Visiting Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondack Mountains
When planning a trip to the Adirondack Mountains, there are some spots that you cannot afford to miss. Whether you love hiking, sightseeing, skiing, or biking, Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, NY is the perfect place to visit.
With the spring and summer seasons quickly approaching, Whiteface Mountain offers the best activities during the warmer months- in fact, they have been voted #1 in off-hill activities for 27 years in a row!
You can speed down a 90 meter ski-jump landing hill in a tube, take a cloudsplitter gondola ride to the peak of the mountains, take a guided hiking tour, visit the Lake Placid Olympic Museum and much more!
Hiking Whiteface Mountain is something every Adirondack lover should experience. As one of the tallest of the 46 Adirondack High Peaks, Whiteface is no easy feat. But the breathtaking views from the summit are worth it!
If you are planning for next year's winter trip, Whiteface Mountain features 87 trails and 11 ski lifts and also the largest vertical drop on the eastern seaboard at 3,430 feet(!). It also offers the chance to try out the sport of skeleton, go ice skating, or speed down a bobsled at the Olympic Sports Complex.
After you’ve worked up an appetite exploring everything that Whiteface Mountain has to offer, they also provide nine dining options to refuel yourself to tackle more ski runs or hiking excursions.
So the next time that you make your trip to the Adirondacks, make sure to check out the various year-round and summer activities, and the winter sport offerings of Whiteface Mountain. It is located at 2634 Main St. Lake Placid, NY 12946- you can learn more on their website here.