4 days in Lake Placid & Lake Champlain Itinerary

4 days in Lake Placid & Lake Champlain Itinerary

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Lake Placid
— 1 night
Drive to Port Kent, NY, Ferry to Burlington, VT
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Burlington
— 2 nights
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Lake Placid

— 1 night
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the engineering at Alice Falls, take in breathtaking views at Ausable Chasm, and then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteface Mountain. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, then contemplate the long history of John Brown Farm State Historic Site, and finally deepen your understanding at Uihlein Sugar Maple Research & Extension Field Station.

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Philadelphia to Lake Placid is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you will find days in Lake Placid are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are colder (41°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Burlington

— 2 nights
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): make a trip to World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, then enjoy unforgettable views with Above Reality Inc. Hot Air Balloon Rides, and finally trek along Burlington Bike Path.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lake Placid to Burlington in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lake Placid in September since evenings lows in Burlington dip to 53°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips