Lake Placid, Adirondacks

Holidays and vacations in the Adirondacks

It's Mountain Time - Are You Ready?

Are you ready for the fresh alpine air to welcome you as you travel up the scenic mountain roads and into the quaint villages of the Adirondacks? Are you ready to settle into your home away from home, the perfect place to base all of your vacation activities? Are you ready to experience all that Lake Placid and the High Peaks Region has to offer this season? We're ready to welcome you!

Lake Placid is the perfect destination for a family vacation, friendly reunion, or a romantic getaway. With a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from, the hardest part of planning your vacation will be deciding whether to join us for a weekend or a week! From skiing to skating, spa time to wine and beer tastings, the Adirondacks offers variety for all ages.

Plan your awesome adventure today. Whether you prefer to browse our many locally owned shops or hit our array of outdoor activities, travelers come to the Adirondacks from all over the world to experience the unforgettable alpine charm of our all-season resort town. 

Find your 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!

Are you ready? 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.

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 - Whiteface is open and 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

The Adirondack alpine village of Lake Placid is always the perfect place to be for the holidays, but this winter is especially event-FULL!

A jam-packed calendar of events and activities will be keep you busy all winter long. Plan ahead to join us for the 36th Empire State Winter Games from February 4-7. This year the games have expanded to include new contemporary action sports in venues throughout the Adirondacks.

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, and the Empire State Winter Games. 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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--Weekly Farm Dinners with Night Skiing and Live Music---Food...
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Watch as some of New York State's best athletes compete in a...
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