Think that you have to be an Olympian to try the bobsled? Guess again! At the Lake Placid Bobsled Experience, you can try Skeleton or Bobsled and experience the thrill while staying safe because of the professional driver and brakeman.
I had the chance to visit this place with my dad a few years ago and had a blast. This is absolutely one of the coolest things to do in Lake Placid. While it isn't the cheapest mancation adventure, I would totally recommend it to anyone looking for a once in a lifetime experience.
Lake Placid Bobsled Experience:
Bobsled rides include three guests along with a professional driver and brakeman. Guests will begin at the half-mile point on the actual Olympic track from the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. The ride then winds through Shady, Labyrinth, and The Heart turns.
In addition to taking home bragging rights and a memory of a lifetime, guests will receive a bobsled lapel pin, a 4x6 commemorative team photo, a Lake Placid Bobsled Experience Sticker, and membership in the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.
- Adult: $95
- Teen: $90
- Junior: $85
Your second bobsled ride is 20% off.
Visit the website for up-to-date prices and availability dates for the Lake Placid Bobsled Experience.
Lake Placid Skeleton Experience:
If Bobsled isn’t your style, then how about trying a Skeleton ride. Does laying flat on your stomach and sliding down an icy chute at up to 30 mph sound like fun? While 30 mph might not seem fast, consider the fact that your face is only inches away from the ice!
Pricing is $75 per person.
Visit the website for up-to-date prices and availability dates for the Lake Placid Skeleton Experience.