Lake Placid Blog

As we put the 16th edition of Ironman Lake Placid in the history books, we turn to late summer and our back-to-back events of early August. From water skiing to lacrosse, we've got some pretty awesome events coming up in addition to our ongoing cultural and fun family events. continue reading
Ironman Lake Placid is the premier event for elite triathletes. Outside of the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, at Lake Placid's inception in 1999 it was the only other Ironman event in the United States. Now one of several Ironman events it still holds the distinction of the longest running - and for good reason. This year's race takes place on Sunday, July 27th. continue reading
You may not think of the Adirondacks as the place to go for theater, but there’s some amazing plays and musicals to be seen in Tri-Lakes area and around the region every summer. Turns out actors like “vacationing” here in the summer just as much as regular folks (though it’s not really a vacation when you work as hard as they do!), and there are plenty of professional actors who venture up from more metropolitan areas to participate in some amazing summer stock theater. There are also some fabulous local actors as well! continue reading
Two years ago I had what I believed was the bright idea that Lake Placid needed an historic walking tour map. Little did I know that I would be the designer or that it would be so well received! At the time I was a trustee on the Lake Placid North Elba Historical Society board of directors. I have since left the board due to time limitations, but I wanted to see the project through to completion so I stayed on task until publication in May of this year.  It’s been an incredibly rewarding and enlightening project. continue reading
A weekday experiment in the life of a budget-conscious fun-loving family continue reading
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