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New York showcasing
hundreds of exciting attractions throughout the
Olympic region and upstate New York.
We invite you to take a virtual tour of some
of our most popular travel destinations including the
historic communities of Saranac Lake, Elizabethtown, Keene, Keene Valley, Jay,
Wilmington, Essex, Ticonderoga, Crown
Point, Schroon Lake and Westport.
Olympic Ski Jumping Complex
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The Lake Placid Region is famous for hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter
Olympics. Lake Placid has also
been host for a variety of world class events including the ESPN Outdoor Games,
World Cup bobsled and luge, the Ironman Triathalon, international figure skating,
Empire State Games and the "I Love NY" Horse Shows. The Lake Placid region offers
visitors a rich variety of historic, artistic and cultural
Branch Ausable River"
by photographer Frank
Lake Placid's Olympic attractions include famous Whiteface Mountain, boasting
the greatest vertical drop in the East and the Mackenzie Intervale Olympic Ski
Jumping Complex, where you can ride
to the top of the 26 story, 120 meter ski jump in a glass enclosed elevator! Other
venues include the Mt. Van Hoevenberg bobsled and luge track where you can take
an exhilarating ride down the only dedicated bobsled run
in the US.
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Placid Summer/ Winter Event Highlights
Placid Horse Shows
The Lake Placid and I Love New York Horse Shows, at the North Elba
Showgrounds in Lake Placid, NY.
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Placid Competitors from around the world will arrive in Lake Placid to compete
in one of only 4 official Ironman Triathlons to be held in the continental U.S.
Family Week-ends at Santa's Workshop
The old fashioned tradition of family,
friends and the spirit of Christmas are all waiting for you! Call 800-806-0215
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Cup Sports and Events at Olympic Venues
See the world-class athletes train
and compete in
Bobsled, Luge, Skeleton and Freestyle throughout the Winter.
For complete schedule
and details visit www.orda.org
Empire State Winter
The Empire State Winter Games return to Lake Placid
February Come join in the fun!
Daffest is Saranac Lake's newest community event.
It's a festival of fun and celebration. Come see the Daffodils bloom!
Old fashion soap box derby races, wagon rides, doggie parade,
lemon festival, and much more
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Daffest is Saranac Lake's newest community event.
And like Winter Carnival, First Night and the Art Walks, just to
name a few-it depends on Saranac Lakers coming together and helping
out. And, just as a daffodil hibernates and blooms to full beauty
each spring, Saranac Lake will bloom, as it does in the other seasons
of the year, to its full majesty of community participation and
pride in May 2012. Now is the time to start planning the massive
September planting that will give us the May Daffest. We need everyone's
help in this community wide venture as, this fall, we will plant
one MILLION bulbs throughout Saranac Lake, that will explode in
community-wide splendor in Spring. The vision, held by local residents
and businesses, will make Saranac Lake a beautiful showcase for
the many visitors who will come to appreciate our village and our
click here for all the information you need!
photographer Carl Heilman II has lived in the Adirondacks in upstate
New York since he moved to the region in 1973 to live in his parents'
summer home. Carl Heilman II has been photographing the Adirondack
wilderness landscape since 1975, working to capture on film both
the grandeur of these special places, and the emotional and spiritual
connection he has felt as well.
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Carl Heilman's passion for spending as much time as possible in some of the wildest
regions of the Adirondack Park, soon became a life-long quest to create images
that record the essence of a true wilderness experience. Today Carl is a full
time professional nature photographer.His photographs and panoramas are also available
as posters, murals, and special edition prints. His selection of Adirondack posters
includes a pair of panoramic posters that show the full 360° view from the summit
of Mt. Marcy, and a panoramic image of the spectacular fall foliage and the High
Peaks from Mt. Van Hoevenberg. Each winter, as a NYS licensed guide, he leads
backcountry snowshoeing workshops at the Mountainfest in Keene Valley, and has
lead them for the Adirondack Mountain Club at the Adirondak Loj near Lake Placid,
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on Adirondack Artist Carl Heilman.
Placid has been a summer destination for golfers for over one hundred years.
