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 ====== Whiteface Mountain/​Lake Placid ====== ====== Whiteface Mountain/​Lake Placid ======
 ===== Lodging ===== ===== Lodging =====
 +Prices are all per night total (excl cleaning fees). ​ The more families we split with, the lower the cost per family. ​ We may split per bed instead if it seems that's more fair for the type of house we book.
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   * For 3+ families   * For 3+ families
     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​360622ha|Option A]] - A brand new condo style unit, close to the mountain. ​ Has beds for 2 couples and 5 kids (or some recombination around that). $320/night     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​360622ha|Option A]] - A brand new condo style unit, close to the mountain. ​ Has beds for 2 couples and 5 kids (or some recombination around that). $320/night
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     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​3791948ha|Option C]] - A cabin with a bit of privacy right near Lake Placid. ​ It's very well appointed and could be made to fit 4 families if we were flexible with how the kids sleep (i.e. Claire probably wouldn'​t mind an sleeping bag on an air mattress). - $550/night     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​3791948ha|Option C]] - A cabin with a bit of privacy right near Lake Placid. ​ It's very well appointed and could be made to fit 4 families if we were flexible with how the kids sleep (i.e. Claire probably wouldn'​t mind an sleeping bag on an air mattress). - $550/night
     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​580603|Option D]] - A cabin a bit further from either destination (~20 minutes to the mountain), but $100/night cheaper than other similarly large houses. ​ This one would be ideal for 4+ families and sleeps 17 people.     * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​580603|Option D]] - A cabin a bit further from either destination (~20 minutes to the mountain), but $100/night cheaper than other similarly large houses. ​ This one would be ideal for 4+ families and sleeps 17 people.
 +  * For 2 families
 +    * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​450437|Option A]] - 4 bedroom, sleeps 8, near lake placid. $350/night
 +    * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​97645|Option B]] - 3 bedroom, sleeps 8, 5 minutes from the mountain. ​ A little less updated than Option A (think mid 90s, not 60s) but still rustic and lower cost. $275/night
 +    * [[https://​www.vrbo.com/​474303|Option C]] - 3 bedroom, sleeps 8.  Best price of the group at $202/night.
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 +===== Activities =====
 +  * Athletic
 +    * Alpine Skiing at [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​|Whiteface Mountain]]
 +      * They offer lessons and have a [[http://​www.lakeplacid.com/​blog/​2013/​01/​discover-full-service-ski-area-children-kids-kampus-whiteface-mountain|daycare]]
 +    * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​activities/​bobsled-experience|Bobsled experience]]
 +    * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​activities/​snow-tubing|Snow tubing]]
 +    * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​activities/​ice-skating|Ice skating]]
 +    * Cross country skiing
 +      * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​facilities/​mt-van-hoevenberg|Mount van Hovenberg]] (Olympic Center)
 +      * [[http://​www.cascadeski.com/​|Cascade Ski Center]] More rustic, privately owned
 +    * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​activities/​snowshoeing-bak|Snow shoeing]]
 +    * [[http://​hotyogalakeplacidny.com/​|Hot Yoga Lake Placid]]
 +  * Spas
 +    * [[http://​www.thewhitefacelodge.com/​|Whiteface Lodge Spa]]
 +    * [[http://​www.mirrorlakeinn.com/​spa/​spa-services/​|Mirror Lake Inn Spa]]
 +    * [[http://​www.healingelementslp.com/​|Healing Elements Spa]], downtown Lake Placid
 +    * [[http://​www.placidbodywork.com/​|Balanced Bodywork Spa]], downtown Lake Placid
 +  * Other activities
 +    * Shopping in downtown Lake Placid
 +    * Outdoor
 +      * [[http://​www.lakeplacid.com/​do/​activities/​dog-sled-rides|Dog sled rides]]
 +      * [[http://​www.lakeplacid.com/​do/​outdoors/​winterspring/​snowmobiling|Snow Mobiling]]
 +    * Museums
 +      * [[http://​www.lpom.org/​|Lake Placid Olympic Museum]]
 +      * [[http://​www.adkhistorycenter.org/​|Adirondack History Museum]]
 +    * [[http://​www.whiteface.com/​activities|More activities]]