Lake Placid, Adirondacks, USA
Play in the Adirondack Sun & See Lake Placid Really Shine
Most visitors to our part of the Adirondacks spend their time in the great outdoors. This is no surprise of course, nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Park nature is abundant and all around us. When you visit Lake Placid you can choose among a variety of summer activities (hiking, biking, golf, fishing, paddling, birding, hunting & list goes on!) and then get geared up and head out to play.
Adventure in the Adirondack High Peaks
Alpine enthusiasts may spend their winter days skiing and riding on the east's greatest vertical, Whiteface Mountain. But when the weather gets warm and the snow melts there are even more reasons to come back and play - outdoor enthusiasts hike, bike, paddle and climb their way around the region.
- Hike an Adirondack High Peak - there are 46 to choose from and hundreds of trails
- Mountain bike one of many area trails or brave the steeps of Whiteface for the ultimate downhill experience
- Cycle the scenic Cascade Lakes or challenge yourself on Lake Placid's Ironman Course
Lake Placid offers a variety of terrain for everyone to enjoy - from the extreme athlete to the novice beginner, there are options for the entire family to enjoy.
Experience Lake Placid's Lakes, Rivers and Streams
In addition to the abundant mountain landscape, the Adirondacks are characterized by miles of water - Lake Placid's lakes and ponds are great for swimming, kayaking, picnicking and fishing. They also draw legions of fishermen, and many play host to popular fresh water fishing derbies throughout the year.
Take Time to Slow Down and Breathe the Fresh Mountain Air
The Adirondacks have historically been a place to heal and recover. In Lake Placid you will find this small alpine village has all the elements for a relaxing wellness retreat. Must-haves include massages and spa treatments, healthy food and nutrition, physical activities, nature, rest & relaxation, and more! From luxurious full-service resorts to cozy B&Bs with everything in between, you will find a variety of lodging options to fit your budget.
Lake Placid's Summer Events
A day of Adirondack summer activities might include any number of great summer events in Lake Placid. With arts, festivals, horse shows, sporting events and more - there are plenty of family-friendly attractions to fill your schedule!
Invent Your Own Perfect Day
There is something for everyone. Envision your perfect day in Lake Placid and start planning your getaway – browse the numerous Lake Placid hotels and book a reservation today.