Spectacular Lake Vacations Across the U.S.

By Lauren Viera - 2013-06-14T16:43:17Z

Photograph courtesy of Lake Placid CVB

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Lake Placid

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One of the best things about Lake Placid and its family of mini-lakes (including Mirror Lake, pictured) is its location smack in the middle of the Adirondack Mountains. Spectacular mountain vistas reflected in water flat as glass? We’ll take it. Lake Placid is about a half-day’s drive from New York City (half that from Montreal), and the village of Lake Placid—about 4,500 people—is the regional hub for lodging, dining, shopping, and nightlife, presuming you aren’t content to just bask in nature.

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