- By Kevin
- On Jul 17, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
For fun farther inland,guests can spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying the view of the harbor and other luxurious comforts at the Montauk Yacht Club.New York tours guide tell you the great places to stay include Lake Placid Lodge and Mirror Lake Inn in New York.
Family fun and awesome adventures are just waiting to be had at the beautiful location of Lake Placid at the Adirondacks.Start your vacation at one of the most beautiful natural attractions of Lake Placid,the High Falls Gorge,and trek around the various trails or cross bridges that look out onto glorious views.Kids will love a trip to the Bowlwinkles,which features two bounce houses,a psychedelic bowling alley,and exciting laser tag facilities.Still looking for more?Head to the lake and go stand-up paddle boarding or pack a bag and some hot cocoa before setting off to hike up one of the Adirondack High Peaks.
As far as historical sights go,Lake Placid,often referred to as America's First Winter Resort,has some incredible places to discover.Visit the John Brown Farm State Historic Site and learn all about John Brown,the famous abolitionist who lived during the Civil War,and visit his final resting place.Visitors are also welcome to visit the sites of the 1980 and 1932 Olympic Games,which feature informational tidbits from the events.An enriching family experience can also be had at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts,which houses galleries and exhibitions dedicated to music,dance,theater,art,and film.
Head to the historical hamlet of Montauk for an enjoyable weekend getaway filled with sun,sand,and gorgeous sights.Since Montauk is home to some unbelievably beautiful state parks,it's only logical to start your trip with a visit to one such park.At the Hither Hills State Park,visitors can enjoy an overnight camping trip at one of 153 sites situated along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.A day picnicking and frolicking in the beach is exactly what you can look forward to at the Shadmoor State Park,which,interestingly,is also home to some preserved artillery bunkers from World War II.On the other hand,visitors will find glorious and undisturbed wildlife at Camp Hero State Park,along with various maintained trails to explore while water activities like fishing and surfing are best at the Montauk Point State Park and its rocky shoreline.
You can also catch a ferry trip from Montauk to other destinations such as Martha's Vineyard and Block Island at the pier of Lake Montauk.Another place worthy of exploration is the Deep Hollow Ranch where real cowboys and cowgirls will lead visitors on a spectacular horseback tour of the countryside.