×

Visiting Lake Placid

Eclipse viewing locations in the Olympic Region

LAKE PLACID — Witnessing the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8 in the Olympic Region is simple. As long as there are no clouds, all you have to do is step outside and look up. (Don’t forget to put on your eclipse glasses to protect your eyes.) This is a shared experience for ...

INTO THE TREES: Climbing at Mount Van Hoevenberg’s indoor wall

Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid hosts athletes, governors, senators and Olympic royalty. It’s home to North America’s first bobsled run and a myriad of athletics. After overhaul renovations to the venue in the past several years, including the new Mountain Pass Lodge, visitors can ...

INTO THE TREES: Take a stroll through a Lake Placid maple sugarbush

LAKE PLACID — A rock throw from the Adirondack High Peaks, sap courses through over 100 miles of tubing like blood through veins across more than 200 acres of forest. Tucked away on Bear Cub Lane, Cornell University’s Uihlein Maple Research Forest is not only a core asset of Cornell ...

4 stops on Lake Placid’s Historic Walking Tour

LAKE PLACID — The village of Lake Placid was incorporated in 1900, and the town of North Elba was formed in 1849 when it broke away from the town of Keene. Native Americans spent time in this region before the first European settlers began arriving around 1800, setting up farms around ...