It’s been a rough week and you want to escape. The only problem is, with the added expense of school supplies, soccer cleats, and scout uniforms, you don’t have a lot of handy cash. No problem, head out to Old Forge and you can have a great time for under $50.
The vast trails and endless scenes of the Adirondacks is always FREE and you simply cannot match the beauty of nature’s fall palette
The best way to see the foliage is from above, with The McCauley Mountain Scenic Chair life ride. During the fall, you can witness nature’s amazing show as the colors of the Adirondacks change. Pack a lunch for a picnic at the top and watch the deer as they wander in and out of the trees. Adults: $6; Juniors 6-16: $5; Seniors/Active Military: $5; Kids under 6: FREE
For something to eat, make a stop at Ozzie’s Coffee Bar, located on Main Street. In addition to a wide selection of café drinks, you can enjoy breakfast, paninis, cold sandwiches and soups and salads. They also serve wine and beer
For a quiet, relaxing break, head to the Montezuma Winery, 3050 State Route 28, and enjoy tasting some wines specially created for the Adirondack’s. Tasting fee is only $4 per person or $6 to include a souvenir tasting glass.
Take in a modern movie in a classic historic setting at the Strand Theater at 3093 Route 28. Enjoy first run films in this movie house, built in the 1920s and lovingly maintained in its original opulence.