Valentine’s Day is less than a week away! Whether you are visiting for a romantic getaway in Lake Placid or live here and want to plan an extra special day, here are some ideas for creating a perfect Valentine’s Day experience. Our Valentine Planning Guide below will clue you in on some of our ADKPP staff’s local favorites, and give you a head start on planning your Valentine festivities!
Valentine Planning Guide – Tips for Romantic Getaway in Lake Placid
Where to Eat – Best Restaurant Picks
Many of the restaurants in Lake Placid offer a special menu for Valentine’s Day making it easier to plan a special meal out for you and someone special. Below are some notable restaurants on the Lake Placid culinary scene that stand out for an exceptional Valentine’s dinner.
THE INTERLAKEN INN
39 INTERLAKEN AVE | (518) 241-8855 | INTERLAKEN WEBSITE
The Interlaken offers a wonderful Valentine’s Day menu that includes multiple options for appetizer, soup/salad, main entree and dessert. The menu has a little taste for everyone with notable dishes including the Shrimp Bisque and Petit Filet with broccolini, celeriac puree and demi.
THE STAGECOACH INN
3 STAGE COACH WAY | (518) 523-9698 | THE STAGECOACH WEBSITE
The Stagecoach Inn offers a 6 course Valentine meal with a set first through fourth course meal. The fifth course (entree) offers three options including beef tenderloin, salmon and duck. Diners will finish the meal with an invisible apple cake. Each meal also has a wine option for pairing!
1936 SARANAC AVE | (518) 523-7511 | CAFFE RUSTICA MENU
Caffe Rustica is an ADKPP office favorite with fantastic food and a wonderful atmosphere. This restaurant is a must for any special occasion or even date night! The menu offers a wide variety of dishes from seafood to vegetarian.
What To Do – Activities
Take An Adventure
The Adirondacks is known for its natural beauty, so why not head out on an adventure? The possibilities are endless from skating at a local rink or pond to hitting the slopes together at Whiteface Mountain. Exploring nature while enjoying each other’s company will create memories to last a lifetime.
Act Like A Tourist
If you are a local or frequent visitor to Lake Placid, when was the last time you explored the community? Valentine’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to explore and act like a tourist with your loved ones. Stop by the Olympic Sites, try a new activity or even a new restaurant!
Cook Dinner Together
With Valentine’sDay falling on a weekday, it may be difficult to take an adventure away from the everyday grind. Making dinner together with a loved one could be a wonderful activity especially after a busy work day. Whether it is a simple dish or a more complicated meal, cooking together provides a wonderful way to spend quality time in a relaxed setting.
Make It A Relaxed Day
If the weather isn’t cooperating or life is busy, make your Valentine’s Day a relaxed one at home with:
- At Home Coffee Date
- Movie Marathon
- Indoor Picnic
- Game Night
Where To Shop for Gifts
Jewelry, Chocolates & Other Gifts
- Darrah Cooper – Offers a variety of jewelry making it perfect to find the perfect piece for your loved one
- Adirondack Chocolates – Homemade Chocolates that would make anyone with a sweet tooth happy
- Pure Placid – Find the perfect scented candle, lotion or body wash
- Adirondack Trading Co – Sportswear to rustic gifts you might find the perfect gift for your loved one
Where to Stay – Lake Placid Vacation Rentals
If you are looking for a spot to spend a few nights for a romantic getaway in Lake Placid, Adirondack Premier Properties has plenty of vacation rental listings to choose from. Whether you are looking for a place in the Village or someplace private and off the beaten path, we can help you find a property that suits your needs. Contact one of our experienced agents today to book your Adirondack vacation rental.