Lake Placid New York

Going Somewhere? venture to Lake Placid NY

Imagine your perfect summer getaway: rolling hills, distant peaks, glistening water, and a gorgeous town in the heart of it all. That’s Lake Placid. Whether you’re hiking through the mountains or walking through town, this is the place to invent your perfect day. 

Lake Placid NYCompletely Placid
Lake Placid is an opportunity to enjoy the fresh mountain air and majestic views. Sun is shining across the mountains and encouraging all sorts of outdoor activity. For that perfect evening, stroll the quaint Main Street or attend a unique event!

Nature is never far from downtown. For everyone from families to couples, adventurers to those looking to relax, there are opportunities to spend time outside. Head out for a quiet hike, explore miles of mountain bike trails, or go for a paddle on one of our endless mountain lakes. Fuel up for any adventure at locally-loved and locally-owned restaurants and shops; they’re all perfectly splendid. You’ll find the best of everything right here!
Lake Placid Official Site

Things to Do in Lake Placid

Olympic Museum in Lake Placid NYLake Placid Olympic Museum
Make the Lake Placid Olympic Museum your first stop on a tour of America’s Olympic hometown and be inspired by the stories of the Winter Games. Located in the same building as the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” hockey game, the excitement of the Olympics lives on daily through displays and exhibits that visitors of all ages enjoy.
Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Adventure Outdoors Lake Placid NYExperience Outdoors
Nestled on Scott’s Cobble Mountain in Lake Placid, NY. We offer a Zip Line tour consisting of 6 zip lines and an ATV ride up to the top of the mountain to start. With our lines totaling over 2000′, how would you like to explore the forest as Tarzan did? Tours will last about 2 hours and we can accommodate up to 8 people at a time. Zip Line Tours run at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, & 4pm. We also offer Team Building Programs and Guided Services for all outdoor activities. Call us for more information!
Zip Line Tours & More!

Whiteface Mountain NY White Face Mountain 
Overlooking Lake Placid is one of the tallest peaks in New York State, and one of its most prominent ski destinations – Whiteface Mountain. One of the main hubs of activity, no matter the season, Whiteface Mountain is where outdoor enthusiasts go when they need a challenge.

The mountain has 90 trails, with more than 22 miles of skiing and riding. The longest run is the Wilmington Trail, which is just over two miles. In the summer, the mountain becomes a hub for downhill mountain biking and hiking. If you’re just in it for the views, you may want to take a cruise on the Cloudsplitter Gondola, which gives a beautiful view of the mountain’s peak.
Whiteface Mountain

Places to Eat

Salt of the Earth Lake Placid NYSalt of The Earth
Definition of the salt of the earth:  a very good and honest person or group of people; basic fundamental goodness; a person or group considered as embodying simplicity and moral integrity. 

It is our mission to live up to the name we have chosen,

every single day. If something is not up to your satisfaction, please let your server know so we can have you leave happy!
Salt of the Earth

Wyatt's Mexican Food NY Lake PlacidWyatts
Many Adirondack services are facing staffing shortages this year. As you enjoy your time in Lake Placid, please remember that everyone who serves you is doing their very best. Thank you for being kind and visiting us!

A local favorite, Wyatt’s has you covered when you get that apres ski, apres shop, apres whatever Tex Mex hankerin’!

Located in the Alpine Mall on Main Street, you’ll find Burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and a few specialties of our own creation! We make our tasty meats, salsas, guac, and hot sauces in-house on a daily basis. And if you’re really feeling adventurous check out our melt-in-your-mouth house-smoked brisket. We also offer a variety of frosty Mexican beers, cause what’s a taco without a beer?

We can also arrange large scale to-go orders (think taco bar for the whole team). We pack it up and have it ready to pick up for your group’s next event in Lake Placid. Please call ahead to plan your order.

Redneck Bistro NY Lake PlacidRedneck Bistro
Redneck Bistro celebrates the working man’s food and traditions and serves barbecue, grill fare, and seasonal items. Our new menu features a variety of fantastic salads made with fresh mixed greens as well as other great vegetarian options. We also feature an extensive Gluten free menu!

This is a family-run business that offers a casual dining experience with specials daily. Enjoy healthy portions that are affordably priced!
Redneck Bistro BBQ & Grill

Places to Stay

Lake Placid/ Whiteface MTN KOA HolidayLake Placid/ Whiteface MTN KOA Holiday
Whether you are a rugged outdoor enthusiast or are new to rustic pursuits, getting outside and exploring nature is a must-do when tent camping or staying at Lake Placid / Whiteface Mountain KOA Holiday campground. No matter when you plan your visit, the Adirondack region will beckon you with its beauty and an incredible array of activities. There are plenty of ways to enjoy this scenic locale:

  • Head to Whiteface Mtn for a brisk hike. Enjoy breathtaking views from the Cloudsplitter Gondola or one of the Whiteface Mountain adventure parks.
  • Enjoy a relaxing paddle on Mirror Lake while camping. 
  • Stroll past waterfalls and ancient rock formations at Ausable Chasm.
  • Explore Lake Placid’s artisanal food scene and quaint antique shops.
  • Check out state parks near Lake Placid, NY for an array of outdoor adventures, including fishing, horseback riding, hiking, cycling, and mountain climbing.
    Lake Placid/ Whiteface MTN KOA

Thornbush Acres RV Park NYThornbush Acres RV Park
Welcome to Thornbush Acres! The area boasts trails to hike, mountain biking, and road biking. Indian Lake is known as the whitewater rafting capital of New York with abundant spring rafting and limited summer rafting. The area has many lakes, ponds, and rivers to canoe, fish, or swim in. The Park is located in the middle of Three lakes, just a short distance away. There are 11 lakes within a 15-mile radius.

For Musical concerts, theatre performances, art exhibits, and classes for children and adults in painting, pottery, woodworking, and more, visit The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (schedule of events available in the camp store).

Brookwood RV Resort NY Lake Placid Brookwood RV Resort
Several of our sites are pull-through and all sites are suitable for trailers or motorhomes with double slide-outs. We can also accommodate RVs up to 45 feet long. Our sites have full hookups (water/sewer/electric) with a 30 and 50-amp electrical service. Cable TV is available for a nominal fee on many sites and each seasonal RV site has optional phone and Internet connections available. We can also accommodate tenters on tent sites. All sites are equipped with a fire ring and picnic table. We have wifi and a laundromat available for campers’ use. If you bring a boat along, we also offer plenty of room for parking of your boat and boat trailer too.

Available on-site for your convenience, Brookwood Country Store is well stocked with groceries, beer, firewood, ice, gifts, quilts, t-shirts, Rogers Rock items, swimming accessories, and essential camping and RV supplies. All of our spotless showers and bathroom facilities are new, swimming pool, entertainment complex, and play area are great places for a get-together with your new friends.
Brookwood RV Resort

Fall in Lake Placid NYWhen to Visit
Anytime! Placid Lake NY has a lot to offer, whether it’s summer or winter. 

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