We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lake Placid Tour

Good living in the Adirondacks.

Content provided by

Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: Full day
Family Friendly

Overview :  Set in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid is almost cloyingly beautiful—the kind of place that makes you angry that other... more »

Take this guide with you!

Save to mobile
Get this guide & thousands of others on your mobile phone
EveryTrail guides are created by travelers like you.
  1. 1. Download the EveryTrail app from the App Store
  2. 2. Search for the Lake Placid Tour guide
  3. 3. Enjoy your self-guided tour
Get the app

Points of Interest

Rainer Schnaars named his bakery after his favorite band, the Blue Brothers, and is where the gregarious, bearded 49-year-old creates pastries like a flaky apple strudel or a decadent Black Forest cherry cake.

26 Main St.
Lake Placid, New York
United States

(518) 523-4539

Here bridges crisscross a clear, cold stream of water that flows through jagged rocks.

4761 Rte. 86
Wilmington, New York
United States

(518) 946-2278

The cozy Victorian hotel on Signal Hill was built in 1912 and overlooks Mirror Lake. There are 10 tidy, affordable rooms and a stellar restaurant that draws on the region’s bounty. The locally sourced New York strip and horseradish cheese grits stand out for their wonderful simplicity—just like the town itself.

39 Interlaken Ave.
Lake... More

After a devastating fire in 2005 damaged the original 1882 main house, the hotel reopened a new five-suite 30,000-square-foot main building in August of 2008. The new lodge’s style is updated Arts and Crafts with antique local furniture. But the property’s best feature is still down by the private shore: 19 luxe log cabins built in the 1920’s and ... More

Guests gather at sunset to sip an Ubu Ale or a Lake Placid IPA. The brewery has won a slew of awards, including best in New York State at the TAP beer festival in 2005 and 2007.

813 Mirror Lake Dr.
Lake Placid, New York
United States

(518) 523-3813

6. Mirror Lake Boat Rental

The shop has everything you need to explore the lake, from paddleboats and kayaks to hydro bikes.

1 Main St.
Lake Placid, New York
United States

(518) 524-7890