Every year Hotel North Woods hosts thousands of Can/Am hockey players and their families for the magical opportunity to compete where the 1980 US Olympic hockey team beat the Soviet Union, defending goal medalists, in what has become known as the “Miracle on Ice” game.  Our historic Winter Olympic Village offers the opportunity for these teams to enjoy the highest […]

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Fall Festivals & Events near Lake Placid

We’re over halfway through September and Fall is already settling in here in the North Country. Hotel North Woods is your top destination for Fall festivals and events in the Adirondacks. You’ll find everything you need to satisfy your autumn taste buds. Hiking and biking are great ways to enjoy this change of seasons, but there is so much more […]

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5 Family Friendly Fall Hikes in the High Peaks

Guest Blogger: John DiGiacomo of Placid Times Photography Over the last couple of years trails leading to the popular peaks above 4,000 feet in the high peaks section of the Adirondacks have seen record numbers of hikers. On a typical fall weekend trailheads for mountains such as Giant, Cascade and Pitchoff will have at least a hundred vehicles lining the […]

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Our Top Five Dog-Friendly Hikes

It’s no secret that we love pets at Hotel North Woods. Our Outward Hound pet-friendly program says it all; your furry friends enjoy signature, custom pet beds and pet dining stations, as well as a complimentary, homemade Nutty Maple Bacon dog treat upon check-in. But the best part about bringing your best friend (either two-legged or four) to Lake Placid are […]

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Day Trip // Blueberry Acres

Nestled off of a back road in Ausable Forks, and a beautiful 40 minute drive from Lake Placid is Blueberry Acres; a pick-your-own blueberry farm owned and run by two gracious hosts, Sue and Jarry. Because of the many opportunities to explore our little corner of the Adirondacks along the route between Lake Placid and Ausable Forks, Blueberry Acres makes [...] Read More

Bike & Stay Giveaway with Villy Customs

There’s a new fleet in Lake Placid and the Adirondacks! We partnered with Villy Custom in Dallas to create a fleet of specially designed cruiser bikes for hotel guests to rent and cruise around town. Villy Custom, a season three participant on ABC’s Shark Tank, worked with Hotel North Woods to create a unique look for the hotel’s fleet. The […]

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LP Blues Fest VIP Pass

If you’re joining us for the Blues Festival this weekend, consider the VIP Weekend Pass. Not only do you get access to all venues and performances, you’ll also enjoy entry into the Zydeco Brunch at the Cabin Grill on Sunday (a $25 value) and open access to the Artist’s Green Room at the Hotel North Woods throughout the weekend which means free food, […]

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Zydeco Brunch featuring Zydegroove

A not-to-miss event during the Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival is the Sunday Zydeco Brunch featuring Zydegroove. Join us on Sunday, June 21st from 10 am to 2 pm at the Cabin Grill on Main Street for brunch and a knee slapping, two-stepping good time. With roots straight out of the heart of Louisiana Cajun Country, ZydeGroove plays a Deep […]

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Calling All Musicians: Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Jam

Are you a musician and want to participate in our Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival? Roxy’s Traveling Roadhouse Jam will be taking place on JUNE 19TH at 8PM at DELTA BLUE , Main Street in Lake Placid, NY. This event is a featured part of the festival that takes place June 19th through the 21st. You can sign up in advance […]

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Lake Placid Blues Fest Spotlight: Alexis P. Suter

Artfully blending the lines between gospel and blues music for a dozen years or so has been vocalist and songwriter Alexis P. Suter. Suter began singing in her church choir in Brooklyn as a four-year-old, herself the daughter of a singer, Carrie Suter, who sang backing vocals with the likes of Harry Belafonte and Mahalia Jackson over the years. Suter […]

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