Plan An Adirondack Ski Vacation in New York’s Snowy Mountains

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From Alpine to Après Ski, Nordic & More, Head to the Adirondacks for an Authentic Winter Getaway

November heralds the beginning of winter in the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York, and everyone – from alpine skiers and boarders, to families looking for a quick winter retreat, is gearing up for snow.

Skiing is synonymous with winter in the Adirondacks, whether tackling some of the big Adirondack Mountains, rugged back-country or gliding along groomed terrain on cross-country skis.

Less than two hours south of Montreal and four hours southeast of Ottawa, New York’s premier ski destination awaits. Whiteface Mountain’s hometown of Wilmington offers lodging deals and a festive winter atmosphere all season long. Nearby, the village of Lake Placid offers boutique shopping, ice-skating and fine dining at Adirondack restaurants. Enjoy seasonal attractions like dog sledding, toboggan rides and outdoor ice-skating right in the village.

Visit the region and save with Whiteface Mountain Stay & Play packages, including:

  •     The Ledge Rock at Whiteface offers early ski season Adirondack lodging packages starting at $78 pp/ per night.
  •     Wilmington’s Mountain Brook Lodge Ski & Stay packages include three nights’ accommodations starting at $237 based on double occupancy.

Wilmington’s Nordic and snowshoe trails, and attractions like High Falls Gorge nature center, offer a great off-the-beaten path retreat for families. Walk along the Ausable River’s frozen waterfalls, and then warm up at the Lodge’s campfire, and enjoy complimentary marshmallows for roasting.

Just four hours north of New Jersey and NYC, and just 85 miles north of Albany, family ski resort Gore Mountain offers 2,537 feet of vertical, miles of trails for cruising, and snow tubing at the North Creek Ski Bowl. After a day on the slopes, head into North Creek and enjoy unique shopping, new restaurants and more while you Stay & Play.

Gore Mountain ski packages include:

  •     The Copperfield Inn’s Midweek Ski and Dine packages start at $150.50 pp/pn. Package includes a $40 card to one of the Inn’s on-site restaurants, 2 ski passes and a gas card.
  •     The Alpine Lodge offers special rates during I Love NY Bonus Weekends. Packages include three nights’ accommodations and three days of skiing for $281/pp.

The region also offers off-hill activities for non-skiers and riders, including Adirondack snowshoeing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. The Tughill Plateau, located in the western Adirondacks, averages the highest snowfall in the state - offering hundreds of miles of cross-country ski, snowshoe and snowmobiling trails. Recently featured on The Outdoor Channel, the Tughill Plateau is the premier spot for snowmobiling in the Adirondacks.

About the Adirondacks:
The Adirondack Region is a six-million-acre park offering limitless recreation amid 2,000 miles of hiking trails and 3,000 lakes and ponds. Part of the largest temperate forest in the world, the Adirondacks are also home to 103 towns and villages. Connect with the Adirondack on Facebook.com/visitadirondacks or Twitter.com/visitadks. Search Adirondack attractions, events and vacation packages at VisitAdirondacks.com.

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Rebecca Steffan