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Things To Do In The Lake Placid / Saranac Lake Region

With bobsledding, world-class skiing, ice skating, golfing, camping, climbing, and sight-seeing, there is plenty to see and do in the Lake Placid / Saranac Region of the Adirondacks. Find countless regional attractions, museums, tours and more - all in close proximity to one another. Browse the options below, then start planning your visit!

High Falls Gorge
High Falls Gorge
Wilmington, NY
Suddenly you are worlds way... Enjoy spectacular views across sturdy bridges and manicured pathways that provide safe access into an other wise inaccessible place. One of the Adirondack's most breathtaking 30 minute walks.
a winter sleigh ride with mountains in the background
Adirondack Sleigh Rides
Lake Placid, NY
Visit Country Dreams Farm at their Lake Placid location in winter and treat yourself to an authentic horse-drawn sleigh ride at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. Their sleigh rides are perfect for friends, families, and romantic evenings.
Captain Marney's Boat Rentals
Lake Placid, NY
Captain Marney's Boat Rentals in Lake Placid offers boat rentals for any need, goal, objective, or budget. Their selection includes engine-powered boats, canoes, kayaks, and water sports equipment.
Saranac Lake Golf Club
Saranac Lake, NY
Established in the 1920's, this 9 hole golf course is fun and challenging at an affordable price. Tee Times accepted on weekends. Practice Range, Driving Range, Pro Shop, Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge also available.
Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents exceptional music, dance, and theater performances, plus visual arts presentations and film exhibitions. The Center also offers workshops, residencies, and other educational programs.
Craig Wood Golf Course
Lake Placid, NY
This 18-hole course runs April-November, weather permitting. Owned and operated by the Town of North Elba, this course was designed in 1925 by Seymour Dunn. Available on-site are a pro shop, practice facilities, and a restaurant & lounge.
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center
Saranac Lake, NY
Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center in Saranac Lake features multiple downhill skiing and snowboarding trails for beginners, snowshoeing trails, a tubing hill and tow rope, and a base lodge.
Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association's mission is to introduce, instruct, and promote participation in sports for youth living in the Lake Placid Region.
Cobble Hill Golf Course
Elizabethtown, NY
This fully irrigated Adirondack Mountain course was established in 1896 and is one of America's oldest golf courses. 9-holes are surrounded by beautiful pines and scenic mountain views. On-site are a restaurant and pro shop.
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc.
Saranac Lake, NY
Swiss Boat Rentals Inc. specializes in boat rentals in Saranac Lake and the surrounding region. If you're looking for high-quality and personal service, this is the place to be.
Saranac Inn Golf & Country Club
Saranac Lake, NY
This 18-hole course has 4 sets of tees to welcome players of all levels A classic Scottish design by Seymour Dunn, this club is both beautiful and challenging. Continental breakfast is available when you book Golf & Stay packages.
Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington is the Lake Placid Region's premier site for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Whiteface has the greatest vertical of any lift-serviced mountain in the Northeast, and it offers multiple groomed trails.
John Brown Farm State Historic Site
Lake Placid, NY
John Brown was a devoted abolitionist who sought to ignite rebellion among the slaves.
Pendragon Theatre
Saranac Lake, NY
Pendragon Theatre, located in Saranac Lake, is an ensemble of Adirondack artists that promotes and hosts performances and educational programs year-round.
Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex was built for the 1980 Olympics and features two jumps that are 90- and 120-meters tall, respectively. There is also a smaller freestyle hill where aerialists practice and compete.
Lake Placid Club Golf Courses
Lake Placid, NY
With 3 courses to choose from, the Lake Placid Golf Courses offer a variety of golf for players of all levels. The course designs offer beautiful views of the Adirondacks surrounding them. The course is just a short half mile from hotel.
Mirror Lake Boat Rental
Lake Placid, NY
Mirror Lake Boat Rental in Lake Placid offers a wide range of boat rentals, including paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, sailboats, electric boats, and more.
Lake Placid Sleigh Rides
Lake Placid, NY
Luxury sleigh rides at the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, NY with options for both a group sleigh ride and a one-horse open sleigh ride for a more intimate mountain experience.
Tupper Lake Country Club
Tupper Lake, NY
Tupper Lake Country Club is home to a beautiful 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross. An event space called The 19th Hole is perfect for wedding receptions.
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY
The New York Times called it "stunning". The Wild Center, including the brand new Wild Walk, its elevated trail across the treetops, is an all-day attraction. It includes 81-acres of outdoors, a 54,000-square-foot museum with movies and live animals,
Georgeanne Gaffney Studio & Gallery
Saranac Lake, NY
Georgeanne Gaffney Studio & Gallery hosts fine art designed by Gaffney herself.
7444 Gallery
Saranac Lake, NY
Visit 7444 Gallery, a former industrial site, now houses a variety of local artists.
Adirondack Artists' Guild
Saranac Lake, NY
Featuring original fine art by 14 regional member artists
Tim Fortune: Small Fortune Studio
Saranac Lake, NY
The Small Fortune Studio features Oil Painting of the Adirondacks by Tim Fortune.
Santa's Workshop
North Pole, NY
All the magic of Christmas... come experience fun, fantasy and enchantment with child-friendly rides, attractions, shows, shops and more! Meet your favorite storybook characters, elves, live reindeers and Santa himself!
BluSeed Studios
Saranac Lake, NY
BluSeed Studios provides a project space where artists have the opportunity to experiment, diverge, exhibit and perform; to move ideas and aesthetics forward; and to share this diversity with the community.
Dewey Mountain Recreational Area
Saranac Lake, NY
Located in Saranac Lake, NY and owned by the Town of Harrietstown, Dewey Mountain is a cross-country ski and snowshoe center in winter and a great place to hike and mountain bike the rest of the year.
Palace Theater
Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society
Lake Placid, NY
The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society has operated The History Museum in the historic Lake Placid Railroad Station since 1967. The Museum reveals the rich and unique history of the Village of Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba.