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Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid. If you're planning a road trip to Lake Placid, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Newark (New Jersey)
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:35 pm  Poughkeepsie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:35 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

2:24 pm  Woodstock (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:24 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

4:20 pm  Albany (New York)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Albany (New York)
drive for about 58 minutes

11:58 am  Lake George
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:58 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

1:46 pm  Adirondack Mountains
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:46 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

3:43 pm  arrive in Lake Placid

day 2 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid questions

profile  Lainie asked:
Places to stop  (0 answers)

Where should I stop along the way?

Poughkeepsie  (7 answers)
    questions about Poughkeepsie:
        Best free things to do in Poughkeepsie?

Woodstock (New York)  (11 answers)
    questions about Woodstock (New York):

Albany (New York)  (14 answers)
    questions about Albany (New York):
        Leaving Albany, NY for 6 days, north or south?

Lake George  (3 answers)
    questions about Lake George:
        Any dining "musts"?

Adirondack Mountains  (6 mentions)

What are some things to do in Lake Placid?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Lake Placid. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Jordan from Toronto asked:
Best place to stay for a ski weekend with friends?  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Lake Placid to Newark (New Jersey) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Newark (New Jersey)? Try searching for places within 4.5 hours of Newark (New Jersey).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid. Or get a full Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Newark (New Jersey) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Newark (New Jersey)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 286 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 35 minutes
21 Newark (New Jersey) travel answers
7 Poughkeepsie travel answers
11 Woodstock (New York) travel answers
14 Albany (New York) travel answers
3 Lake George travel answers
4 Lake Placid travel answers


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