Our Area

Welcome to the Adirondacks!

ferry1Franklin County is in the Northern Tier of New York State’s Adirondack Park, bordering Canada and fifteen minutes from the Olympic Village of Lake Placid.

Our immediate area is known for excellent fishing, snowmobiling, kyaking, and canoeing. World class snow skiing, mountain and ice climbing, whitewater rafting, and major hiking trails are fifteen minutes distant. If you’d like a local’s point of view, please don’t hesitate to email us – we’re happy to point you in the direction of some of our favorite local hotels, lodges, and restaurants.

A few favorites …

Amanda’s Village Motel in Saranac Lake – Old school 1960s goodness.

Lake Champlain Ferries – (Pictured) Vermont via the Lake.

Little Italy in Saranac Lake – Casual eats, pizza, and Meatball Sub love.

Blue Moon Cafe in Saranac Lake – Dig that Steak & Eggs breakfast!

Wilderness Inn in Wilmington – Best pork chop of my life, fireside.

High Falls Gorge in Wilmington – Woods and waterfalls walking.

Devlin’s Olympic Motor Inn – Great place, great rates, Lake Placid.

Mirror Lake Inn – Adirondack Luxury and Gorgeousness in Lake Placid.

Downtown Diner – Downhill deliciousness, away from the crowds.

Great Adirondack Corn Maze – Flashlight night at the maze in Gabriels!

Ausable Chasm – The Grand Canyon of the Northeast.

High Peaks Resort – Nicest place in Lake Placid, according to me.