Being in Lake Placid during the winter is an experience you can’t get anywhere else in the world. Lake Placid and the surrounding Adirondack Mountains were recently recognized as one of the top five real-life wonderlands in the world in a CNN article.
The article describes Lake Placid as a wonderful place for outdoor recreation surrounded by six million acres of the Adirondack Mountains. The Jingle Bell Run and Holiday Village Stroll are mentioned in the article as great events during the holiday season.
Lake Placid is always a great attraction for tourists and athletes. The Olympic Center and Sports Complex are still a great attraction for athletes to practice and visitors to relive the 1980 Winter Olympics.
The other wonderlands included in the article are:
- White River National Forest, Colorado
- Callaway Gardens, Georgia
- Mall of America, Minnesota
- Santa Claus Village, Finland
All locations are places you will find the wonder of winter, shopping and Santa Claus up close, but we all know Lake Placid is the best!
Other national recognition Lake Placid has gotten includes: