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

Relive the Miracle

The gold medal winning 1980 U.S.A. Olympic Hockey Team, who achieved what Sports Illustrated proclaimed, “the greatest sports moment of the 20th century” with their “Miracle on Ice” victory over the Soviet Union, will be in attendance for a special 35th anniversary event.  This reunion will feature the original team members giving you their unique perspective on this historic event […]

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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival

The 2015 Saranac Lake Winter Carnival starts this Friday, February 6th and runs through Sunday, February 15th. Named the second best winter carnival in the world by National Geographic Traveler magazine in 2012, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is the longest-running event of its kind in the eastern U.S. Since 1897, it has grown into a 10-day festival that includes sports, […]

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Empire State Winter Games

The 2015 Empire State Winter Games begin this Tuesday, February 3rd with the torch run and continue through Sunday, February 8th. For more than 34 years, the Games have brought together athletes from across the State and beyond to compete in 19 winter sports.  The 2014 Games included over 1400 participants of all ages, including master divisions. There will be an […]

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