Emily Wachsman

See the impressive ice castles in new york, coming to upstate New York in 2022

The Famous Ice Castles are Coming to Upstate New York!

If you’re looking for an exciting, one-of-a-kind attraction this winter, you can’t do any better than the sensational Ice Castles in New York. This awe-inspiring winter attraction takes place in several cities across North America, and we’re thrilled that they will be coming to upstate New York, starting in January 2022. The Ice Castles in …

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Snowmobiling is one of the best things to do in Upstate New York This Winter

The Best Things to do in Upstate New York This Winter

There are so many wonderful things to do in Upstate New York throughout winter.  It’s truly a magical season to visit the Adirondacks, with breathtaking beauty awaiting at every turn in these snow-covered landscapes. Our Upstate New York hotel is well-situated for endless adventures in the outdoors, but we make it just as easy for …

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Cozy fireplace at one of the most romantic getaways in Upstate New York

Discover One of the Top Romantic Getaways in Upstate New York

If you’re looking for cozy romantic getaways in Upstate New York, you’ve found the very best of them!  Our Adirondacks hotel has been considered one of the most romantic getaways in Upstate New York for decades, with couples returning year after year for some refreshing time surrounded by the tranquil surroundings of Friends Lake. Though …

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Stunning views of Adirondacks fall foliage near our upstate New York hotel

Enjoy Some Stunning Adirondacks Fall Foliage

If you’re looking for a truly stunning getaway this fall, look no further than our hotel in Upstate New York’s Adirondacks region.  It’s a stunning place to relax, unwind, and see some of the best Adirondacks fall foliage.  Whether relaxing in the beautiful outdoor spaces on our property, taking a walk on the private nature …

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whitewater rafting with Adirondack Adventure Center

Take an Adventure at White Water Rafting in the Adirondacks

We know not everyone comes to the Adirondacks for big adventures – some just come here for deep relaxation. You can find both here, though, often on the same trip! White water rafting in the Adirondacks is a popular activity, and we love to partner with our friends at Adirondack Adventure Center for this and …

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beautiful views from the Lake George hiking trails in the Adirondacks

The Best Lake George Hiking Trails to Explore This Summer

Lake George is one of the biggest and most popular lakes in the Adirondacks, well known for its scenic beauty and access to nature.  Surrounding the area is a wonderful network of Lake George hiking trails, which offer unprecedented views of the Adirondacks and the lake itself. Though Lake George is popular, it’s also very …

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Give The Gift of Friends Lake Inn This Christmas

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at Friends Lake Inn.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.

Destination Weddings

Have your dream wedding or elopement in the Adirondacks.  We offer outdoor and indoor settings from just a small group to all of your family & friends.