1 . The Whiteface Lodge

Lake Placid, New York

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Since our No. 1 choice was Tealda Suites at Whiteface Lodge, it’s only fitting that our No. 2 spot goes to the Whiteface Lodge itself. Once you arrive at this resort, you’ll have no choice but to take a moment to revel in its grandeur.

Whiteface Lodge is one of those amazing destinations that leave you in a state of wonder and awe. Around every corner you’ll discover something worth marveling over, and the surprises seem to never end. You and your loved one won’t find a more inspiring place to reconnect and be reminded of why you fell in love. If you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, there is nowhere more romantic and luxurious in the Adirondacks. You’ll find a long list of ways to indulge at Whiteface Lodge- from a signature treatment at the premier Lake Placid Spa, to a dip in their immaculate indoor/outdoor pool- the pleasures never cease. Maybe you and your loved one are looking for adventure. Whiteface Lodge has that, too. You’ll be granted access to the Canoe Club’s signature selection of boats available to take out on the lake. End your night gazing up at a blanket of stars. Escape to a timeless world, where your accommodations are furnished with hand-forged accents and Adirondack hardwood furniture. Whiteface Lodge’s suites feature cast iron fireplaces, jetted tubs, and private cedar and mahogany balconies. The suites are outfitted with so many luxuries that you’ll spend all vacation discovering them. We truly believe that you, like many couples before you, will be so in awe of Whiteface Lodge that you’ll escape to Lake Placid year after year to rekindle your romance.

Address

7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Highlights

Whiteface Lodge is on the Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List, "The World's Best Places to Stay. It's ranked first in New York State and the only resort listed in the Adirondacks, making it the first time a resort in Lake Placid has ever achieved this honor.

Related Onsite Offerings

The friendly and knowledgable concierge staff can customize every aspect of your stay!

2 . Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Lake Placid, New York

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After reading about the first two resorts on our list, you may think it’s impossible to impress you any further. But we promise that our No. 2 choice, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, will also leave you breathless.

Picture you and your loved one surrounded by the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. Now imagine dining on world-class cuisine, watching the sun set over Mirror Lake, enjoying a cocktail on the lakefront patio, or reading a book in front of a stone fireplace. Those romantic images are all part of the very real experience you’ll get at Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, home to three outstanding Lake Placid restaurants, a private beach and dock, a luxurious spa, and elegant guest rooms and suites. This is a destination where romance oozes from every facet. Privacy is important when you’re on a romantic getaway. The guest rooms and suites at the resort will make you feel as though you’ve stepped into a world all your own, where it’s just the two of you and the luxury that surrounds you. There are many different accommodations to choose from, but for the ultimate experience, we suggest you stay in one of the unique Signature Suites. No detail went overlooked in the creation of these amazing suites, some of which feature stone fireplaces, spiral staircases, whirlpool tubs, or cathedral ceilings. Romance awaits you at Mirror Lake Inn.

Address

77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York 12946

Highlights

The Mirror Lake Inn has received the AAA Four Diamond Award of Excellence for 25 consecutive years!

3 . Lake Placid Vacation Homes

Lake Placid, New York

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Romance and recreation abound at Lake Placid Vacation Homes! Couples will enjoy secluded splendor, breathtaking views, an array of amenities, and almost endless entertainment options when they stay here.

Your romantic retreat includes a surplus of intimate lodging options like waterfront rentals, luxury vacation rentals, condos, townhouses, village rentals, and Whiteface Lodge accommodations. Indulge in outstanding amenities that include Jacuzzi tubs, sparkling pools, tennis courts, and more. When it gets a bit chilly, cuddle beside the fireplace, watch the sunset from the spacious deck, or curl up together and watch a movie. Just as there are diverse lodging options, there are so many attractions for lovebirds to explore. Mirror Lake and Upper Saranac Lake provide aquatic adventures like fishing, swimming, and boating. If you'd prefer to stay dry, hike the lush nature trails or head to Whiteface Mountain, where the 1980 Winter Olympics were held. And, a village rental means that you're within walking distance of Main Street, buzzing shops, and exceptional restaurants. Your romantic rendezvous awaits!

Address

2284 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Related activities

Couples looking for some fantastic fishing can try either Mirror Lake or Lake Placid. Local guides are available, as is excellent fly fishing on the Ausable River.

Related Onsite Offerings

Sit in the lap of luxury when you choose from any of the available one- to three-bedroom suites and reap the benefits of all of the resort's amenities: tennis courts, a beach and canoe club, a spa, hot pools, an exercise facility, an onsite restaurant and bistro, and much more!

