with winter carnivals throughout the region. From snowshoe and snowmobile races to polar plunges, frying pan tosses and even an ice palace, you'll feel like you've arrived in another world. 

Enjoy winter's wondrous side. Plan your trip to New York's 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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