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 Patent Station for a four and a half hour layover in Old Forge. There, you’ll get a chance to explore the many shops and restaurants, as well as a cruise on the Fulton Chain of Lakes to keep the exciting adventure going throughout the day. Hop back aboard to return to Utica Union Station. The Adirondack Scenic Railroad is the perfect way to enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled day of sightseeing in New York.

Christmas Fun at the White Face Lodge

After a thrilling train ride through the Adirondacks, make sure to check out our fun holiday activities, like milk and cookies with Santa from 8 pm to 9 pm on Christmas eve. Followed by more cookie fun on Christmas day, the whole family can decorate gingerbread cookies from 7 pm to midnight. You can also enjoy some winter fun, out in our winter wonderland of snow, from ice skating to sledding. Enjoy quality time with loved ones as you gather around our campfire or fireplace for a glorious Christmas at the Whiteface Lodge. Book your Holiday getaway to the Adirondacks today.