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46 Things to Do in Spring

When you think of the Adirondacks and "46," you likely picture the High Peak Mountains challenge. Well, we have another challenge for you: 46 Things to Do in Spring in the Adirondacks! We promise you’ll find these activities more satisfying than a weekend of spring cleaning. Visit and find out!

whitewater rafting in the spring

1. Learn about Adirondack history & geology at the Adirondack Experience Museum

2. Tap into your sweet tooth at the American Maple Museum

3. Revisit history through bronze sculpture at the Frederic Remington Art Museum

4. Entertain your (inner) child at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and Kid's Station

5. Visit the home of Alice T. Miner Museum

6. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Adirondacks as you coast down the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail

7. Transport back to 1894 at the Saranac Laboratory Museum

8. Enjoy a cider tasting in the authentically rustic tasting room at Elfs Farm Winery and Cider House 

9. Try fine dining at The Owl at Twilight (Open April- Nov.)

10. Drive to the top of Whiteface on the Veterans' Memorial Highway for epic views 

11. #Drinklocal on the Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail

12. Take the whole family to visit The Schoolhouse Museum

13. Catch a performance or shop the gallery at Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Adirondack Museum in the spring

14. #Treatyourself with a massage at Adirondack Relaxation Therapeutic Massage

15. Take a tour with someone who witnessed the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics at the Olympic Museum

16. See how a local art cooperative operates with authentic Adirondack art at the Adirondack Artists Guild

17. Visit WWI heroes with a Graveyard Walk at Warrensburg Historical Society

18. Stock up on clothes from your favorite stores at the ADK Outlet Mall

19. Splash around for the day at Six Flags Escape Lodge and Indoor Waterpark

20. See where Miracle on Ice happened at the Lake Placid Olympic Center

21. Take a whitewater rafting ride with Adirondack River Outfitters

22. See a show at the Pendragon Theatre

23. Take the family on a team-building Adirondack tree-top adventure at the Adirondack Adventure Center

24. Horseback ride with Adirondack Saddle Tours, no experience required

woman receiving a massage at an Adirondack spa

25. Bring a bottle of wine and take flight with Adirondack Balloon Flights

26. Hop on the indoor Adirondack Carousel for all ages

27. Take a narrated boat tour or visit the Fort at Fort Ticonderoga

28. Dine waterside at Raquette Lake Navigation Company

29. Pick and bring home your own fresh produce for dinner from It's About Thyme Farm

30. Get out on the water for Spring trout fishing on the Adirondack Coast on 13th Lake

31. Visit Country Dreams Farm's petting zoo and take a family farm tour

32. Drop the kids off for some Mini golf while you hit a few balls at the driving range at Five Nations Golf

33. Test your strength on the Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course

34. Set up camp and unwind at Draper's Acres Campground

Adirondack fishing in the spring

35. Rent one of the new Track-Yack boats from River Ridin' at Lake Luzerne

36. Have brunch on a river cruise with Raquette Lake Navigation Company

37. Eat, drink, shop, and hike at High Falls Gorge

38. Charter a boat for a fishing tour on Lake George with Highliner Charter Fishing

39. See the Adirondacks from new heights while ziplining in Lake George at ADK Eagle Flyer Zip Line

40. Cycle your way through the Adirondacks with Lake George Bike Rentals

41. Enjoy walking paths and a butterfly house at Paul Smith's College Visitor Interpretative Center

42. Rent a sailboat for the day at Blue Mountain Lake Boat Livery Inc.

43. Ride your way to a scenic camping spot on one of the Adirondack's Motorcycle Scenic Routes

44. Take a true getaway island camping on the Saranac Lake Islands

45. Cool off roadside with some ice cream at Donnelly's Soft Ice Cream 

46. Get cozy and enjoy your morning cup at Sunset Beach Cottages

zip lining in the spring

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