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Adirondack Adventures: Raft the Hudson

I’m staying at a cabin outside of Lake Placid, New York, for a short vacation. What should I do in the Adirondacks while I’m there?

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Hudson whitewater.     Photo: Courtesy of VisitAdirondacks.com

A:Rafting on the Hudson is nothing special—except for the 17-mile dam-controlled stretch that runs through the Adirondacks. The class III to V rapids near Indian Lake include some of the most adrenaline-pumping whitewater in the Northeast. Whitewater Challengers offers trips starting at $75.

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