Our commitment to cleanliness and safety
Looking for something?
Search here to find what you need to plan your getaway to High Peaks Resort.

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.

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.
What to Do During a Fall Staycation to Lake Placid
High Peaks Resort aerial over Mirror Lake
Aug. 14, 2020
Traveling this year has been a little different. Why not take a fall staycation in Lake Placid at High Peaks Resort and make some new memories?
The Best Scenic Drives in the Adirondacks That No One Knows About
scenic drive in the Adirondack Mountains
Aug. 14, 2020
Road trips have always been a fun way to see new places and experience new things. Take these lesser-known scenic drives in the Adirondacks from High Peaks Resort and take in the beauty of the region and make a few memorable stops along the way.