The Best Hotel in Upstate New York Near Gore Mountain Ski Resort

Winter is an exciting and beautiful season in the Adirondacks. Snow lovers from around the country descend upon Upstate New York, in part to do things like ski at Gore Mountain Ski Resort.

Gore Mountain Ski Resort, located in North Creek, is just a 20-minute drive from our upscale hotel in Upstate New York. This first-rate ski center is the finest destination for all your outdoor winter needs! For 87 years this sprawling resort has been a popular location, largely thanks to the accessible and family-friendly atmosphere found here.

If you’re looking for lodging near Gore Mountain Ski Resort, you can’t beat the upscale, cozy accommodations found at our hotel in Upstate New York.  Friends Lake Inn is the perfect escape this winter – we have everything you’re looking for!

Our hotel in Upstate New York is located across the street from the beautiful Friends Lake, and we offer a range of charming, rustic, yet upscale accommodations that will be the quiet retreat you’ve been dreaming of!  There’s no need to venture beyond the cozy confines of our hotel in Upstate New York, but when you want a bit of adventure, places like Gore Mountain Ski Resort aren’t too far away!

This winter, let your stress melt away in our peaceful natural surroundings.  If you want the best place to get away from it all this winter, book your stay at our stunning hotel in Upstate New York today!

One of the beautiful guest rooms waiting for you at our Hotel in Upstate New York near Gore Mountain Ski Resort

The Best Hotel in Upstate New York

When it comes to the best place to stay near Gore Mountain Ski Resort, there’s nothing that beats the tranquil, nature-focused getaway you’ll find at our hotel in Upstate New York. Our romantic hotel is set up to provide you a welcome respite, surrounded by the incredible beauty of the Adirondacks, and with private access to nature trails for those moments when a little fresh air will do you good.

Once you leave the city behind and drive further north into the Adirondacks, you’ll immediately feel your tension ease and feel the gentle beckoning of mother nature.  Our hotel in Upstate New York is ideally located for an exciting winter retreat if you’re craving adventure – but also just remote enough so that you’ll feel an entire world away from all that stresses you.

Our hotel in Upstate New York is located in the quaint hamlet of Chestertown, New York, away from the busy din of noise in nearby Lake George and across the street from the enchanting waters of Friends Lake itself. It’s the only privately accessed Lake in the Adirondacks and offers our guests a secluded and tranquil feeling. We also offer guests a network of private trails, offering you just the right dose of fresh air without having to travel far to enjoy it. When the snow falls, the trails are perfect for a little snowshoeing!

The onsite dining at our hotel in Upstate New York makes it easy for you to enjoy your time without the hassle of having to decide where to eat or how to get there. In our main dining room, you’ll savor a candlelit meal in an elegant setting, featuring the finest locally sourced cuisine around. We also offer casual fare in our Birch Bistro and serve a delicious breakfast to our guests with every stay at our hotel in Upstate New York.

If you’re looking to add something special, consider booking one of our specials or packages. You can relax while we take care of the details, from massages to special seasonal packages to romantic dining specials. Add to all of this our cozy, luxurious guest rooms and amenities, and it’s no wonder we consistently rank as the best hotel in Upstate New York.

Enjoy a beautiful day on the slopes at Gore Mountain Ski Resort, located near our #1-rated hotel in Upstate New York

Great Skiing at Gore Mountain Ski Resort

If you are looking for a quintessential alpine mountain skiing and snowboarding experience during your vacation in the Adirondacks, Gore Mountain Ski Resort is the place for you. Gore Mountain Ski Resort is home to plenty of runs, and with a variety of terrain to explore, it’s suitable for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.

In total, there are 119 varied trails and 14 lifts at Gore Mountain Ski Resort. It’s been thoughtfully designed, too, to minimize wait times between runs. All this means is that you’ll spend less time waiting and more time zipping up and down this beautiful mountain. The vertical drop at Gore Mountain Ski Resort is 2,537 feet, throughout which you’ll find 28 glades, 9 freestyle areas, and 11 cross-country loops.

Truly, what makes Gore Mountain Ski Resort one of the best places to ski in Upstate New York is the quaint, old-time ambiance you’ll find here.  Even so, Gore Mountain Ski Resort is outfitted with all the modern amenities you crave. It’s also rarely overly crowded, making it our top choice for skiing in Upstate New York.

That’s not all, either. Gore Mountain Ski Resort also has its own world-class nordic center, in case downhill adventures aren’t your thing. At the base of one of the 4 developed peaks lies the historic North Creek Ski Bowl.

Here you can cross-country ski on a network of groomed trail loops, do some twilight skiing under the stars, and connect to the 3 other peaks of Gore Mountain Ski Resort. The Nordic Center is located at the Ski Bowl, where all levels of skiers are welcome. It’s one of the few places that will make snow for cross-country skiers and snowshoers.

Are you ready to venture up to Gore Mountain Ski Resort this winter? The best hotel in Upstate New York is waiting.  Book your room at Friends Lake Inn today!

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