Attending USCSA Nationals in Lake Placid

Lake Placid has been a historic town in the snow sports community for the better part of a century. Our city first hosted the Winter Olympics in 1932 and again in 1980, so when it comes to putting on a big event, we know what we’re doing. Soon, hundreds of college athletes from across the country will flock to New […]

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

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

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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Winter Fun for the Whole Family

Lake Placid Winter

After fun holiday family gatherings, keep the bright spirits going, with a Lake Placid winter getaway at our beautiful Hotel North Woods.  Family Fun on the Ice Lace-up your skates and get on the ice! Whether you’re looking for a challenging climb up a sheer wall of ice or a two-hour lesson with a licensed guide, Lake Placid offers a […]

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The Holidays at Hotel North Woods in Lake Placid NY

Lake Placid NY

School’s out and work hours are finally letting up, so gather the family and head out on a winter escape at Hotel North Woods for some well-deserved family fun! Take some time to explore our great outdoors. Whether you’re hitting the slopes, cross-country trails, ice rink, or the town, you’ll love spending the holiday in Lake Placid NY village.  Lake […]

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