Lake Placid, Adirondacks

Vacation in the Adirondacks

It's Mountain Time - Are You Ready?

The chilly, fresh air of the mountains revive you, the snow is falling, the town is covered in pure white... it is winter in the Adirondacks! The trails are waiting - Lake Placid and the High Peaks are ready to welcome you with our outdoor activities and awesome adventures. Whether you prefer to hike, climb, ski, or simply shop and dine - travelers come to the Adirondacks from all over the world to experience the unforgettable alpine charm of our all-season resort town. An excellent destination for a family vacation or a romantic getaway, with a wide variety of events and activities, the hardest part of planning your Lake Placid vacation will be deciding whether to join us for a weekend or a week! Dream up your perfect day in Lake Placid and plan your trip today - we'll do what we can to help with all the little details...

After a day of outdoor adventure you'll want to relax in the perfect-for-you accommodations. What's your choice - an upscale green hotel, a cozy B&B, perhaps a camping cabin or a private rental house? We have lodging to suit your taste, and speaking of tastes, our dining options are outstanding! Enjoy a local brew (we have several breweries and pubs in town) and start to plan your next perfect day in Lake Placid!

Endless Adventure & Fun Await 

Enjoy one or all of these tried and tested, fun travel activities...

  • Take to the trail - hike or snowshoe into our scenic wilderness.
  • Hit the slopes -  skiing, yeah - we've got the snow!
  • Go for the gold -  Olympic sites, experience bobsledding and ski jumping.
  • Check out all of our activities and options for family fun.

Lake Placid's Events

Your perfect Adirondack adventure might include any number of fun activities from skiing to hiking, running to shopping. And, talk about family fun - we've got you covered. You'll be entertained by our unique festivities for all ages - there are plenty of family events to fill your schedule!

Looking for a special event to plan your vacation around? The cooler weather brings a host of fun to the region ranging from the family-friendly Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll to the World Championships in Skeleton, Bobsledding and Luge. The winter offers up the chance to take in international sports competitions in town and on the Mountain. Lake Placid ushers in the warmer weather with the I Love NY, Lake Placid, and Adirondack Horse Shows, I Love BBQ & Music Fest, and the IRONMAN Triathlon. Check out our events page to find the perfect match to enhance your upcoming vacation.

Invent Your Own Perfect Day!


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The best international competitors in the sport of Luge come...