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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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...

  
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 is a quaint little Brunswick bowling Center, right in the heart of Lake Placid, New York. You won't want to miss us. We offer great food and & a variety of fun that everyone can enjoy. The only bar & grill that offers NYS Quickdraw.

  
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...

  
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...

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

In the summer, we zip line, in the winter, we explore! Let us help you plan your next great outdoor adventure this winter. Our licensed Adirondack Guides will take care of all your trip planning needs.

  
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...

  
Adirondack Aviation Academy
96 Airport Road, Saranac Lake
(240) 461-1543

Adirondack Aviation Academy is a premier flight school offering flight instruction, pilot certifications and scenic flights. Located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, Adirondack Aviation Academy provides truly unique experiences for all ages....

  
High Falls Gorge
4761 Route 86, Wilmington
(518) 946-2278

High Falls Gorge is the Adirondacks' most breathtaking, year-round, 30 minute walk. Witness four majestic waterfalls cascading over rocks into a deep crevice carved a billion years ago, learn about all the natural wonders of the falls, grab a bite to...

  
Adirondack Carousel
2 Depot StreetPO Box 1059, Saranac Lake
(518) 891-9521

Winter hours start Nov. 1: Open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 10AM - 5PM. Friday 12PM - 6:30PM We have special hours for holidays and events. Check our website for current hours. Fun for all ages at the Adirondack Carousel The Adirondack...

  
The Wild Center
45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake
(518) 359-7800

Three years running, The Wild Center was named the People's Choice top attraction in the Adirondacks by the readers of Adirondack Life. To top it all off, The Wild Center's Wild Walk, a trail across the treetops, has opened to rave reviews. It's all...

  
Disc Golf at Whiteface Mountain
5021 Route 86, Wilmington
(518) 946-2223

Disc Golf opening July 2, 2021! Disc golf is a fun and accessible activity for all ages and athletic ranges. Our nine-hole course utilizes the lower portion of Whiteface around some of your favorite trails, like Lower Valley, Round About, Boreen...