It is a golfers paradise with several world class courses
for you to choose from. From scenic Craigwood , to 45 hole Lake Placid Club ,
Whiteface Club and Resort & the Saranac Inn, to smaller Saranac Lake Golf
Club and Westport Country Club, you won't be disapointed .
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Lake Placid summer golf packages . Lake Placid
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Award-winning courses offer a unique variety of golf for players of all abilities
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Placid Area Golf Courses
Wood Golf Course -
518-523-9811 877-999-9473 (In Season)
Wood Golf Course offers a challenging round of golf in a spectacular setting.
Designed by Seymour Dunn in 1925, this carefully maintained municipal course is
strategically carved into the Adirondack countryside. It’s the perfect opportunity
for a great round of golf.
Placid Club Golf Courses -
Tee Times: 518-523-4460 800-874-1980 Lake Placid
amidst towering white pines in the heart of Adirondack splendor the historic Lake
Placid Club offers unique real estate that is stunning in its natural beauty and
rich with recreational opportunities. The Club comprises over 900 acres of land
providing a variety of exclusive Adirondack homes, Condominiums and lots with
an unmatched range of amenities - including 45 holes of championship golf - and
conveniently located close to the center of the village of Lake Placid.
Club & Resort Golf Course -
518-523-2551 1-800-422-6757 Lake Placid
Club Golf Course is one of the most notable and majestic golf courses in the eastern
United States. Built in 1898 on the shores of Lake Placid, it soon became the
course of royalty, move stars and famous sports figures.
Inn Golf & Country Club -
518-891-1402 Saranac Lake
Saranac Inn Golf and Country Club was founded at the turn of the century and designed
by renowned Scottish Pro and Architect Seymour Dunn. The course was designed using
the natural terrain to provide a wonderful golfing experience, with spectacular
mountain views, pure mountain air and a memorable fragrance emanating form the
balsams that line the course.
Lake Golf Club -
518-891-2675 Ray Brook
friendly 9-hole course on route 86, between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid fun for
both novice and experienced golfers. Offers a complete practice facility. 891-2675.
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Log homes and Adirondack Log Furniture
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On January 31,
04 Disney unveiled its version of the famous confrontation between the United
States and the Soviet Union. Called 'Miracle' , it is the story of the 1980 U.S.
Olympic hockey team that made sports history by taking the gold medal in hockey
away from the Soviets. Kurt Russell plays the leading role of legendary
USA hockey coach Herb Brooks, the man who single-handedly transformed an unassuming
group of college players into hockey heroes. To learn more click
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CAN/AM Hockey Tournament
This youth hockey tournament features 48 teams from the U.S. and Canada in the
Mite - Bantam divisions. Location: 1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena Location Town:
Lake Placid Time: All Day Contact: CAN/AM Hockey Phone: (800) 678-0908
Canadian Hockey Enterprises Hockey Tournament This youth hockey tournament features
36 teams from across Canada and the U.S. in the Squirt - Midget divisions. Location:
1980 Rink Herb Brooks Arena Location Town: Lake Placid Time: All Day Contact:
Canadian Hockey Enterprises Phone: (800) 461-2161
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End Hikers/Skiers Lodge
Box 103, Keene Valley, New York 12943 -
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A romantic 1902 Adirondack lodge nestled in New York's Keene
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The Adirondacks & the Lake Champlain
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with menus featuring everything from sushi and health foods to hearty Adirondack
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Culinary Arts program at Paul Smith's College in the Adirondacks was founded on
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Keene and Keene Valley
'Home of the High Peaks'
greatest number of high peaks in the Adirondacks (in a single location) rise majestically
in the Keene/Keene Valley Region making this area a meca for hikers, climbers
and other visitors who wish to experience the remarkable beauty of the Adirondack
mountains. There are literally hundreds of trail heads located in the tiny hamlet
of Keene including the trail to the summit of Mt. Marcy, the highest mountain
in New York State.The Annual Adirondack Mountaineering Festival will be held in
January in Keene Valley. The event is a celebration of mountaineering that includes
a variety of ice climbing and mountaineering clinics.
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Olympic Torch with Whiteface Mountain
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