Lodging has become very limited in the village of Lake Placid due to an overwhelming response.  Please reserve housing before registering for convention.

If you prefer more traditional housing in hotels and motels, these may be found in Saranac Lake and Wilmington which are beautiful quaint towns located within 12 miles of Lake Placid.
The village of Lake Placid contains numerous cottage, condo, townhouse and luxury home rentals. For more information, contact the agencies below or the Lake Placid Visitors Bureau at (800) 275-2243 or info@lakeplacid.com.

Premier Properties - (518) 523-3333
Adirondack Estates - (518) 523-2519
Engel Volkers Village Rentals - (518) 523-4404
Select Sotheby's International Realty - (518) 523-3730

Or, visit www.airbnb.com where you will find more than 100 rentals available for the dates of October 11 - 14.
A complimentary shuttle service will be provided from official convention hotels as well as properties added in the village of Lake Placid and towns of Saranac Lake and Wilmington to the Conference Center at Lake Placid.

A per room deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to guarantee each room. Deposits will be accepted via MasterCard, Visa or American Express. Purchase orders and checks will not be accepted.

Hotels will not honor tax exempt status for charges paid by personal credit card. For those paying with district credit cards, tax can be removed at hotel check-in with presentation of a signed exemption certificate (NYS Department of Taxation and Finance ST-129).

For payment by district check, send the check, a copy of the tax exempt form and confirmation(s) to the hotel at least two weeks prior to the first arrival date. Hotels will not apply check payments that have not cleared the financial institution.  If a balance is due upon check-in, a credit card will be needed for method of payment. It is recommended to take a tax exempt form to check-in.

Hotel cancellation*:
  • Cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 will receive full refund of the room deposit, minus a processing fee of $10.
  • Cancellations received after Wednesday, September 27, 2017 will result in forfeiture of entire deposit.
  • All cancellations must be sent in writing to Kristin Strack via e-mail (kristin@lakeplacid.com) or fax (518) 621-3658 by Friday, September 15, 2017. Any cancellations made after September 15, 2017 need to be done with your hotel directly. A cancellation confirmation email, to the email address on file, will be generated for every cancelled room.

*Please refer to your confirmation email for hotel specific cancellation policy should it differ from the above policies.

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Welcome to Lake Placid!
Lake Placid, with its fresh alpine air, scenic mountain roads and quaint village located in the heart of the Adirondacks has been an exciting travel destination for many years to outdoor enthusiasts as well as those looking to relax and enjoy the lake and mountain views.

Home to the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics where miracles were made …. from Eric Heiden’s record five gold medals to the U.S. Hockey Team’s greatest Olympic victory ever, Lake Placid is now known for hosting a plethora of competitive events from the Ironman to the Lake Placid Horse Show.

To learn more about this historic region, visit www.lakeplacid.com/do/history

View the beautiful resort town and surrounding areas of the Adirondacks.

The Flavors of Lake Placid
After a full day of Convention educational sessions and Education Expo time, you’ll have worked up an appetite. Numerous restaurants offer a variety of delicious foods to tempt your palette while visiting Lake Placid. Peruse an interactive list of options by category on the Lake Placid website .
Explore Lake Placid
If you find yourself with a little extra time before or after enjoying the Convention educational sessions and Education Expo, get to know Lake Placid with these exciting outdoor adventures.
Shopping in Lake Placid
Looking to bring home a memento from Lake Placid? Browse the many locally owned shops .
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How to get there… Lake Placid is closer than you think.
By Car
The most widely chosen method of travel due to ease of roads, beautiful landscapes and scenery through the Adirondack Park.

From Buffalo, NY337 miles6h
From Rochester, NY259 miles4h 30m
From Olean, NY357 miles6h 15m
From Syracuse, NY195 miles3h 30m
From Utica, NY148 miles3h
From Albany, NY140 miles2h
From Cooperstown, NY182 miles3h 15m
From Poughkeepsie, NY218 miles3h 30m
From Rye, NY284 miles4h 30m
From Mineola, NY300 miles5h
From Medford, NY332 miles5h 45m
By Train
  1. Visit www.amtrak.com to buy tickets.
  2. Use Lake Placid, NY (LPD) as the “To” destination to determine if service is available from your preferred station.
  3. This trip includes train service to the Westport, NY Station. When you arrive at the Westport station, a curbside coach service is included in the ticket price and will take you to the High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY. This portion of the trip is approximately 45 minutes.
  4. If you are not staying at the High Peaks Resort, a taxi service can be arranged to take you to your hotel. Call Rick’s Taxi, (518) 523-4741.
By Air
  1. Fly into Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK), located in Saranac Lake, NY and rent a car from Hertz for a 25-minute drive to Lake Placid or arrange for ground transportation through Bob at Polar Express by calling (518) 327-3331. Fly Cape Air between Saranac Lake and Boston (BOS) – choose from three daily flights.
  2. Fly into Albany International Airport (ALB), located in Albany, NY and rent a car from Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz or National/Alamo for a 2-hour drive to Lake Placid or arrange for ground transportation through Bob at Polar Express by calling (518) 327-3331.
  3. Fly into Burlington International Airport (BTV), located in Burlington, VT and rent a car from Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, National or Thrifty Car for a 2-hour drive to Lake Placid or arrange for ground transportation through Bob at Polar Express by calling (518) 327-3331.
  4. Fly into Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG), located in Plattsburgh, NY and rent a car from Avis, Budget, Enterprise or Hertz for a 50-minute drive to Lake Placid or arrange for ground transportation through Ground Force 1. Fly Pen Air between Plattsburgh and Boston (BOS) – choose from three daily flights.
  1.  All of the hotels in the Convention block offer complimentary parking for overnight guests.
  2. 140-space municipal parking lot for $5/day. Location: Corner of Main St. and Olympic Drive, next to the Conference Center.
  3. Three parking lots along Main Street with a 2-hour limit. Location: before and after Starbucks, 2490 Main St.
  4. Metered parking along Main Street with a 2-hour limit.
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