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Mother’s Day in Lake Placid

If you're looking to celebrate Mother’s Day with your family, the Whiteface Lodge is the perfect spot! We'll help you make this special day a memorable one,  from day adventures to unique weekend getaways, and everything in between. Grab the whole family and head to a nearby park or lake, book a special mother-daughter spa trip to the Whiteface Lodge, or a mother-son adventure getaway to our beautiful lodge in Lake Placid. You'll soon discover there are plenty of fun activities around the Adirondacks. Lake Placid with Mom Spending time together is what counts. Whether it's a picnic, a bike ride, or a hike through nearby trails in the Adirondack Mountains, as long as she’s surrounded by loved ones she’ll be happy. Then after the day's adventures, treat the gals to ice cream at our on-site parlor! Though flowers are a lovely gesture, bouquets only last so long. Take her [...]

Fishing in Lake Placid

Fishing season expands to many more species in April and May, so get your fishing license, and pack your fishing gear to join us at the Whiteface Lodge for some of the best fishing in Lake Placid. Spring is the best time to fish in nearby lakes, rivers, and ponds. Whether you're new to fishing or an expert, you'll find lots of opportunities to cast your line in the best fishing lakes in NY during your stay with us at the Whiteface Lodge. Fishing in the Adirondacks The Adirondacks are home to a wide variety of fish: trout and bass are famous spring and summer catches, while pike, perch, and salmon are more common in winter. While Brook and Lake Trout are the only native trout to the Adirondacks, Brown and Rainbow trout were introduced many years ago and are now widely sought out in some of the best fishing [...]

Hiking the Adirondack Mountains

Whether you're looking to peacefully wander in an Adirondack state park, or challenge yourself with a strenuous hike through the Adirondack Mountains, you’ll find all that and more during your stay with us at The Whiteface Lodge. From rocky alpine peaks to trail-less bushwhacks, we’ll share some of the best Adirondack hikes with you. As you come back to our beautiful lodge, after a nice day hike, reward yourself with ice cream from our very own ice cream parlor, or a relaxing time at our on-site spa. Discover the mountains of things to do in the Adirondacks during your Spring visit to the Adirondacks.  Best Adirondack Hikes Spring is here, and warmer weather is increasing. You’ll find hiking trails for every skill levels throughout the Adirondack state park, from rugged mountain adventurers to family-friendly trails with scenic views of cascading waterfalls and rock formations. The High Peaks are beautiful and [...]

Spring into Lake Placid

During your stay at The Whiteface Lodge, you'll find that there are plenty of things to do in Lake Placid. From Extreme Tubing at the Olympic Jumping Complex or high peak climbs to peaceful walks along Mirror lake or relaxing afternoons at our Old Fashion Ice Cream Parlor, and many more you’ll quickly discover why we’re one of the best Lake Placid hotels. Things to do in Lake Placid Hop in one of the tubes and hold on for the ride of your life! As you rocket down the 90-meter ski jump landing hill, you’ll find out why so many visitors come to Lake Placid in spring and summer! Of all the things to do in Lake Placid, we recommend the Olympic Jumping Complex because you won't find high-speed summer tubing anywhere else! If you're looking for something mellower, ride up the historic Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway. Which take you [...]

Wildlife in the Adirondacks

If you’re looking to see wildlife in the Adirondacks, our region is home to some beautiful creatures like massive moose, curious beavers, iconic bald eagle, and gorgeous great-horned owls. Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher or novice wildlife observer, you’ll love watching all the curious creatures surrounding the Whiteface Lodge. Winter Birdwatching in the Adirondacks Birding is a fun activity that encourages people to explore the great outdoors and learn more about their surroundings. Bird watchers can expect to see birds around feeders, eagles near open water, as well as hawks and owls in large fields or meadows throughout winter in the Adirondacks. Winter raptors such as snowy owls and short-eared owls, migrate to the Adirondacks. After spending much of the year breeding and hunting in the tundra of the Canadian shield, they move south for the winter. Which draws curious birdwatchers to Lake Placid for a chance to glimpse at [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Plan your Magical Wedding in Lake Placid at the Whiteface Lodge

The Whiteface Lodge is a wedding venue and resort in Lake Placid NY that offers a serene ambiance for couples to celebrate their special day. While the Whiteface Lodge is a destination for all types of Adirondacks vacations, you’ll find it’s the best spot to celebrate the happiest day of your life. We invite you to stay in our comfortable lodging in Lake Placid, but make sure you also explore the rest of our mountain town after your Whiteface Lodge wedding ceremony. Whiteface Lodge Wedding Facilities The Whiteface Lodge can host a variety of wedding celebrations, from bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners, to ceremonies and receptions with up to two hundred guests. Choose one of our venues based on your theme and how many guests you’re expecting. Canoe Beach Club is an ideal location for a romantic waterside engagement or a typical lakeside reception. Mountain View Terrace offers [...]

Rejuvenating Vacation in Lake Placid

The Whiteface Lodge features luxurious spa treatments to help you unwind and enjoy the perfect vacation in Lake Placid. Choose from our plethora of pampering services, from the Ultimate Luxury Wrap to our Premier Facials, and more. Experience all of our luxurious wellness facilities and Spa, including our cedar wood sauna, fitness center, and steam rooms during your stay with us at the lodge. We offer a selection of infused water and hot tea to all Spa guests. You can enjoy lunch after or in-between services in the Spa Café. SPA Treatments at the Whiteface Lodge Our luxurious Spa treatments will help you relax and treat yourself to therapeutic services. We provide comfortable Spa robes and slippers in the ladies and gentleman’s sanctuaries before and after your treatments. Both our Ladies and Men’s sanctuary offer a separate Steam and Sauna room. Most of our spa treatments give you access to [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Romantic Getaway to Lake Placid

Whether Lake Placid's natural beauty is your favorite spot to celebrate your love story or you’ve never seen our beautiful scenery, you’ll love staying in one of the best Adirondacks hotels, the Whiteface Lodge. There are lots of compelling things to do in Lake Placid, from live music performances to tasty dining options, not to mention the picturesque mountain views and breathtaking beauty of Mirror Lake. Candlelight Dining If you’re looking for a taste of Lake Placid for dinner, try KANU, our rustic yet luxurious dining venue here at the Whiteface Lodge. Executive Chef David Haick creates innovative, undeniably delicious dishes in our great room. The open kitchen showcases the talents of our culinary staff as they prepare a specialized menu featuring the finest regional ingredients from local farms and fresh fish. Our culinary team strives to provide all of our guests with impeccable service, including Peak 47, our other [...]

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