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fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

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fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

Hi All, planning to go see fall color this year, thinking about flying to Albany, NY and drive around from there. I was told Lake George and Lake Placid are very nice places. we have 5days. any suggestions will be appreciated, like where to drive and where to stay.

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1. Re: fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

Both are pleasant but busy towns; consider Saranac Lake (near Lake Placid) or Saratoga Springs (near Lake George) as alternatives.

NY-28 through the Adirondacks is a great drive as is NY-73 to Lake Placid though pretty much any rural road will provide great scenery.

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2. Re: fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

Sounds nice. First, here is the site on which you can track the leaf color progress, keep it and refer to it as your trip gets closer. It is not active yet, but will be.

https:/…

Where to go? Depends what you want to do. Lake Placid is beautiful and interesting, as is the entire area around there. Great hiking, camping, and hotels in the adirondacks. Want to have a bit more luxury? Stay at the Sagamore.

Here is a Lake Placid guide that talks about fall colors, as well as activities, lodging, etc.

http://www.lakeplacid.com/foliage-report

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3. Re: fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

Thank you rjr0810 and Rhapsodyinblue for your reply. both are very helpful!

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4. Re: fall color in the north-east in sept-oct'18

Heading south into the Catskills is another lovely alternative, as is the area around Cooperstown. If you like baseball, you get foliage AND the Hall if Fame.

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