Top 10 Family Resorts in the Adirondack Mountains - Updated 2022

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The Adirondack Mountains are a fantastic vacation spot for those who love the idea of a winter wonderland! These mountains are full of high-quality resorts that will take your vacation to the next level, perfect for the wintertime. The Adirondack Mountains are famous for winter sports, such as ice-skating, snowboarding, and skiing. On top of these, there are plenty of other outdoor activities to enjoy as well, including hiking and canoeing. For those who just like to relax in the middle of a cozy winter scene, there are cute towns, tasty restaurants, and other fun attractions. Check out our list of the top family resorts in the Adirondack Mountains to help you plan a trip that’s fun for the entire household.

1. Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa (from USD 399)

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa is seated right on the edge of Mirror Lake and has a breathtaking view of the surrounding Adirondack Mountains. This beautiful resort has a distinct rustic and cozy vibe to it that will make anyone feel at home. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, refrigerator, and personal balcony that opens up to the majestic view of the lake and surrounding mountains. The whole family can enjoy the beach or utilize the resort’s spa, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, and fitness center. Other fun activities include boating and fishing on the lake. Many people stay at Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa to be able to ski at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, which is a little more than 9 miles (14 km) away.


Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 77 Mirror Lake Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

2. Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort (from USD 186)

This traditional-style resort is located right on the edge of Mirror Lake, and its rooms have amazing views of the water. Guests of all ages can have fun hanging out at the lake or taking a dip in the indoor pool. Other amenities at Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort include free WiFi, refrigerator, and flat-screen TV. Guests can also stop by Generations Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. For a fun activity, families can walk just five minutes to Lake Placid Olympic Village.


Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 2559 Main St.
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

3. The Whiteface Lodge (from USD 658)

The Whiteface Lodge is filled with wooden and natural decor that gives the rooms a rustic feel. The moment you step into the lodge, you will be greeted by natural colors and hints of wildlife, making you feel like you are out in nature. Each suite also features a kitchen and spa bath to help you relax after an exciting day. Fun activities for the whole family include indoor and outdoor pools, billiards, bowling, and hot tubs. As a special treat, The Whiteface Lodge also has an ice cream parlor, movie theater, ice-skating rink, and activities for the children.


The Whiteface Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 7 Whiteface Inn Lane
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

4. Holiday Inn Resort Lake George (from USD 274)

This resort offers a lot of neat activities for kids to enjoy, like indoor and outdoor pools, basketball courts, shuffleboard, a putting green, children’s pool, playground, and a giant chessboard. Six Flags Great Escape amusement park is also a fun attraction that many guests visit. Other nearby tourist spots include Lake George Beach State Park, Lake George Steamboat Company, and various outlet stores. Holiday Inn Resort Lake George offers free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and elegant-looking spacious rooms for its guests. Additionally, this resort offers a lounge and an on-site restaurant.


Holiday Inn Resort Lake George, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 2223 Canada Street Route 9
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

5. Tiki Resort - Lake George (from USD 119)

Tiki Resort in Lake George offers cute and simple rooms perfect for vacationers visiting the Adirondack Mountains. It offers free WiFi, karaoke, a fitness center, and a playground. One popular event at Tiki Resort is the seasonal Polynesian dinner show. There are also heated indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a picnic area outside where families can bond. Tikir Resort is less than a mile (1.6 km) away from House of Frankenstein Wax Museum, Fort William Henry Conference Center, and Adirondack Factory Outlet Mall.


Tiki Resort - Lake George

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Canada Street
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. Marine Village Resort (from USD 239)

Marine Village Resort offers classy and comfortable rooms right on the edge of the lake, and it even has a private beach! Amenities include a refrigerator, microwave, free WiFi, and a flat-screen TV. Guests are also offered breakfast at Morgan Restaurant, and children can have fun playing in the outdoor pool or on the playground right next door! Canoeing is a fun activity to try out with your family too. Other nearby attractions include Lake George Beach State Park, Six Flags Great Escape Lodge and Indoor Water Park, and Adirondack Factory Outlet Mall.


Marine Village Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 370 Canada Street
Accommodates: 6

Parking 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services Children's playground

7. Lincoln Log Colony (from USD 310)

Lincoln Log Colony is made up of multiple quaint rooms. This old-fashioned lodge makes for a cute little stay away from home. Each room features free WiFi, cable TV, and a spacious kitchen and sitting area. Nearby attractions for the whole family include Million Dollar Beach, Lake George Beach State Park, Water Slide World, Great Escape, and Splashwater Kingdom. Lincoln Log Colony also offers a playground and pingpong table for the kids.


Lincoln Log Colony

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Stanton Road
Accommodates: 7

Parking Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services Children's playground Table tennis

8. High Peaks Resort (from USD 409)

High Peaks Resort is located on Main Street, which is right across Mirror Lake. Exciting water activities include swimming in an indoor and outdoor pool, as well as kayaking and paddle boating, perfect for active families! For ski enthusiasts, High Peaks Resort also offers free shuttle services to Whiteface Mountain. This elegantly styled resort acts as a calm retreat from an exciting day full of fun activities. The on-site Dancing Bears Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner all with the stunning view of the lake and the Adirondack Mountains.


High Peaks Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 2384 Saranac Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

9. Tea Island Resort (from USD 190)

Rooms at Tea Island Resort sit on a terrace that overlooks the beautiful Lake George. Room amenities include free WiFi, cable TV, a microwave, and a refrigerator. These cute rooms are what everyone needs in a lakehouse. For guests, Tea Island Resort offers free canoes, paddleboats, and kayaks for the perfect day out on the water with the family. Enjoy the serenity of the lake, or hike Prospect Mountain Summit. There are also basketball and volleyball courts. Nearby attractions include Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom.


Tea Island Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 3020 Lake Shore Drive
Accommodates: 12

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Free parking Internet services

10. Scotty's Lakeside Resort (from USD 209)

With its simple design and layout, Scotty’s Lakeside Resort caters to families with children who aren’t looking for something too fancy. Families will be entertained for days with a beachfront heated outdoor pool, splash pad, snack bar, and arcade. Watersport rentals are also available for those who want thrill out on the lake. Guests might be interested in visiting nearby attractions too, like Fort William Henry or Lake George, which are both less than a mile (1.6 km) away from the resort.


Scotty's Lakeside Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 2896 Lake Shore Drive
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Bar Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Family rooms Games room

Where will you choose to stay?

The Adirondack Mountains are full of beautiful views, lake activities, and winter sports, and it is a popular vacation spot all year long. Families with children are more than welcome to visit! Kids will likely enjoy the activities at all the places listed above. So consider booking a trip to these gorgeous mountains now.

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