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The Lake House's Official Blog

Looking for the best things to do during a stay at the Lake House in Lake Placid? You've come to the right place: the Lake House Trailhead, our official guide filled with tips to help you see Lake Placid and the Adirondacks like a local, crafted by our team of expert navigators and seasoned Adirondackers. Go on! Start exploring...

Saint Patrick's Day Cocktails
Mar. 7, 2017
With Saint Patrick's Day right around the corner, we wanted to pay our respects to Ireland by taking inspiration from the beloved tradition of Irish storytelling in one of its most popular forms. This year, the cocktails at Dancing Bears Restaurant are inspired by Irish traditional song and music. So make yourself a tasty beverage, sit back and enjoy a few of our favorite tunes. Sláinte!
You Don't Need to Love Sports to Love Lake Placid
Jan. 23, 2017
Lake Placid may be the quintessential spot for winter and summer sports, but for those of us who would enjoy the sights more than the slopes, Lake Placid is still the place to be. If you're looking for a few of winter's most unique leisure activities to complement your itinerary then look no further; we've put together a list of the region's most incredible experiences that require no strong yearning for athletic inspiration.
Visiting Santa at the North Pole
Dec. 5, 2016
When you look back at your most cherished memories, chances are, the common thread that connects them all is love and at Santa's Workshop in North Pole, NY, love is a key ingredient in a child's special day in a holiday village.
Neverland Comes to Lake Placid
Sep. 19, 2016
It is so easy to get lost in maturity and adulthood; to get bogged down in bills, and responsibility, and doctor's visits and parent teacher conferences. But when ziplining comes to Lake Placid "second star to the right and straight on 'til morning" can be found in under 10 minutes at Experience ADK Outdoors.
Wolves of the Adirondacks
Sep. 7, 2016
There's no denying it, wolves have star power. They are the main attractions on countless documentaries and multiple episodes of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom and Wild America. But how much of what we see in documentaries is true? The people at the Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center present a close up look to these magnificant keystone preditors as well as many other animals at their Wilmington, NY sanctuary.


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A visit to the Adirondacks can be any thing you would like! Our concierge has relationships with our region's most prominent and sought after professionals and organizations to provide you with limitless ways in which you can enhance your visit. If you are interested in information on Adirondack activities, don't hesitate to contact us!
Sunset through a set of wide bay windows.