The perfect destination for a getaway, Lake Placid, NY is great for family vacations, friendly reunions, or a romantic getaway. Choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor attractions and activities to enjoy—the hardest part of planning your vacation! Hike, ski, relax in a spa, indulge in wine and beer tastings and more, the Adirondacks offers variety for all ages.
Endless Fun and Adventure in Lake Placid
For a nearby vacation, a trip to Lake Placid can be as wild or as sports-packed as you desire. Hit the trails for cross-country ski, snowshoeing, hiking, or ice climbing in the scenic wilderness. Frozen lakes, like Mirror Lake, are perfect for ice skating, hockey, and ice fishing. Walk through sports history when visiting the Olympic Center, Herb Brooks Arena and other Olympic sites. For family fun, High Falls Gorge beckons you for a visit. One of the Adirondack’s most beautiful natural attractions, walk the bridges, take a trek through the trails, marvel at the falls all around you, and don’t forget a cool drink to finish the day!
Planning a Trip to Lake Placid
Start planning your adventure to Lake Placid today and encounter the unforgettable charm of the all-season resort town. Browse locally owned shops or hit the array of outdoor activities that visitors from all over the world travel to the Adirondacks to experience.
Accommodations in Lake Placid come in all varieties. Find upscale green hotels, cozy B&B’s, camping cabins and private rental houses. There’s lodging to suit anyone’s taste—and speaking of tastes, dining options are outstanding. Enjoy a pint at a number of local breweries and pub in town and start to plan your next perfect day in Lake Placid.
Taking Amtrak to Lake Placid, NY
Traveling to Lake Placid is easy on Amtrak! If skiing or snowboarding is your thing, Amtrak will transport your gear at no extra charge.
Take Amtrak from your local station to Westport Station. Use the New York By Rail 15% discount! From Westport Station, take the Amtrak shuttle to your basecamp in the village of Lake Placid.
If Plattsburgh Station is a more convenient stop, use the shuttle service to the Olympic village. Or, make your own time and get picked up from Plattsburgh Station and taken to your reserved #NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Plattsburgh office today at: 518-566-0190.
Many of the hotels and venues in the Lake Placid area also include shuttle service with your room or the price of admission, like the Whiteface Mountain Valley Shuttle.
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