Lake Placid, Adirondacks

Vacation in the Adirondacks

It's Mountain Time

The fresh air of the mountains invigorates you, the sound of water flowing freely relaxes you, the wildflowers are blooming... it is fall in the Adirondacks! The roads are clear, 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, ride, 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 all tastes, and speaking of tastes, our dining options are outstanding! Enjoy a local brew (we have several brewerys 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 into our scenic wilderness.
  • Hit the road -  biking, yeah - we've got that!
  • 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 biking to birding, running to shopping. And, talk about family fun - we've got you covered. You'll be entertained by our unique events for all ages - there are plenty of family travel events to fill your schedule!

Looking for a special event to plan your vacation around? From the I Love NY, Lake Placid, and Adirondack Horse Shows to the I Love BBQ & Music Fest, the IRONMAN Triathlon to the Lake Placid Brewfest, we have something for all tastes. Check out our events page to find the perfect match to enhance your upcoming vacation.

Invent Your Own Perfect Day!


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Celebration for the Lake Placid Olympic Museum's latest exhibit...