Lake Placid Travel Guide

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Lake Placid, New York is known for hosting the Winter Olympic Games – not once but twice. However, this lovely alpine town nestled in the Adirondack Park is a wonderful destination during the warmer seasons. Travel to Lake Placid for its natural beauty, outdoor sporting activities and historic attractions. This Lake Placid travel gives you the chance to explore the past while enjoying the best of the present.

Things Not to Miss in Lake Placid

• Adirondack Park
 • Whiteface Mountain
 • Olympic Museum
 • John Brown Farm State Historic Site
 • Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails
 • Lake Placid Center for the Arts
 • Cascade Cross Country Center

When to Go to Lake Placid

To take the best of this New York destination here are the best times to visit Lake Placid. An excellent time to plan a trip is between May to August when the temperatures are warm, and the winter sports complexes are still open. For hiking, autumn is the best season; though the temperatures may have dropped, it is worth it for the autumn foliage. From November to April the slopes are covered with snow, and there is a regular snowfall for winter sports. The main events are the Flaming Leaves Festival (October) and the I Love Barbecue Festival (July).

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