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Summer Kick-Off: A Patriotic Way

We’re just shy of a few days away from the coolest summer kick-off at one of the hottest hotels Lake Placid NY has to offer, The Whiteface Lodge. Our beautiful Adirondack setting creates a lush and vibrant environment for summertime activities like barbecue foods and pool time fun. So grab your floaties and goggles because this summer is going to be one for the books! Red Flavors Memorial Day is one of those weekends that screams SUMMER. It’s where barbecues begin, and outdoor fun doesn’t stop after the sun goes down. With the Adirondacks as your backyard playground, you might never want to sleep when vacationing with us this summer! For something yummy, try a beautiful, red, and ‘barbecued’ start to your trip at our Kanu Dining Room! Cooking up some summer flavors, our 8 oz Center Cut Filet is seared and grilled to perfection, while our Seared Scottish Salmon [...]

Finding Wildlife in Lake Placid

Situated right in the middle of the Adirondacks you’ll find one of the most stunning resorts in NY, The Whiteface Lodge. Our beautiful lodge boasts a luxurious and grand feel all while keeping true to the lodge style. While visiting us this spring season, you’re going to want to hike the various trails that surround our area to explore and traverse the landscapes that awaits. Upon your travels during the day, make sure you have these items with you to capture photographs and sights of the incredible animals that call Lake Placid home. What to Bring There are a few items you’ll want to have with you when hiking the Adirondacks during your stay! A camera, binoculars, and a field guide as three top items for your backpack. Having a camera with, whether it’s a DSLR or your phone, will help you capture images of what you see. They also [...]

Winter at the Best Adirondack Lodge in NY

We recently just received a considerable amount of snow in the Adirondacks, and you’re going to want to book one last trip to one of the best New York resorts, Whiteface Lodge! It’s clear to us that the Groundhog was right this year by granting us six more weeks of winter and those six weeks are precious to us here in New York, as it means more wintertime fun! Upon landing at our nearby airport, you’ll want to call ahead and reserve our luxury shuttle to our grand lodge. In the spring of 2016, we rolled out our new fleet of luxury BMW 7-Series vehicles for guest usage. Learn more about our shuttle service, but as you sit in the warmth of our BMW’s and we enter one of the leading New York resorts properties, you’ll experience our towering Main Lodge. The rough wood features and beautiful snowy coverings make [...]

Après Ski: The Best Meal of the New Year

With the influx of lots of winter snow this year. Skiing in the Adirondack region is one of the best things to do while there is still snow left on the slopes. Head to one of the best hotels Lake Placid NY is known for at The Whiteface Lodge, and get your stomach ready for the best meal of the new year when you dine après ski style! Skiing is sure to work up an appetite for you and yours this season, and what better way to quench your thirst and hunger than dining at the KANU Lounge after a day on the wintery slopes. Sip and Dine Après ski Style Après ski in French means after, thus après ski being after skiing. Aforementioned comes in handy when you’re craving a pint of ice-cold brew or a tasty handmade cocktail. At KANU you’ll get the best of both worlds, with [...]


It may be getting colder, but that means that the holidays are just around the corner!  Start a new tradition and travel to Lake Placid for some holiday cheer. There is plenty to do and see, and The Whiteface Lodge has plenty of room, so bring the whole crew. Lake Placid offers holiday events that are perfect for the entire family, and outside the festivities, such as Whiteface Mountain, there is a ton to explore. Join us this winter for a winter wonderland in Lake Placid. A Lake Placid tradition is the Holiday Village Stroll, December 8th through the 10th. It is ideal for families and couples for a weekend chock full of events, entertainment, parties, dining specials, and shopping! Friday night at 5 pm join in on the fun and glide to the skating party in the 1932 Arena home of the Winter Olympics. Bring your skates or [...]


The leaves are starting to fall, and that means the snow is not far behind. Winter is a magical time in Lake Placid. A layer of snow covers the town turning it into a winter wonderland. Being a town made for winter, the recreational opportunities are endless. Whether you are a skier, snowboarder, snowshoer, cross-country skier, or whatever suits you, Lake Placid has everything you could need. From the best mountains to winter rentals Whiteface Mountain NY will make your winter expectations come true. Whiteface Mountain Whiteface Mountain NY is the fifth-highest mountain in New York, and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. The mountain's east slope is home to the ski area which hosted the alpine skiing competitions of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface's highest lift goes to 4,386 feet and offers a vertical drop of 3,166 ft to the base area which is at [...]


The Adirondacks boast one of the best places to experience fall. With vibrant colors surrounding you and the cool, crisp air, it is the perfect place to go exploring. Join in on the events or get away and see the sights on your own. There is plenty of things to do in Lake Placid during the fall. Fall Time In Lake Placid, we make sure that your fall trip is a celebration and the changing leaves is a great excuse for one! The annual Flaming Leaves Festival starts on October 8th and is a two-day celebration. North American ski jumpers will compete and have live demonstrations. While they soar through the air, on the ground enjoy live blues bands, brews, and barbeque. Top chefs will grill up and serve the best burgers and barbeque for you to enjoy. During all the fun, save some time for a trip to [...]


The Adirondacks have been the place for over a century where great American industrialists would pack their bags and get away for the summer. A place to relax and refresh and come up with new brilliant ideas. Then once fall arrived, they were ready to take on the world again. That is why at The Whiteface Lodge, we host groups and meetings to set a place for relaxation and to refocus on problems and inventions. We invite you to experience a lodge with an inspired setting, luxury accommodations, a tranquil environment for team building and executive meetings, and an abundance of activities to enjoy after a long day of work. Relax, Rejuvenate and Refocus at Whiteface Lodge. Event Spaces Depending on your group size and the type of meeting, we have a variety of rooms that can hold ten to two hundred people. If you are looking for space [...]

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