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Bobsled and Luge Complex, Lake Placid

(3.9/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
On the site of the 1980 Winter Olympic games, Bobsled and Luge Complex turns you into an Olympic competitor for 45 seconds. You'll be picked up at the base of the Olympic grounds and transported to the top, where you can take a tour of the upper grounds. Then, you'll be fitted with a helmet and assigned a brakeman and driver. You and your team will slide at more than 88.5 kph (55 mph) down an ice-covered track. Bobsled rides operate seasonally, so visit the attraction's website to make sure they are running during your visit. Using our international travel planner, Lake Placid attractions like Bobsled and Luge Complex can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Had my two older kids go for a ride on the quarter mile bobsled run. It was spectacular and there were quite a few spots to take pictures and view others going down as well before their run. The kids ...  more »
  • I am claustrophobic so talked myself through the mental part. It was such a rush I would do it again. 2 guides control the sled and It is expensive but a great experience. 
  • Watched team USA run practice runs. Love the marked viewing areas. We were so amazed. Thank you for allowing all of us to have this experience!