Explore summer thrills

As the temperatures heat up and the snow slides off the mountains, summer in Lake Placid completely transforms the region. Towering High Peaks to scale? Check. Miles and miles of rivers and lakes to paddle? Check. A downtown brimming with culture and vibrant Olympic heritage? Yep! It’s no secret how Lake Placid prides itself on legendary summers that captivate the perfect blend of Adirondack relaxation with good old-fashioned outdoor adventures!

Deep in the backcountry, you’ll find vast intricate networks of hiking trails that spread throughout the region, taking you to new sites and sprawling vistas. Paddle out to your own secluded campsite, tucked under the stars as you take in the quiet sounds of the Adirondack wilderness. On the road and on the trail, cycle along winding panoramic mountain loops, connecting you to the hamlets that dot the region. 

Ready to unwind? Lake Placid is brimming with opportunities to relax, most with stellar views to match. Around town, indulge in local spas and resorts, offering therapeutic services after days of roughing it in the mountains. On Main Street, explore a wide range of culinary escapes, from local breweries to fresh seafood and fine dining! After dinner, peruse the local shops for some much needed retail therapy. 

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Activities
Mountain Biking
Hit the dirt!
Immerse yourself in fall color with mountain biking trails! From gentle to challenging, this is the perfect fall adventure.
Hiking
Explore the trails!
Framed by mountains and Olympic sites, Lake Placid boasts some of the best and most classic trails in New York!
A water-lover's playground.
Views that keep on rolling!
Scenic greens!

Explore a winter wonderland

Looking for a special place to get away this winter? There's 'snow' place better than Lake Placid. Nestled in the heart of New York state's Adirondack Mountains, this winter wonderland is bound to charm with activities for all ages. Home to miracles on ice, adventures for all abilities, and amazing shopping, you're guaranteed to find the visit perfect for you.

Play in the snow! With plenty of places to rent or buy winter gear, Lake Placid has you covered from head to toe. Local outdoor retailers will know exactly what you need to get out there, and will have some tips on adventures that fit your goals and ability.

Fill your bags and your belly! Main Street in Lake Placid is the perfect place to take a winter stroll. Shop your heart out, and then stop for a bite to eat. With so many unique local shops to choose from, you're sure to go home with something you love.

Take a walk under the stars, or sip hot chocolate by the fire at one of our incredible restaurants, bakeries, and pubs. Whether you're exploring the mountains or the countless restaurants, make Lake Placid the place for your perfect winter.

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Activities
Attractions
Perfect adventures, perfect fun!
Glide across the ice behind a dog sled team, slide down a toboggan chute, or explore our Olympic history through perfect attractions.
Downhill Skiing and Riding
Big sends, big savings!
With great terrain and multiple resorts in close proximity, Lake Placid is the perfect destination for skiers. Save up to 45% when you pre-buy your lift tickets!
Explore unique shops and galleries.
Breathtaking trails and skin tracks.
Eat by the fire, with a view, and savor!
Where is this gem?
Perfection is only a few hours away.
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Where is this gem?
Perfection is only a few hours away.
Stay With Us
Book your next stay and relax in your Adirondack retreat.
Win a perfect Lake Placid adventure
You won’t regret it.

Lake Placid, New York

Imagine your perfect fall getaway: crisp autumn mornings, crunchy foliage covered trails, reds and yellows in the distant peaks, pristine lakes and ponds, and a gorgeous town in the heart of it all. That's Lake Placid. Whether you're hiking in the mountains or strolling down Main Street, this is the place to invent your own perfect day. 

Completely Placid

Lake Placid is an opportunity to enjoy fresh mountain air and amazing views. Lakeside restaurants offer views of paddlers and loons alike enjoying Mirror Lake. For that perfect mountain-town evening, stroll quaint Main Street, attend a unique event at Mid's Park, or dine outdoors. 

Nature is never far from downtown. For everyone from families to couples, adventurers to those looking to relax, there are opportunities to spend time outside. Head out for a quiet hike, explore dozens of waterfalls, or grab your oars and hit the water! Fuel up for any adventure at locally-loved and locally-owned restaurants and shops; they're all perfectly splendid. There's a reason why we're ranked as one of the 100 Most Loved Destinations Around the World!

Autumn is just getting started, so it's the perfect time to plan your fall getaway in Lake Placid! Explore travel deals now.

Explore the fall oasis that is Lake Placid and plan your perfect day!