When it’s -17 below zero during the day time?!

15 Jan 2018 0 Comments

We are experiencing the coldest stretch of below-zero weather ever recorded in the Northeast and upstate New York. Today in Lake Placid, the high was -10 below zero! It’s colder here then in Alaska and even the Arctic circle. Let’s admit it, weather has changed and it’s going to keep changing… So, what to do
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Happy New Year!

01 Jan 2018 0 Comments

Happy New Year! It’s 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
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It’s Time to Deck the Halls!

18 Dec 2017 0 Comments

Ahh.. Christmas! I can’t believe it’s already time to deck the halls and get in the festive spirit! It feels like time is flying faster than ever now. With all this technology and the internet making us feel more connected than we really are, I can’t wait to spend real time with family. So love and happy
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Flying from White Plains to Saranac Lake

11 Dec 2017 0 Comments

Great news! It’ll soon be even easier to get to Lake Placid for that weekend getaway. According to the Adirondack Daily Express, Cape Air will be flying passengers from White Plains, NY to the Adirondack Regional Airport starting in March. A one-way ticket to White Plains will cost $95 and also includes shuttle service to
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Mt. Van Hoe always has snow!

27 Nov 2017 0 Comments

It’s cross country skiing time again and Mt. Van Hoe is making snow! Thanks to a special machine called the TechnoAlpin Snowfactory, Mt. Van Hoevenberg can guarantee a full skiing season. After the 2015/2016 season in which Mt. Van Hoe was open for only 39 days, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) invested
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It’s Thanksgiving!

21 Nov 2017 0 Comments

My favorite holiday is coming up – it’s Thanksgiving time! 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
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Taking the Amtrak train to Lake Placid, NY

13 Nov 2017 0 Comments

Amtrak actually does go all the way up to Lake Placid, NY! It’s notably one of the most amazing and beautiful train rides in the country. It goes all the way up the Hudson River and then through Albany and Saratoga. You can catch it every day at 8:15am at Penn Station, NYC and arrive
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Happy Halloween!

30 Oct 2017 0 Comments

It’s finally time for a Happy Halloween! Who doesn’t love the spooky night that jumpstarts the holiday season? Whether you’re staying in to give out treats or planning some tricks for your costume party, you’re bound to have a fun time. What are some of your favorite Halloween traditions? I love dressing up and eating lots
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23 Oct 2017 0 Comments

Voted one of the best vacation rentals! Thank you Credit Donkey for recognizing our brand, GO-Cottage! Please read the article here. Credit Donkey mentions GO-Cottage’s beautiful surroundings: snow-capped mountains, hiking trails, and stunning lakes. Our location is perfect for exploring Lake Placid’s outdoor activities since we’re in Adirondack Park’s high peaks district. There are also
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When Leaves Are Falling All Around… Fall Is Here!

09 Oct 2017 0 Comments

It’s time I was on my way. “Ramble On,” Led Zeppelin’s amazing hit song always comes to my mind when fall arrives. All the leaves turn amazing colors, frost is in the air, and colors of brown, yellow, red, orange and green surround us. Halloween is fast approaching. It’s a time for thoughtfulness and contemplating
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