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Best little town around

Saranac Lake is a hidden gem right in plain sight. While many will travel far and wide searching... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
ccohan9355
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Saranac Lake, New York
Thanksgiving get away

Saranal lake is beautiful and the area has a lot to do.. I heard in Feb they have ice castles... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2019
Towtruck24
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Tilton, New Hampshire
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“pretty lake”(2 reviews)
“gorgeous area”(2 reviews)
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Lake region that was settled in 1819 as a health resort and recreation area for winter and summer sports.
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Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Saranac Lake is a hidden gem right in plain sight. While many will travel far and wide searching for good food, freshest air, wilderness, friendly people and a wide variety of entertainment.....it's all right here. Uniquely surrounded by The Adirondack Park- larger than Yellowstone, Grand...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Saranal lake is beautiful and the area has a lot to do.. I heard in Feb they have ice castles. The area is surrounded by mountains and the. View is awesome. Really have to go to this area to experience the views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Towtruck24
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Almost everywhere in the Adirondacks is beautiful, especially Saranac Lake! Lots to explore and do in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelinMan4Life
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This pretty lake is surrounded by beautiful historic homes. We visited in a chilly time of year but can imagine how wonderful this is in summer.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This natural lake is really nice. And the adjacent town is is a fun place to relax. We got there coming and going to Lake Placid and kind of wished that we stayed at Saranac.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Don H
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Both Lake Placid and, increasingly, Tupper have much to be said in their favor, Saranac is IMHO a great combination of tourism and mountain town. Lots of activities all year around, it’s less pricey than Placid with more choices to eat and sleep than Tupper.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Terrible stay. Not recommended for the winter carnival. Rude host. Cold rooms and no WIFI. Stayed Feb. 2018. Attention new owners!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank jseamacleod
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you have a chance while visiting saranac lake make sure you visit TF Finnegans. Customer service at best. I just attended a wedding where the groom and groomsmen were fitted in the most standout tuxedos. Each one was a perfect fit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Have been going here since the late 1940's and my folks retired here. We still visit as a family almost every summer. Town has held on and has its own identity. Restaurants are varied, nice lakes all over, great hiking camping, canoeing etc all nearby

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The three saranac lakes and attendant lakes are a very beautiful area. The water is clear, clean and comfortable in mid-summer. There are several ramp launches as well as hand launches for kayaks and canoes. What stops this from being a 5 are two things:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen G
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