Can’t-Miss Lake Placid Event: 1980 Winter Olympics 40th Anniversary

1980 Winter Olympics

Lake Placid is one of the few cities that have hosted two Olympics, and this February is the 40th anniversary of the 1980 games. The 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics was a special event, resulting in stories passed down through generations. Those who didn’t attend, and even those who weren’t born yet, love the movie Miracle on Ice. That story […]

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Ski and Ride the East | Adirondack Skiing in Upstate NY

Adirondack Skiing

New York State is full of beautifully diverse landscapes. There are ocean beaches, towering skyscrapers, gushing waterfalls, and mighty mountains. The latter, of course, offering some of the best skiing east of the Rockies.  Whiteface Mountain ski area has the greatest vertical drop in Eastern North America at 3,430′ feet and it rivals or bests many vertical drops in the […]

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Festive Lake Placid Winter Activities

Young girl in warm clothes with ice skates on her shoulder, on a background of winter city park, ice rink. Winter holidays concept.

Snow and Christmas go hand-in-hand, and Lake Placid, NY, has some of the best snow around. Nestled in the shadow of Whiteface Mountain and on the shores of the beautiful Mirror Lake, our little town is the perfect place to go for the winter holidays.

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Women’s Golf Getaway to Lake Placid

Two Female Golfers Riding In Golf Buggy On Golf Course
Spending time with friends is scientifically proven to be good for you. Friendship increases life expectancy, pain tolerance, heart health, and more, so making the time to prioritize each other is both fun and healthy.  A women’s golf league is a great way to spend time with old friends or meet new ones. You can gather teammates on your own [...] Read More

New Hiker Shuttle Provides Easy Access to Great Hikes this Fall

couple in front of lake

Looking for a new way to enjoy the vibrant colors of the Adirondacks in the fall and avoid having to worry about parking at trailheads? Then head for the new, FREE hiker shuttle running from Main Street in Lake Placid to Wilmington with six stops along the way.  The stops offered on the shuttle route give hikers access to trails […]

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Brews and Bites

hamburgers and beers

New York is known for its bustling cities and hectic crowds, but it’s also a state full of rest and relaxation. Escaping to the scenic, peaceful town of Lake Placid, NY, is a chance to let life slow down for a minute, and what’s more relaxing than trying your new favorite beer for the first time? We take brewing seriously […]

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Things to Do Year-Round in Lake Placid

Lake Placid, New York, is like no other place on earth. The charming village is tucked in the heart of the Adirondacks where the high peaks of the mountains meet the horizon. Lake Placid sits on the shore of the iconic Mirror Lake. Lake Placid is a much sought after destination as the center for all Adirondack action. Promising diverse […]

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5 Things to Do in Lake Placid

Things to Do in Lake Placid

Out of all the places to stay in Lake Placid, there’s no better place than the Hotel North Woods. Tucked away in the Adirondack Mountains, Hotel North Woods offers pet-friendly accommodations, multiple nearby eateries, and is walking distance from some of the area’s main attractions. You’ll have so many options when it comes to things to do in Lake Placid […]

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Summer Splash in Mirror Lake New York

Mirror Lake New York

Whether you choose to dive right into one of the nearby lakes or just dip your toes as you soak in the early summer sun, you’ll find Hotel North Woods to be the perfect place to stay. Swimming is one of the most popular family activities at Lake Placid, with beautiful sandy beaches and natural springs, there’s nothing like the […]

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Spring in Lake Placid, NY

things to do in Lake Placid

There are many great things to do in Lake Placid throughout every season. However, spring is the most affordable time of year to visit. The famous High Peak trails have become a favorite summer and fall destination, but spring is the best time to go hiking there without worrying about large crowds. Spend a rainy day shopping in Lake Placid […]

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