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Bobsled and Luge Complex

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Address: Lake Placid, NY
Phone Number: 518-523-4436
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Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the...

Take an exhilarating ride on a bobsled at this former event site for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.

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Bobsled ride

My husband and I did the bobsled ride while staying in Lake Placid. While I gave it an excellent rating as it is a unique experience you can only get in an Olympic area, it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Vineland, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I did the bobsled ride while staying in Lake Placid. While I gave it an excellent rating as it is a unique experience you can only get in an Olympic area, it was EXTREMELY expensive!! We could not have done this if our kids were with u, (and we took them skiing and have done Disney many... More 

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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited with 4 very young children. My husband did the bobsled experience and had a great time. Our children enjoyed watching the Olympic trials in both bosled and luge. Would be back.

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Thank Ruth M
Cleveland, Ohio
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is interesting to see the original 1932 and 1980 bobsled tracks. If you are lucky, you can actually see someone going down the track. If so, you get a good idea how fast they go. The only drawback is the cost. I believe it is $95 per person to ride the track... and it is over within a few... More 

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1 Thank Jeff F
Moravia, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic experience - highly recommended. It gives you a small taste of what it would be like to actually make an Olympic run. You cannot appreciate the ride by watching TV. The only thing that could have been better is if I got to drive the sled!

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1 Thank Tonyruff
United States
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having done this many times in the past (although the format has changed over the years) I brought my three grandsons (15, 10, 9 years old) here during the Christmas holiday, They had no idea it was coming and I surprised them when they thought we were there just to see the complex. Purchased tickets, they got a ride to... More 

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Oswego, New York
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband wanted to do this; I wasn't so sure since I hate roller coasters. But I would go again in a heartbeat. The most fun 48.10 seconds can deliver!

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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here on a Friday after a day of cross country skiing, this was one of "those things" that has to be done. The wait was less than 10 minutes once the paperwork was filled out. The staff was exceptional and kept you pumped up thru the whole run (even though they did this 100 times a day) . The camera... More 

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Thank Spinner12
Salisbury, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doing a bobsled run has been a dream of mine ever since I was very young. I finally got to fulfill my dream yesterday at the age of 53! It was even more exciting than I had imagined. My partner and I laughed and cheered the entire way, either from adrenaline, excitement and/or a little bit of fear! I would... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience was incredible! This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity. Staff was nice. Driver and Brakeman were obviously very good at their job. I never thought we would go as fast as we did and it will be something I talk about for the rest of my life. One person in our group had a GoPro camera... More 

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Washington Crossing, PA
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and her friend filled a dream of doing the bobsled run at the Olympic Bobsled & Luge complex at Whiteface Mountain. Although I didn't do the actual run, they said that it was totally worth it, even though the run only took 48 seconds! The staff was friendly and helpful. The process was very well organized. They had... More 

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