Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll Rings In the Season December 10-12, 2010
Hotel Packages Available with Special TouchesLAKE PLACID, NY (July 22, 2010) - Made famous for hosting two winter Olympic Games, the village of Lake Placid is pleased to host the third annual Holiday Village Stroll, December 10-12, 2010. The weekend provides a festive start to the holiday season in a destination already known for its majestic mountain setting and international appeal. From children's activities and special Lake Placid events to nightlife, shopping, dining specials and entertainment options, the weekend's festivities have been designed with families, singles and couples in mind.
Highlights of the weekend include a free skating party (with free skate rentals) at the Lake Placid Olympic Center, Santa's arrival by fire truck on Main Street, free classic holiday movies in the old-fashioned movie theatre, strolling carolers, holiday crafts, a tree lighting in the village's lakeside park with the Lake Placid school chorus, and a special regional performance of the Nutcracker at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The many and varied specialty shops and gourmet restaurants will offer special events and savings throughout the weekend to enhance the Lake Placid winter vacation experience.
In addition to the weekend's activities, Lake Placid hotels also offer special holiday touches. Here are a list of participating hotels and their respective weekend package(s):
Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa
The Mirror Lake Inn, adorned with 300,000 twinkling lights, provides guests with a storybook setting in a convenient walk-to-town location. This Holiday Village Stroll Family Package includes deluxe accommodations in a Classic room for a family of four, a hearty Adirondack breakfast with Santa, and $50 in holiday shopping dollars. Rates start at $299 per night and $549 for a two night stay. Add on the Santa turn-down service, complete with cookies and milk.
Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort
The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort Holiday Village Stroll Package includes $50 in holiday shopping dollars, gingerbread house making in Generations Restaurant, and a welcome surprise. Family suite or specialty room starting at $299 per night. Deluxe room starting at $239 per night. Two-night minimum.
The Pines Inn
The Pines Inn hotel offers four package options, one of which is designed with couples in mind. The Couples Only - Holiday Village Stroll Package includes two nights of accommodations in a queen room, a bottle of wine by the fire in the main sitting room, and coffee and muffins each morning delivered to the room. Rates start at $259 for the weekend stay, with a late check out on Sunday.
High Peaks Resort
The High Peaks Resort Holiday Village Stroll package includes two nights' accommodations, $50 in holiday shopping dollars, and a $50 resort credit. Rates start at $179 per night. Lakeview Inn rooms start at $139 per nights. Two-night minimum.
Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid
The Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll Package includes one night's accommodation, breakfast for two, and $50 in holiday shopping dollars. Rates start at: $179 per room, per night, rate based on double occupancy.
Wildwood on the Lake
The Wildwood on the Lake Holiday Village Stroll Package includes two nights of lakefront accommodations for a family of four, a welcome box of Candyman Chocolates, s'mores by the fire (weather permitting), coffee and muffins in the morning, and hot chocolate and cookies in the afternoon. Rates starting at $175 for the two-night stay.
For Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll specific events, times and additional details, visit http://www.holidayvillagestroll.com/.