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(ORDA/Dave Schmidt) Snowshoers on frozen Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, NY

Lake Placid, NY (PRWEB) November 22, 2011

As the 1st snowfall blankets the Adirondack Region of New York, discover Lake Placid for a winter vacation filled with loved ones fun, outdoor recreation, skiing and riding, historic Olympic sites and spa pampering. With a lot of approaches to experience the Adirondacks, it can be overwhelming to decide exactly where to start off. From early season, holiday travel and beyond, guests can program the ultimate getaway in Lake Placid with these trip concepts.


1.    Whiteface Mountain: Enjoy skiing and riding down the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies.

An expanded ski shop, 1,000 new pairs of rental skis at the rental center, new on-mountain dining alternatives and widened trails are just a few reasons to go to in 2012. The mountain is set to open for the season on Nov. 25, 2011. Browse some of the early season Lake Placid ski package options available.

2.    Off-mountain adventure: Ranked No. 1 by Ski Magazine readers for off-mountain activities this year for the 19th time, there are a lot of Lake Placid outdoor activities for visitors to appreciate this winter.

An thrilling new way to encounter Lake Placid is by Adirondack ice climbing. Related to rock climbing, this challenging sport entails traversing ice-covered waterfalls and cliffs. Experienced Adirondack guides can support beginners attempt this newly common extreme sport in the High Peaks around Lake Placid.
Snowshoeing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing are other enjoyable methods to expertise the beauty of the Adirondacks in Lake Placid this winter. It is free to hit the backcountry trails, producing these activities entertaining and inexpensive options for outdoor enthusiasts’ winter break. Take component in the Cascade Cross Country Center’s full moon events Jan. 7, Feb. 4, or March 10, 2012 for evening skiing and snowshoeing with bonfires, drinks, live music and lit trails for a new spin on these classic Lake Placid winter activities.

3.    Family fun: An perfect mountain resort destination in the Northeast, the village boasts a number of Lake Placid events and activities that are family members-friendly.

The Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll will take place on Dec. 9-11 on Primary Street in Lake Placid. Notably this year, the High Peaks Resort yule log hunt will return for the very first time in 50 years. Kids can enjoy breakfast with Santa, Mr. Punch’s Christmas Carol at The Lake Placid Center for the Arts, a free of charge holiday skating party at the Olympic Center outdoor skating oval, a toboggan chute ride onto frozen Mirror Lake and considerably a lot more to get in the holiday spirit.
Stars on Ice, presented by Smucker’s, will be held in Lake Placid on Dec. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the 1980 Rink in the Herb Brooks Arena of the Olympic Center. Tickets go on sale Nov. five to this world-class production of skating superstars.

4.    Lake Placid events: Lake Placid has held a place on the world’s competitive winter sports stage because the 1920s when resident speed skater Charles Jewtraw won the 1st gold medal at the initial Olympic Winter Games in 1924. Lake Placid went on to host the 1932 and 1980 Games, and remains one of the few places that continues to host Olympic winter sports such as bobsledding, speed skating and ski jumping.

The Lake Placid FIS Freestyle Cup will take place at the Olympic Jumping Complex Jan. 19-21, 2012. Be amazed by high-flying aerial tricks performed by guys and girls of the U.S. Ski Team.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2012, the Lake Placid Loppet 50km, 25km and .five km kid’s ski race will take location at the Olympic Sports Complicated from Feb. three-four, 2012.
The Bobsled and Skeleton Globe Championships will take place at the Olympic Sports Complex from Feb. 16-26, 2012. New this year, night runs will take location from five p.m. to 8 p.m. for added excitement.

five.    Spa and wellness: Singles and couples can take advantage of Lake Placid spa and salon offerings to rest and recharge for 2012 in the peace of the Adirondacks.

Spa remedies such as the “ultimate pampering package” at The Spa at the Mirror Lake Inn and the “maple butter body wrap” at The Spa at the Whiteface Lodge are just a couple of ways to unwind.
From the holiday season through spring 2012, it’s easy to invent your own best day in Lake Placid this winter with any or all of these activities and events.

About Lake Placid

Lake Placid is a 4-season destination, offering diverse experiences, outdoor adventures, special events and an ever-altering backdrop to complement your favorite activities. Take pleasure in the organic beauty, and embrace the timeless atmosphere in the heart of the Adirondacks.


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