Placid Bay Inn
Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
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 ...
We had a relaxed morning and then dropped into a historic spot to try a local legendary taste delight for lunch. Anyone who knows Wayne knows he is a hot dog nut. We just had to go and try a Michigan Hot Dog. I had never heard of this but it's legendary in this area.
The restaurant looked like it might fall down when we arrived but is apparently ...
... mountain then hiked the 1.25 mile/2000 feet to the top (our Fitbit told us we had climbed 118 flights of stairs, that'll clean out the pipes)!!! It was an incredible experience we'll never forget!!
Next we visited the North Pole & Santa's Workshop before heading to Lake Placid to see the lake & the Olympic Village!! It was another crazy day!!
Today we stayed close to the trailer & since it has warmed up to 82 degrees, we went swimming in Lake ...
The Adirondack Forest is huge! It took roughly three hours to get to our campground after entering the Adirondack area and we only made it about half way into the forest. We entered from the south and the Lake Placid region is toward the middle. We drove past a lot of small towns with a few houses here or there, mostly with large front porches and beautifully wooded yards on small creeks. I found it interesting that so many home owners have posted ...
... eight… but I thought the float plane was cool! Finally Dad and I would row out about 2/3 of the way to Crown Point and drop his buoy marking his fishing spot. Crown Point was across the lake from our dock, a distance of about ½ mile. The Lake Trout fishing was excellent as I remember. Dad would go out every morning early and also in the evening. He taught me how to clean them, and it was at Massawepie I caught my first fish.
Dad stayed for ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility