Placid Bay Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... from NYC. Perfect meeting point after a 534 mile drive.It is located in the far north east of the Adirondacks and we entered from the south west. It was slow going on back roads for a few hours but the views of the various lakes and mountain ranges were stunning.
We arrived exhausted around 9 pm, had a couple of glasses of wine and hit the hay as we all knew that we had a long weekend ahead of us.
We headed out early from Wellesley Island, intent on crossing the northern Adirondack mountains over to Plattsburgh, NY on the shores of Lake Champlain which separates upper Northeast New York State and Vermont. A ferry is required for the short route to Vermont so we will forego that because we want to head north up into Quebec.
We gradually rise in elevation from 200 ft to 1500 ft as we go deep into the Adirondack ...
Got an early start to head for Lake Placid. Going through Customs only took five minutes.
The highway was the same scene, more corn fields. We got onto Rt. 3 and it was not my favorite. It was very hilly, curvy, and the rain started. There were only two lanes making it not pleasant for Rich to hear me complain about how I did not sign up for a 7 hour car ride on this type of road conditions. He finally asked if ...
We left Black Lake today and headed toward Vermont. We didn't make it.
We did, however, drive through the Adirondacks and somehow managed to drive into the bike portion of an Ironman race. No, I mean we drove into it! Imagine how those guys on bikes felt after swimming for 2.4 miles, then trying to ride their bikes for 112 miles, only ...
... place. Easy to see why they chose to hold the winter Olympics of 1932 and 1980 here. We did some driving around the area and village as well to be sure to take in all the sights.
We then made our way back to Plattsburgh for a pizza and a walk with Ozzi. Not a late night as we'll be driving around Lake Champlain to Burlington, Vermont for some shopping ...