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Address: 27 Airport Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone Number: 518-523-2488
Description: Looking for things to do in Lake Placid? Each scenic flight is a totally...
Looking for things to do in Lake Placid? Each scenic flight is a totally unique Lake Placid attraction. Tours leave from Lake Placid Airport and you can choose from spectacular views of the High Peaks, inspiring flights over Olympic venues or close-ups of Adirondack waterways. Whether this is your first visit to Lake Placid or you’re a regular visitor, you’ve never experienced the Adirondacks like this.
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Great perspective on the High Peaks

We chose to end our Lake Placid vacation with the folks at Adirondack Scenic Flights. I had come across them early in planning our vacation and thought it was a must do. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2014
mchlrb69
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Lancaster, Ohio
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Malone, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I would of put 5 stars but we had to share our experience with another couple and the woman ended up getting sick during the trip. I clutched onto my husband basically the entire time but I'd be willing to fly again.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We chose to end our Lake Placid vacation with the folks at Adirondack Scenic Flights. I had come across them early in planning our vacation and thought it was a must do. Our oldest has some flight experience, but the youngest had never flown before. We didn't tell the kids what we were doing, just that we were going to... More 

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Seeing how crazy expensive the Olympic Bobsleigh & Luge ride is ($75), we did not hesitate to take this flight which is longer (20 minutes compared to the 1 minute Luge) and cheaper ($55). This was my 1st time flying in a small propeller plane and I enjoyed how smooth the landing was. Pick a sunny day and go do... More 

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LovetheADK, Front Office Manager at Lake Placid Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Lake Placid and we are honored to have you as our guest. We appreciate the positive review and look forward to our next opportunity to fly for you. More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a must! We took the flight to get a different view of the peaks and lakes of Adirondack. We had to wait for a while for the pilot to get back but after a little chat we came to understand the reasons for that and the pilot Scott was very kind to us. All in all this is... More 

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LovetheADK, Front Office Manager at Lake Placid Scenic Flights, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing review. We appreciate your patience with the wait. Glad Scott was a wonderful host and we hope to see you on your next visit to Lake Placid. More 

Barrie, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

You can not truly appreciate the stunning beauty of the area unless you experience it from the air. The perspective of where the town is in relation to the surrounding mountains and sightseeing attractions is only available from this vantage point. As a private pilot I always take the time to see an area I visit from the air. It... More 

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Stirling
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Our family of 6 enjoyed a scenic flight from the little Lake Placid airport. We had to use two planes because of our large number. The pilots and people at the airport were very informative and helpful. We had one nervous child and the pilot was very good at reassuring him about the plane. It was an adventure for the... More 

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Northern Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Went to take a scenic flight while my wife ran the Lake Placid marathon. Phil was our pilot, took me and my four kids on a flight over the high peaks. Very informative, and even let my son take the controls. Was the first time the kids went up in the airplane, and they can not wait to experience it... More 

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Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
6 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We flew with Phil and had the thrill of a lifetime on a gorgeous Fall afternoon. Ask for the tour of the High Peaks, Whiteface and Lake Placid. Run; don't walk, for this experience !

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

We took advice from this site & went on a flight for our son's 11th birthday. We couldn't have picked a better present for the "wow" factor. Our pilot was friendly & informative & even let our son take the controls (to see if we'd up his weekly allowance!). Would do it all again.

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

wanted a special treat for the family and decided to try the scenic flight. this was simple to arrange and inexpensive - we turned up at the airport and were in the air 10 minutes later. the pilot seated my 12 year old son in the co-pilot's seat. we took off and gained height over the village and then turned... More 

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