Lake Placid Tourism .com is the premier online guide to Lake Placid,
New York showcasing
hundreds of exciting attractions throughout the
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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.
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
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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
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.
Adirondacks & the Lake Champlain Valley of Upstate New York & Vermont
have long been known for their truly unique & varied cuisine ranging from
fresh caught native brook trout cooked over an open campfire to world class dining
at five star resorts. In the internationally acclaimed Olympic Village of Lake
Placid, diners can choose from exciting restaurants with menus featuring everything
from sushi and health foods to hearty Adirondack homecooked meals.
The Culinary Arts program
at Paul Smith's College in the Adirondacks was founded on the principle of learning
by doing. Many of todays local chefs learned their trade at Paul Smith's.
in Baking and Pastry Arts are preparing for careers in the growing hospitality
industry, and upon completion can expect to find positions in hotels, resorts,
and restaurants. This career path develops skills and knowledge necessary for
employment in a variety of baking and pastry establishments.
of these positions include:
Baker, Baker's Helper, Pastry Cook, Assistant
Pastry Chef, and Bakery Manager.
This fast paced industry offers many opportunities
Whether rolling dough, piping
decorations, pulling sugar or preparing and finishing desserts, pastry
students are taught the basics ranging from classical to contemporary
preparations. Emphasis in a baking and pastry arts program is placed
on teaching advanced pastry skills and providing managerial training
while covering all aspects of pastry preparations, presentation and
service at international standards. With hands-on experience emphasized
throughout the program, students spend approximately three quarters
of their training time performing practical work in food preparation.
The skills and knowledge acquired in a Pastry Arts program helps graduates
to advance their careers at an accelerated pace.
Chairs, Log homes & Log Furniture
Adirondack Chair is one of the most popular outdoor chairs in the United States.
The chair incorporates design ideas used for many decades;featuring a rounded
back and contoured seat & wide arms. Adirondack chairs are comfortable because
the chair back inclines 30 degrees and is curved to fit your back giving excellent
lower back support. Its deep, angled seat and broad arm rests, make the perfect
place for a plate of food & drink.
idea of behind rustic furniture was to create interesting pieces using natural
materials such as twigs and logs that would blend into a decor and not stand out
. Rustic furniture makers today follow the age old tradition of using natural
materials to create spectacular furniture and rustic decor pieces. Rustic furniture
usually has no set line or angles. Each piece is individually crafted .
you have a log home with rustic elements you will want to continue that element
with the furniture and decorations.
Finding beautiful log furniture, stairs
and railings, and other pieces that will complement your beautiful log home is
easier than you might think. Log furniture is naturally beautiful. You can see
all of the character and wood grain of the logs used in every piece of wood furniture.
Log furniture made with timbers, twigs and branches brings nature right into your
home or cabin. From custom crafted twig furniture, stairs and railings to antler
chandeliers, your unique rustic look is just a few clicks away.
you will find a wealth of information about Adirondack log cabin homes, log home
floor plans, financing for log homes, construction tips on log homes, Adirondack
custom log homes, log home photographs, and much, much more!
We invite you
to visit our Adirondack Store showcasing unique Adirondack
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you tired of your job? Ever thought about going back to
school in your spare time to further your career?
Online programs give working adults
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and the opportunity to earn a degree in less time than is
usually possible through on-campus attendance.
If you want to start or accelerate your career, explore
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Shopping is at its best in the Adirondacks - we showcase the
regions finest boutiques, galleries, stores
and antique & craft shops throughout Upstate New York, the Lake Champlain
Valley & the Adirondacks. The Adirondack Region has been renowned for its shopping,
hospitality and lodging since the turn of the century when the rich and famous
constructed spectacular Great Camps and huge rustic hotels during the "Gilded
Age". Today, visitors have their pick from a wide and eclectic assortment of shopping
and services ranging from Adirondack
gifts, rustic furniture, crafts and artwork to household items, pet care and
lawn and garden equipment. click
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Placid Summer Event Highlights
Placid and I Love New york Horse Shoes
Ford Ironman USA/Lake Placid
Placid, NY - I Love Barbecue Festival
Placid Winter Event Highlights
Cup Sports and Events at Olympic Venues See the world-class athletes train and
compete in Bobsled, Luge, Skeleton and Freestyle throughout the Winter.
& Hockey Tournaments & Canadian
Hockey Enterprises Tournaments - Throughout the fall and winter in Lake Placid
at the Olympic Center
State Winter Games. The Empire State Winter Games return to Lake
Placid February . Come join in the fun!
Olympic Center in Lake Placid boasts the greatest amount of ice surface in the
world. For information on Figure Skating shows and training.
www.lakeplacidskating.com for details
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
We also invite you to visit
our sister site www.LakePlacidHockey.com
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
offers hundreds of links and spectacular golf in the heart of the Adirondacks.
Award-winning courses offer a unique variety of golf for players of all abilities
in a truly breathtaking mountain setting.
Find your perfect home. Residential Golf Community guide
and information for country clubs, golf communities and private golf communities
across the United States.
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. Itís 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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Route 73, PO Box 701, Keene Valley,NY 12944
Historic 7 room (most with private baths) Bed & Breakfast
located in the center of the High Peaks village of Keene Valley. Convenient to
Great Range trailheads, rock and ice climbing, cross country skiing locally as
well as restaurants and shops.
View Inn - 140 Main St., Lake Placid, NY,
Quality mountain and lakeview rooms in the heart of
the Olympic Village. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants; adjacent to
the Olympic Center. AAA & Mobile Guide approved. Family owned and operated.
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