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Welcome Autumn With These Super Cozy East Coast Getawaysopens in a new tab
Known for a plethora of quaint towns surrounded by stunning backdrops, the Adirondacks boast a number of sweet spots for vividly-hued leaf-peeping—and Lake Placid is undoubtedly one of the best with its lakeside charm and scenery to spare.
How to Plan the Perfect Adirondacks Vacation in Any Season — Charming Towns and Gorgeous Hikes Includedopens in a new tab
The ever-popular High Peaks Resort and the midcentury gem Lake House also offer spectacular lake views.
Travel: Camping in New York's Adirondack Park is anything but roughing itopens in a new tab
Most accommodations, from upscale complexes such as High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid to the cozy four-cabin Potter’s Resort by Blue Mountain Lake, exude that laidback character owners of the Great Camps worked so hard to hone. At High Peaks Resort, roughing it means enjoying a glass of bubbly happily handed to guests upon arrival in the expansive lobby decorated with gorgeous vintage canoes, while at Potter’s, it translates into a kayak — and a lake — less than 10 steps from your cabin.
Travel: Scenes from the Adirondacksopens in a new tab
At High Peaks Resort in New York's Adirondacks, roughing it means enjoying a glass of bubbly happily handed to guests upon arrival in the expansive lobby decorated with gorgeous vintage canoes.
Why Lake Placid is Worth a Visit in the Warmer Monthsopens in a new tab
Since opening during the 1980 Olympics, Dancing Bears Restaurant has become one of the most beloved restaurants in Lake Placid. This is part of the High Peaks Resort and has a very hearty breakfast menu + dinner menu. Be warned, the portions can be giant for certain dishes — we recommend coming hungry or sharing with the table.
Best New York State Winter Resortsopens in a new tab
High Peaks Resort has a prime Lake Placid location and quick access to skiing, snowmobiling, dogsledding, ice fishing, fat tire biking, sledding and more.
51 Great Family Summer Vacation Ideasopens in a new tab
Teens will enjoy the proximity to Lake Placid at the High Peaks Resort, where a Golf in the Adirondacks Package guarantees a family room with mountain views, private balcony, two queen beds, breakfast, and 18 holes of golf including cart at The Whiteface Club from $554 plus taxes and fees.
Top 14 Luxury Hotels in Upstate New Yorkopens in a new tab
Spread across three different properties in Lake Placid, High Peaks Resort offers an upscale getaway in the Adirondacks, providing an ideal mix of access to popular attractions and a wide range of shopping along with many on-site amenities.
No plans for Labor Day Weekend? Save on luxe holiday trips with Travelzooopens in a new tab
Take a peek at this deal if you love the beautiful outdoors and mountains of the Adirondacks. Head to High Peaks Resort for Labor Day and enjoy hotels from $179/night, as opposed to the $399 rate when booking directly. Also take advantage of the daily $50 resort credit to make the most of your stay.
Last-Minute Summer Vacation Getawaysopens in a new tab
There are amazing views, a stunning outdoor patio and family-friendly amenities including two outdoor pools, two indoor pools and complementary watercrafts to use. Even dogs get special treatment here with dog-friendly rooms and a spiffy bandana at check-in!
By the Mountains or the Sea: Three Great Luxury Resortsopens in a new tab
High Peaks Resort in the heart of Lake Placid is the perfect home base for exploring the Adirondacks.
33 Best Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinationsopens in a new tab
For a peaceful lakeside getaway, check out Lake Placid, New York. You and your dog can enjoy the comforts of High Peaks Resort, complete with complimentary beds and bowls, and a pet relief area in the resort courtyard.
What You Need to Know About Ironman Lake Placid: The Course, The Town, The Weatheropens in a new tab
Smoke Signals has great barbecue, while many restaurants, including Lisa G’s and The Dancing Bears offer a variety of creative, tasty American fare.
Three Spire Hospitality Resorts Ideal for Summer Vacation Escape
High Peaks Resort in the heart of Lake Placid is the perfect home base for exploring the Adirondacks. Guests can choose from three unique lodging experiences overlooking Mirror Lake and the Adirondack mountains: The Resort, a traditional hotel featuring 105 newly renovated guest rooms; the modern retro-vibe Lake House with 44 guest rooms; and the private and serene Waterfront Collection, featuring 28 guest rooms including 10 suites on the shores of Mirror Lake.
Rail Biking in the Adirondacks with Revolution Rail Co.opens in a new tab
Check out Escape Brooklyn’s Roadtrip Through the Adirondacks where we glamped at Posh Primitive (just minutes from Revolution Rail), before heading north to Lake Placid for a stay at the Lake House High Peaks Resort, plus an overnight at Dartbrook Lodge in Keene Valley.
Escape to the Adirondacks for a Family-Friendly Train-cationopens in a new tab
There’s a reason that Ironman Lake Placid is a perennial favorite for triathletes. For one weekend every July, the area becomes a magnet for multisport athletes and their families, who enjoy this town’s postcard-perfect setting in New York’s Adirondack region. But while Placid is the obvious draw to the ‘Dacks, there are plenty more places to train and explore throughout the six million acres of protected parkland—all just about 250 miles from New York City.
This summer, explore the full Adirondacks, whose boundaries roughly correspond to Adirondack Park extending in northeast New York to the Vermont border. The full region spans eight counties, covering a swath of mostly forested land punctuated by a cluster of mountains and nearly 3,000 lakes and ponds. In short, it’s a perfect place for a family (or friend) train-cation.
Tinkerbelle and Belle Pick Their Favorite Pet-Friendly Hotelsopens in a new tab
A five-hour drive north of New York City, High Peaks Resort is the perfect home base for a snowshoe trek or skiing adventure at Whiteface Mountain in the winter or a relaxing hike around Lake Placid in the summer. This is a dog’s outdoor wonderland.
12 Best Places to Travel in Augustopens in a new tab
If turning the calendar page to August reminds you that summer is fleeting, give some thought to these destinations or come up with travel ideas of your own. Here are 12 of the best places to travel in August.
Weekend Getaways Near NYC: Lake Resorts in New York Stateopens in a new tab
High Peaks Resort includes three separate lakeside hotels on Mirror Lake. The actual resort hotel offers family-friendly accommodations for weekend getaways near NYC and amenities that make the stay easy for the whole family, including your pup with dog beds, bowls, and a doggy bandana included in every pet booking.
How to Spend a Weekend in Lake Placidopens in a new tab
Whether you’re perched on an Adirondack chair peering out at the lake or having dinner fireside with views of the Great Range, it’s about as scenic as it gets.
With 3 Incredible Restaurants, This New York Resort Is Paradise For Foodiesopens in a new tab
No matter the season, High Peaks is a great option when looking for an inclusive resort. It isn't too far from Main Street and offers a ton: a gym, multiple pools, lake access, and, of course, restaurants.
15 Best Things to do in Lake Placid, NYopens in a new tab
It’s also one of those rare towns in upstate New York that are perfect at basically any time of year since you can easily go hiking/ swimming/boating in the summer (hiking here is epic since Lake Placid is at the very center of the High Peaks region) and sleigh riding/tabogganing/skiing/dog sledding in the winter – at least if you don’t mind seriously cold temperatures.
Lake Placid: Where Winter Worksopens in a new tab
Typically, a town with “lake” in its name makes a great summer-season destination. And Lake Placid is no exception. But winter—winter is when the village, home of only the most famous US sports moment of all time, really comes alive.
The best places to visit in New York state are filled with small-town charmopens in a new tab
Check out any of these 10 New York locations next time you're planning a visit, and you won’t be disappointed.