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Summer Roadtrip Advice: Princeton, NJ to Lake Placid, NY

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Summer Roadtrip Advice: Princeton, NJ to Lake Placid, NY

Hey travelers,

My wife and I will be driving from Princeton, NJ to Lake Placid, NY this summer. We're staying in Lake Placid for 5 nights and then have a few extra days to spend in the area before we head back home.

For those who are familiar with the area, can you recommend some places to stay either a) around the Lake Placid area (or into Vermont) or b) somewhere along our route back. Our travel time is flexible so a couple of hours out of the way isn't a deal breaker.

Thanks for the advice.

- Paul

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1. Re: Summer Roadtrip Advice: Princeton, NJ to Lake Placid, NY

Consider Saratoga Spring, NY or Stowe, VT. Actually combining Lake Placid and Stowe would be a great idea. From Lake Placid you could drive to Port Kent, take the ferry to Bulrington and then continue to Stowe. You should make reservation for the ferry at www.ferries.com

Did you ever visit Mohonk Mountain House near New Paltz? That could be a nice overnight stop on the way back.

Hunt201, without knowing your interests it is hard to make any definite recommendations. Why are you staying for 5 nights in Lake Placid? Are you planning to do lots of hiking? LP is a perfect base for hiking in the High Peaks region of the ADK.

Edited: 28 May 2012, 14:08
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2. Re: Summer Roadtrip Advice: Princeton, NJ to Lake Placid, NY

Places gave you great advice. If we know a bit more about your interests, it would be helpful. I would recommend staying in Burlington and Saratoga, if time allows. Have a great trip!

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