Travel Blogs from Lake Placid, United States

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In the USA for 6 months, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

In the USA for 6 months

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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2 days in Lake Placid admiring the fall colours. It was raining the afternoon I arrived. I walked around Lake Placid in the rain. Had pizza for supper. Ordered a medium and I had enough leftovers for a week. Don't know what a large would have looked ...

Countdown Begins..., Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Countdown Begins...

A travel blog entry by ccarlini

Well, the countdown REALLY began earlier this week, but with me being a procrastinator, I'm just now finishing last minute tasks so that I can pack for Sunday. Yup, Sunday's the big day. I've gotta tell ya, I feel excited, yet nervous. But anyways, ...

Syracuse to Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Syracuse to Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... . On the way there we drove through the Adirondack Forest Reserve stopping for lunch at a place call Old Forge, then continuing on to Lake Placid pasting through Blue Mountain Lake on the way. We arrived at Lake Placid at 4.00pm and went to check into the ...

Up to Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Up to Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by big_red_truck

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Jacqui, my parents, brothers, and I all went up to Lake Placid to visit the Olympic site and just to spend some time together.  We spent a little bit of time shopping at the good sales they had downtown.  I got myself a nice $300 leather jacket ...

lake placid,  fallin in love, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

lake placid, fallin in love

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

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 it's not Lake Placid, it's everything around it. The mountains hold wisdom. It's getting to it, it's experiencing it, it's leaving ...

Passage  Lake Placid..., Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Passage Lake Placid...

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... une jolie petite ville au bord d'un lac o se sont tenus les JO d'hiver de 1932 et 1980. Puis deux nuits pluvieuses et un peu cauchemardesques en ...

Adirondacks in Northern NY, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Adirondacks in Northern NY

A travel blog entry by crashhopper

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... showed up on Wednesday morning w/ his friend Kimmy and we set off for Adirondack Loj (yes thats how it is spelled) near Lake Placid. It was a bit overcast but not that cold, and the fall colors were absolutely beautiful. Being from Florida, I've never ...

Camping, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Camping

A travel blog entry by ging21

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After a 5 hour drive from NJ, we finally arrived to our campground. This campsite is nice and very we'll maintained. The owners were very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely come back next trip up ...

On The Road Again, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

On The Road Again

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff

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... and 1980).  The first time I came to Lake Placid was with Jeff when we were first dating.  Jeff had been to Lake Placid numerous times for hiking and skiing trips with friends.  He was bringing me here for us to do some skiing at Whiteface ...

Beautiful Place, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Beautiful Place

A travel blog entry by davey1212

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... likes of Berlin & Hoosick !! While I was looking for a campsite I passed a Ski/trecking hostel (T Max n Topo's) just outside of Lake Placid with cheap rooms AND I am the only person staying here. Free beer (was left by someone) and honesty pot for ...

Lake Placid - Whiteface - Ferry to VT, Lake Placid NY, United States travel blog

Lake Placid - Whiteface - Ferry to VT

A travel blog entry by b-m-treece

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... had stopped and it was clearing to see the mountains. Haven't been here for a long time. The whole town is new - the old Lake Placid Club isn't there any more. We headed out to Whiteface Mountain. FDR started the project - toll road - castle at top and ...

Sleigh Ride, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Sleigh Ride

A travel blog entry by tmarks66

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So, after we were all beat up from skiing, we passed by a sleigh ride place on the way back to our place.  Sue convinced us all that we needed to have a sleigh ride, and we agreed!  Turns out it was a good time for Paul and Dan to have a quick ...

Aug 22, 2009, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Aug 22, 2009

A travel blog entry by jausa

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Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by fram-o

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... mid-night just in time to have a deserved dinner in the onl non-closed McDonalds in the town As we discovered in the morning, Lake Placid probably froze in time since the last Olympics in 1980. The furniture in the hotels, the smells and even people on ...

Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by tina.hoy

I have had a couple of great ski vacations ...

Day 6 - to Lake Placid via Tupper Lake (75 mls), Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Day 6 - to Lake Placid via Tupper Lake (75 mls)

A travel blog entry by drewcb

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... and the Raquette River were spectacular as the clouds began to clear out.  I stopped to visit the beautiful new nature center and the old Jewish cemetery and synagogue in Tupper Lake.  Then on through Saranac Lake and then to Lake Placid.  ...

