With miles of rolling hills, sparkling lake views and sunsets that dip into the distant peaks and ridges of the Adirondack and Green Mountains, the Lake Champlain Region of New York is a vision of summertime magic.
It’s the perfect time to get outside and dig into all the historic, adventurous and agricultural experiences this scenic region has to offer.
Visit Cultural Attractions
You’ll find a hefty dose of history and culture in the Lake Champlain Region.
First up: Historic Ausable Chasm. Known as the “Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks,” this sandstone gorge offers breathtaking waterfalls and cliffside trails.
Next, Head to 2,000-acre Fort Ticonderoga, where history comes alive with daily weapon demonstrations, boat tours and more.
It’s not all natural wonders and history, either. Even Trekkies have fun in the region with the Star Trek Original Series Set Tour in Ticonderoga.
Keep It Fresh
Did you know the Lake Champlain Region is brimming with some of the best year-round farmers markets and farm-to-table restaurants in the Adirondacks?
Sink your teeth into the region’s farms and flavors at Hub on the Hill next to Essex Farm or ‘Agri-Alley,” a meeting of three farms on Mace Chasm Road near Ausable Chasm.
Cool Off With Watersports
Stay active and cool when boating or paddling on glittering Lake Champlain, the sixth-largest lake in the country.
Why not charter a fishing boat or take your boat out into “The Narrows,” a slice of water rich with old shipwrecks and geological wonders?
Hike the Champlain Area Trails
The Champlain Area Trails (or CATs) is a network of gently rolling hills, meadows, crests and water features. The more than 200 miles of trails, have been wowing birders, hikers and casuals strollers looking for a slice of paradise in New York for years.
Get your summer started in the Lake Champlain Region.