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Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Newark (New Jersey) to Lake Placid in your RV. 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. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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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 at Hampton Inn & Suites Albany - Downtown
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 Hampton Inn & Suites Albany - Downtown
drive for about 58 minutes

11:58 am  Lake George
eat at Frank's Pizzeria
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
stay at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

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)

What are RV campgrounds along the way?

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

Woodstock (New York)  (11 answers)
    Kenneth L Wilson Campground Catskills SF  (1 mention)
    KOA Campground Saugerties  (1 mention)
    New Life Campground  (1 mention)
    Rip Van Winkle Campgrounds  (1 mention)
    questions about Woodstock (New York):

Albany (New York)  (14 answers)
    restaurants around Albany (New York):
        Nicole's Bistro
        Lionheart Blues Cafe
    hotels around Albany (New York):
        Hampton Inn & Suites Albany - Downtown
        TownePlace Suites Albany Downtown Medical Center
        Regency Inn & Suites Albany (New York)
        Ramada Albany
    questions about Albany (New York):
        Leaving Albany, NY for 6 days, north or south?

Lake George  (3 answers)
    Lake George Battleground Adirondack Preserve  (1 mention)
    Mohawk Campground  (1 mention)
    Adirondack Camping Village  (1 mention)
    Hearthstone Point Adirondack Preserve  (1 mention)
    King Phillips Campground  (1 mention)
    Whippoorwill Campsites  (1 mention)
    Lake George RV Park  (1 mention)
    Ledgeview Village RV Park  (1 mention)
    RiverView Campground  (1 mention)
    Lake George Islands Adirondack Preserve  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Lake George:
        Frank's Pizzeria
        The Grill at Martha's
    questions about Lake George:
        Any dining "musts"?

Adirondack Mountains  (6 mentions)
    Brookwood RV Resort  (1 mention)
    Rogers Rock Adirondack Preserve  (1 mention)
    Putnam Pond Adirondack Preserve  (1 mention)
    Green Acres By The Brook  (1 mention)

Where's the best place to stay in Lake Placid?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Lake Placid.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hotel North Woods  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Lake Placid? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Lake Placid?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests The Downhill Grill.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Bazzi's Pizza  (1 mention)
Cabin Grill  (1 mention)
Delta Blue  (1 mention)
Blues Berry Bakery  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Lake Placid? Click the blue button below.

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.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Cascade Acres  (1 mention)
Drapers Acres  (1 mention)

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)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Lake Placid.

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 in an RV, 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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