8 days in Lake Placid & Wilmington Itinerary

8 days in Lake Placid & Wilmington Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Placid & Wilmington Itinerary

Start: Lake Placid
1
Lake Placid
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Wilmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Lake Placid

4
nights
Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa's Workshop as well as Farmhouse Snowmobiling. Attractions like The Wild Center and Star Trek Original Series Set Tour make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Burlington (Burlington Bike Path & World's Tallest Filing Cabinet), Champlain Memorial Lighthouse (in Crown Point) and Shelburne Museum (in Shelburne). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Mirror Lake, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Jo, examine the collection at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, and hit the slopes at Whiteface Mountain.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lake Placid travel route planner.

In December, daily temperatures in Lake Placid can reach 31°F, while at night they dip to 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Burlington, Whiteface Mountain, Shelburne Museum, The Wild Center, Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
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Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
The Wild Center ©
The Wild Center

3
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Wilmington is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. You've now added Adirondack Wildlife Refuge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at High Falls Gorge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whiteface Mountain, then examine the collection at Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Champlain Memorial Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Alice Falls and then fly down the slopes at Titus Mountain.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wilmington online driving holiday planner .

Wilmington is just a stone's throw from Lake Placid. In December, daytime highs in Wilmington are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, Alice Falls, Titus Mountain
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Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
High Falls Gorge ©
High Falls Gorge
Star Trek Original Series Set Tour ©

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