Boasting 3,430 feet of vertical, Lake Placid’s Whiteface ski resort is a skier’s and rider’s East Coast dream. The New York ski resort offers terrain for every skiing ability, whether you’re a beginner or an Olympian. Whiteface’s renowned vertical drop tells only part of the story. Whiteface has genuine Olympic credentials, as its nearby town, Lake Placid, was the host of the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics. Located 4.5 hour's drive from New York City, Whiteface draws visitors from around the world.
Accommodation choices in Lake Placid range from rustic, Adirondack-style lodges to four-star resorts and the town’s dining options are just as varied. You have your choice of everything from the ubiquitous pizza to wild game and fine wine. If you’re looking for something to do after a day on the mountain, Lake Placid is a vibrant town offering an abundance of options.