- 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
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Whiteface Mountain H, Wilmington, NY 12997 MoreLess Info
Located, fittingly, in North Pole, New York, Santa's Workshop at North Pole is an amusement park with a Christmas theme. Aimed primarily at younger children, the park offers a variety of whimsical entertainments.
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125 County Route 46, Saranac Lake, NY 12983 MoreLess Info
The Saranac Inn Golf & Country Club is a 6,631 yard golf course designed by architect Seymour Dunn, and has a reputation for being particularly difficult. The Saranac also maintains a small 10-unit motel and a golf shop.
Even though it is a small two screen cinema, the Oldham Theater is one of the oldest movie theaters in the area. It normally shows popular first-run Hollywood films with one being shown in the downstairs theater while the other is presented upstairs.
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4472 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes, VT 05491 MoreLess Info
The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is essentially a non-profit museum that is dedicated to preserving and sharing the history that surrounds the lake. Full-sized working replicas of several historic ships are available for visitors to board and view.
Located along a bluff in Ferrisburgh, the Button Bay State Park is composed of 253 acres. Camping is one of the most popular activities, but boating, fishing, and sailing are also conducted in the warmer months.
Founded in 2013, Vermont Guided tours aims to provide guests with a sightseeing experience of the local area. Experiences on the tours include seeing lakes and mountains, tasting local foods, and exploring wooded trails.
Visitors can enjoy a showcase for a variety of local artists at the Art Exhibition At Shelburne Farms. The farm hosts a variety of other exhibitions, programs, and special events in the Coach Barn that was built in 1902.
Free wine tastings are available at the Charlotte Village Winery from Memorial Day weekend until the beginning of January. Visitors are able to enjoy a large deck to enjoy views of the Adirondacks while attending the tastings.