Adirondack Lakes Region is Franklin County, NY
Escape to the healing woods of the Adirondack Lakes Region in northern New York - home to expansive lakes perfect for summer adventures, vibrant fall colors and snowfall that transforms the landscape into a winter playground. Experience the best of the outdoors in the Adirondacks, a wilderness destination for year-round discovery and play.
The Adirondack Park is home to some of the most vibrant communities in New York State. Saranac Lake, once a world-renowned health center specializing in tuberculosis treatment, boasts a thriving artistic enclave, rich with art galleries, musical talent and the Pendragon Theatre. Enjoy alpine sports at Mt. Pisgah and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing at Dewey Mountain Recreation Center. Home to the annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, this small Adirondack town offers world-class entertainment and attractions on the outskirts of the Adirondack High Peaks.
Past the scenic shores of Meacham Lake, Malone is just minutes south of the Canadian Border. Famed as the childhood home of Almanzo Wilder - immortalized in his wife Laura Ingalls Wilder's celebrated children's classic - Farmer Boy - the Wilder family's homestead is open to the public offering tours, events and seasonal festivals. This winter, ski and ride at Titus Mountain in Malone, offering tubing and night skiing.
In Tupper Lake, The Wild Center offers family-friendly, hands-on scientific exhibits indoors and out. Spend a weekend exploring Tupper Lake by boat in summer, enjoy an array of year-round events including Woodsmen’s Days, and explore the many hiking trails around the area. Tupper is also a must visit winter vacation destination for the entire family. Head to Big Tupper Ski Area for affordable family-friendly skiing and riding or drop a line through the ice from a shanty and experience some of the best ice fishing in NY.