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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaFour Diamond Lake Placid property finishes first among waterfront properties in Northeast and third in the nation 

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Thanks to its many fans, friends and followers, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid landed on the podium in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice polling for best waterfront properties.

In a lineup featuring the 20 best waterfront properties in the country as submitted by a panel of travel industry experts, the iconic resort property in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, scored a gold medal as the #1 lakefront resort in the Northeast and a bronze medal as the #3 overall waterfront resort in the nation. The month-long voting process ended on July 27. This is not the first time the Inn has enjoyed recognition by USA Today, having earned 10Best silver medal and two bronze medals in previous polls.

The MakerFresh beauty co-founders design their first hotel inspired by the world of makers

Hudson, New York – July 28, 2020. The Maker Hotel, a new hotel from the co-founders of global beauty sensation Fresh, Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg, and hospitality expert Damien Janowicz, will open on August 6th in the heart of historic downtown Hudson, New York. Housed in three historical buildings, the intimate 11-room property is a curated sanctuary with a bohemian sensibility fusing design from nineteenth-century Industrial, La Belle Époque, Art Deco and Mid-Century periods. Celebrating the world of all makers — artisans, artists, craftsmen and builders — each room at The Maker Hotel is designed to deliver an inspired and unique guest experience. Initially opening with a limited booking schedule, The Maker Hotel will expand offerings in the coming months based on guidelines and regulations regarding COVID-19.

MenlaPhoenicia, NY - After temporarily closing to help combat the spread of COVID-19, Menla reopened on June 11th with new safety protocols in place. Now through July, they’re offering 20% off normal lodging rates.

The health and wellness retreat lies on over 300 private acres in the heart of the Catskill Forest Preserve, just 2 hours north of NYC. Distance yourself from the noise and stress of city life while being enveloped by the healing touch of nature.

Menla offers a peaceful, safe escape for those wishing to avoid typically over-crowded, commercialized resorts.

Family Lodging ReservationsClaryville, N.Y. — After months being stuck inside, families looking for a chance to immerse themselves in nature now have an ideal travel destination in the heart of the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Beginning July 7th through mid-September, Frost Valley YMCA is opening its 5,500-acre property to families who are invited to stay in a variety of accommodations at both its Main Camp and East Valley Ranch in Claryville, New York.

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaWith new safety measures in place, Mirror Lake Inn welcomes guests and staff after three-month closure

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Cleanliness and friendliness, the hallmarks of the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid for over 40 years, are back on display once again as the iconic lodging property welcomed guests for full-time service on June 26. The Inn had soft openings over the weekends of June 12-14 and June 19-21.

Whiteface Club & ResortWork continues on $45 million Forest Brook Estates sub-division 

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid, the Adirondack Region’s longest-running resort community, has announced that all of its amenities are now being offered as Northern New York advances through the four phases of reopening in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. The North Country is currently in phase two and looking to advance to phase three on June 12.

Discover the HamptonsThe Hamptons, Long Island, N.Y. – Discover The Hamptons announces B&Bs For Nurses.  An initiative to provide frontline essential staff with donated lodging stays to rest and rejuvenate from their increased work schedules combating COVID19.  B&Bs For Nurses launches on May 6 during National Nurse Day. Local B&Bs, Inns, and Hotel hard hit economically from the COVID19 pandemic have band together to donate over $15,000 of luxury overnight stays for local Nurses. 

Owner Ed Weibrecht says, “we have a social responsibility to assist in flattening the curve and slow the spread of the virus”

Lake Placid, N.Y. – After reviewing all the COVID-19 data and information available in recent days, and listening to federal and state leaders, as well as world and national health officials, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid announced Monday that it will take swift and decisive action by temporarily suspending operations in an abundance of caution. According to regional news reports, there are no cases of the coronavirus in the community or in Essex County where Lake Placid is located.

Bedside ReadingMeet and greet Bedside Reading’s Bestselling Authors

Feb 28, 29 & March 1

The Hamptons, N.Y. – Bedside Reading®, the newest luxury hotel amenity that places a wide variety of complimentary books by the bedsides in luxury and boutique hotel guestrooms nationwide, is kicking off The 2nd annual Hamptons Bedside Reading Winter Authors’ Weekend, February 28, 29, & March 1, 2020. The weekend event will take place at several elegant and luxurious Hamptons properties. This year the event will be held in conjunction with Winterfest LI.

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & SpaSilent auction to be held benefitting the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

Lake Placid, N.Y. – The United States hockey team shocks Russia and the rest of the world in the Lake Placid Olympic Center en route to Olympic gold. Eric Heiden captures an unprecedented five gold medals on Lake Placid’s speed skating oval. The closest cross-country ski race in history occurs at Mount Van Hoevenberg outside Lake Placid.

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