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Wonderful lake

This natural lake is really nice. And the adjacent town is is a fun place to relax. We got there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Don H
Kirkland, Washington
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The best of the Tri-lakes

Both Lake Placid and, increasingly, Tupper have much to be said in their favor, Saranac is IMHO a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“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.
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
+1 800-347-1992
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

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.

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!

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.

Thank GoPlaces148945
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

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

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Beautiful setting with friendly people and a size that not too large, not too small. Good for sailing small boats, fishing, canoeing, whatever you please.

Thank pmoeser
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We rented a tandem kayak and equipment from St. Regis Outfitters in Saranac Lake, and paddled from Floodwood Pond to Upper, Middle, and Lower Saranac Lakes, camping in State sites for three nights (two on islands!). It was hot but bearable with a breeze and...More

Thank Dirk S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Super nice friendly people everywhere. There is a l lot to do, mountains to climb, boats to use on the lakes, great places to eat. Good active night life here and in nearby Lake Placid.

1  Thank 1HotCherry
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I can only say I like this place because the views are stunning in the winter and the frozen lakes beautiful. It was a long time ago, but I think they had build a castle with slide out of blocks of ice from the lake....More

Thank Rockiroads
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