- TripBuzz found 42 things to do with kids in or near Lake Placid, New York, including 19 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Saranac Lake and Wilmington.
- From Olympic Ski Jump Complex to Boots & Birdies Miniature Golf, the Lake Placid area offers 61 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Hiking Trails, Historic Sites and Cross-Country Skiing.
- A small village in the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, NY is located less than an hour south-west of Plattsburgh. Lake Placid is a prime location for a number of winter sports and recreation activities, which is why it has earned the honor of hosting two winter Olympics, a Winter Universiade, and the Goodwill Games.
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Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a variety of natural scenery including rivers, forests, ponds, and streams at Adirondack Park with Adirondack Scenic Railroad. The park spans six million acres and the railroad offers several train adventures.
Featuring two locations, St. Regis Canoe Outfitters offers services ranging from canoe and kayak rentals to instruction and guides. They rent outdoor equipment including snowshoes and camping gear, and will help with trip planning and food drops for campers.
White Face Mountain Bike Park, located in Wilmington, New York, features 27 varied trails that are designed for various riding styles. The bike park also features the East's greatest vertical drop. A run takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.
Specializing in fly fishing, Hungry Trout Fly Shop has a selection of equipment and guided services for visitors to choose from. From river wading to boat trips, the shop provides day long fishing excursions in the surrounding rivers.
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977 Springfield Road, Wilmington, NY 12997 MoreLess Info
Located on 50-acres about a mile downstream from Whiteface Mountain is the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge. Home to many animals, native to the area, the site features a walking trail, raptor sanctuary, wolves and bear habitats.
Two-time site of the Winter Olympics and countless World Cup Ski events, Whiteface Mountain is a mecca for winter sports lovers. Featuring the highest vertical drop east of the Rockies and numerous beginner areas, this mountain is waiting for you.
In the shadow of the Adirondack Mountains, Wilmington Town Beach, is a place for families to gather and share a day near the water. The park features a boat launch, kayaking, sandy beaches, swimming and picnic facilities.