Lake Placid, Adirondacks
Perfectly Lake Placid
Leaf peeping from the summit of a mountain, fall festivals for the entire family, fresh seasonal brews on tap, and a boat ride along Mirror Lake. It sounds like fall has arrived. Start planning your perfect fall vacation in Lake Placid today!
Stay with us — you’ll love it!
Finding a place to stay is easy in Lake Placid. When you're here, it's all about options. You can opt to stay in a romantic B&B, get cozy in a cabin, go all-out in an upscale hotel, rent a house for all of your friends and family to share, or pamper yourself at an all-inclusive resort. Either way you’ll be close to town and close to the outdoors, where fantastic adventures await.
Plan your perfect adventure
No matter what your tastes are, we have the adventure for you. If you’re into mountain sports you’ll love hiking in the High Peaks, cycling our scenic byways, or mountain biking our ever-expanding trail networks. We also have scenic golf courses, great for leaf peeping while you play. If that’s not your thing, don’t stop reading! Lake Placid is steeped in history — just take a tour of our Olympic venues to learn about the region’s connection to the world’s most popular sports competition. And, of course, we are home to some of the best craft breweries in the northeast.
The Adirondacks is famous for its abundant foliage, mountains vistas, and crystal clear waterways. Fall is a special time because when the leaves turn the Adirondacks light up with fiery reds, rich yellows and golds, and crisp greens. There are several different ways to check out the leaves. You can take a scenic drive along the Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway or hike on the Peninsula Trails. If you want to be above it all, check out the view from the Olympic Ski Jumps or take a scenic plane ride.
Here are just a few of the great fall festivals going on in Lake Placid this season:
- Oktoberfest at Whiteface Mountain is a Lake Placid tradition that offers fun for the entire family. Enjoy good food, good music, good beer, and stunning scenery. There are also plenty of games and fun for kids too.
- Flaming Leaves Festival is a great way to celebrate and see all the colors. This festival hosts a variety of craft vendors and children's games. While you’re there, take the chairlift or elevator to the top of the 120-meter Olympic ski jump to get a bird’s eye view of the Adirondacks.
- The Lake Placid Film Festival, in its 18th year, celebrates film at its finest. This much anticipated festival will host panels with filmmakers and screen independent films, documentaries, foreign-language titles, shorts, silent movies, and classics.
Check here for a full listing of our fall events.
Start planning your perfect trip today! You perfect fall day in Lake Placid is waiting for you!
Lake Placid's Events
The Adirondack Alpine village of Lake Placid is the perfect place to spend your vacation. Whether you plan on visiting for a day or a week it's sure to be event-FULL!
Travelers to the region will find Main Street and our venues hopping with action and special events.
Your perfect Adirondack adventure might include any number of fun happenings throughout the year. From skiing to s'mores, shopping to live music, there's a good mix for all ages!
Check out our events page to find the perfect match to enhance your upcoming vacation.
Invent Your Own Perfect Day!