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Inside Background
When traveling to a place such as Lake Placid, where the point of the vacation...
Last edited: June 10, 2006
Olympic Center Guided Tours While in the Olympic Village, take a Guided Tour of...
Last edited: July 07, 2007
The Lake Placid culture is an interesting one because so much if it is made up...
Last edited: December 30, 2008
Lake Placid was first established in the late nineteenth century and quickly...
Last edited: June 10, 2006
Preparing for your trip to Lake Placid should include reading a little bit...
Last edited: December 29, 2006
Tourists interested in obtaining more information about Lake Placid can visit a...
Last edited: October 13, 2009
Inside Transportation
Visitors can get to Lake Placid via plane, train, bus, car or ferry, making...
Last edited: September 19, 2006
The preferred method of transportation within Lake Placid is personal car...
Last edited: June 10, 2006
Lake Placid is a place where most people either stay in one area and walk to...
Last edited: December 05, 2012
Inside Things to Do
Children and families can enjoy Lake Placid together, especially if they are...
Last edited: March 13, 2011
Suggestions: Get up a Mountain Get on top of one. If you can't climb you can...
Last edited: June 23, 2010
Olympic Center Guided Tours While in the Olympic Village take a guided tour of...
Last edited: July 07, 2007
The Wild Center has received strong reviews from The Wall Street Journal and...
Last edited: March 14, 2011
Lake Placid is a destination focused on daytime activity.  Most of Lake...
Last edited: November 02, 2009
Everyone who goes to Lake Placid sees a few of the same things while they are...
Last edited: October 04, 2009
For a place so small that it is described as a village instead of as a town...
Last edited: June 10, 2006
Golfing in Lake Placid is a dream come true. There are basically 5 golf courses...
Last edited: September 06, 2008
While the ecomony has claimed the Adirondack Craft Center, there are many...
Last edited: July 04, 2011
People come to Lake Placid for the XC skiing, hiking, climbing...
Last edited: December 29, 2008
The toboggan run is on the edge of Mirror Lake across the street from the...
Last edited: March 14, 2013
Walking around Mirror Lake, which just borders the main street of the town of...
Last edited: June 01, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
One of the things which people enjoy most on their vacations is the excuse it...
Last edited: September 19, 2007
Sitiuated inside the Alpine Mall (don't let the name fool you, it consists of...
Last edited: August 27, 2008
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: October 04, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: September 12, 2014
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 12, 2014
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: December 04, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
Car hire in the USA for incoming travellers How to rent a car abroad, what is...
Last edited: December 15, 2014
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: October 06, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 04, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 06, 2014
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 09, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 02, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 06, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: December 06, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: November 10, 2014