family summer vacationTry rock climbing, whitewater rafting and downhill mountain biking! The Adirondack Park is a 6-million acre paradise for outdoor adventure-seekers.

Home to New York’s tallest mountains, rushing waterways and endless opportunities for exploration, the Lake Placid region offers unique experiences for all who visit. This summer, discover Lake Placid’s fresh mountain waters, scale the region’s craggy rock faces and climb up or bike down New York’s highest peaks.

Lake Placid has long been an acclaimed rock climbing destination– the area is home to some of the country’s finest traditional rock climbing and summer mountaineering. Featuring thousands of accessible climbs, Lake Placid offers routes for both novice and expert. For the ultimate Lake Placid rock climbing challenge, try Wallface– located deep in a remote wilderness area, it is New York’s biggest cliff and has grade IV walls.

For hiking enthusiasts, it’s no secret that the Lake Placid region offers some of the best.  Whether you’re aspiring to join the ranks of the Adirondack 46ers or simply get some exercise and fresh air, the region boasts over 2,000 miles of designated Lake Placid hiking trails.  Each one of the 46 High Peaks boasts an elevation over 4,000 feet—the tallest is Mount Marcy, towering 5,343 feet above sea level.

The Adirondack waterways offer adventures for thrill seekers and peaceful paddlers alike. Consider a Lake Placid whitewater rafting excursion on the Hudson River or find some rapids and go kayaking.  The 6,000 miles of Adirondack rivers provide navigable flatwater and whitewater for paddling, boating and plenty of fishing.  Launch a canoe or kayak from the shore or rent one from a local marina.

Lastly, don’t pass up the opportunity to explore Wilmington—”The Biking Capital of The Adirondacks”—and mountain bike down the highest vertical drop in the east at Whiteface Mountain. Whiteface has 27 distinct trails featuring a wide variety of terrain, from challenging downhill courses for expert riders, to easy cross country paths for beginners.

Whether you’re an expert outdoorsman or seeking new experiences, theLake Placid region has opportunities for people of all skill levels. Hire a professional Adirondack guide for private instruction and insider secrets to the best of the Adirondacks.

Lake Placid is a four season destination in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, offering diverse experiences, outdoor adventures, unique events and an ever-changing backdrop to complement four seasons of outdoor activities. The charming Main Street is lined with a variety of shops, restaurants and attractions. Plan your summer vacation to Lake Placid and take advantage of Adirondack lodging packages from the many Lake Placid hotels.

For more information, please visit www.lakeplacid.com.

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