Winter in the Adirondacks

Relax and unwind at one of the top rated Upstate New York Resorts, Friends Lake Inn - the top hotel in Upstate New York

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 …

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Beautiful view of Friends Lake, taken near one of the top-rated Upstate New York Resorts

One of the Best Places to Stay in Upstate New York

A new year is here, which means an entire year full of adventures and possibilities are waiting to be discovered. Upstate New York, particularly the Adirondacks region, should definitely be on your “must-see” list this year. The Adirondacks is undoubtedly one of the best places to stay in Upstate New York – especially when you …

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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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the best place for snowmobiles in NY is the adirondacks

The Best Place for Snowmobiles in NY is the Adirondacks

The best place for snowmobiles in NY is the Adirondacks with all of the trails, snow-covered forests, and surrounding communities that welcome snowmobilers. Trails that pass through picturesque towns and past frozen rivers make the Adirondacks a premier destination for this exciting outdoor winter sport that you can’t find in many other places. If you …

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A day of fun Gore Mountain ski resort

Gore Mountain Ski Resort is the #1 Destination This Winter

Gore Mountain Ski Resort, located in North Creek, is just a 20-minute drive from our upscale Adirondacks hotel. 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. Skiing, snowboarding, …

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