Explore Saranac Lake

Spend time in Saranac Lake and you may never want to leave! 
Saranac Lake is a storied village rich in history, creativity, and promise. Immerse yourself in the energetic downtown vibe or head for the mountains to hike, bike, or paddle. For years visitors have been coming to our place to heal, explore, and learn and we invite you to do the same. You’ll find a community of helpful, hardworking individuals who love the area and the small-town atmosphere. 
Saranac Lake was awarded All-America City designation in 1998, as well as making the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Distinctive Destinations list in 2006. Saranac Lake has even been touted by National Geographic Adventure Magazine as a “Best Place to Live.” With a natural environment that’s a water-lover’s paradise, rich history, vibrant art scene, and an intact and resilient downtown, it is easy to see why.