There's Fun in the Adirondack Indoors too!
There’s Winter Fun in the Adirondacks Indoors Too!
Plattsburgh State Art Museum has 4,600+ works of art and artifacts, ranging from antiquities to contemporary collections. The Kent-Delord House Museum is open for tours by appointment and history buffs can learn about the vital role Plattsburgh played in the War of 1812 at Battle of Plattsburgh Museum and Interpretative Center.
Glens Falls Civic Center is home for the Adirondack Phantoms (American Hockey League affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers) and the season runs all winter. Upstate Model Railroaders open their doors each week to welcome anyone who eager to learn how to build and operate a model railroad.
Hickory Ski Center is perfect for those who like to relax in the lodge and avoid the slopes and, to celebrate Warrenburg’s 2013 Bicentennial, they’re holding a vintage/retro ski clothing contest (February 9). Suit up, sip some eggnog, and sit by the fire!
On three sweet March weekends -- Thurman Maple Days -- maple syrup producers serve up pancakes, open the doors to their sugarhouses, demonstrate sawmill operations and crafts, and sell their wares.
At Tiquehunter Antiques & Interiors’ 7,000 square foot showroom in Queensbury, you’ll shop alongside antique dealers, decorators, collectors and people like you who love to find just the right piece for their home.
The 116th Annual Saranac Lake Winter Carnival (February 1-10) truly has something for everyone, indoors and out. This one-of-a-kind event with sports, dances, performances, and more, has retained the charm of a hometown celebration! And, nearby Lake Placid, has ice shows, art shows and sales, and lots of great choices for shopping and dining too. Cozy lodging abounds, including The Mirror Lake Inn, where you will be pampered during your stay.
Hohmeyer’s Lake Clear Lodge offers a relaxing destination in The Great Woods. this three-generation, family-operated lodge has received a National Geographic Traveler Award “for keeping a sense of place….” The W!ld Center contains a wealth of information and exhibits (both indoors and out) about the natural world and the uniqueness of the Adirondacks. The Stillwater Hotel (and many nearby attractions) offers another peaceful Adirondack respite: many call it one of the last untouched destinations in the U.S. Dartbrook Lodge, ADK Café and Dartbrook Rustic Goods store is a “High Peaks” oasis near Olympic competition and training sites.
Lowville Producers is ‘can’t miss’ – and not just because of the largest dairy cow in NYS standing next to their store. This cheese outlet carries 60 different varieties of cheese plus other local products. Discover the origins of the cream cheese on your bagel!
Catch a movie at the Strand Theatre of Old Forge, originally opened in 1923 and now showing the latest movies. Or, do a little shopping on the quaint Main Street of the town -- everything from moccasins and jewelry to Finger Lakes wines, apparel, and more!
Battle of Plattsburgh Museum and Interpretative Center
Glens Falls Civic Center
Hickory Ski History Festival
Hohmeyer’s Lake Clear Lodge
Kent-Delord House Museum - Plattsburgh
Lake Placid Events
Plattsburgh State Art Museum
Saranac Lake Winter Carnival
Shopping in Old Forge
Stillwater Hotel – Lowville
Strand Theatre of Old Forge
The Wild Center – Tupper Lake
Thurman Maple Days
Tiquehunter Antiques & Interiors
Upstate Model Railroaders – Glens Falls
Visit the Adirondack Region for more Big Winter travel ideas.