of upstate New York span nearly one-fourth of the state.
Here you can enjoy four seasons of dog-friendly fun. From a nice Lake
Placid Resort to the dog beach in Lake George, from a hike up Mt Marcy
to cross country skiing, there is something for each type of dog. The
Adirondacks are enclosed in New York State's Adirondack Park, which is
the largest state park area in the contiguous United States. Centers
for visitors in the Adirondacks include Lake Placid, site of the 1932
and 1980 Winter Olympic Games, Lake George, Saranac Lake, Queensbury
and Plattsburgh. Dogs are welcome on leash in most parkland in the
There are many types of pet-friendly
in this vast area. There are large resorts, such as the
Crowne Plaza Resort Lake Placid which is a large golf course in Summer
and cross-country skiing and downhill skiing center in Winter. There
are hotels from the many hotel chains that you may be familiar with.
There are a lot of independent hotels. And there are a lot of vacation
and other private residences available for you with
your dog to rent. Adirondack "By Owner" has over 900 rentals througout
the Adirondack region. For your dog there is Canine Camp Getaway in
Lake George. It is located on 300 acres and teaches agility, "ask the
vet", hiking and other activities for you with your dog. These are
typically four day dog camps. For regular camping there are many
campgrounds for RVs as well as tent campers. Depending on what area of
the Adirondacks interest you DogFriendly.com's
lists quite a few.
In Lake George there is the
for dogs that would like to swim. It is open from
Memorial Day to Labor Day. There is also the Canine Camp Getaway
mentioned above. There are a number of dog-friendly
in Lake George as well. Shop at the Lake George Plaza
Factory Outlets as well.
Lake Placid is the place to go in Winter with your cross-country
companion dog or a skijoring dog.You can stay at the
dog-friendly Crowne Plaza and utilize trails right at the resort. In
Summer in Lake Placid you can experience the Alpine village together as
well as, if you are expert hikers, hike New York's tallest peak Mt
Marcy. Yes, it's taller than any New York City skyscraper at greater
than 5,000 feet. There are also
seasonal patio restaurants
for you and your dog at Lake Placid.
attractions in the Adirondacks
includ kayaking with your dog in
Lake George or renting a boat at Westport Marina. You can rent a canoe
with at Saranac Lake or rent a boat in Inlet New York. If you aren't up
to hiking up Mt Marcy in Lake Placid, you can drive your car up
Whiteface Mountain on the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway.
The highway is closed during Winter.
are an easy drive from New