Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains, and a great escape from everyday life. The lake has hosted the winter olympics twice, and is known as the perfect place to go skiing and to enjoy winter sports. Get high into the mountains with your family or friends, and enjoy the snow and local color.
There are regular sporting events on Lake Placid, making it a great place to watch or participate in activities. Whether for fun or competition, enjoy the powder white snow that make winter sports a must. The area also has great hiking opportunities, with the mountain and alpine surroundings making a great backdrop. In the summer, go golfing with incredible views from the greens up in the mountains. The lake also has a surprising arts scene, with a theatre made from a restored train station, or the Lake Placid Centre for the Arts. There’s a free concert series that runs through the year called Songs at Mirror Lake, and the Lake Placid Film Festival brings out locals and visitors alike.
Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Tupper Lake make up the Tri-Lakes region. Saranac Lake is just a twenty minute drive away from Lake Placid, making it a great neighbor and a wonderful spot for a day trip. Saranac is another mountain village where you can try out your skiing, or simply play in the snow. However, Saranac has museums like the Wild Center, or the Saranac Laboratory Museum for you to visit. Tupper Lake is further away at a forty minute drive from Lake Placid, but the Tupper Lake Municipal Park and the Tupper Lake Heritage Museum give you even more reason to visit. Go sledding and exploring the falls in Tupper Lake.
Tripping has a wide selection of cozy cabins that you can search through at Lake Placid. Choose from large alpine cabins with for your family, or a romantic apartment for two. Find the perfect home to go back to after long days of exploring the mountains in the snow. Get the fire roaring and hunker down for the evening!
Lake Placid has its own airport for chartered flights, but the Albany or Burlington International Airports can get you close enough. There is also an Amtrak station nearby to Lake Placid if you prefer to travel by train. If you’re driving up to your rental, Lake Placid is easily accessible by nearby highways, or you could rent a car at the airport.
Find the best Lake Placid vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 309 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Lake Placid range from $66 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 276 homes in Lake Placid offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 45 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 281 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Lake Placid offers 98 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.Search properties from 9 vacation rental sites in Lake Placid where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and Booking.com. There are 171 HomeAway rentals, 46 TripAdvisor short term rentals and 36 Booking.com vacation rentals.