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Welcome to High Peaks Resort's official blog, where we'll share with you the best places to go and things to do during your stay in the Adirondacks. On top of all of our resort amenities, the Adirondacks are home to six-million-acres of wilderness – we want to help you explore the best of it during your stay at High Peaks Resort. Read below for our latest updates from your trusty crew at The Compass.

Afternoon & Evening Activities in Lake Placid
people walking dog on frozen Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
Feb. 6, 2020
Lake Placid offers much to do in the afternoons and evenings after a day spent adventuring outdoors. Here are some of our best recommendations!
Seven Reasons to Spend Presidents’ Week in Lake Placid
High Peaks Resort in winter
Feb. 6, 2020
From Olympic heritage to exploring the underwater worlds of otters, this Presidents' Week in Lake Placid promises adventure, family-friendly fun, and lots of snowy selfies! Here are six unique ways to experience Presidents' Week in Lake Placid in 2020.
Celebrate the Olympic 40th Anniversary this Presidents Week
1980
Jan. 6, 2020
Lake Placid in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games and you're invited to join the party.
Experience a Winter Weekend in Lake Placid
people kicksledding on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
Dec. 13, 2019
With unlimited outdoor recreation, a quintessential Main Street, and a unique mix of places to eat, Lake Placid is the perfect location for a winter adventure or a relaxing escape. Check out our winter weekend itinerary ideas and start planning your trip today.
Iconic Winter Events & Activities
People standing around a lit Christmas tree
Oct. 18, 2019
Whether it's holiday magic or a historic tradition of winter sports, Lake Placid gives you a reason to revel in the season all winter long.

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