Adirondack Guide


The Old Forge area is a great place to visit for it has many exciting recreation and entertainment options for family members of all ages and the ‘Things To Do’ list is endless.

Read on to plan your Adirondack Adventure.

Nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, Old Forge is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The Fulton Chain of Lakes is the town’s lifeblood, providing endless recreational opportunities for everyone. The surrounding natural beauty is simply stunning, with breathtaking views of mountains and lakes at every turn. Explore the quaint village and discover the charm of family-owned restaurants and gift shops, offering delicious food and unique Adirondack souvenirs. Old Forge is a welcoming community, home to friendly locals and an abundance of wildlife.

No matter the season, Old Forge is sure to fulfill your Adirondack Adventure!

Spring, is a wonderful time to enjoy the beauty of nature. The trees are full of new, bright green leaves, baby fawns can be spotted in the woods, and birds are chirping away. If you’re looking for a peaceful getaway, consider visiting the Adirondacks during Spring. It’s the quietest time of the year with plenty of activities to enjoy the area such as biking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, shopping, and eating. Take advantage of the tranquil atmosphere and book your Spring stay now!

Summer, is when our town is at its busiest, with everything open and hopping! It’s the perfect time to enjoy your summer vacation. There are plenty of activities to take part in such as boating, swimming, waterskiing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, campfires, marshmallows, white-water rafting, golfing, scenic railroad rides, concerts, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, jet skiing, paddle boarding, movies, shopping, art center, and our local theme and water park and Family Fun Center. The Fulton Chain of Lakes runs right through the middle of Old Forge, where several of our rental homes are situated on the shores of this beautiful group of lakes. A vacation spent at the lake is a perfect way to spend your summer vacation. Make your summer an “ADK” Summer!

Fall,Our town is full of beautiful fall colors this time of year. The colors of red, yellow, orange, brown, and green combine to make a beautiful work of art. Our town is  well known this time of year for its world-famous 75-mile canoe race, The 90-Miler. This race kicks off our fall season. The paddlers travel through the heart of the Adirondack wilderness, beginning here in our little town at the start of the Fulton Chain of Lakes in Old Forge and travel the 75 mile course north. Fall is also a great time to mountain biking and hunt here in the ADKs. Staying with us means you’re already in the woods! Fall is also a beautiful season for hiking, camping, art festivals, going for a drive, walks, bike rides, canoeing, kayaking, and more. Book your stay for this Fall today!

Winter, Old Forge transforms with a beautiful white blanket into a Winter Wonderland when December rolls around. With over 500 miles of trails used each year for snowmobiling, Old Forge is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts. If you stay in one of our rentals, snowmobiling to and from your rental is a possibility. Winter in Old Forge is also great for sledding, X – country & downhill skiing at McCauley Mountain, snowshoeing, ice fishing, skating, fat tire biking, movies, campfires, marshmallows, hiking, and more. You won’t want to miss out on our “Winter Wonderland”.

After visiting our little town in the Adirondacks just once, it will be an adventure you’ll want to experience again and again!

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Thank you & I’m sure you’ll enjoy your visit here in Old Forge in whatever season you pick!  

                                               Julie Liddle’s Adirondack Vacation Rental Homes Inc.