Traveling With The Family

Lake Placid family fun

When visiting Lake Placid, New York  you'll have so many activities to enjoy, the only question is where to begin? Maybe it’s hiking one of the Adirondack High Peaks, swimming and paddling on Mirror Lake, or a visiting the Olympic venues for a ride in a bobsled. Whether you have a few free hours or a few free days on your trip, discover the great time you and your family can have at a variety of Adirondack activities.

Fun in nature

  • Explore the wild nature of the Adirondacks at The Wild Center. A must-see, “Glorious” says The Wall Street Journal and “Stunning” says New York Times!
  • Ausable Chasm and High Falls Gorge, two of America's first natural attractions, offer stunning views of the river gorge and provide insight into how water can carve its way through the landscape. 
  • Visit the nearby Adirondack Museum and learn how man settled these wilderness expanses and learned to live in harmony with the environment.

Historic ADK

  • A visit to Fort Ticonderoga (American's Fort) and Crown Point can provide a trip to the French and Indian War era. You might even find a reenactment taking place!
  • Take a ride on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, this historic train is a great way for an outing to nearby Saranac Lake, visit the park and Adirondack Carousel, just a short stroll from the Saranac Lake train station.

Dog are family too

If your family includes a furry friend, the village of Lake Placid is a great place for dogs — and offers many pet-friendly lodging options. 

Events, shopping, and dining for the whole family

With a variety of cultural and athletic events, you're certain to find something of interest during your stay. After a day of seeing the sites enjoy a meal at one of Lake Placid’s various restaurants, stroll the downtown shops, and find a cozy place to call home for the evening at one Lake Placid’s many lodging options. Take a look at the latest lodging packages and save on your stay.

 

Whiteface Mountain
Location: 5021 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Mid's Park
Location: Main Street, Lake Placid, New York
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Covered Bridge Swimming Hole
Location: Covered Bridge Ln, Jay, New York
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High Peaks Cyclery's Rock Gym | Biking | Hiking
Location: 2733 Main Street, Lake Placid, New York
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High Falls Gorge
Location: 4761 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Lake Placid Public Beach
Location: Parkside Drive, Lake Placid, New York
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Santa's Workshop
Location: 324 Whiteface Memorial Highway, Wilmington, New York
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Wilmington Youth Center
Location: Park Lane, Wilmington, New York
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ADK Aquatics
Location: 35 Victor Herbert Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Ice Skating in Saranac Lake
Location: Ampersand Avenue, Saranac Lake, New York
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Chapel Pond
Location: Route 73, Keene, New York
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Boots & Birdies
Location: 1991 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, New York
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Can/Am Hockey Camps
Location: ., Lake Placid, New York
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The Airbag Jump
Location: 5201 NYS State Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Whiteface Landing
Location: Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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Lake Placid Toboggan Chute
Location: Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, New York
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Ausable Chasm
Location: 2144 Route 9, Ausable Chasm, New York
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Olympic Jumping Complex
Location: 5487 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, New York
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Whiteface Mountain Veteran's Memorial Highway
Location: Memorial Highway, Wilmington, New York
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Lake Placid Winter Passport
Location: Various Olympic Venues, Lake Placid, New York
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Adirondack Carousel, Inc.
Location: 2 Depot Street, Saranac Lake, New York
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Wilmington Town Beach
Location: Bowman Lane, Wilmington, New York
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Adirondack Flying Service
Location: 27 Airport Lane, Lake Placid, New York
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Whiteface Mountain Kid's Kampus
Location: 5021 Route 86, Wilmington, New York
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