If you're spending some time in the Lake Saranac region and hoping for something to do on a rainy day, check our the the Six Nations Indian Museum you can ogle Native American handmade crafts and learn about the cultures of the people who made Saranac their home.
Franklin County Route 30, Lake Saranac
Are you a fan of Robert Louis Stevenson?
In 1887, the author came to a farmhouse in Lake Saranac for a "cure" for which this region used to be famous. The farmhouse is now the Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage and exhibits include the author's original furniture, photographs, personal letters, and of course his velvet smoking jacket!
11 Stevenson Lane, Lake Saranac
Art lovers -- or those who twisted an ankle hiking or skiing -- might want to stop by the Lake Placid Center for the Arts to see the largest arts center in the region. Classic movies, theater, dance, and musical events take place on a regular basis. In the gallery spaces are works by local artists and changing exhibits.
91 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid
If you want something more on the historical side instead of the outdoorsie side, try the John Brown Farm State Historic Site, where the abolitionist lived for a period of time. Brown was tried, convicted, and executed in another state for his views, but this historic site is his final resting place.
2 John Brown Road, Lake Placid