Taking the Amtrak train to Lake Placid, NY

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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It’s all about the Beer!

27 Sep 2017 0 Comments

Autumn brings with it a lot of fun traditions and festivities. One of our favorite autumn activities? Oktoberfest! It’s all about the beer. The annual Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest is Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st. The festival celebrates Bavarian culture all weekend long. In addition to plenty of food and drink, Oktoberfest features tons
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Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament

24 Jul 2017 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again! The 28th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse tournament takes over Lake Placid July 31st through August 6th. The tournament welcomes thousands of players and families from across the continent. In fact, over 230 teams participate! As tournament founder George Leveille says, “People come to the Lake Placid Summit to
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Ironman – Run till You Drop!

10 Jul 2017 0 Comments

The annual IRONMAN Lake Placid is one of our favorite events of the year! It’s coming up on July 23rd! 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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Happy Horse Shows!

26 Jun 2017 0 Comments

It’s that time again! The amazing Lake Placid Horse Shows begin this week and we’re really excited! They’re some of our favorite events of the season. And horses have been my favorite animal since I was a little girl – they’re such strong, beautiful, graceful, and very intelligent creatures. My Aunt had a horse and used
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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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