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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.

Our Favorite Spots for Adirondack Paddling
couple kayaking on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
Apr. 9, 2021
With over 3000 lakes in the Adirondacks, it's not hard to find a favorite place to paddle during your high peaks vacation.
A Tradition of Golf in the Adirondacks
Whiteface Club and Resort Golf Course with Whiteface in the Background
Apr. 9, 2021
As we put away our snowshoes and cross country skis, Anne made her way to Whiteface Club & Resort to sit down with J. Peter Martin, PGA Professional and Director of Golf at Whiteface Club & Resort. Who better to discuss golf's place in Adirondack history than the man who wrote the book (or three!) on it?
How to Create a Fun Homeschool Experience for Your Family at High Peaks Resort
family cross country skiing in the Adirondacks
Nov. 30, 2020
If you’ve Googled “how to home school your kids,” within the past couple of months, keep reading. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to make adjustments to our routines, schedules, work, and school situations. It hasn’t been easy and we could all use a break. Enter High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid where you can create a fun learning experience with minimal preparation that your kids will actually enjoy.
Fall Hikes for Every Level of Hiker
Dog walking along a trail in the woods
Sep. 18, 2020
Fall in the Adirondacks is cool and quiet, with landscapes that burst with color, beauty, and allure. It's the perfect time of year to go on a hike and, lucky you, the Adirondacks are home to over 2,000 miles of trails for all abilities.
Home School in the High Peaks
Aug. 26, 2020
September is usually the time when kids go back to school. This year is a little different. Whether your kids will be attending school in-person full or part-time or learning entirely from home, take the studying to the Adirondack High Peaks and take advantage of distance learning and remote working opportunities.