Located in the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid is a quaint little village in Essex County, New York. Choose from vacation rentals like cozy cabins, picturesque town houses, or simple cottages. The locals also run green vacation homes with lakeside retreats, resorts and inns that treat natural resources responsibly.
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576 fantastic properties from 15 vacation rental websites, including Casamundo and Booking.com, are currently available in Lake Placid. Using HomeToGo's search feature you can instantly compare the offers of each listed rental to discover the best price and save up to 48%.
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Find your perfect vacation rental Lake Placid: from $162 per night
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Popular Rental Amenities Lake Placid
You will have a large selection of properties to compare and choose from if you are looking for an accommodation with a pool in Lake Placid. Also, accommodations with pools Lake Placid cost, on average, $487 per night. Most of the available properties with pools are hotel rooms. all of Lake Placid's properties offering a pool are situated within two kilometres of water, spend your days lounging by the pool or the waterfront.
The Weather Lake Placid
Check out the climate diagram for Lake Placid. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 25°. However, temperatures can go lower than -17° Lake Placid in January. The month of August has nice weather with only 12 rainy days.
7-Day Weather Forecast Lake Placid
A table for two please...
Visitors will not be disappointed in the food options in Lake Placid as it houses some of the finest restaurants that cater to every culinary desire - from conventional American dishes to gourmet cuisine.
Visit The View Restaurant which uses locally-sourced produce. Caffe Rustica is a Mediterranean restaurant with a rustic oven operated by wood fire serving wholesome pizzas, sandwiches and salads.
Lake Placid's trademark events
One of the unique events held at Lake Placid is the Annual Tastes of Maple which is a tasting fiesta with many eateries sampling food and presenting their best version of maple syrup. Participants vote for a winner for the maple syrup tasting competition every year.
Lake Placid also offers a unique way to ring in the New Year. The Skate Into New Year party is organized on the last day of every year at 10:30 pm till midnight. It is a friendly get-together skating party taking place on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval.
Sights not to miss in Lake Placid
This range stands out as a distinctive landmark in the landscape with Mount Marcy being the highest mountain reaching a peak of 5,344 feet. This outdoor paradise with its expansive and pristine beauty inspires visitors to be one with nature.
Whiteface Mountain is a ski fanatic’s haven as it offers trails with the grandest vertical drops. It has staged Olympic events regularly with many national heroes treading the same path down the trails to ultimate glory.
Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex
This complex consists of two unique ski jumping towers that are 300 and 400 feet in height. It was built for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games held in Lake Placid. Open throughout the year, it gives visitors a chance to witness the panoramic view from the jumper’s perspective before they take off.
Mirror Lake is a calm and serene lake bordering the town of Lake Placid. The name reflects the quiet ambience and the mirror-like reflection formed in the waters. Only paddle boats are allowed on the lake, and there is a 2.7 mile long trail lined with bricks for leisurely walks.
John Brown Farm State Historic Site
This historic landmark site is the resting place of legendary abolitionist John Brown who supported and fought hard for freedom from slavery in the 19th century. The farm is accessible to the public and has recently celebrated its 100th anniversary as a State Historic Site.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price of a vacation home Lake Placid?
The nightly price for accommodation Lake Placid starts at $163.
What is the typical availability of Apartment rentals Lake Placid?
May has the highest availability of Apartment rentals Lake Placid, so you can expect plenty of selection, even for last-minute bookings.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities Lake Placid?
When looking to book a vacation home Lake Placid, the most requested amenities include Internet, TV, and Pool.
How many Apartment rentals and Bed & Breakfast rentals can I find Lake Placid?
Lake Placid has 574 Apartment rentals and Bed & Breakfast rentals available to book.
Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals Lake Placid?
Finding a vacation rental Lake Placid that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 129 pet-friendly homes on offfer.
What's the best month to visit Lake Placid?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months Lake Placid with temperatures around 25 °C. January and February Lake Placid are the coldest, with -17 °C on average.
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