For a small mountain town, Lake Placid has plenty to do, from locally-owned and -operated scenic boat tours to scenic gorges and much more. There is plenty of space for relaxation here, but also for good, old-fashioned outdoor playtime. There's even miniature golf for a fun family-friendly challenge. With so much outdoor adventure, great views, mountains, and lakes, Lake Placid's activities are plentiful and plenty fun.

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Captain Marney's Boat Rental
35 Victor Herbert Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-9746

Captain Marney's Boat Rental has been in business for over 29 years and is named after a beautiful golden retriever named Marney who lived for 12 fantastic years. Many of her descendants still roam the shore line. Captain Marney's offer speed boats...

  
Lake Placid Boat Tours & Marina
Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-9704

Wilderness beauty. Adirondack history. Serenity. Cruise the pristine waters of Lake Placid in one of our enclosed pontoon boats. The hour-long, narrated tour travels 16 miles on one of the world's most beautiful lakes. See and hear about the stately...

  
Country Dreams Farm - Sleigh Rides
200 John Brown Road, Lake Placid
(518) 561-8941

Treat yourself to a horse-drawn sleigh ride wrapped in warm blankets while taking in the aroma of pine boughs, and listening to the sound of sleigh bells in the crisp Lake Placid air. The sleigh ride will take you back to a simpler time. Sleigh rides...

  
Experience Outdoors
4948 Cascade Road, Lake Placid
(518) 524-7944

Capturing the essence of the Adirondack Park is one of our primary goals, second only to ensuring that our guests are having a good time. Nestled on Scott's Cobble Mountain in Lake Placid - rests our Zip Line Tour that consists of six (6) zips and...

  
Lake Placid Toboggan Chute
Mirror Lake, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

The rumors are true! The Toboggan Chute received a makeover, and now it's open for business! Open only in the winter, this 30-foot high structure sends toboggans down an ice-covered chute onto frozen Mirror Lake. Depending on weather conditions...

  
Bowlwinkles Family Entertainment Center
2750 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 523-7868

Bowlwinkles has been serving Lake Placid, New York, since 1998. We are a family-friendly place that has something for everybody (adults, young adults, and children) to enjoy. Bowlwinkles is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. We have...

  
Lake Placid Olympic Museum
2634 Main Street, Lake Placid
(518) 302-5326

Explore the legacy of the Olympic Games with exciting exhibits, including video highlights, athletes' uniforms and equipment, a collection of Olympic torches, mascots, the first gold medal ever awarded, and more! This activity and many others are FREE...

  
ADK Aquatics - Watersports & Boat Tours
35 Victor Herbert Rd.Paradox Bay, Lake Placid
(518) 524-9767

ADK Aquatics provides Wakeboarding, Water Skiing, Wake Surfing and Tubing lessons, excursions & boat tours of Lake Placid. Come enjoy some fun in the sun, while being towed behind our world class 2016 Super Air Nautique. Whether wakeboarding, water...

  
Sail Adirondacks
Saranac Lake
(518) 524-0073

Sail Adirondacks is the region's only crewed sailing experience on a fleet of classic sailboats. With locations in Saranac Lake (for Sailing on Lower Saranac Lake) and Port Henry (for sailing on Lake Champlain), you will have an opportunity to sail in...

  
Guided Hiking Tours at Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington
(518) 946-2223

90 minutes of exploring the Adirondack woods will do a lot for the soul! Join one of our guides along the banks of the West Branch of the Ausable River. As you pass through cool stands of hemlocks, tracing the river's zigs and zags on the Stag Brook...

  
Ausable Chasm
2144 Route 9, Au Sable Chasm
(518) 834-7454

The oldest natural attraction in the United States (est. 1870), the sites of the chasm are breathtaking. Formed of sandstone that is 500 million years old from a time geologists call the Cambrian period. Hike the 5+ miles of scenic trails, float the...

  
Wild Flow Mountain Bike Tours
Plattsburgh
(518) 682-6066

The Adirondack Mountains have long been home to true outdoor enthusiasts. The people that reside and visit here live and breath the life given off by these mountains, grounding themselves among the peaks and valleys of the North Country. For a...