Lake Placid is a charming village located in the midst of the Adirondack Park in Essex County, NY. It's a vibrant four-season resort destination, offering a warm and welcoming storybook like ambiance with world-class events and recreational activities that celebrate the seasons and unspoiled landscape.
The term "vacation" actually originated back in the late 1800’s at a time when the nation’s wealthiest and most influential titans of industry retreated to the Adirondack region to enjoy the cool mountain air. In the 1920’s Lake Placid became a popular winter sports destination and is well known today for hosting the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympics.
Today, the Adirondack Park encompasses nearly 6.1 million acres. It is the largest state-level protected area in the contiguous United States and the largest National Historic Landmark.
The regions rich history, coupled with its awe inspiring beauty, unique lifestyle and all that Lake Placid has to offer, are what continues to draw over 2.1 million overnight visitors to our area annually from across the country and around the globe.
As a year round resort destination, you will never run out of things to do when visiting the Lake Placid area, regardless of the weather or time of year.
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