Showing posts from July 8, 2012

Find Waldo in Lake Placid

By Diane Chase Where’s Waldo? In Lake Placid celebrating his 25 th  birthday. Don’t bother looking for Waldo anywhere else but Lake Placid for the rest of July. He has taken over 20 businesses in celebration of the 55 million Waldo books in print. The Bookstore Plus was one of only 250 independent bookstores across the country that teamed with Candlewick Press to celebrate the popular “seek and find” books. We have been searching for Waldo up and down Main Street, Lake Placid for a few days. My daughter walks into one store and easily spots the 6” cardboard cutout of the familiar cartoon dressed in red and white stripes. Some shops hide the time-traveling, world-traveling children’s book character in plain site while other businesses make the search more of a family challenge.

Adirondack Scenic Chairlift Rides

By Diane Chase Don't just go up these Adirondack Mountain in the winter time during ski season. Enjoy a scenic view from the summit in the summer or fall.  Take a picnic, binoculars and even a light jacket. It can be a bit breezy on top.  McCauley Mountain Summer Rates:  Adults $6, Juniors (ages 6-16)/seniors (over 65) $5, Children age 5 & under free Hours:  Open Daily except Tuesdays 9am to 4:15pm (Closed Tuesdays except holiday weeks) Whiteface Mountai n June 15 – 24  |  Friday - Sunday June 29 – September 3  |  Daily  Closed Sunday July 22  for Ironman September 7 - October 14  |  Friday - Sunday  Monday, October 8 Hours: 9 am - 3:30 pm Summer Rates = Adults (13-64)/ $19, Juniors (7-12), Seniors (65+)/$13