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Top 10 Lake Placid Romantic Getaways
There are many destinations in the U.S. that provide couples with a place to get away for awhile. But we can guarantee that none of those places are quite like Lake Placid, where you'll find the perfect mix of seclusion, luxury, and romance, while being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Adirondack Mountains. Lake Placid has it all- breathtaking spa resorts, secluded lodges, and quiet bed and breakfasts. We know that every couple is different and has their own definition of the perfect romantic escape. That's why we have compiled a comprehensive list of the Top 10 Lake Placid Romantic Getaways that is sure to put you in the mood!

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.


7 Whiteface Inn Lane, Lake Placid, NY 12946


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!


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.


77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, New York 12946


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


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!


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!


Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

Lake Placid, New York

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Drift away to 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.


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

Related Onsite Offerings

Golden Arrow has a variety of different Romance Packages available.


Owaissa Club Vacation Rentals

Lake Placid, New York

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Tucked away in the charming Adirondack town of Wilmington, Owaissa Club Vacation Rentals offers and extraordinary escape for couples. Whether exploring the outdoor attractions or getting cozy in your comfortable vacation home, you'll find plenty of privacy at this secluded location.

This stay caters to all kinds of couples all year round. Adventurous vacationers can ski the snowy slopes of Whiteface Mountain or set off an a fishing trip on the West Branch of the Ausable River. Hike or bike through the majestic, mountain-lined trails on a romantic jaunt or visit the Adirondack Museum together. For those couples looking to stay in, professionally furnished units showcase pristine mountain peak views and welcoming amenities. Curl up beside the flickering fireplace, soak in the scenery from the spacious deck, and just enjoy the spacious layout. Hardwood floors add to the elegance and complimentary Wi-Fi keeps you connected when you're away. Your romantic retreat awaits!

Extra Stops

Stop by Lake Placid for shopping, restaurants, art, culture, and entertainment located right on Main Street.


Luxury furnishings from Dartbrook Rustic Goods add a touch of understated elegance and complement the natural scenery.

Related activities

Whiteface Mountain Resort is just a stone's throw away, offering a premier ski trip for two!


Northwoods Inn

Lake Placid, New York

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Welcome to Northwoods Inn, a Lake Placid Landmark that caters to couples! 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!


2520 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946

Fun facts

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


Lake Placid Accommodations

Lake Placid, Alabama

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If you're like most people then you have your own unique idea of a romantic getaway. When it comes to lodging choices and different locations nobody beats the selection of Lake Placid Accommodations. They cater to your individual needs and help you find the location that will best provide a dream romantic vacation.

Lake Placid Accommodations is a full service property rental company. The feature a range of accommodations that include condos, homes, townhouses, cottages, cabins and private homes to choose from. Whether your romantic getaway is centered around a lake front property or in a condo right in the middle of all the activity, they have something especially for you. Each rental location is unique on to itself but they are all furnished to luxury standards. From screened in porches to painstakingly hand crafted stone fireplaces there are options for every taste and season. When it comes to local activities to enjoy the Lake Placid has many options. You can start with a romantic walk on the picture perfect trails that twist and bend through the area. Then try a tour of the near by Olympic Village and see the rich history of Lake Placid. There are so many activities that couples can enjoy such as biking, kayaking, rock climbing, sightseeing and the list goes on. Your search for the perfect location for your romantic trips has ended with Lake Placid Accommodations.


2419 Main Street Lake Placid, NY 12946


Lake Placid is filled with shops and a range of dining experiences. Take a stroll though downtown and see for yourself.

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Not only is Lake Placid Accommodations the ultimate location for a romantic getaway but they also sell properties as well.


High Peaks Resort

Lake Placid, New York

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Rekindle the romance at High Peaks Resort, where luxurious lodgings, breathtaking scenery, and a bevy of activities await couples. Whether you want to explore the area or just remain in your room, you're sure to find an unforgettable romantic stay here!

Modern accommodations and Lake Placid's spectacular Olympic Village combine to create the perfect romantic rendezvous. Directly on the serene Mirror Lake, High Peaks blends its luxurious accommodations with its classic surroundings, featuring indoor and outdoor pools, spa services, in-room fireplaces, and spectacular mountain and water views from each room's balcony or patio. Some deluxe suites even have direct beach access. In Lake Placid, savor a meal at the world-famous Dancing Bears Restaurant, then let the concierge arrange guided fishing, golf and ski excursions to name a few. Enjoy terrific shopping, world-class sports facilities, and the six-million-acre Adirondack State Park, all while staying in the luxurious High Peaks Resort. Couples can do as much or as little as they want at High Peaks Resort!


2384 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, New York 12946


The extravagant "floating" lobby greets couples with its two-sided stone fireplace while two new restaurants offer fresh regional cuisine. Spend evenings by the pool waterfall before retiring to your elegant suite, equipped with a private fireplace overlooking Mirror Lake.

Related Onsite Offerings

Slip into serenity at the full-service spa and salon at High Peaks Resort. A rejuvenating array of services await in two exquisite treatment rooms and a beauty salon.


The Pines Inn of Lake Placid

Lake Placid, New York

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Resting at number 9 on our list of romantic Lake Placid getaways is The Pines Inn of Lake Placid. Since 1900 this resort has provided couples with cozy accommodations and some of the best scenery in the area.

If you want your dream getaway with the special person in your life to be memorable, then The Pines Inn of Lake Placid is the resort for you.This resort offers you an abundance of old world charm with the comforts of home. The design of each room transports you back to the early 1900’s and each room is unique and unlike any other room. Every room is fully furnished and features amenities like internet, TV, lounge, game room and more. Onsite The pines has Duncan’s Grille, an authentic German restaurant where you can enjoy a low key dinner with your loved one. If your looking to venture away from the friendly confines and beautiful carpentry, the area has many activities to take part in. Lake Placid is a hub of outdoor winter sports activity as well as having entertainment, shopping, dining, arts and museums. The Pines Inn of Lake Placid will not disappoint you and significant other with the rich history and tradition that they offer.


The Pines of Lake Placid 2302 Saranac Ave Lake Placid, N.Y. 12946


The Pines specializes in small groups. They have the ideal set up to hold small weddings and they specialize in doing so.

Related activities

The resort offers a range of packages for all seasons. Check with the helpful staff and they can guide you to your perfect package.

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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.


2375 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, New York 12946


The population of Lake Placid is 2,722.


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