North America

Lake Placid

15 Leaf-Blurring Adventures

15 Leaf-Blurring Adventures

A peeping stroll is not an acceptable last outdoor gasp before winter. Presenting the best active autumn escapes.

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

Vacation Homes: Buy Low, Sell Never

There's at least one major upside to the bursting of the real-estate bubble: The kind of adventure-ready second home you've always dreamed about is suddenly within reach. From mountain retreats to lakefront outposts to slopeside condos, here's your primer on where to invest for the long haul.

Winter? These Guys Made Winter.

Winter? These Guys Made Winter.

Seven Olympic venues, one charming Main Street, and a host of High Peaks—it all adds up to Lake Placid, America's original snowbound resort.