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L A K E   P L A C I D ,   N E W   Y O R K

Friday, September 24, 2004

Community: #6

Visitors Bureau: Lake Placid - Essex County Visitors Bureau, Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Phone: 518-523-2445 or 800-44-PLACID (800-447-5224)

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm

Website: http://www.lakeplacid.com

Population: 2,638 (2000 US Census)

Gender: 48.0% male, 52.0% female

Race: 95.8% White, 0.9% Asian, 0.7% African American, 2.6% Other

Median Income: $43,042

Personal Rating:   (5 thumb max)


Located in Adirondack State Park in New York, Lake Placid is a crown jewel of winter sports. The community gained worldwide attention and popularity by hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. Its winter sporting facilities are world-class and numerous, including 2 ski jumps, 2 ice arenas, bobsled runs, and a multitude of others.

Lake Placid is a small tourist town, overflowing with abundant lodging, shops, and restaurants. Many visitors use Lake Placid as the launching point for a myriad of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, boating, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and camping.

Come join me, I'm about to start my tour of the village of Lake Placid.

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