Day 5-7 Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Day 5-7 Adirondack Mountains

A travel blog entry by blakekelsey

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... clouds. It actually looked really neat with the smoky white clouds blowing right past your face in the open mountain air. A trip to Lake Placid was definitely necessary. We went on Father’s Day on a Sunday afternoon, so it was a happening place (oh ...

The tourist town from olympics past., Lake Placid, United States travel blog

The tourist town from olympics past.

A travel blog entry by leafytree

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Just 3 hours drive from Montreal just into the states we arrived in Lake placid, Lake placid's claim to fame is they hosted the winter olympics a few years back so basically theres a lot of remnants and hotels and not much else, oh except for those ...

Back in Gods Country, Placid Lake State Park, United States travel blog

Back in Gods Country

A travel blog entry by elboroom

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... .  Immediately saw a bald eagle on a post and some deer.  Went up to rt 200 w and then 83 N.  Stopped at Placid Lake State Park.  Three miles back a dirt road but a very modern CG with everything.  Great stay, Ellie got lots of ...

Hudson River to Lake Placid, Lake Placid NY, United States travel blog

Hudson River to Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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... a mile or so and walk around the grounds.  The fort is remarkably well-preserved.  We then followed Hwy 9 over to Lake Placid.  We saw a lot of the 1980 Olympic venues and thought the town was a thriving summer venue in addition to being ...

At the Olympic Skating Oval, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

At the Olympic Skating Oval

A travel blog entry by tmarks66

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... gear, plus a layer or two.  It was neat to be on the same oval where Eric Heiden won the 5 golds in 1980.  The Lake Placid High School is just behind the rink, and provides a stately backdrop to the rink.  We were able to do about 4 laps ...

A Placid experience in the Adirondacks, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

A Placid experience in the Adirondacks

A travel blog entry by pugnickel

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... for them, I am a mild-mannered man.  We drove right by some of the venues for the Winter Olympics held here in Lake Placid in 1980.  Winter Olympics were held here in 1932 also.  Our campsite is beautiful; very wooded (which means no ...

Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by paulandkaren

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... It doesn't get any better than this. We stop at Fort Niagara for a break and see a military plane overhead. We arrive in Lake Placid around 6pm - a long day of riding - we did 635 kms. We walk into town and have dinner at the Great Adirondack Steak ...

Bobsleigh tour, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Bobsleigh tour

A travel blog entry by thenonos

Descente de bob sur la piste olympique de Lake Placid ...

Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by photokent

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... we have lunch and take a walk in the forest.  We see numerous conifer and deciduous trees mixed together   Lake Placid village is crowded with shops and people so we carefully drove through the crowded narrow streets. We stopped at Adirondack ...

Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by jenisonajourney

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Driving from NYC to Lake Placid was a great experience, its amazing how quickly the city stops and suburbs and countryside take over, in only a five hour drive we arrived at the foot of the Adironack Park and began to drive up to Lake Placid through the ...

Oh Beautiful Morning!, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Oh Beautiful Morning!

A travel blog entry by lilistravels

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... my taxi came up the hill and I hopped in. I sat in quiet ponderation as we wound ourselves through the residential areas of Lake Placid and Lake Saranac. The houses were beautiful and old. And the grass the color of old moss. It took my tired mind a ...

Long Conversations, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Long Conversations

A travel blog entry by lilistravels

... very poor and he was afraid WhiteFace's resort would go bankrupt.) He talked about being originally from Boston but moved to the Lake Placid area because he loved the simplicity of the area. We talked about Photography and cameras including the ...

Rainy Days and Mondays...., Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Rainy Days and Mondays....

A travel blog entry by tmarks66

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... all on display here.  Turns out the guy who invented the Dewey Decimal system was the guy who convinced the world to allow Lake Placid to host the 1932 games.  17 nations particpated back then, and some of the pictures from that era are ...

Lake Placid, Lake Placid, United States travel blog

Lake Placid

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Scenic fall colours! Covered ...

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