Quality of Life
Home to the Adirondack Park, the North Country is comprised of an abundance of lakes, streams, hills and forests of breathtaking beauty, as well as sites that hold great historical interest. In 2009, USA Today added the Adirondacks to their list of the “Top Ten Places To Visit Before You Die.”
parks & recreation
Enjoy whitewater rafting, wind surfing, mountain biking and stand-up paddle boarding on most of the region's 3,000 lakes, rivers and streams.
The North Country is also home to Lake Placid, the only location to host two Winter Olympic games, and Whiteface Mountain, the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies.