Lake Placid, NY

In this secluded pocket of the Adirondacks, 4.5 hours from Ridgewood, Lake Placid has Olympic attractions, sophisticated restaurants, high-end lodging, and an authentic downtown. Here are the links you’ll need to fully experience Lake Placid in the winter:

Lake Placid Lodge (Adirondack style luxury hotel)

Whiteface Lodge (Family-friendly lodge with bowling alley)

The Haus (Vacation rental apartment suites that have full kitchens on Mirror Lake)

Whiteface Ski Mountain (Greatest continuous vertical drop in the east, higher than Aspen, Vail or Park City)

Outdoor Olympic-size skating rink  (Fire-pit included)

The Olympic Center and Museum (Only Olympic museum in the USA. See the 1932 Bobsled and Olympic Torch from the 2002 games)

Lake Placid Skeleton Experience (ages 13+)

Lake Placid Bobsled Experience (48″ and up) 

Dog-sledding (Price for a 10-minute ride is between $6 and $12)

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