- Our list of the best things to do in Lake Placid, New York, features the top 52 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lake Placid, NY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 28 things to do within the city of Lake Placid, NY , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Saranac Lake and Wilmington
95% 110 votes
George and Bliss Lane, just off Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946 MoreLess Info
With the services of Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours visitors are able to have an hour-long narrated tour along 16 miles of the lake. It is conducted in rain or shine weather during the warmer months once the lake has thawed.
100% 38 votes
1991 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946 MoreLess Info
Boots & Birdies Miniature Golf features an 18 hole miniature golf course, playground, mining sleuth for gemstone mining, bungee bounce and ropes course. Their saloon serves burgers, pulled pork, soft ice cream and more.
87% 164 votes
2 John Brown Road, Lake Placid, NY 12946 MoreLess Info
The home and the final resting place of the abolitionist John Brown are found at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. Trails and picnic areas are found in the park, while reenactments are played all around the year.
There are actually several independent trails that compose the Brewster Peninsula Nature Trails. There are four separate trail paths and a central trailhead that can be used by hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and those who wish to enjoy a family outing or picnic.