Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Lake Placid, New York
242 Station St, Lake Placid, New York 12946| Map |
Aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad in Lake Placid, New York, passengers can sit back in comfortable, climate-controlled coaches and enjoy the beautiful passing scenery on the way to the six-million-acre Adirondack Park. Classic and themed train rides travel through remote forests, past sparkling rivers, over bridges, tranquil ponds and streams. Excursions depart from Utica's Union Station, Thendara Station near Old Forge, Saranac Lake Union Depot and Lake Placid Station. Among the numerous family-friendly excursions offered are the Pumpkin Train, Halloween Family Train and the Magic Train. Children especially enjoy dressing up in Halloween costumes and riding the Pumpkin Train to Wally's pumpkin patch. Each child can pick one complimentary pumpkin from the patch. The whole family can dress up to board the decorated and haunted Family Halloween Train departing from Lake Placid Station. During a stop at the Saranac Lake Depot, families can enjoy refreshments. Children in costume will receive one free pumpkin while supplies last. A Halloween Costume Contest rounds out the festive excursion. Additional seasonal rides include the summertime Ice Cream Train (each passenger gets one free treat) and Fall Foliage trip to see the beautiful fall colors of the Adirondacks. Special event railway adventures include the Clown Train and the Magic Train. On the classic roundtrip train rides from Lake Placid to Saranac Lake, passengers can choose to shop and dine downtown before catching a return ride. Maps detailing stores, attractions and restaurants are provided to those who opt for a layover in downtown Saranac Lake. The roundtrip train rides departing from Saranac Lake offer passengers the option to spend 45 minutes at the Lake Placid Station Museum.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Dress for comfort and enjoy a breakfast or lunch special aboard the Adirondack Scenic Railroad on one of its numerous train excursions in the Lake Placid, New York area.
Address: 242 Station St, Lake Placid, New York 12946| Map
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