Adirondack Day Trips: Fun Itineraries Near Twin Ponds Preserve

Twin Ponds Preserve is a hidden gem when it comes to premier property for sale near Lake Placid, NY. This unique area offers a wide variety of buildable lots for sale, plentiful wildlife, and tranquil, motor-free waters. Best of all, Twin Ponds Preserve offers easy access to some fun and phenomenal day trips.

Easy, Fun Excursions From Twin Ponds

Twin Ponds Preserve is located near many wonderful cities and towns in the northern Adirondacks. Make sure you set time aside to explore some of our favorites:

Lake Placid, New York

Just an hour away from Malone, Lake Placid is your perfect summer getaway with distant peaks, glistening water, and a gorgeous town in the heart of it all. 

Lake Placid is known as a mecca for winter fun since the area hosted the 1932 and 1980 Olympics. Fans of winter should be sure to make the trip for unforgettable skiing at Whiteface Mountain, cozying up by the fire, or trying your hand at ice fishing

You can’t forget how wonderful summers can be in this beautiful area of the Adirondacks. There’s swimming, hiking, boating, and more. Not to mention great restaurants and exceptional shopping. Locally owned and loved. Plus, you can go ziplining over Olympic ski jumps and ride a mountain coaster on a historic Olympic mountainside.

Lake Placid is a great day trip destination for a memorable getaway.

Burlington, Vermont

It’s only about 2 hours to Burlington, VT from Malone, and the beautiful drive features a fun ferry ride. On the shores of majestic Lake Champlain, Burlington is an exciting city to visit year-round. Although summer and fall are the most popular seasons.

The city offers great shopping, museums, and Church St. Marketplace. This pedestrian-only street in the city center is home to live music and unique boutiques. Church St. also features events throughout the year. It’s more than likely you’ll run into jugglers, tree lightings, or food festivals while you’re there. 

Burlington is a foodie’s paradise, too, full of one-of-a-kind eateries that offer great quality and an infinite variety of local delicacies.

We recommend making your way to Burlington in the autumn to enjoy the stunning foliage. 

Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

If you’re looking for international flair, you’re in luck. Montreal is only about an hour and a half north of Malone.  

This is the second-largest city in Canada and the capital of French-speaking Quebec. Old Montreal is a historic area southeast of downtown with attractions like the Old Port of Montreal, Place Jacques-Cartier, Montreal City Hall, the Bonsecours Market, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, the Notre-Dame de Montréal Basilica, and the Montreal Science Center. With much of the architecture and cobbled streets maintained or restored, you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to another time!

Montreal also offers a vibrant waterfront, excellent green spaces, a lively music scene, and fabulous food trucks and restaurants.

Looking for land for sale near Lake Placid, NY? 

Adirondack day trips are a great way to experience the best the Adirondack Park has to offer. Our land for sale near Lake Placid is close to many exciting day trip destinations. Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway or a longer adventure, Twin Ponds Preserve is a perfect home base. View available listings or contact us about these beautiful waterfront lots for sale today!