The City of Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Blue Mountain Lake is a small town in the state of New York. The largest nearby city to Blue Mountain Lake is Saranac Lake, approximately 37 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Blue Mountain Lake, including Adirondack Blarney Stone LLC, Cafe Sarah, Big Moose Inn, China Wok and Blueberry Hill Motel. For a larger selection of Blue Mountain Lake restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Blue Mountain Lake Museums, Golf Courses and/or Ski Resorts, including the Sagamore Camp, Cedar River Golf Club, Wakely Lodge Golf Course, Adirondack Museum and Camp Santanoni. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Blue Mountain Lake please click on the Attractions tab above.
Blue Mountain Lake, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Blue Mountain Lake experiences an average high temperature of 25 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 3 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.15 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Blue Mountain Lake with daytime temperatures averaging 71 degrees in the summer, and 28 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Blue Mountain Lake to receive an average of 2.76 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.89 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 94 degrees in the summer and as low as -39 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Blue Mountain Lake should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 52 degrees, and nighttime lows of 31.
Blue Mountain Lake, New York Attractions
1Adirondack Museum - Blue Mountain Lake,
The Adirondack Museum, located on NY-30 in the hamlet of Blue Mountain Lake in Hamilton County, New York, is a museum dedicated to preserving the history of the Adirondacks. The museum is that can be found on the site of an historic summer resort hotel, the Blue Mountain House, built high above Blue Mountain Lake in 1876, that operated until the late 1940s.
2Beth Joseph Synagogue - Tupper Lake, , , , , , , , town,
The Historic Beth Joseph Tupper Lake Synagogue and Gallery is a synagogue in Tupper Lake, New York that was built in 1905, although it was closed for over three decades. Today, it is the oldest synagogue in the Adirondack Mountains, but it is only open in the summer. It houses a small museum.
3Camp Santanoni - Newcomb,
The Santanoni Preserve, was once a private estate of some 13,000 acres in the Adirondack Mountains, and now is the property of the State of New York, at Newcomb, New York. Camp Santanoni, as it is commonly known, was a residential complex of some forty-five buildings within the Santanoni Preserve. Now a National Historic Landmark, this is one of the earliest examples of some thirty-five "Great Camps of the Adirondacks.
4Cedar River Golf Club - Indian Lake,
The Cedar River Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Hamilton County New York. Built in 1930, this Indian Lake course is open may 21 to oct 12. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 518-648-5906. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Route 28 & 30, Indian Lake, NY 12842
5Craig Wood Golf & Country Club - Lake Placid,
The Craig Wood Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Essex County New York. Built in 1926, this Lake Placid course designed by Seymour Dunn is open may 13 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 518-523-9811. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946
6Executive Course at Lake Placid Club Resort - Lake Placid,
The Executive Course at Lake Placid Club Resort is a 45 hole resort golf course in Essex County New York. Built in 1909, this Lake Placid course designed by Seymour Dunn is open may 15 to oct 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 518-523-4460. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 1 Olympic Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946
7Gore Mountain - North Creek,
Gore Mountain is an alpine ski resort on Gore Mountain in the Adirondack Mountains, located in North Creek, New York. The mountain is a popular winter destination, attracting skiers from all over the east. It is the closest large mountain in New York to the Capital District metro area. Gore Mountain is one of the three ski areas owned by the State of New York; and is operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority a state agency.
8Inlet Golf Club - Inlet,
The Inlet Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Hamilton County New York. Built in 1926, this Inlet course is open may 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 315-357-3503. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Route 28, Inlet, NY 13360
9John Brown Farm and Gravesite - , North Elba,
The John Brown Farm and Gravesite was the home and is the final resting place of abolitionist John Brown. It is located on John Brown Road in North Elba near Lake Placid, New York, where John Brown moved in 1849 to lead freed slaves in farming. In 1855, he moved to Kansas to support his sons' efforts to keep Kansas as a free-state under the popular sovereignty laws, leaving his wife and several of his children behind.
10Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum - Lake Placid,
The 1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum, sometimes referred to as the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum, in Lake Placid, New York, commemorates the 1932 Winter Olympics and 1980 Winter Olympics, which were based in the village. It is the only Olympic museum in the US and is a part of the work of New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority in the Lake Placid Olympic Region. Lake Placid is the only North American city to have hosted two separate Winter Olympics.
Blue Mountain Lake, New York Hotels
10Spruce Lodge Bed & Breakfast & Guest Cottage
6034 Sentinel Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
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Published December 13, 2011
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