Snowshoeing: A Workout With A View!

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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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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In the Mood for Fall Beer?

19 Sep 2016 0 Comments

Nowhere does fall beer quite like the village of Lake Placid! I’ve traveled the world, from Hong Kong to Lake Tahoe, and the best beer I’ve ever had is right in the heart of Lake Placid, NY. They brew it here by hand! I personally love IPAs and Pale Ales. If you like your beer hoppy, I can tell
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Adirondack Canoe Classic: Paddle Time!

22 Aug 2016 0 Comments

The Adirondacks are one of the most beautiful places to experience fall – and what better way to do so than paddling through ADK’s pristine waters in the Adirondack Canoe Classic? The annual three day race, held from September 9th through 11th this year, takes participants along a 90 mile chain of lakes and rivers.
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Get ready for the ADK 80K August 27 & 28!

08 Aug 2016 0 Comments

The ADK 80K might just be the most cleverly named race ever, and it’s coming to Lake Placid August 27-28! The ADK 80K takes place on a figure eight of 20K loops through the 1980 Olympic trails. On August 27 there will be ultra trail run and relay races, and on August 28 there will be
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Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Takeover!

25 Jul 2016 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again! The 27th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse tournament takes over Lake Placid August 1 – 7. The tournament welcomes thousands of players and families from across the continent, with over 230 teams participating.  If you’re a spectator, admission and parking is free! So whether you’re a participant or you
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IRONMAN: Swim For Your Life!

07 Jul 2016 0 Comments

The annual IRONMAN Lake Placid is one of our favorite events of the year and it’s coming up July 24th! Thousands of triathletes descend onto the village of Lake Placid each year to swim, bike, and run for IRONMAN’s second oldest American event. We love our Ironmen and Ironwomen! The course involves swimming across Mirror Lake, biking 112
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XC Skiing at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

25 Jan 2016 0 Comments

One of the major reason we love Lake Placid is because we get to cross country ski at Mt Van Hoevenberg! Mt. Van Hoe is our favorite place to ski in the country.  If you haven’t visited it yet you’re in for a giant treat! We have been visiting Lake Placid since the mid-nineties. We first came
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Eat, Drink & Be Merry at Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest!

21 Sep 2015 0 Comments

Fall officially begins this Wednesday. You know what that means – it’s time for Oktoberfest! The annual Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest is October 3rd and 4th and celebrates Bavarian culture all weekend long. Along with plenty of food and drink, Oktoberfest features tons of live music, including performances by America’s number one German band, die Schlauberger. There
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