Looking for that perfect vacation spot this summer? Turns out it is right in your backyard.

That is one of the beauties of living in the state of New York. We work here and live here, and there are also great close-by spots to vacation here!

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When you think about it, there is a vacation destination for any taste or interest.

Want to spend a week among the skyscrapers? Head to New York City.

Wine lovers can head to the Finger Lakes.

Leaf peepers have the Catakills and so many other great fall foliage options.

But for those who want beauty, serenity, and a great body of water, the Adirondacks are the ultimate destination. And a beloved lake and town in the stunning park have been named the best summer vacation spot in the state of New York by travel experts.

Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash
Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash

Saranac Lake Named New York's Best Summer Vacation Spot

Considering all the great vacation spots I listed above and beyond in NY, it is a pretty high honor to be named the Empire State's best :

Congrats to Saranac Lake!



The travel gurus at Trips to Discover have named Saranac Lake the Best Summer Vacation Destination in New York state. Here is what they wrote about this Upstate New York gem:

Saranac Lake offers a wide range of things to see and do in the summer, with a vibrant downtown scene that includes many enticing eateries, street musicians, art galleries, and performance venues. At the 81-acre Wild Walk, you can can take a stroll right over the forest canopy and enjoy a panoramic view that includes Whiteface Mountain and the Seward Range from the Raptor’s Nest. There are several lakes for canoeing and kayaking too.

Saranac Lake isn't just great in summertime either: it is truly a 4 season destination as well with its proximity to great skiing and other winter sports, as well as being in the heart of one of the most beautiful autumn foliage destinations in the world!

If you want to plan your next vacation in Saranac Lake, a great place to start is the Saranac Lake website to familiarize yourself with everything this best vacation destination has to offer.

Vacation Inspiration-Top 15 Places to Visit in New York State

Sometimes the best places to visit are right here in New York State. New York State has something for everyone from beaches, beautiful mountains, the bright lights of New York City, and the gorgeous roaring Niagara Falls not to mention the many gleaming lakes throughout the state. Check out the many different options right here in New York State. These are the top 15 destinations to visit according to U.S. News and World Report. They considered sights, culture, adventurous pursuits, and the opinions of readers and experts.

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