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Old Forge
— 2 nights
Saranac Lake
— 2 nights
— 1 day


Old Forge — 2 nights

Old Forge is a hamlet (and census-designated place) on New York State Route 28 in the town of Webb in Herkimer County, New York. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): experience rural life at Moose River Farm, then get a taste of the local shopping with View Arts Center, and then steep yourself in history at Town of Webb Historic Association.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Old Forge road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Old Forge. In September, daytime highs in Old Forge are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saranac Lake.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Saranac Lake — 2 nights

Saranac Lake is a village in the state of New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Uihlein Maple Research Forest, then glide through natural beauty at Mount Van Hoevenberg, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Marcy, and finally identify plant and animal life at Adirondack Mountains. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Adirondack Carousel, then steep yourself in history at Saranac Laboratory Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saranac Lake, and finally stop by Saratoga Olive Oil Company.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Saranac Lake online visit planner.

Drive from Old Forge to Saranac Lake in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Old Forge in September, plan for little chillier nights in Saranac Lake, with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Ticonderoga.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Ticonderoga — 1 day

Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Carillon, then see the interesting displays at The Hancock House, then stroll through Mount Independence State Historic Site, and finally see what you can catch with Freshwater Therapy.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ticonderoga trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Saranac Lake to Ticonderoga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Saranac Lake in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in Ticonderoga.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
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