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Visiting Lake Placid

The renowned Adirondack sports hub of Lake Placid, New York, takes its skiing seriously. Whiteface Mountain lures downhill enthusiasts with the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies, complete with bobsledding and a toboggan slide, while miles of cross-country trails await below. At night, partying takes precedence, and all skis point toward the restaurants of Mirror Lake.... Read More The renowned Adirondack sports hub of Lake Placid, New York, takes its skiing seriously. Whiteface Mountain lures downhill enthusiasts with the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies, complete with bobsledding and a toboggan slide, while miles of cross-country trails await below. At night, partying takes precedence, and all skis point toward the restaurants of Mirror Lake.    Close

Stories and Tips Lake Placid

Forget the Olympics - Come for the Beauty

Written by goodwillambassador on 30 Dec, 2006

This village is known as the location of the "Miracle on Ice" -- when the US hockey team upset the USSR and went on to win the Gold Medal. While the city continues to trade on that piece of history, it is much more than…Read More


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