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From the Trail's Head

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...

A High Peaks Therapy for the Soul and Senses
Aug. 3, 2017
The High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains has long been known as a place for healing and therapy; most notably in the late-1800s and into the 20th century when Saranac Lake became the epicenter of tuberculosis treatment following the institution of the Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium. These days, visitors to the Adirondack Mountains aren't coming to sit, swaddled on the oversized porch of a cure cottage but rather to explore a new avenue of medicine; the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku or "forest bathing".
Fishing for the Sweet Life in the Adirondacks
Jul. 3, 2017
Whether a group of expert anglers, untried and untested amateurs or a mixture of the two, hiring an Adirondack guide is the secret ingredient to ensuring a trip full of memories that will last a lifetime.
Sugar House Creamery
May. 19, 2017
When Margot Brooks and Alex Eaton toured the 22-acre site that would one day be the home of Sugar House Creamery, the realtor pitched the site as a wonderful opportunity to split, develop and build. With its graceful slopes and plateaus, she was quite right but Margot and Alex had a different kind of development in mind.
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.


Lake Placid Activities

Check out all the fun things to do in Lake Placid and the Adirondacks during your stay at High Peaks Resort.

Contact Guest Services

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.