What to Do
The Adirondacks are brimming with adventure!
From a quick weekend adventure with the family to a spontaneous mid-week romantic getaway, there's plenty to see and do in the Adirondacks.
If you're looking for family activities, you've come to the right place. Here in the Adirondacks, we have endless opportunities for travelers to get out and explore the reasons we love living here. There are 46 High Peaks to tackle— two of which are more than 5,000 feet high, miles of waterways to fish or paddle, and cliffs to climb. As the snow starts to fall, we add in skiing, snowshoeing, and extreme tobogganing, ice climbing, and fat tire biking! The hardest part of planning your excursion is simply deciding which of our many outdoor activities you want to start with!
Looking for a few fun ideas for your getaway?
Check out these two recent blogs where we highlight a few of the many activities available for you to create your Perfect Lake Placid Vacation!
Insider's Guide: Perfect Family-Friendly Vacation
Whether you are vacationing or staycationing in Lake Placid this season, there are more than a few fun things to do over the next few weeks. In addition to all the great holiday events, Main Street attractions, and well-known outdoor activities, here are three out-of-the-box choices you should consider trying out!
Insider's Guide: Indulge in the Perfect LP Vacation
Are you coming to Lake Placid for an indulgent girls' weekend, a shopping spree, an outdoor adventure, or just for fun and relaxation? No matter the reason - and we know there are many - Lake Placid residents are more than happy to help you discover our secrets. And, since we're friendly folk we'll even tell you some of our secrets: An Insider's Guide to some of our favorite spots, adventures, activities, and fun tips.
Close to town — far from the everyday
While in Lake Placid, a must-do is the 2.7-mile leisurely walk around Mirror Lake. In the warm weather get out on the lake in a canoe or kayak, in the cold it's the perfect spot to cross-country ski or skate! Then it's time to head indoors to one of Lake Placid's many savory restaurants. Enjoy the fresh mountain air while taking in the beautiful views over a delicious meal! While you are in town, stop at one of the Olympic venues and be sure to check out our events calendar to add something fun and unique to your visit.
However you spend your time here, be sure to take advantage of packages and special deals from our many Lake Placid lodging properties. Build your itinerary online with our trip planner tool and then hit the road—straight to the heart of the Adirondacks! Start inventing your perfect day today!