Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
... office building with a beautiful rooftop pool. After a quick McDonald's dinner we headed to the Jazz Festival. As we walked around we found several stages at which we could stop and listen to the music. The highlight was Florence K-an amazing piano player/singer and entertainer. We headed back to our hotel late in the evening. ...
... to the Whiteface Adventure Center. Whiteface is a the 5th highest mountain in New York. We rode a gondola up to the bottom of "Little Whiteface". We spent time exploring there. Our final destination of the day had us heading to 4,295 feet (Oh no! Hoping for no altitude sickness for Mom!) to climb to the summit of Whiteface Mountain. We climbed the rocky Alpine Trail ...
... snooping through stores led to a dinner by Mirror Lake. Players sports bar has outdoor seating and while a little chilly-it was nice to sit by the water and have dinner. We watching the semi-final soccer game between Japan and England in Spanish (due to a TV issue). we're looking forward to sunnier skies tomorrow! ...
Our first stop on the next leg of our journey was The Wild Center in Lake Tupper. Here we met Joe, a retired Art professor who became our unofficial guide for the center. We began on the "wild walk"-a large structure that takes you through the canopies of the trees. There are places along the way to stop and look for birds, see what nests, and ...
... this time I kept the camera on me. It's not easy to take pictures from the back of a moving Harley, so sorry if these pics are blurry or have a helmet in the corner! You can get a sense of what I see all day, looking at the back of Phil's helmet.
We explored the Olympic Center and Museum in downtown Lake Placid; that was pretty boring for me. Check out the pic of Phil wearing a USA Hockey jersey! There really wasn't anything going on there, just a few ...
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
24 Wilmington Road, Lake Placid | Motel$150 average
Lake Placid | Motelfrom $60