The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Adirondacks and Thousand Islands - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Lake Placid 6

Old Forge and Eagle Bay 5

Wilmington 4

Saranac Lake 4

Lake George 4

Alexandria Bay 3

Sackets Harbor 3

Ticonderoga 3

North Creek and Gore Mountain 2

Clayton 2

Blue Mountain Lake 2

Crown Point 2

Glens Falls 2

Tupper Lake 1

Ausable Chasm 1

Bolton Landing 1

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Mine 1

Mountain–Sight 1

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Scenic Drive/ Tour 1

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Adirondack History Center Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

An old school building houses a museum, where the rather eclectic collection includes a bobsled from the 1932 Winter Olympics, antique...

Adirondack Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

More than 100,000 Adirondack artifacts are in the collection of this acclaimed museum that explores the history and culture of the region.

Adirondack Scenic Railroad

  • Tour–Sight

In July and August, the 12:30 train features nature stories and a lecture by resident scholar Bernie Davis. Davis regales passengers...

Antique Boat Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Boats and river memorabilia depict life on the St. Lawrence River. The collection of 205 craft includes an 8-foot canoe and a 65-foot...

Aqua Zoo

  • Zoo/Aquarium

This collection of more than 100 aquariums of varying sizes provides a look at creatures from lakes, oceans, and rivers around the world.

Arts Center/Old Forge

  • Arts/Performance Venue

The arts center sponsors exhibits, performances, artists' receptions, and special events focusing on Adirondack traditions and artists.

Ausable Chasm

  • Geological Site

The 1½-mi-long chasm opened to the public in 1870, becoming the country's first natural tourist attraction. The geological spectacle...

Boldt Castle

  • Building/Architectural Site

George C. Boldt, proprietor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, began building this 120-room Rhineland-style castle on Heart Island...

Calypso's Cove Family Fun Center

  • Amusement Park/Water Park

Located right next to Enchanted Forest, this amusement complex offers go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, and an arcade. A Pizza...

Chapman Historical Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

A visit to the painstakingly restored home of the DeLong family—who lived here from 1860 to 1910—gives you a glimpse of life in the...

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