This Arts and Crafts-style inn rests on the shore of Mirror Lake, location of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Sunny rooms showcase lake and mountain views from floor-to-ceiling windows. Amenities include a heated indoor pool and private skating rink. Two on-site restaurants serve up dining experiences that range from comfort-food cozy (perfect following a day on the championship Alpine and Nordic slopes nearby) to resort-casual fine dining. Treatments at its full-service salon and spa will melt your cares away.
CHILLS AND THRILLS: Make like an Olympian on the twists and curves of the Lake Placid bobsled run. Or whoosh 1,000 feet down the 30-foot-high toboggan chute onto frozen Mirror Lake.
JANUARY RATES: $279-$399.
77 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid, N.Y., (518) 523-2544, mirrorlakeinn.com
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