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 ...
... away. What a beautiful drive through the Adirondacks region past mountains and gorges and rivers running along side the road. Very very beautiful scenery all along the way. We also passed Whiteface Mountain along our route which is very impressive.
We finally arrived in the village of Lake Placid where we strolled with Ozzi and enjoyed the many shops. A nice ice cream cone. What ...
... 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 ...
... Loj ( the trail blazer that founded the recreational area liked phonetics… Loj is pronounced lodge). The campground was down a long winding road with the last ½ mile consisting of more pot holes in the gravel road than road itself. It's a very rustic campground, no electric at all. They suggest campers to dig small 6 inch holes for their human waste and cover it up with soil (there was a bathroom, but we were encouraged to use it minimally). We pulled ...
... boys who came up with their families. We would attach playing cards to our bikeframes by the back tire with clothespins, sticking the cards into the spokes and pretend we had motorcycles. There were miles of roads to ride. We played with cars and trucks in the dirt, swam, boated, fished, explored, hiked, picnicked, bowled at the old Bowling Alley and played tricks on the girls. There was an old building remaining from the hotel that had ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Redwood Motel Lake Placid
Other places to stay in Lake Placid
1 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid | 3 star motelfrom $109
2625 Main Street, Lake Placid | 2 star motelfrom $108
2764 Main Street , Lake Placid | Motelfrom $74
- Art Devlins is a clean, family-ownded Lake Placid motor inn
- The cleanest Hotel I have ever stayed in
- Great getaway
2234 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid | Motelfrom $94
Route 86, Lake Placid | Motelfrom $50
56 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid | Motelfrom $48