Old Forge, NY, USA

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Old Forge, NY, USA

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Exciting activities and serene excursions in Old Forge

Explore a wealth of family-friendly activities in Old Forge, a charming hamlet located in the magnificent Adirondack Mountains of New York State. This idyllic location boasts dozens of superb shops and restaurants, as well as cultural attractions like View Arts Center, featuring outstanding exhibitions and events. Old Forge vacation rentals open up a whole world of adventure, guaranteed to create lasting memories for all the family, with everything from white-knuckle rides down the river rapids to a tranquil boat tour across the dazzling mountain lakes.

Adventure awaits in Old Forge

The rich landscape of the Adirondacks provides a range of exciting activities for intrepid travelers. For a fun boating trip, Moose River has various operators running kayaking and canoeing tours, or to really get the adrenaline flowing, try an exhilarating white water rafting trip down the Black River. The mountainous terrain here provides ample opportunity for hiking, too. One of the most recommended trails is to the top of Bald Mountain, which has a gentle incline suitable for every member of the family. Once at the top, you’ll be rewarded with spectacular panoramas, and a superb spot for a good, old-fashioned picnic.

Revel in New York’s largest water park in Old Forge

For family fun in Old Forge, you can’t beat Enchanted Forest Water Safari—the largest water park in New York State. It’s been enthralling visitors for over half a century and boasts over 50 rides, including traditional amusement rides like bumper cars and a Ferris wheel, plus a huge number of water rides like Amazon, a 1,100-foot tube ride designed for families. For something a bit more tranquil, try a historic steamboat cruise along the spellbinding Fulton Chain of Lakes, or for a slice of local history, be sure to visit the Goodsell Museum.

Old Forge—a spectacular destination all year round

June through August is one of the best times to book Old Forge vacation rentals if you’re looking to partake in plenty of outdoor activities, with temperatures hitting around 75 degrees. Fall is another popular time to visit Old Forge. Temperatures in September are milder (averaging around the 50s), but you’ll be treated to spectacular views as the foliage bursts into a rich tapestry of color that can be seen across the mountains. In winter, take advantage of the heavy annual snowfall to enjoy skiing and snowboarding on nearby McCauley Mountain. Alternatively, jump on a snowmobile and zip through the Adirondacks on the vast snowmobile trail network.

Bask in the resplendent scenery of Old Forge

The incredible landscape surrounding Old Forge makes for an unforgettable vacation. Dotted around the majestic Adirondacks are a whole host of incredible Old Forge vacation rentals that provide stunning vistas and access to the many hiking trails. Sleepy rivers meander through the mountains, flanked by vast, beautiful forests that have captivated visitors for generations. Old Forge is also located directly at the start of the magnificent Fulton Chain of Lakes, which are not only serene, but play host to a range of wildlife.