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Explore Lake Placid, NY

With the highest vert in the East, Whiteface rocks. But in and around the home of two Winter Olympics, there’s a lot more than skiing to keep you entertained.

Serious G’s » Lake Placid Bobsled Experience

WHY GO » And you thought skiing was an adrenaline rush. Try flying through banked turns at freeway speeds. A professional driver and brakeman are provided. All you have to do is strap on your helmet and hold tight for a thrilling half-mile. whiteface.com/activities/bobsled-experience

Lake Placid Lodge

Lake Placid Lodge

This grand Adirondack landmark on the shore of its namesake lake isn’t exactly new. Built in the late 1800s as a private camp, the lodge was sold and transformed into a hotel in 1946. In 2005, a kitchen fire destroyed the main building, and in 2008 it rose anew, more luxurious and refined than ever. The 30,000-square-foot lodge has 13 new suites, each with a king featherbed, stone fireplace and private balcony. The dining room is also new, headed by Culinary Institute of America–trained chef Kevin McCarthy, who gathers seasonal ingredients from farmers living within a 70-mile radius to craft simple but robust fare. No worries: You’ll burn it off on Whiteface’s 3,166 feet of vertical, 20 minutes away.

$650–$1,550

lakeplacidlodge.com

Luxurious and refined with a rich history

This grand Adirondack landmark on the shore of its namesake lake isn’t exactly new. Built in the late 1800s as a private camp, the lodge was sold and transformed into a hotel in 1946. In 2005, a kitchen fire destroyed the main building, and in 2008 it rose anew, more luxurious and refined than ever. The 30,000-square-foot lodge has 13 new suites, each with a king featherbed, stone fireplace and private balcony.

Lake Placid: Athletes Ready to Launch This Saturday

Do something different for the July 4th weekend and watch athletes soar through the sky on July 5 in Lake Placid at the Olympic Jumping Complex.

Nyman Podiums in Birds of Prey DH

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Steven Nyman (Provo, UT), whose first World Cup podium came at Beaver Creek a year ago, "nailed the line" Friday to finish second in downhill during a snowstorm at the Charles Schwab Birds of Prey races.

World Cup Comes to Deer Valley

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Chevrolet Freestyle International will present four World Cup competitions over three days.

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