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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...

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.
Taking Murphy's Law for a Hike
Aug. 25, 2016
Anne's hike up Cobble Hill was a Shakespearean Comedy of Errors.
Hiking High Falls Gorge in Heels
Aug. 12, 2016
With so much to see and so much to do in the Adirondacks, fitting it all in to your schedule can be a little difficult. For spectacular payoff in just one-half an easily accessible mile, High Falls Gorge must be added to your itinerary.


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