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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
Kayaking on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid
Jun. 29, 2018
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. 4, 2018
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?
In the Adirondacks, the Watershed Flows Downhill
Mar. 22, 2018
The Adirondack Watershed provides for more than just the park. But how did it all start and how can we protect it?
Winter Olympics - It's in Our Bones
Feb. 6, 2018
For two weeks, every four years, the world comes together. We watch as athletes from nearly 100 countries realize the dream and devotion of a lifetime. As we cheer them on, we are inspired to reach for our own dreams, confident that with laser-focus and single-minded determination we, too, can achieve the incredible. Some will win, none will lose; hopefully, all will go to Disneyland.
Dash Through the Snow with Adirondack Sleigh Rides
Horse-drawn sleigh ride in Lake Placid
Jan. 9, 2018
In our latest blog, Anne tells you what pink champagne cake and Adirondack Sleigh Rides have in common and why a sleigh ride is a must for your Adirondack itinerary, whether you are a solo traveler, a couple, a family or a group of friends.


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!

Adirondack Activities

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