photo of person exploring one of the best Things to Do Around Lake Placid

There is a reason why Lake Placid has been a favorite vacation spot for over 200 years. Year after year, people come to the area to experience a portion of the six million acres of pristine nature at Adirondack Park. Outdoor recreation is abundant here, from rock climbing at Ausable Chasm to zip lines. At Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, we are conveniently located near some of the best things to do around Lake Placid. We are surrounded by the Adirondack Mountains and sit on the shores of Mirror Lake, perfect for swimming, kayaking, or just relaxing on the beach. Reconnect with nature this summer and stay at our beautiful lakeside resort!

Adventures at Ausable Chasm

An assortment of exciting adventures awaits at Ausable Chasm. From rock climbing to float tours, this is one of our favorite places to explore the Adirondacks. Let a local guide navigate the rapids during a raft float tour. Float past rock formations as you learn the unique history of the chasm. The adventure trail here is a mix of hiking and rock climbing featuring cable bridges, cargo net climb, and edge walks. The classic tour combines the nature walk with the float tour into one package for a reduced price. Visit one of the oldest natural attractions in the United States at Ausable Chasm. 

Experience Outdoors | Adventure Park and Zip Lines

Spend a day exploring the adventure park and zip lines at Experience Outdoors. Located on Scotts Cobble Mountain, the adventure park has 38 obstacles and zip lines to witness the Adirondacks like never before! The three different sections of the adventure course are self-guided and increase in difficulty with each section. On the contrary, you will have two guides accompany you on the zip lines. The exhilaration of zipping through mountain air as you witness the splendor of the Adirondacks is truly unbeatable!

Lake Placid Boat Tours

At Lake Placid Marina and Boat Tours, you can take a cruise on the waters of Lake Placid. This cruise is an excellent way to see local wildlife, mountain views, and learn about the history of the Adirondacks. The boat will also cruise past Whiteface Mountain where alpine skiing took place during the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. This tour is only an hour-long, which leaves you the rest of the day to explore Lake Placid! 

Resorts in the Adirondacks | Golden Arrow

Experience the best of the Adirondacks when you visit Lake Placid. With all the things to do around Lake Placid, you will need the perfect place to rejuvenate at the end of the day. Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is the best choice that combines the comfort of home with the beauty of nature. Book a room with us today and discover why Lake Placid is the place where vacations begin!