Old Forge, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Old Forge, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Old Forge, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Old Forge, New York, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Old Forge, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Old Forge, New York, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Old Forge, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Old Forge, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in Old Forge is frigid, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

In February, Old Forge is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Old Forge, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Old Forge during April, you may find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Old Forge is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Old Forge, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Old Forge is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Old Forge, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Old Forge is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Old Forge is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Old Forge can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Old Forge can be very chilly and very rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Old Forge is freezing, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Goodsell Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Old Forge, New York, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Old Forge.

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