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Visit the Beautiful Village of Lake Placid in NY's Adirondacks

Lake Placid has something for everyone: Olympic thrills, year-round outdoor adventures, lodging and dining that ranges from upscale to family friendly, a thriving and walkable Main Street area, and an endless list of activities.

Main Street in Lake Placid NY at night

Photo by The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism/Lake Placid CVB (ROOST)

Enjoy the outdoors any season of the year. In winter, you can cruise down Olympic trails at nearby Whiteface Mountain; cross-country ski and snowshoe at several venues (including the Olympic site at Mount Van Hovenberg); ride a bobsled down the Olympic track; or ice-climb a few short miles away from the village center. In warmer months, hit the links at several top-notch golf courses; hike; rock-climb; paddle the nearby waters; and fish the area's many streams, lakes, and ponds.

Looking for something to do that's less athletic? There's plenty to be found, as simply walking along Main Street, enjoying the many restaurants, breweries and eclectic shops, is an experience to be treasured. The Olympic venues offer non-stop opportunities to watch world-class competitions year-round. No matter what your tastes may be, Lake Placid is truly an Adirondack destination that should not be missed.

From leaf-peeping in the fall to hiking and paddling in the summer, there is something to do any time of the year!
Whether you are looking to bring the kids to a family-style restaurant, or sit down for an upscale, intimate dinner, you'll find plenty of options!
Accommodations in Lake Placid & Saranac Lake offer everything from budget hotels to cozy cabins and luxury resorts!
Whether you live here or just like to visit, use this resource to find information on the countless local businesses in and around the area!
Plan the perfect summertime getaway for the whole family with help from this sample itinerary.
aerial view of lake placid in the fall
Photo Courtesy of ROOST
Check out this one-week itinerary for the perfect autumn getaway to Lake Placid. 
Bring the family to the winter wonderland that is Lake Placid! Here are our ideas on things to do.