Summer in the Adirondacks offers a variety of activities, from kayaking to strolling through Main Street, the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid has hosted generations of vacationers. After visiting you’ll understand why our village is the ideal summer getaway.

Exploring Lake Placid

Start your day on the right foot, by paddle boarding or kayaking on one of Lake Placid’s pristine lakes, like Mirror Lake or Lake Placid. If Mirror Lake is quiet enough, you’ll see how it got its name. Lake Placid is one of the cleanest freshwater lakes in the world. No matter what water activity you choose, you’ll find they’re all great on this lake. If you’re more interested in a History tour, embark on a pontoon boat for an hour-long, narrated tour of sixteen miles on one of the world’s most beautiful lakes. Check out Lake Placid boat tours for more information on this guided historical journey.

Downtown and Main Street

If you’re looking to go shopping, you’ll love strolling down Main Street, where you’ll find a fun variety of antique stores and high-end clothing boutiques, as well as Adirondacksdecorations, and much more. Take a free trolley ride around town for a unique view of the village. Stop into one of the various restaurants in Lake Placid for a quick bite to eat, with gorgeous views and great food. If you’re looking for a night in town to show off your dance moves, you’ll find many local pubs with live music for a fun time. If you’d prefer a peaceful evening near a bonfire with s’mores, and great company, gather around for a tasty treat under the stars. You can also go stargazing as you wind down and breathe in the fresh mountain air.

Whatever your style, Lake Placid features the best getaways with many activities in town or on the lake. the Whiteface Lodge offers the perfect summer getaway.