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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 [...]

Fall Foliage around one of the best lodges in Upstate NY.

Whether you’re planning a fall trip to see the most brilliant fall foliage display in the country or you want to relax at one of the best lodges in Upstate NY, Whiteface Lodge’s exceptional facilities will host your autumn getaway. Popular Scenic Tours In Autumn the Adirondacks trade their lush green forests for an array of colors and one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the country. You can enjoy a leisurely bus tour through the Adirondacks, with photo stops near glistening lakes and bright, colorful mountainsides. You can also take a biking adventure along the byways to gain a new perspective of the region's six million acres – not to mention, challenging terrain. You can participate in racing competitions, like the Tinman in Tupper Lake, or ride the byways as they unfold to reveal a favorite Adirondacks tale. Explore the Adirondacks for various thrilling adventures through ideal fall [...]

Summer Activities with the Family around Lake Placid

Summer in the Adirondacks offers a variety of activities, from kayaking to strolling through Main Street, the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid has hosted generations of vacationers. After visiting you’ll understand why our village is the ideal summer getaway. Exploring Lake Placid Start your day on the right foot, by paddle boarding or kayaking on one of Lake Placid's pristine lakes, like Mirror Lake or Lake Placid. If Mirror Lake is quiet enough, you’ll see how it got its name. Lake Placid is one of the cleanest freshwater lakes in the world. No matter what water activity you choose, you’ll find they’re all great on this lake. If you’re more interested in a History tour, embark on a pontoon boat for an hour-long, narrated tour of sixteen miles on one of the world's most beautiful lakes. Check out Lake Placid boat tours for more information on this guided historical journey. [...]

Say I DO at this Stunning Lodge!

When it comes to your wedding, you have a lot of planning to do, but The Whiteface Lodge is here to help. After choosing one of our wedding venues with lodging let our personal wedding coordinator assist you with all the onsite details. Weddings at the lodge! We offer seven different packages to make your special day one of a kind! Our packages start with Classic Package, Signature Package or, Diamond Package for a traditional meal accompanying your ceremony. We also have a brunch option featuring our Champagne Brunch and our Boutique Package. The Petite Wedding Package is perfect for small Weddings; it includes a ceremony in one of our wedding venues with lodging, followed by a cocktail reception and an intimate dinner in our peaceful “Meadows.” Lastly, The Whiteface Lodge is the perfect setting for a winter wonderland wedding, which is why we feature the Wonderland Package. After a [...]

3 Spa Treatments to Melt into Relaxation this Spring

With winter done and over with, we’re looking forward to the new beginning that spring brings to the beautiful Adirondack region of New York. Here at the Whiteface Lodge, when planning the ultimate trip, there are a few things you’ll want to ensure you have on your Lake Placid things to do list, one of them being a trip to the spa! There's no better time than now to enjoy a day at The Spa at the Whiteface Lodge. Enjoy these three fabulous spa treatments which will help rejuvenate you after this long winter season. Soothing Relaxation There are quite a few massage options for you to choose from but we suggest trying out our Ausable River Stone Massage. Not only will this selection use heated basalt stones, but you’ll get a full 80-minute Swedish massage to soothe tight muscles and help you relax after a long day. Perfect for [...]

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