Saranac Lake is one of the best places to vacation this summer. If you haven't made plans yet you should check out this jewel in the north country before you make your final plans.

Saranac Lake is not only a huge tourist attraction but several thousand people call the lake home year round. You couldn't ask for better weather and mild temperatures. Summer temperatures range from high 70's to mid 80', with lots of sun. If you hike or mountain bike you will great weather and enjoy the lakeside trails. If you enjoy the water more than the hiking trails you can rent canoes, kayaks, or stand-up paddleboards. You can always fish as well.

If you lean more to the arts check out the Pendragon Theatre. The theater is a classic must-see. Professional actors recreate Broadway classics family plays and other performances all year round.

Saranac Lake also features food from more than 30 restaurants. your options range from lamb dumplings at Bitters & Bones to Hawaiian Grilled Tofu at The Fiddlehead Bistro and everything in between.