4 . South Meadow Farm & Lodge

Lake Placid, New York

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Our next destination is perfect for couples looking for somewhere a little more secluded and private than our previous selections. South Meadow Farm & Lodge is a cozy little place where you can simply relax and enjoy the view.

With only seven bedrooms available, South Meadow Farm & Lodge is a quiet respite away from the stress of everyday life. Here, you and your loved one can relax in front of the fire as you enjoy views of the mountains and woodlands that surround you. Retreat to your comfortable room and take advantage of your time alone together. Each room is unique and has all the comforts of home including country quilts and a private bath with a whirlpool tub. Delight in the details like authentic Adirondack décor, exposed wood beams, and fireplaces. In the morning, enjoy a full country breakfast then spend your day how you please. Lake Placid is a short drive away. Or make use of a complimentary cross-country ski pass and set out onto 50 kilometers of groomed Olympic Trails at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. No matter what season you decide to escape in, South Meadow Farm & Lodge will provide you with a quiet, romantic place to enjoy each other’s company.

Address

67 Sugarworks Way, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Highlights

Relax in South Meadow Farm & Lodge's wood-fired sauna.

Related activities

In the summer months, enjoy hiking or biking on the area's many trails.

5 . Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

Lake Placid, New York

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Our No. 5 choice is a serene destination located on the shores of Mirror Lake. Here, they boast that no other place on earth provides their unique blend of comfort, rejuvenation, and one-of-a-kind experiences. We couldn’t agree more, and that’s why Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is next on our list.

The natural beauty of the Adirondack Mountains surrounds Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort. It’s a place to come and renew your mind, body, and spirit. It’s also a place to ignite the passion that brought you together. Feel like you’re in Venice as you enjoy a private Mirror Lake Gondola Cruise or relax on the private white sand beach. End your day with a specialty drink from the hip new Straight Shot Lounge. Then retreat to your guestroom, where you’ll find romantic accommodations no matter where you choose to stay. Golden Arrow’s Specialty Rooms are each uniquely decorated and you’ll love discovering the one that’s perfect for you as a couple. The Gothics Room has an open, airy feel, with country-French furnishings and a two-person whirlpool tub. The Wright Peak room is one-of-a-kind favorite among guests. The bathroom features a beautiful marble shower and a gorgeous wood-burning fireplace provides the perfect place to sit and reflect on your time spent together.

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Golden Arrow is an eco-friendly resort with expansive green programs.

Related Onsite Offerings

Golden Arrow has a variety of different Romance Packages available.

6 . Lake Placid Lodge

Lake Placid, New York

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Well, we’ve made it past the halfway point in our list of Top 10 Lake Placid Romantic Getaways. Are you feeling in the mood yet? If not, our No. 6 choice, Lake Placid Lodge, is sure to have you thinking about romantic candlelit dinners and indulgent relaxation.

Lake Placid Lodge is the only hotel on Lake Placid and it is a true celebration of all that was – and remains – the best in the Adirondacks. We encourage you to discover Lake Placid Lodge and its rustic splendor set among nature’s wild domain. The rooms here are filled with art and antiques, hand crafted beds, and stone fireplaces laid piece-by-piece by Adirondack masons. There are many accommodations to choose from, including guestrooms in the Main Lodge, one-bedroom suites in the Lakeside Building, or private cabins set along the shores of Lake Placid. No matter where you stay, you’ll enjoy spending your nights in a space that is romantic and imaginative, appointed with rich fabrics and polished wood. No two rooms are the same, so you and your loved one can enjoy a truly unique experience. Outside the splendor of your room, you’ll find activities the two of you can enjoy no matter what the season. Hiking the ancient Adirondack trails is always a good way to take in the natural beauty that surrounds you. Or hire a private guide to take you on a wilderness adventure. No matter if your itinerary includes spa treatments or sightseeing, you’ll find it at Lake Placid Lodge.

Address

144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Highlights

The Lodge has two very different Lake Placid dining options – Artisans Restaurant and Maggie’s Pub – both with tables indoors and out.

7 . Adirondack Bed and Breakfast Inns

Lake Placid, New York

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So far on our list we’ve touched on many luxurious Lake Placid resorts and featured one quaint lodge. You may be wondering why we haven’t mentioned any of the romantic bed and breakfasts that are in the Adirondack area. Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about them. We’ve actually decided to provide you with a collection of B&Bs, allowing you to choose the one that’s perfect for you!

