Late Ski Season is Peak Time in Lake Placid

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Spring snowfalls, discounts providing best time to ski in 2012

Lake Placid skiing

Credit: Dave Schmidt/ORDA

Skiing and riding is a time-honored, hallmark Northeast drive vacation.

Spring has become the ideal time to hit the slopes in the Lake Placid region this year. Late-season snowfall is providing some of the best skiing of the season at nearby Whiteface Mountain for couples, families and friends. With unbeatable Lake Placid ski packages that pair lodging and hotel amenities with lift tickets, there are many ways to plan a budget-friendly vacation around spring skiing at Whiteface Mountain.

Whiteface Mountain has 86 trails, 11 lifts and terrain parks to accommodate first-timers and experts alike, with softer spring snows and warmer temperatures providing an environment more conducive to beginners. A Lake Placid family vacation of skiing and riding is a time-honored, hallmark Northeast drive vacation. Take in spectacular panoramic spring views of the Adirondack Mountains —including Whiteface — from the village.

From March to April 15, the warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours set the stage for après skiing fun in the nearby village of Lake Placid. After enjoying shorter lift lines at the mountain and special late season lift-ticket deals, vacationers can enjoy a leisurely stroll down Main Street for an après ski cocktail, dinner at a Lake Placid restaurant and shopping deals on winter apparel.

Invent your own perfect day of spring skiing at Whiteface — book a reservation to visit Lake Placid today.

About Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid is a four-season destination, offering diverse experiences, outdoor adventures, unique events and an ever-changing backdrop to complement your favorite activities. Enjoy the natural beauty, and embrace the timeless atmosphere in the heart of the Adirondacks.

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Kimberly Rielly
Lake Placid CVB
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