New York Bucket List ~ Adirondacks Region

Final region of New York! Headed into the Adirondacks before we explore Vermont over the next few days!


  • High Falls Park: Park features a 4-tiered waterfall.


  • International Maple Museum Centre: Explore the history and evolution of the maple syrup industry.

Crown Point

  • Champlain Memorial Lighthouse: This lighthouse memorial sits on the shores of Lake Champlain.
  • Crown Point State Historic Site: Old military stronghold on the shores of Lake Champlain.

Glens Falls

  • Cooper’s Cave Overlook: This cave was make famous in The Last of the Mohicans.

Lake George

  • Fort William Henry Museum: Details the history of the fort that played a role in the French and Indian War.
  • Lake George Battlefield Park: Battles in both the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War were fought on this site.

Lake Placid

  • John Brown Farm State Historic Site: Home and final resting place of abolitionist John Brown.
  • Mount Marcy: View (or summit if you are an avid hiker!) the highest point in New York.
  • Olympic Center and Museum: Commemorates both the 1932 and 1980 Winter Games.


  • Whetstone Gulf State Park: Hike along this gorge area.

Lyons Falls

  • Agers Falls: Small set of falls at a little park.


  • Almanzo Wilder Farm: Boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder.


  • Battle of Plattsburgh War of 1812 Museum: Museum explores the causes and effects of the War of 1812.
  • Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island: Unique lighthouse on an island in Lake Champlain.


  • Natural Stone Bridge and Caves Park: Great place to hike and explore caves and waterfalls.


  • Fort Ticonderoga: Fort built by the French along Lake Champlain.


  • High Falls Gorge: Explore several hiking trails and waterfalls at this nature park.

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