a family walks up a snowy sidewalk to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Snow days every day

Bring the whole family for a snowcation like no other! Find endless perfect days for everyone when you visit Lake Placid this winter. If your family is full of snow-lovers, ski bums, or hot chocolate enthusiasts, you’re in luck. Start your perfect day by checking in at the Crowne Plaza, Lake Placid’s premiere hotel overlooking Mirror Lake. Perfect for the whole family, this grand lodge-style hotel has everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay. Tuck into breakfast in the Adirondack Great Room, experience views of Mirror Lake and Whiteface, as well as a few other high peaks! Visiting the Great Room Bar will transport you to the more refined living of the 19th century, while offering impeccable service. Choose from deluxe suites to rooms for two, take a break in the pool, relax in Adirondack chairs observing Mirror Lake, or enjoy a card game in one of the many lounge areas!

A family skis in a line on a cross-country snow trail.

Ski you on the trails

After you are settled in, head over to Mt. Van Hoevenberg. Home to elite sporting events, national championships, and miles and miles of cross country skiing trails! Perfect for every skier, Mt. Van Hoevenberg has 55 km of pristine trails, groomed daily so you can get around with ease. Beginners and Olympians-in-training alike can experience all the trails have to offer. Feeling nervous about your first time on skis? No worries! Mt. Van Hoevenberg’s skilled instructors will show you the ropes, and give you the confidence you need to master the trails. Mt. Van Hoevenberg is also home to an impressive bobsled track, so when you’re not propelling through the cross country terrain, watch the experts race down the track at impressive speeds! (If you’re lucky, you might catch Olympians training for their next event!)

A family drinks hot cocoa at a table next to a snowy window.

Hot Cocoa awaits

Finish the day off strong in Mt. Van Hoevenberg’s cozy lodge. Newly renovated and prepared to pamper, relax slope-side, away from the snow flurries of the outdoors, and indulge in the delicious treats that the lodge has to offer! Warm up by their comfortable fireplaces, gather around, and don’t forget to order some hot chocolate! After a day of adventuring, the ultimate reward lies in Mt. Vanhoevenberg’s nordic lodge charm.