An Insider’s Guide to Fantastic Lake Placid Fall Foliage

Beautiful viewpoint overlooking the valley near Mount Jo and Heart Lake

There’s nothing quite like an autumnal getaway to Hotel North Woods. The Lake Placid fall foliage presents a dazzling palette of color. Take advantage of the stunning views from a variety of vantage points when you visit our Lake Placid hotel. Button-up your favorite flannel, lace those hiking boots, pull on your coziest cap, order your go-to fall beverage, and grab your camera for a brisk day filled with spectacular scenery. 

See Lake Placid Fall Foliage from Land, “Sea,” or Sky

Before you set off, make sure to take a peek at the Adirondacks fall foliage report to find the most brilliant colors in real-time. Autumn comes early to High Peaks, which is the perfect place to traverse some trails. Take on some of the best day hikes near Lake Placid for some breathtaking views. 

High Falls Gorge

If you’re looking for something a little less strenuous, consider a trip to High Falls Gorge. Meander their wheelchair-accessible boardwalks and well-manicured trails to the magnificent waterfall framed by an assortment of vibrant colors. Otherwise, take to the road with these scenic autumnal drives, complete with pull-off points so that you can take as many photos as your heart desires.

Lake Placid Boat Tour

Sit back, relax, and book a tranquil Lake Placid boat tour. Imagine it: a light autumn breeze tousling your hair, the myriad colors reflected in the peaceful lake, and a panoramic view of the Adirondacks adorned with brilliant fall foliage. It doesn’t get much better than that. If you’d rather enjoy the moment on your own time, consider renting a kayak or canoe. That way, you’re free to explore and enjoy the scenery as long as you’d like. 

Adirondacks Flight Tour

Looking for a little more adventure in your Lake Placid fall foliage outing? Book a scenic flight tour and soar over the Adirondacks’ fiery reds, rustic oranges, and golden yellows. Nothing beats the breathtaking aerial views of High Peaks, Olympic venues, or the lakes. 

Your Autumnal Getaway Starts at Our Lake Placid Resort

You needn’t go far to see some fantastic views. he best Lake Placid fall foliage can be seen right from the windows of your cozy accommodations. Regardless of the season, there’s never a shortage of things to do near our Adirondack resort. Plus, we offer exclusive specials year-round. Book our Fall Road Trip package and receive a $25 gas card to get you on your way. To learn more about making a reservation, please give us a call at 518-302-7559.


Tracy Smith

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