Area Activities

Things to do in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Area

The Adirondack Mountains are not only the largest tract of wilderness east of the Mississippi, they are chock full of things to do and Ampersand Bay Resort is smack dab in the middle of it all.  Whether you are looking to get lost in a museum, or find yourself among the mountains and lakes, there’s loads to do on any budget.  Surf through our “guide to the mountains” for some great ideas for a day trip in the area.

Some of the most popular activities fall under these categories:

Arts & Culture

The Saranac Lake and Lake Placid Arts Scene The beauty of the Adirondacks is an inspiration to all, including the musicians and artists who flock to the mountains to create their work. Saranac Lake is home to many local potters, painters, photographers and more. We also have a [...]

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Dining, Shopping & Nightlife

As with any area that is accustomed to hosting tourists and guests from afar, the Tri-Lakes area has dozens of options for dining, shopping and night life. Here are some of our favorites: Here in Saranac Lake, you can find a great breakfast whether [...]

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Hiking the Adirondack Mountain Summits- In the heart of the Adirondack Park, and just minutes from dozens of mountain trailheads, hiking trails, and forests, Ampersand Bay Resort makes a spiffed up “base camp” for people who prefer hot showers at the end of a [...]

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Outdoor Recreation

Things to do in the Saranac Lake/Lake Placid Area The Adirondacks are a destination for people who want to get closer to nature (or maybe just a little farther from the city).  Whether you’re an avid outdoors person, or it’s your first time in [...]

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