The Adirondack Collection is a great resource for those looking to locate a bed and breakfast that features the specific style and amenities you wish to experience. With so many historic, quaint, and romantic B&Bs in the Adirondack area, it wouldn’t be fair for us to choose just one for our list. But since this Top 10 guide focuses on Lake Placid, we’ll take a moment to mention a couple of the B&Bs you’ll find in that specific area. The Stagecoach Inn is located only minutes from Olympic Village and specializes in delivering its own brand of romance. Each room at the inn is uniquely decorated with antique furnishings in the Great Room you’ll be amazed by the two-story cathedral ceiling. This historic inn has been hosting couples since 1833, and is a great choice when looking for a charming, romantic B&B in the Lake Placid area. Just 8 miles from Lake Placid you’ll find The Inn at Whiteface, a perfect destination for couples looking to be close to Lake Placid, but away from the hustle and bustle of Main Street. Here at the base of Whiteface Mountain, you’ll discover a place that is far removed from the pricey resorts and generic hotels. Start your search for the perfect bed and breakfast with The Adirondack Collection!

Population

P.O. Box 814, Elizabethtown, New York 12932

Highlights

The Adirondack Collection features a complete listing of 14 area bed and breakfasts.

Fun facts

Whiteface Mountain is the fifth highest mountain in the Adirondacks.

8 . Northwoods Inn

Lake Placid, New York

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Coming in to wow you at No. 8 is Northwoods Inn, a Lake Placid landmark. You’ll find this historic hotel on Main Street, just a short walk from the beach. Northwoods Inn is an all-suite hotel, offering a romantic escape from the everyday.

Not only does Northwoods Inn provide guests with a long list of things to do, they also have amazing suites- perfect for couples looking to get away for a while. In each room you can enjoy views of Main Street, Mirror Lake, or the High Peaks. Hill Side Rooms feature private balconies. For a highly convenient stay, make sure you reserve a Kitchenette Suite with refrigerator, microwave, range, coffee maker, and kitchen sink. These accommodations will provide you with the perfect place to rest and relax after a day of exploration. We encourage you and your loved one to get out and enjoy the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities this area affords. Northwoods Inn is a great basecamp from which you can hike, fish, whitewater raft, or even go horseback riding. Sure you might be on a romantic escape, but trying something new never hurt. Maybe it will even add a new spark to your life. Come see for yourself!

Address

2520 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Fun facts

Northwoods Inn is the host of the Lake Placid Woodcarving Experience!

9 . Woodlake Inn

Lake Placid, New York

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We feel that a romantic getaway shouldn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. If you really want to whisk your special someone off for some time alone but seem to be tight on cash, we recommend our No. 9 choice, Woodlake Inn.

Woodlake Inn’s guest rooms and suites are very affordable, but aren’t lacking any of the comfort you desire when on a romantic escape. Their Suite is a great choice for couples and it includes a queen bed, spacious living room area, full bath, and cable TV. Outside your room you’ll find a relaxing outdoor area with gazebo and lush garden. As with the other destinations in our list, you’ll be surrounded by a multitude of outdoor activities. Play a couple rounds of golf on a nearby course or book a guided horseback riding tour. Woodlake Inn is located in the heart of Olympic Village, so you’ll also be close to the great attractions, shops, and Olympic Arena. So don’t miss out on a great opportunity to get away for a while!

Address

2285 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Highlights

Room rates start at just $68 and suites at $150!

Fun facts

Woodlake Inn is next door to Mykonos Restaurant- the only restaurant specializing in Greek cuisine in the Adirondack Mountains.

10 . Lake Placid Summit Hotel Resort & Suites

Lake Placid, New York

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We can hardly believe we’re already at the end of our list of Top 10 Lake Placid Romantic Getaways! What a fun journey it’s been. We hope that you have discovered the perfect place to escape with your loved one. We’ll leave you with one final resort, Lake Placid Summit Hotel Resort & Suites, overlooking Mirror Lake.

Although Lake Placid Summit Hotel Resort & Suites is a great destination for families, it also has wonderful, romantic accommodations that are perfect for couples. The Superior King Room is a great choice, with a King bed, private bath, and a long list of amenities. But if you’re looking for something with a little more “wow factor,” stay in the luxurious Mirror Lake Deluxe King Suite. This suite has a separate living area, two bathrooms, a two-person Jacuzzi tub, plus all of the amenities you’d find in a standard hotel room. As an added bonus, the suite features a balcony with views of Mirror Lake and the Adirondack Mountains. For your enjoyment, the hotel has a brand new indoor pool and state-of-the-art Jacuzzi. And while staying at the hotel, you must dine at the new Alegria Garden Café. You’ll find all of this, plus everything there is to do in Lake Placid, at an exceptional price- making Lake Placid Summit Hotel Resort & Suites the perfect destination to complete our list of Top 10 Lake Placid Romantic Getaways.

Address

2375 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, New York 12946

Highlights

The Lake Placid Summit Hotel features a brand new restaurant- the Alegria Garden Cafe.

Population

The population of Lake Placid is 2,722.

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