Kick back and go canoeing or kayaking, hike on the mountains and enjoy all of the great shops, restaurants and bars in the area. Lake Placid is only about five hours out of the city – so it’s far enough away to feel like a big trip, but still doable for a long weekend.
If you’re planning on checking out this beautiful area for the long weekend, we recommend that you stay at some of these great hotels in Lake Placid:
Mirror Lake Inn: this gorgeous inn is the perfect spot for a family vacation or romantic weekend away with your sweetheart. Conveniently located one block from the quaint shops on Main Street, Mirror Lake Inn consists of five lodging buildings (two are on the lake side of the street with a private beach and boathouse in between, and three are on the Main House side of the street).
Lake Placid Lodge: One of the most exclusive retreats in North America, you can expect to get breath-taking views of the Adirondack Mountains from Lake Placid Lodge. This hotel is tiny – at only 30 rooms, you can expect excellent, personalized service and a high level of attention to detail at this gorgeous getaway.
an use to describe the atmosphere at The Whiteface Lodge. Suites have Adirondack hardwood furnishings and handmade accents. You’ll love the big soaker tubs, pillow-top beds and cast iron gas fireplaces – perfect for snuggling up and enjoying your weekend getaway.
The Point: You’ll find The Point nestled among old pine trees. It really fits in with its surroundings as it’s constructed from massive notched logs and is a total refuge from the big city. You can spend your time here in solitude or you can be social. It’s totally up to you, depending on what you need in order to relax. The Point only has 11 rooms, so you can bank on an intimate, private experience here.