Placid Bay Inn
Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
Sally and I have been really looking forward to our vacation. The NYS Broadband Grants are in and all the money was raised for the digital conversion at the theater. With all that hard work behind us we are looking for to some ...
... stop and stare, as if to say '"you folks aint from around here, are you" - just like in the movies! We had some great pancakes and home made hashbrowns.
We are taking the scenic route today along the seaways following Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. It was a fantastic ride and the sun was out the whole day. It doesn't get any better than this.
We stop at Fort ...
We drove through pouring rain - did not get to stop at Lake Forge - pouring rain. By the time we got to Lake Placid the rain 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 ...
... there…sort of. And therein lies a tale: Who knew (apparently thousands!) that the Lake Placid Ironman Competition was happening today on the road that we needed to travel?? Wow! According to a brochure, more than 2,500 athletes from 19 countries and 45 states participate not to mention all the support staff…and families…and friends that want to be there for their athlete…AND everyone else that just wants to see it happen! The competition is this: a ...
... and 1980 Olympic Ice Rinks. The "Miracle" Ice Rink still gets me. The guy working the desk at the museum was working concessions at the rink during the 1980 US/Russia game.
We then hiked about 2 miles to the Lake Placid Lodge. Had some great drinks at the bar, and great conversation with the bar tender and other patrons.
Great day. Heading the Burlington, VT and Lake Champlain tomorrow.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility