2-Day Itinerary in Lake Placid

Are you planning a short visit to Lake Placid? We’ve got you covered with a fun filled 2-day itinerary.

Day 1:

8:00am – Start your day with a delicious breakfast at The Breakfast Club Etc., known for their creative and hearty breakfast dishes.

9:00am – Head over to Mirror Lake for a relaxing morning paddle or a walk around the lake.

11:00am – Visit the Olympic Center to see where the “Miracle on Ice” hockey game was played during the 1980 Winter Olympics. You can also take a tour of the facility and try your hand at skating on the Olympic speed skating oval.

1:00pm – Have a quick lunch at The Cottage, which offers stunning views of Mirror Lake and a variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups.

2:00pm – Take a scenic drive to the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, where you can drive to the summit of Whiteface Mountain for panoramic views of the Adirondack Mountains.

5:00pm – Head back to Lake Placid and relax with a drink at The Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, which serves a variety of craft beers brewed on site.

7:00pm – Have dinner at the Dancing Bears Restaurant, which offers a cozy atmosphere and delicious American cuisine.

Day 2:

8:00am – Start your day with a breakfast at The Breakfast Club Etc. or grab a coffee and pastry at The Great Adirondack Coffee Company.

9:00am – Go for a hike in the Adirondack Mountains. There are many options for all levels of hikers, including the popular Cascade Mountain trail.

1:00pm – Have lunch at the Big Slide Brewery & Public House, which offers a variety of craft beers and delicious pub fare.

2:00pm – Visit the Lake Placid Olympic Museum to learn more about the history of the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid and see memorabilia from past Olympic Games.

4:00pm – Take a relaxing stroll through the town of Lake Placid, stopping in at local shops and galleries to pick up some souvenirs.

7:00pm – Have dinner at The View Restaurant at the Mirror Lake Inn, which offers stunning views of Mirror Lake and a seasonal menu of farm-to-table cuisine.

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