Adirondack Cabins for Rent
Year Round and NY Cross Country Skiing
Find all this at
Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center located near
Northville, NY in the Town of Benson just 60 miles from Albany. We're tucked away in the scenic, peaceful south-central region of New York's famed
six-million acre Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Our lodging guests enjoy so many on-site and nearby
activities in the spring, summer and fall seasons!
Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the 6-million acre
Adirondack Preserve, Lapland Lake, Inc.
Nordic Vacation Center offers a simple and serene setting
where family and friends gather for recreation and relaxation and
are able to reconnect in a truly fundamental way so often missing in
today’s hectic times. This very special place enables guests an
opportunity to experience the gentle wonders of nature in a warmly
hospitable Nordic atmosphere. We hope all who visit take with
them many lasting memories of magical moments.
And it is our hope they will return again and again.
Lapland Lake was founded in 1978 by former U.S. Olympic cross country skier
Olavi Hirvonen, whose wish
was to create a four-season vacation center with Adirondack
cabins for rent, reminiscent of Finnish
Olavi and his wife Ann extend their friendship to
you and offer their warmest welcome to Lapland Lake.
This unique Finnish-flavored
resort consists of ten Adirondack Cabins and is situated on hundreds of carefully managed acres. Its mountain setting, combined with cozy, comfortable surroundings and infused with warm hospitality, creates an idyllic setting for recreation and relaxation every season of the year.
spring, summer and
fall seasons, Lapland Lake's facilities are available exclusively for the use of our overnight guests. 70-acre spring-fed Woods Lake boasts a
lovely private sandy beach with superb
canoeing, row-boating and fishing. The absence of motors and virtually undeveloped shorelines provide a tranquil setting inviting to loons, ducks, beaver, herons and
kingfisher. Forests of hardwood and pine, mountain streams and wildlife sightings offer guests a unique opportunity to interact with our natural environment
and provide a romantic setting for a getaway or an
Biking and hiking are popular pursuits. Crisp autumn temperatures create spectacular
foliage displays and presage winter's return.
winter months, whether you come just for a day visit or wish to savor the atmosphere with a longer stay in one of our
cozy tupas (Adirondack
cabins), you will find
Lapland Lake a special place to be. Abundant natural
snowfalls combined with impeccable grooming performed with state-of-the-art
equipment including a powerful Prinoth Husky Snowcat ensures
cross country skiers a superb winter experience. Expertly designed
trails appeal to all skiers from
novices to experts, using classical or skating techniques. Day visitors and
Adirondack lodging guests alike also delight in snowshoeing, ice-skating, tubing, sledding and kicksledding along with
special events throughout the
Easily accessible, and gentle on your gasoline budget,
Lapland Lake is located in the southern portion of the Adirondack Forest Preserve, approximately four hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston.
Those seeking a mid-point
between Canada and NYC/NJ or between Boston and Buffalo or
find Lapland Lake nicely situated.
Join us at Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center any time of
the year for an unforgettable escape! Not only do we have
Adirondack Cabins for rent, but we offer so much more no
matter the season. We look forward to your visit!
- Tourism Partner Award, Fulton County Regional Chamber of Commerce
- Private Sector Tourism Partnership Award, Adirondack Regional Tourism Council
- Best XC Ski Resort in the Mid-Atlantic Region (two consecutive years)
- Best XC Ski Resort for Families - Best XC Ski Resort Poll
- Top Ten XC Ski Resorts Catering to Families - xcskiresorts.com
- Top Ten XC Ski Areas in the Eastern Region - Snow Country Magazine
- Winter Wonderland - Family Vacations - Fine Living Network Television