Old Forge NY, is near the western entrance to the Adirondack Mountains range and state park. This community is in the Town of Webb in Herkimer County in upstate New York. Popular Route 28 goes through this community, which is known for its breathtaking landscape and year-round activities.
You will find this town boasts lots of options for overnight stays with plenty of lodging, with comfortable accommodations. The area is home to quality motels, hotels, cabins and rentals are your home away from home. Some of the best places to stay at while taking in the sights, sounds and colors that make this area so famous are found right here.
This area is a great destination no matter the season, too. Visit during the summer months and you can take in the Enchanted Forest/ Water Safari Park. It’s the largest water theme park in New York State open throughout the summer with its numerous slides. The park is just one of the top family fun sites, popular attractions, amusements and other activities to enjoy during good weather.
Golfers will also find Old Forge NY, to their liking in the summer months. Thendara is an 18-hole golf course at 151 Fifth Street. Also, in nearby Inlet is another golf club.
Make Old Forge ny your destination in the autumn months and you’ll see a whole new side to this beautiful community. You’ll see the fall foliage with colors oranges, yellows, red leaves, browns and greens artfully painted by nature into the landscape. Be sure to bring your camera and take stunning pictures as you travel through this beautiful country landscape.
Should you want to ski you’ll find nearby McCauley Mountain (315-369-3225) with its nearly 600-foot vertical drop, making it perfect for skiing - downhill and cross-country. You can also enjoy the beauty of the area by taking a scenic railroad ride, which operates spring, summer and autumn.
Put this town on your itinerary and you can have cool adventures during your stay, too. In addition to hiking, skiing, golfing and water sliding, you can also take in the beauty of the area, see local wildlife, such as deer, or just take a relaxing scenic drive. Here are just a few of the other things to see and do:
•Go see First Lake of the Fulton Chain of Lakes, which starts here. It is a popular camping, hiking, and fishing area.
•Take in the Community Arts Center, which features its own arts organization and affords you the opportunity to experience theater, listen to concerts - classical, folk, jazz, bluegrass – and more.
•In the summer, you can enjoy Old Forge Lake cruises.
•You can visit nearby Sagamore Great Camp, which was built by Vanderbilt and is now a top local national landmark near Raquette Lake.
•Witness sporting events for visitors to enjoy like the Canoe Classic, which is held in September. It starts here and ends at Saranac Lake.
•Checkout the nearby waterfalls at Cascade Lake with its more than 90-foot drop. It can be seen in the spring.
•If you like, you can go snowmobiling in the winter courtesy of several hundred miles of groomed trails. You can even get snowmobiling permits here.
•Enjoy the many fine and casual dining restaurants in the area where children and families are generally welcome. Some of the notable options include The Knotty Pine and Frankie’s Taste of Italy in Thendara.
•You can also explore culture thanks to the different museums to visit in the area.