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Things to Do in and near Lake Placid

 

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Adirondak Loj - the gateway to the High Peaks Region. Beautiful ride -  GPX file of ride in to Adirondack Loj: (GPX)

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - an elevated obstacle tree-top course

Ausable Chasm - Scenic chasm that you can walk through.

Bowlwinkles - Bowling in Lake Placid

Cascade Lake - Great alpine lake view. Be very careful with this tight turn into the view - GPX file of ride in to Cascade Lake: (GPX-Track, KML)

Crown Point - Historic military site on Lake Champlain. Great views of the lake and the Champlain Bridge.

Fort Ticonderoga - Historic site in Ticonderoga, NY

Mirror Lake Boat Rental - Rent electric boats, paddle boats, and sail boats in Lake Placid

Mount Defiance - Historic site overlooking Fort Ticonderoga that you can ride to. The road is not in great shape and the lot at the top is dirt, but it is worth it! Great views.

Natural Stone Bridge and Caves - Pottersville, NY

Olympic Center & Museum - Where the U.S. won hockey gold in 1980 plus the speedskating oval dominated by Eric Heien.

Olympic Sports Complex & Sliding Center - (review) Bobsled rides, with a professional driver and brakeman. GPX file of ride in to Bobsled: (GPX)

Olympic Jumping Center - (review) Tour the olympic ski jumps. GPX file of ride in to Jumping Center: (GPX)

Palace Theater - Movies in Lake Placid

Whiteface Mountain - ride to the summit on Route 431 for a great view. The road is newly paved and what a view!! Take the elevator near the top to reach the summit. Hours: May 13 - June 13 2016 = Friday-Monday 8:45-5:30. Open daily June 17 - Oct 10 8:45-5:30.

Wild West Ranch - Re-creation of a western town

Wiseguy's Sports Bar - Pool tables and darts in Lake Placid