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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 [...]

Ski Vacation Necessities at the Whiteface Lodge

Nestled among the woodlands of Lake Placid and in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, The Whiteface Lodge is the ideal winter getaway for both avid and first-time skiers, alike. After spending some quality time with your friends and family for the holidays, you’ll love taking some time for yourself at The Whiteface Lodge. Just you and the slopes amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Adirondack Mountains surrounding the lodge and Lake Placid. What to Bring? The Whiteface, also known as the Olympic Mountain, features the highest vertical drop in the northeast, and it's not far from The Whiteface Lodge. Get ready to take on the Adirondack Mountains, with a complete head to toe equipment. First, you’ll need base layers, followed by ski pants and a jacket, then downhill skis, or snowboards, and poles. If you don’t own skies and don’t plan on using them after your trip hear you [...]

December 27th, 2018|Tags: |

The Holidays at the Whiteface Lodge

Celebrate the season of giving in beautiful Lake Placid. Enjoy the charming and cozy atmosphere as you take part in various holiday activities. Bring the whole family to the Whiteface Lodge for a unique experience, as you sip hot cocoa and ice-skate on the lake or admire the holiday lights throughout the Adirondacks. Christmas Train around the Adirondacks Experience a dream come true railroad adventure as you ride on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad! Your whole family will love this exciting across the beautiful Adirondacks with spectacular views of the landscapes and the wildlife. The Adirondack Scenic Railroad leaves from the Union Station in Utica and takes you on a day trip, complete with spectacular views from the comfort of an old-fashioned train seat. As you journey through the Adirondacks, you’ll witness rich grounds, gorgeous rivers, enchanting bridges, towering trees, rolling hills, and snowy mountains. The train will stop at Holland [...]

November 20th, 2018|Tags: |

Exploring Whiteface Mountain

The Adirondacks region offers some of the best fall foliage scenery in the country! Vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges transform Whiteface Mountain into a stunning canvas of color. You’ll fall in love with the Adirondacks’ colors as you adventure on the trails and stay in the most relaxing resort in the area, the Whiteface Lodge. Hiking Whiteface Mountain Whiteface Mountain is a unique destination because of its easy to access roads almost all the way up to the top. Once the road ends, take a short walk through a man-made crossing within the mountain to a lift which will take you to the visitor’s area near the summit. No matter what trail you choose to hike you cannot go wrong! All the trails around our resort offer a great reunion with nature, especially in the fall as the leaves change. Many of the trails with varied terrain can be accessed [...]

Lake Placid attractions near the Whiteface Lodge

The Whiteface Lodge offers a wide range of activities for you to immerse yourself in our Lake Placid lifestyle. Discover our wide variety of Lake Placid attractions, you’ll find plenty of fun fall festivities to enjoy here. Lake Placid Attractions The fresh mountain air, unique wildlife, and endless waterways make Lake Placid the ideal spot to explore the great outdoors. Whether you want to go hiking in the fall foliage or take a drive along the scenic byways, you’ll find vibrant foliage at every turn. Our trails aren’t just for walking, both mountain and road bikes are thrilling ways to experience the Adirondacks. Various mountain bike trails are indicated throughout the region, and scenic mountain and riverside drives offer cyclists several picturesque loops to explore. If you want to get out on the water, there are hundreds of lakes, ponds, and rivers ready for exploring, so rent a kayak or [...]

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