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Adirondack Dining Experiences Beyond the Ordinary

A family with multiple generations dines and laughs together on the deck outside at Mt Van Hoevenberg.

Nestled in the picturesque High Peaks Region of the Adirondack Mountains is an array of unique dining options with historic connections to the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games. Among the top winter sports venues in the world, the Lake Placid Legacy Sites are home to exceptional dining options as well a rich Olympic history,… Read more »

Bold New Future Brings New Shopping Experiences

A young girl with dark hair holds up a USA branded hoodie against her as she contemplates a purchase with her mother on the right looking on.

With renewed & modernized venues comes a new era of events and experiences, all of it with new retail opportunities to cherish the memories and all of it part of the Olympic Authority’s bold new future. It’s no secret Lake Placid’s Olympic legacy permeates the entire region. You can feel it everywhere. The 1932 and… Read more »

World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton Dec. 16-18 

A Team USA two person boblsed races around a banked turn at Mt Van Hoevenberg with the Lake Placid logo in the ice under the sled.

Spectator Viewing Just Feet Away from the World’s Best Bobsled and Skeleton Athletes   Tickets Available Here  The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces that Mt Van Hoevenberg will welcome athletes from across the globe when it hosts the International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation’s (IBSF) World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton this Friday, December 16… Read more »

Ride With An Olympic Bobsledder

Child standing in dark building with snow outside in the background

ride with an olympic bobsledder Aja Evans is an American bobsledder who competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Sliding down an icy track at up to 90 mph, bobsledding requires a strong constitution and a need for speed. Athletes can be subjected to up to five-g’s, or five times the force… Read more »

Bobsledding With An Olympian

Bobsled going through tunnel

bobsledding with an olympian In this episode of “Out and About,” Zach Pagano and Tyler Essary explore Lake Placid, New York, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games. The duo enlists the help of former U.S. Olympic bobsledder John Napier to see what it’s like to ride full speed down the track. give… Read more »

Summer Activities Schedule

Woman and child smiling and exciting as they ride Mt Van Hoevenberg's Cliffside Coaster with the green trees of summer in the background

Mt Van Hoevenberg and Olympic Jumping Complex Summer Attractions and Activities Schedule New York State’s Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces opening dates and times for summer activities at the Mt Van Hoevenberg and the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid. Skyride Experience Feel the woosh of ski jumpers just feet away, launching themselves the… Read more »

Train Like an Underdog. Race Like a Champion.

Portrait of Chris Mazder taken as he walks down the luge track after finishing, carrying his sled with his helmet on

How Chris Mazdzer Created a Powerful Personal Moment and Made Olympic Luge History It’s no secret that getting to the Olympics requires years of hard work and dedication. Once there and facing competition with the best in the world, however, one understands that rising to the top and winning a medal requires a last great… Read more »

Olympic Authority Announces Return of FIS Ski Jumping World Cup

Ski jumper in black soars through the winter air with Whiteface Mountain, a snow covered landscape, and a blue sky in the background.

Tickets On Sale Now Here, With Exclusive Early Promotion Pricing Available The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces that the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup will return to the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid, February 9-11, 2024. This event joins the calendar with two additional World Cup events already confirmed… Read more »

Discovering Greatness Inside Lake Placid’s Olympic Center

An aerial view of Lake Placid's Olympic Center and downtown region on a bright winter day, showing the oval in front and Mirror Lake and mountains in the background.

The 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games radiated brilliantly around the world as beacons of sporting excellence, and today the excitement of those colossal events still resonates. As the iconic centerpiece of the village of Lake Placid, the Olympic Center is a hub of year of year-round recreation, sport, tourism, and adventure for… Read more »