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Plan a Romantic Getaway to Lake Placid’s High Peaks Resort

Many couples were forced to make the difficult decision to cancel or postpone their wedding due to the pandemic, and if you're among them, you have our sympathy and our hope that when your big day does arrive, it's everything you dreamed it would be and more.

Until then, we're offering some suggestions for creating a romantic getaway in the Adirondacks to celebrate you wherever you are in your wedding re-planning process. All three of our properties follow newly instituted and very strict cleanliness and distancing standards to ensure your stay with us is comfortable and worry-free.

Published: 06/29/2020
Couple on the Lake House deck

Create the perfect romantic retreat in the mountains with these choose-your-own itinerary options:

Find Wine & Takeout Pairings

Pair a bottle of wine from one of the shops in town with your takeout from a Lake Placid restaurant. Several of our dining establishments are open for takeout, including the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, Dack Shack, and Great Adirondack Brewing Company. Pair a burger with a hearty red, a garden fresh salad with crisp white wine or a light red, and sip and savor your meal in a location of your choosing. The knowledgeable staff at Terry Robards Wine & Spirits and The Wine & Spirit Shoppe will help you select the perfect vintage for the perfect view! For a spectacular sunset meal, head to your nearest vista facing West to enjoy dinner and show.

Enjoy drinks in the Lake House Great Room
couple enjoying drinks in the Lake House Great Room

Hike Baker Mountain

A hike up Baker Mountain in Saranac Lake is a must for anyone who has been cooped up and needs to stretch their legs. This short but mighty hike is steep, so it's a moderate trek that takes about 20-30 minutes to summit, but oh, the views! The entire hike is just under two miles roundtrip, but scenic lookouts provide views of the High Peaks, the Saranac Lake Chain, and Lake Flower. Plus the summit offers ample space to relax and enjoy a toast to your future as a couple. Plenty of shorter hikes and nature trails are located close to the resort, so finding a trailhead will be a cinch.

Enjoy the view at the summit
Cobble Hill

Enjoy S'mores at the Lake House

S'mores around the campfire at Lake House is a must-do. Lake House, one of High Peaks Resort's signature experiences overlooks Mirror Lake. Every night in summer and on warmer fall nights, the campfire is lit to welcome guests from each of our three hotels to gather together. Our favorite time to go is when the last of the sunset hasn't quite faded from the distant mountain peaks and the moon has just started to rise. The campfire at Lake House is the perfect place to gather to toast marshmallows, feast on s'mores, and plan your new life together.

Enjoy smores by the Lake House campfire
smores kit at Lake House campfire pit

Relax at the Spa

Pampering tandem appointments at The Spa & Salon at High Peaks Resort wrap up your romantic getaway. Feel the tension of the last few months ease from your body with a massage that incorporates CBD oil, or refresh your locks with a vibrant new color and cut. Call ahead to schedule an appointment. Certain treatments may not be available due to reopening restrictions, but our staff is taking every precaution to keep you safe and relaxed.

Enjoy a relaxing back massage
back massage

If you planned on being married by now, and have had to postpone your wedding but still want to celebrate with close family and friends, the Lake House is available for a full buyout. Call today for dates, rates, and start living your happily ever after before you say "I Do!"

Celebrate your love story, no matter which chapter you're on, this year with a romantic getaway in the Adirondack Mountains.

Bonus: Need a New Wedding Venue?

Did you have to postpone your wedding until 2021 and need a new venue because of scheduling conflicts? High Peaks Resort is a beautiful Lake Placid wedding venue with many location opportunities, guest accommodations, amazing catering options, and the attention-to-detail that you want for your perfect wedding day. Contact our wedding coordinator today to discuss our 2021 wedding availability!

Family on paddle boat on Mirror Lake
Dis-lodge and Re-sort

With comfortable rooms and amenities and options to fill an entire season, you can do almost anything... or absolutely nothing.