3 Amazing outdoor activities in Lake Placid

Don’t think you’re limited to sipping hot cocoa and taking in the sights when you’re in gorgeous Lake Placid! There’s so much to do here, no matter what your ability or confidence level. You can book a guide in order to experience the outdoors safely no matter what activity you choose.

There are outdoor activities available all year round in Lake Placid. And your skill in a certain area (or lake thereof) doesn’t mean you can’t participate! There are many schools in the area that cater to the steady stream of tourists in Lake Placid. Continue reading “3 Amazing outdoor activities in Lake Placid”

Top vacation resorts at Lake Placid

You have lots of lodging choices when you plan your visit to Lake Placid. There are motels, hotels, lodges and, of course, luxury resorts. To put the cherry on top of a vacation you’ll never forget, choose to stay in one of the area’s amazing resorts. You’ll enjoy the time spent in your room, which smell like fresh cleaned carpet and around the resort just as much as your time out exploring the Adirondacks. Continue reading “Top vacation resorts at Lake Placid”

A short history of Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a winter resort area in the Adirondack Mountains which first gained popularity with wealthy Americans well over 100 years ago.

In the late 1800s, rich and famous people vacationed there because of the crisp, clear air that was so different from the Northeastern cities from which they came. Amazing trees that seem to get their tree trimming naturally, even in the summer, the air there was cooler and more refreshing than anywhere else. This was an invigorating way to spend a few days, weeks or even a month. Continue reading “A short history of Lake Placid”