- 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
Named after a local PGA Championship winner, Craig Wood Golf Course spans 6,554 yards and has 18 holes. It has practice facilities, a restaurant and cocktail lounge, and a PGA professional that offers lessons on site.
The Swedish Hill Winery is a winery that was created in 1969 and produces more than 60,000 cases of wine each year. The facility includes a tasting room and a gift shop that sells wine jellies gourmet mustards.
As the former home of a historic abolitionist, John Brown's Farm offers visitors a farmhouse with artifacts from the 19th century. The farmhouse is surrounded with forests and meadows; featuring a pond situated next to the house.
Commemorating the Lake Placid Winter Olympics of 1932 and 1980, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum contains a number of historical Olympic memorabilia. Many activities are offered by the museum, including a bobsled experience, public ice skating, and many others.
There are several types of tours which make the Adirondack Scenic Railway popular with the children: The Polar Express and The Santa Train are only a few of them. The rails take the travelers on a 12 mile trip, passing through Utica, Lake Placid, and others.
Traverse the bridges, walkways, and groomed pathways of High Falls Gorge and find yourself amidst the breathtaking views of Whiteface Mountain. Year-round activities allow you to see nature at its best and most spectacular any time of the year.
Dedicated to promoting culture and the arts, Pendragon Theatre is important to the Adirondack community. Along with theatrical productions and musical performances, the theater provides educational programs and workshops for individuals interested in acting.