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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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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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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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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Lulu, Star of Beneful!

03 Oct 2016 0 Comments

What a lucky day in New York City’s Central Park! My little 6-month-old rescue puppy, Lulu, and I went to the park one gorgeous Wednesday afternoon in August. We were walking, playing, and just minding our own business when, all of a sudden, I heard someone yelling, “Hey, can I talk to you for a minute?”
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Is It Time To Patch Your Grass?

01 Sep 2016 0 Comments

Do you have any holes in your lawn? If you do, then it’s probably time to patch your grass! Here are a few simple steps to patch your lawn when it needs an overhaul. You’ll need fresh dirt, seed, fertilizer, and hay (or old grass): First, break up all the dirt that’s there and remove
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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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