Snowshoeing: A Workout With A View!

20 Feb 2017 0 Comments

Get out of that February funk with some fun, healthy snowshoeing! Snowshoeing in Lake Placid is a workout with a view. Lake Placid has tons of scenic trails to choose from. Nye Mountain, Cobble Hill, Peninsula Nature Trails, Algonquin Peak, and Owls Head are a short drive from the cottages. (Owls Head is equally gorgeous in the spring and fall –
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Take a Mini Vacation this President’s Day!

06 Feb 2017 0 Comments

Who’s ready for another mini vacation?! Enjoy your upcoming three-day weekend this President’s Day by getting in all your favorite winter sports. Luckily, Mount Van Hoevenberg and Whiteface Mountain are super close to the cottages. You can cross country ski, snowshoe, downhill ski, and snowboard all weekend! The Adirondacks also offer opportunities to go ice climbing, snowmobiling, or even bobsledding if
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Lake Placid Eats!

23 Jan 2017 0 Comments

Going through withdrawal from all that tasty food over the holidays? Lake Placid has plenty of comfort food to keep you going through this cold January and February! First of all, Liquids and Solids is one of my personal favorites. They even have a butcher that’s incredible for chicken, steaks, etc. And talk about beer! People
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Get Your Skis Out! It’s The Lake Placid Nordic Festival

09 Jan 2017 0 Comments

Now that the holidays are over, we are super excited for the Lake Placid Nordic Festival to bring new cheer to February! Starting Friday, February 24th and going through Sunday the 26th, the Nordic Festival encompasses the Lake Placid Loppet, the Citizen’s Challenge Races, and festival and kids’ activities on the Sunday. The 50K Lake Placid Loppet is our favorite
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New Years: Time for a Fresh Start!

23 Dec 2016 0 Comments

Time for a fresh start! After all the Thanksgiving and Christmas indulgences, New Years is the perfect opportunity to wipe the slate clean. In Lake Placid, we’re usually lucky enough to have a fresh blanket of snow so everything seems new again. And the Adirondacks are a great place to kick start those New Years resolutions about being
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Baby, it’s cold outside. So get out there and ski!

12 Dec 2016 0 Comments

Baby, it’s cold outside. So get out there and ski! There’s no better place than Whiteface Mountain. It’s one of the highest peaks in New York and of course our favorite in the country. At 4,865 feet tall, it offers some pretty spectacular views and 87 trails. Since it stands alone from the other high peaks,
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Winter is Here!

28 Nov 2016 0 Comments

It snowed more than 3 feet in Lake Placid this past week with more on the way. I think it’s safe to say winter is here! Aside from bringing the best holidays with it, winter in Lake Placid means all the fun winter sports! The gorgeous Adirondacks have it all, whether you like snowshoeing, ice
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Time for Another Tasty Thanksgiving!

14 Nov 2016 0 Comments

My favorite holiday is coming up! Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving?! It’s all about sharing with your loved ones. (And eating tasty food!) Of course, the food is the main event! With a nice big turkey, Thanksgiving can continue on for days with all those leftovers. We love turkey pie with a little parsley on top! I
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The Adirondacks: Hauntingly Beautiful & Just Plain Haunted!

31 Oct 2016 0 Comments

Happy Halloween! The Adirondacks may be beautiful but we’ve got our share of spooky history. VisitAdirondacks.com put together a great list of ADK’s top 5 haunted places. Here goes! Beardslee Castle: The dungeon of this replica of an Irish Castle is a prime spot for ghost sightings. Due to many unsettling deaths happening near the
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Hiking Owl’s Head Mountain

17 Oct 2016 0 Comments

Hiking Owl’s Head Mountain is such a treat! First of all, it’s almost a straight upwards climb through boulders, rocks, and forest. And when you make it to the top, your reward is one of the most amazing views of the High Peaks. Just outstanding! I also love that the Owl’s Head Mountain hike is shorter then most.
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