Lush forestry, grandiose mountains, idyllic lake towns, mouthwatering eateries, cute boutiques, outdoor adventures: get it all when you visit Grand Adirondack Hotel. Embark on an Adirondack road trip from our Lake Placid resort, spend a day soaking in the Upstate New York mountains, and explore everything the area has to offer.  

Adventure Awaits near Lake Placid

guy ziplining over trees

Whether you’re an adventurer or nature lover, there are plenty of outdoor escapades you’re sure to relish on your Adirondack road trip. Fly through the air at Experience Outdoors. Get an exclusive view of Adirondack forestry on their six zip lines on this unforgettable journey. Nature enthusiasts should stop at The Wild Center. Traverse tranquil trails, walk through wildflowers, and learn about the local wildlife. If you’re looking for more incredible views, make your way towards the Ausable Chasm. Known as the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks, the Ausable Chasm offers a handful of adventures: tubing, hiking, rock climbing, and river walking. 

Shop ‘til You Drop

Dartbrook Rustic Goods shop

While you’re driving up the Northway, make sure you stop at Oscar’s Adirondack Smoke House in Warrensburg. Oscar’s features the best kitchen products, recipes, and specialty meats and cheeses—a Rachel Ray favorite! Looking for some vintages furnishings to spruce up your home? Make your way to Dartbrook Rustic Goods for that homey, decorative touch. Fashionistas will love the assortment of clothing and styles available at Ruthie’s Run. They carry the best name brands and attire for every season.  

Eat & Drink to Your Heart’s Delight

No Adirondack road trip is complete with stopping at a few eateries. Origin Coffee Company is the place to go for all your caffeine needs. Their smooth blends are a perfect way to kickstart your day. Treat yourself to a delightful snack or lunch at Cedar Run Bakery & Market. Sate your sweet tooth with a cone or sundae from Donnelly’s Ice Cream

Adirondack Road Trip: Upstate New York Activities Await 

aerial autumn view of the forest with a body of water in the middle

Buckle up and embark on a scenic drive near our Lake Placid hotel. Whether you’re an adventurer or prefer to take things slowly, you’re bound to find several Upstate New York activities that pique your interest. After a day of Adirondack escapades, wind down in our Main Street accommodations and take advantage of our many amenities. For more information on making a reservation, to get more Adirondack road trip suggestions, please give us a call at 518-302-7559.