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2-Day Upstate New York, Lake George, Lake Placid Tour from New York

  • Tour code: 255-572
  • Available: Sat (6/15 - 10/31); 5/25, 5/26, 7/4, 9/1
  • Depart from: New York, NY; Jersey City, NJ; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
  • Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
  • Language: English, Chinese
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Visit Lake George, Ausable Chasm, High Falls George, and Lake Placid. 1 night hotel accommodation. Round-trip transporation and tour guide.

Special Remarks:

  • Take the Whiteface Mountain Lift to enjoy the view of Lake Placid and be on the top of the mountain
  • Go for the Highfall Gorge to experience the scenic raft adventure through spectacular rock formations
  • Find peace on Lake George and listen to the steam Whistle
  • Tour is 100% guaranteed; if cancelled 120% of the price will be refunded

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    New York - Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid Town (273 miles)
  • Day 2
    Ausable Chasm - Lake George - New York (412 miles)
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Day 1 New York - Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid Town(273 miles)

In the morning, we will depart from New York for Whiteface Mountain. When we arrive, we will ride the Whiteface Mountain Lift to get amazing views of the mountain. Then, we will travel to the High Falls Gorge, where we will be able to see the Ausable River beneath the shadow of the mountain. We will then set off on a scenic rafting adventure on the same waters past spectacular rock formations. Then, we will depart for Lake Placid, where we will shop on Main Street before exploring the Olympic Center.

This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.

  • Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-tallest mountain in New York State and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Because of its relative isolation from the other High Peaks, it offers unparalleled views of the surrounding area.
  • Winter or summer, take an air gondola ride to the top of the Whiteface Mountain where breathtaking views of Lake Placid, Lake Champlain, and mountain peaks await. Each gondola seats 8 people. Once there, share a picnic on the observation deck or partake in seasonal events.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $24; Child (Under 6 yrs) Free; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $18|Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am - 4:00am, Seasonal Hours

Lake Placid is well known among winter-sports enthusiasts for its skiing, both Alpine and Nordic. It hosted the 1932 and the 1980 Winter Olympics.

  • The High Falls Gorge is located near Lake Placid, New York amidst the Adirondack Mountains. It is the location where the Ausable River spills over the edge of Whiteface Mountain.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $13.50; Child (3-12 yrs) $10.26; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $13.50; exclude tax
  • This lake and its eponymous town in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York are favorite vacation destinations for people all over New England. From hiking and mountain climbing to fishing and boating, there is never nothing to do!
  • The Olympic Center at Lake Placid, New York was the site of the famous 1980 Olympics, best known for the hockey showdown between the United States and Russia in which a scrappy American team dethroned the Russian powerhouse.
Standard Hotel: American Best Value Inn, or equivalence

Day 2 Ausable Chasm - Lake George - New York(412 miles)

We will start the day at the Ausable Chasm, where we will get the opportunity to descend hundreds of feet as we walk along the natural stone walkways in the area. Our second stop will be Lake George in the Adirondacks, where we will board the Minnehaha, which has a glass-enclosed engine for those who want to see it at work. In the evening, we will return to New York City, where the tour will come to an end. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.

Keeseville is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York, in the United States.It developed along the Ausable River, which provided water power for mills and industrial development.

  • Ausable Chasm, carved into upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains by an eponymous river, is made of 500-foot-thick Potsdam sandstone that is over 500 million years old. At its southern end, it drains into Lake Champlain.
    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

This massive park is the largest of its kind in the country, as well as the largest National Historic Site. It encompasses all of upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains as well as some of the surrounding areas.

Lake George is a town in Warren County, New York, United States. It's a beachy village that has plenty of hotel options and lots of fun during the summertime.

  • Take a cruise of lovely Lake George from aboard the Minnehaha, the Lake George Steamboat Company's authentic paddle-wheel boat.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child (3-12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $17

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.





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I recommend this tour!

Posted by: raj on 2019-11-02

tourguide mai very friendly, helpful, always prepare and be ready for each attractions. care for each customers, very informative about each attractions and rest area, restaurants.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Anirban on 2019-10-06

This tour is a hidden gem if you love exploring nature. Spectacular views, Mountains, Lakes are the USP of the tour. Also you get to ride Gondola, do rafting, cruise etc. The fall color was cherry on top for our tour.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: july on 2019-10-03

the tour was amazing! We were able to see a lot of beautiful foliage. Every stop on the tour was absolutely breathtaking. Even the hotel accommodations were superb and offered free breakfast. our guide mai and driver lin did a wonderful job.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Tatiana on 2019-09-23

As always, very well. chic places and nature. discovery of new interesting places on the map of the country. The accompanying Mai is always attentive and friendly. thank you so much

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Shashi on 2019-09-19

The tour guide was excellent. The driver was very skilled. I loved the tour a lot!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: mathiew on 2019-09-12

if you looking for any relaxing tour. take this tour. very well organized, and relax tour, depart at 8:30 on second day with the breakfast in the hotel. our tour guide is mai. helpful guy.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: ruby on 2019-09-12

i loved the tour! all the activities are fun and all the view are great. so is our guide mai, nice guy!

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Manuel on 2019-09-09

Definitely worth the money . I took my wife on this tour for her birthday and we both are glad that we did . Unbelievable views of nature . Kitty was great she explain everything and was extremely friendly

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: BHUVNESH on 2019-09-03

The activities and sights were amazing! Whiteface mountain and rafting at AuSable Chasm were the best. Very well-organized by Kiko Li; nobody had to wake-up really early to make it to all the sights. She was very diligent with our requests.

I recommend this tour!

Posted by: Asis on 2019-08-19

Tour was excellent and our Guide was ketty. She explained us everything in details and helped us have a very good time. highly recommended tour to get out of city and be with nature

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