Things to Do in Lake Placid

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Things to Do in Lake Placid

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  • matthilein
    Berlin, Germany38 contributions
    We had a lovely time -- the view from the big ski jump is quite amazing and we had a fun time watching young kids train (and jump off) from the smaller jump. Quite impressive!
    Written January 8, 2023
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  • Running Rick
    Destin, FL194 contributions
    Quick stop to Mirror Lake with the wife and friends to walk around and enjoy the sunset. It absolutely lives up to its name as all the views mirror the landscape. I took a great panoramic shot and really enjoyed the views. Definitely worth the time to admire, and just walking distance from Lake Placid and all the nearby restaurants.
    Written January 4, 2023
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  • Rhonda C
    2 contributions
    I've wanted to do this for 50 years so finally paid my $125 and clicked the button. I was super nervous but the staff assured me I was well- taken care of. The ride lasts only 47 or 48 seconds. I must say, it was thrilling. Please note, it may be a bit awkward to get in and out of the sled but not insurmountable. I highly recommend it.
    Written January 8, 2023
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  • Sunni L
    Ottawa, Canada6 contributions
    Fascinating historical site with well documented information as well beautiful groomed and well marked hiking trails.
    Written November 1, 2022
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  • nyebaby
    242 contributions
    Go, you'll love it any time of year! We went off season for 1 night, so much to do couldve used another day for sure!
    Written November 16, 2022
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    New York76 contributions
    Easy hike, less than a mile. Longer route is slightly easier. Get there early as the parking lot fills up quickly.
    Written September 12, 2022
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  • KellyV
    Toronto, Canada63 contributions
    It took us about an hour to hike to the top of Mt Van Hoevenberg. It was a bit steep in areas and our hearts were definitely racing but the built in steps up the mountain made this an easier climb. The view was absolutely spectacular with the fall colours once we got up there, totally worth the hike if you can make it. Coming down was a breeze.
    Written October 10, 2022
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  • David K
    South Glastonbury, CT5 contributions
    Very interesting to learn about and see the process for maple syrup. Plus Birch Syrup!! The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful!
    Written October 5, 2022
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  • Gary S
    15 contributions
    A small, simple but pleasant Museum. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, offering suggestion on how to best use the time we had before the museum closed for the day.
    Written August 21, 2022
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  • Peggy M
    Lake Placid, NY13 contributions
    This church is right on Main Street, Lake Placid. It has very beautiful stained glass windows. The priest is a very good speaker and everyone was very friendly. The music was great with a small choir and excellent organist
    Written January 11, 2023
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  • Maltipoo16
    New York924 contributions
    This arena is historic to all sports fans. It was amazing to be able to see it in person. There were some people figure skating on it when we were viewing the arena, which was fun to watch.
    Written July 3, 2021
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  • Fairport Travelers
    Fairport, NY649 contributions
    Nice hike. Very flat but review the map at the trailhead if you're going to explore the various trails as it's VERY easy to turned around and lost albeit you're really not that far from a road so you really can't get TOO lost. We hiked in from the parking lot, took the first left turn which leads to the dam. Great picture taking there. We then headed along the trail that is right on the lake as essentially the trail is one big loop. Keep making right turns and you'll ultimately come back to place where we first turned left and the parking lot is right there. We actually walked there all the way from the Mirror Lake Inn so it was a good day of exercise.
    Written August 11, 2022
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  • Chuck
    Orchard Park, NY8 contributions
    I have fond memories of this place form childhood. Updated in 2018 it now includes a small fast-food restaurant at the top. granted it was $62 for 2 burgers and a taco, but at least it was tasty! Great place to start any hike. Showers not currently open due to COVID.
    Written August 20, 2020
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  • Ann M
    Syracuse, NY81 contributions
    Great place to xcski! Groomed, wide corduroy with set track for skis. Well marked trails- maps available at check in desk. Map has cor coded trails for degree of difficulty. They also rent equipment. Reasonably priced used skis, etc also for sale. Clean restrooms in lodge, nice lounge area with tables and chairs to enjoy view or have your lunch. We bring our own. They have hot drinks for sale,not sure about food
    Written December 27, 2022
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  • DaayTrippers
    Saugerties, NY224 contributions
    Attended hockey and short track skating events. There is a comfortable lounge and snack bar within the facility and a good view of the outdoor speed skating oval.
    Written January 23, 2023
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