Travel Info

 


air travel

 

Lake Placid Airport

The Lake Placid Municipal Airport is about one mile south of the village on Route 73, adjacent to the Show Grounds. Hours of operation: 9 am- 5 pm daily. 8 am - 8 pm in July & August. Runway: 4,200 feet.Services: Air Charter flights from most airports, scenic flights, tie down, and repairs. 518-523-2473. The Adirondack Regional Airport provides the only commercial air service to the Adirondack Park. Located in Lake Clear, 16 miles from Lake Placid, it offers easy access to the entire region. Commercial flights available through Continental Express: 800-525-0280. Priceless Rent-a-Cars available.

Major Airports

The Lake Placid area is within 2 1/2 hours driving time of three major airports: Albany, New York; Burlington, Vermont; and Montreal, Quebec. All are serviced by major airline carriers and have car rentals available.

 


DRIVING DIRECTIONS

 

Metro New York and New Jersey: NYS Thruway (I-87) to Exit 24 (Albany) Northway (I-87) to Exit 30. Follow Rt. 9N two miles to Rt. 73 and continue 28 miles to Lake Placid.

Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. (points south): NJ Turnpike, connect with Garden State Parkway to NYS Thruway I-87. Then use directions above "From Metro NY and NJ area.

Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse (points midwest): I-90 (NYS Thruway) to Syracuse I-81 Exit 36. Follow I-81 north to Watertown, then east on Rt. 3 to Saranac Lake. Take Rt. 86 east to Lake Placid.

Boston, Springfield, Hartford: I-90 west (Mass. Turnpike) in Albany, Northway (I-87) to Exit 30 and then use the final directions above: "From Metro NY..."

Ottawa: Routes south to Cornwall Bridge. Pick up Rt. 37 east to Malone. Follow Rt. 30 south to Paul Smiths and pick up Rt. 192. Follow Rt. 192 to Rt. 86 and continue to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.

Toronto: 401 east to Cornwall Bridge, then use final directions above "From Ottawa".

Montreal: Rt. 15 So. to Champlain crossing, connect with I-87 So. Take Exit 34 west, follow Rt. 9N, then Rt. 86 to Lake Placid.

 


Lodging  

 

CROWNE PLAZA RESORT & GOLD CLUB 
101 OLYMPIC DRIVE LAKE PLACID NY 12946
518-523-2556 | 800-874-1980

 

GOLDEN ARROW LAKESIDE RESORT 

2559 MAIN STREET LAKE PLACID NY 12946
888-621-2709

 

HIGH PEAKS RESORT 

2384 SARANAC AVENUE LAKE PLACID NY 12946
518-523-2587 | 800-790-8452

 

MIRROR LAKE INN 

77 MIRROR LAKE DRIVE LAKE PLACID NY 12946
518-523-2871

 


Camping

 

There are NO camp sites available on the Horse Show Grounds. The following camping areas are avilable to Lake Placid exhibitors and visitors:

Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department River Street Extension (Next to the Van Parking Lot – 2 miles from Show Grounds) 518-523-3211 Ask for Brad Jacques or Jeff Jacques. 

Whispering Pines- Tents, Trailers, RVs, Log Cabins, Water, Sewer and Electric. Located on Cascade Road, 4 miles from the Show Grounds. 800-437-9355 or 518-523-9322.