Two Upstate New York Lake Towns Named Best In U.S.
Two of our favorite Upstate New York lake towns are getting high praise as amazing destinations from travel experts.
Considering the list of great New York lake towns is a long one, being named among the best in the state would be a huge honor. But the best nationwide? That's rare air. Or in this case, rare mountain air!
The travel gurus at Trips To Discover have compiled their list of the 16 Best Lake Towns In the U.S. just in time for summer. Some amazing lake towns from throughout the country in spots like Maine, Vermont, California, Colorado, and more make the list. For Upstate New York locals, it will probably come as no surprise two of our favorite lakes and towns made the list.
Lake George was just named the cleanest lake in the United States, and now you can add this best US lake town honor to the list of accolades. Lake George is arguably our most popular and well-known lake destination, and for good reason. If offers all the great recreation and shopping in the village, or the opportunity to just soak in the serene lake life.
Here is what Trips to Discover had to add about Lake George:
Lake George is a beautiful lake getaway in New York State, offering picture-perfect views of the Adirondack Mountains. Offering the perfect balance of outdoor adventure and relaxation, Lake George is packed with a long list of activities throughout the year.
Lake Placid, like Lake George, offers the best of everything! Quiet lake life and lots to do in the downtown lakeside village. From great restaurants to breweries to shopping, there is something for all interests in downtown Lake Placid, not to mention all the Winter Olympics history to soak in. Trips To Discover agrees saying this about the Adirondack gem:
Lake Placid is famous for having hosted the Winter Olympic Games, but it’s a fabulous lake town for every season. During the warmer months, the lake is ideal for heading out in a canoe, kayak, or paddleboat. The fall is jaw-droppingly beautiful with the densely forested mountains that surround it featuring splashes of vibrant colors...
It truly is one of the great aspects of life in Upstate New York - great spots like Lake George and Lake Placid in our backyard. And the secret gets out more and more every year!
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