As part of this years Metro-Area Summer Flings, Frill Seeker Diary was fortunate enough to be hosted in Lake Placid by the Mirror Lake Inn. While I don’t consider myself either an overly sophisticated person or a sports person, I found plenty to do at both the 4-star 5-diamond resort and the Olympic town.
The Mirror Lake Inn is the chicest hotel in Lake Placid, without a doubt, and has enough adult amenities- from an overstocked wine bar to a woodland fantasy pool area and amazing spa. The rooms are spacious and many have gorgeous mountain views across Mirror Lake. If you’re a single, a couple, or a group looking for some heavy R&R and a getaway from the hustle of NYC, this is certainly the trip.
A few notes about the Mirror Lake Inn after the video:
1. WiFi is available, bot not free. Check with the desk for daily rates.
2. If you’ve got kids, this may not be the place to stay. While children are certainly welcome, they’ll need to be on their best behaviour in most common areas, and the hunting-themed library could some timid kids in their place (like me).
3. That goes ditto for pets. They’re not allowed in or on the property and the nearest kennel is a few miles away. Lake Placid looked like a super friendly pet town, but the Mirror Lake Inn is for two-legs only.
4. There are no ATMs on property. In fact, the nearest ATM is on the main strip in the town bank. Yes, town bank. Pull out some cash when you arrive in town and make it last.
As for Lake Placid itself, it’s a sleep town with a lake, a large sports complex- including bobsledding, if you’re into that sort of thing. There’s also a teeny tiny classic movie theatre, a Ben & Jerry’s, a million places to get maple syrup, and some great little hidden secret eateries. Check in on Foursquare to see where the locals go.