LAKE PLACID NAMED A TOP SKI DESTINATION BY KAYAK TRAVELER

Travel Site Ranks Lake Placid in Top 5 Ski Destinations for 2010 Lake Placid the only eastern ski destination in North America listed Here’s what Kayak Traveler had to say. If you are thinking about an East Coast ski retreat, your first choice has to be Lake Placid, with its storied history of hosting world competitions. Whiteface boasts the greatest […]

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AUTHOR PRESENTATION “THE UNKNOWN ROCKWELL” SET FOR DECEMBER 12TH AT 6PM

Co-Authors to present “The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families” Presentation scheduled for Saturday, December 12th at 6:00pm LAKE PLACID, NY. The Northwoods Inn announces an Author Series event scheduled for Saturday, December 12th at 6:00pm. The brand new book titled “The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families” follows the relationship between two families, the Rockwell […]

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JOHN BROWN COMING HOME, 150TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS SCHEDULED

JOHN BROWN COMING HOME, THE 150TH COMMEMORATION Special events scheduled for December 4-8, 2009 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — This year marks the 150th anniversary of abolitionist John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry and his subsequent trial and execution. The annual John Brown Day Celebration on May 8th-9th launched a yearlong commemoration of Brown, whose raid on Harper’s Ferry set the […]

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WORLD CUP BOBSLED/SKELETON EVENT IN LAKE PLACID NOVEMBER 20-22

World Cup Bobsled/Skeleton Event in Lake Placid Nov. 20-22 World’s best in town before 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The 2009-10 FIBT World Cup bobsled and skeleton season is underway. On November 20th the world’s best bobsledders and skeleton athletes take to the Olympic Sports Complex track in Lake Placid, N.Y., the second stop of the […]

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WHITEFACE SCHEDULED TO OPEN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH

Whiteface set to open mountain for Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Snowmaking on the mountain set to begin mid-November LAKE PLACID, NY. Whiteface Mountain is tentatively scheduled to open on Friday, November 27th. Snowmaking will commence in mid-November. Whiteface plans to have 60 runs ready for opening day. Snowmaking isn’t the only thing happening at the mountain this time of year. Last […]

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE MAGAZINE RANKS ADIRONDACKS IN TOP 10

In the April/May 2009 issue, National Geographic Adventure Magazine ranked “Canoeing the Adirondacks” at #5 in their 50 Best American Adventures. NEW YORK: CANOEING THE ADIRONDACKS The uniquely American notion of wilderness protection took root in these black-water streams and humpbacked mountains in the 19th century, when New York State set aside large swaths of the Adirondacks as “forever wild.” […]

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ADIRONDACKS MAKE USA TODAY’S TOP 10 GREAT PLACES ON EARTH

USA TODAY LAKE PLACID – What do Mt. Kilimanjaro Angkor Wat and the Adirondacks all have in common? They’ve been named to USA Today’s list of “Top 10 Great Place on Earth You Don’t Want to Miss”. “To be recognized by USA Today is a great honor. For those of us who live and work in the Adirondack region, well, […]

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THE NORTHWOODS INN REMAINS THE OFFICIAL HOTEL OF IRONMAN LAKE PLACID

Boulder, CO – The historic Northwoods Inn is located in the heart of the picturesque village of Lake Placid. This 92 room historic hotel with two restaurants has hosted some of the greatest athletes in the world and been witness to many world class athletic events including the 1932 and the 1980 winter Olympic Games, 2000 Goodwill Games, and the […]

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