Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex Country, New York. Lake Placid along with nearby Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake, comprise what is known as the Tri-Lakes region. A place where winter feels timeless, where the snow covers the tops of ancient mountains and the village sparkles with twinkling lights and frost-covered windows.
Lake Placid has it all back-country adventure,olympic thrills, upscale and family-oriented lodging and dining, European ambience, history, arts, and an endless list of activities. Simply walking along Main Street, exploring the eclectic variety of restaurants and shops, is an experience to be treasured. The Olympic venues offer non-stop opportunities to watch world-class ski jumping, biathlon, cross-country racing, free-style skiing, hockey, and downhill skiing, as well as luge, bobsled, and skeleton racing.
Lake Placid is truly your year-round destination. Shopping options include a wide range of local and boutique shops where visitors can shop for the perfect gift or souvenir from their time in Lake Placid.