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Saranac Lake is served by Adirondack Regional Airport, which is located in Clear Lake, approximately 5 miles northwest of the village's center. Flights to Saranac Lake are subsidized by the Essential Air Service Program. Cape Air is the only commercial airline operating through the airport; it provides three daily flights from Boston. Save time and money by booking air tickets and car rentals through CheapTickets when you travel to Saranac Lake.
The best way to get from the airport into the village is by taxi or car. Hertz has an onsite location at Adirondack Regional Airport, and Enterprise operates an off-site location nearby. Arrange for your car rental in advance through CheapTickets so you can quickly leave the airport and enjoy your vacation. Lavigne's Taxi provides service from the airport; the company can be reached at (518) 891-2444.
Saranac Lake has mild, short summers and extremely cold winters. In fact, the village experiences some of the coldest temperatures in the continental United States in the winter. Temperatures tend to hover in the 60s degrees Fahrenheit range in the summer and in the teens during winter. With an average high of 77 degrees Fahrenheit, July is the warmest month of the year. January is the coldest month; temperatures can drop as low as 2 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly even throughout the year, with August being the wettest month. The village usually receives abundant snow in the winter, so be sure to take warm clothes if you visit the area at that time of the year.
Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, Saranac Lake is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. During the summer, you can hike along many trails through the mountains. Thrill-seekers can even hike to the summit of the state's highest point, Mt. Marcy. Biking along the trails near the many lakes in the area is also a popular activity. Canoe along the region's many rivers and lakes, and view the wildlife, including ospreys and bald eagles. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding during the winter. If you're in the mood for a more relaxing time, stroll through the historic downtown area and check out its art galleries and antique shops. CheapTickets makes it simple to book cheap flights to Saranac Lake.
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