Saranac Lake is a place that’s authentically Adirondack and decidedly different. At first glance, it’s a historic village where the lakes and mountains are as accessible as the fresh air

A closer look reveals a downtown with an urban vibe where creative energy flows freely. Art, music, and healthy living help define the culture of this inspiring place, while shops and cafes provide waypoints for connecting with locals.

Here is a hub that connects surrounding communities, and it’s all intertwined with waterways, forests, and roads that roll past one scenic vista after another. This is a place where a beautiful balance is struck: It’s a nature-lover’s paradise infused with bold ideas and quirky originality.


Hotel Saranac

Food & Drink:

Campfire Grill & Bar

Fiddlehead Bistro

Left Bank Cafe

Must See:

Adirondack Carousel

Saranac Laboratory