Plan your visit...

Santa's Workshop is not the only reason to come to the Lake Placid Region!  There is so much to see and do for the entire family. You most certainly can make a terrific summer vacation that will create memories for years to come! Here are just a few of our favorites...

Area Attractions...

High Falls Gorge
High Falls Gorge

In the shadow of Whiteface Mountain, you can take a nature walk to view the Ausable River as it spills over ancient granite cliffs.

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AuSable Chasm
AuSable Chasm

Up to five miles of hiking trails wander through and above the 150’ deep, 2-mile long chasm. Also available: scenic float tours, café, gift shop, camping, and the new Adventure Trail cable course for the more adventurous.

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Lake Placid Olympic Arena and Museum
Lake Placid Olympic Arena and Museum

Revisit the "Miracle on Ice" or Sonja Henie's triumph, as well as many other athletes of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics.

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Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Mountain

Being part of the ADK 46, Whiteface Mountain boasts a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages. Utilize the gondola to reach the peak of Little Whiteface, or simply drive to the summit. It is perfect for an adrenaline rush or just an afternoon of beautiful views with your family.

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Lake Everest Beach
Lake Everest Beach

Town Beach On Route 86 in Wilmington turn onto Bowman Lane and go to the end to park. You will find a sandy beach and picnic area filled with free activities including but not limiting to; swimming, boating and boat rental, volleyball, paddling trail, a pavilion, fishing, a playground, and public bathrooms. Most of this area has a universal design making it accessible for everyone. During July and August on Thursday nights there are free concerts.

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Hiking
Hiking

Several trail heads as well as mountains and ponds in the area. Perfect for all ages.

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Fly Fishing
Fly Fishing

Fly Fish the Adirondacks on the legendary West Branch AuSable River. with two conveniently located fly shops, Ausable River Two Fly Shop, as well as Hungry Trout Fly Shop. *Photo credit Two Fly Shop

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Jay Covered Bridge
Jay Covered Bridge

Originally constructed in 1857, this wooden covered bridge spans 175 feet over the East Branch Ausable River in Jay. Completely restored in 2007, it is the only remaining covered bridge in Northern New York.

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Whiteface Region Visitors Bureau
Whiteface Region Visitors Bureau

The Whiteface Visitors Bureau is located in the center of the town. For additional information in regards to the area, please click on the provided link.

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Lodging...

The Hungry Trout
The Hungry Trout

If your idea of a good vacation is fishing at your doorstep, skiing just seconds away at Whiteface Mountain, hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, bird hunting, swimming, canoeing, swimming and, basically, behaving like a kid again, then you’ve come to the right place...

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North Pole Inn
North Pole Inn

The Inn at North Pole Resorts offers rooms that fit most every budget and family need. All rooms are non-smoking and recently refurbished with cedar log furniture and Adirondack decor. And because this is the North Pole, you will find Christmas decorations in all rooms and all around our grounds.

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The Alpine Country Inn and Suites
The Alpine Country Inn and Suites

The Alpine Country Inn and Suites offers beautiful rooms at very reasonable rates for the area. We're within walking distance to restaurants, an ice cream parlour, gift shops, miniature golf and the town beach on the Au Sable River. The winter shuttle bus will pick you up right at the curb and drop you off at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in 5 minutes , or take you to Lake Placid Village in just 15 to 20 minutes.

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KOA Campground
KOA Campground

Choose to bring your RV, Camp in a Tent, or choose one of there many cabins! This KOA is right in here in the town of Wilmington.

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AirBNB Rentals
AirBNB Rentals

Want a home away from home, check out Adirondack Vacations. These newly constructed houses will make you never want to leave.

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Adk Vacation Rentals
Adk Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals in Wilmington

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Camping...

North Pole Campgrounds
North Pole Campgrounds

North Pole Campgrounds

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KOA Campground
KOA Campground

Choose to bring your RV, Camp in a Tent, or choose one of there many cabins! This KOA is right in here in the town of Wilmington.

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Wilmington Notch Campground
Wilmington Notch Campground

NYS Campground between Wilmington and Lake Placid

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