There is a great deal to see and do in the High Peaks Region and all just a short distance from the Mountain House.

Activities range from hiking, ice and rock climbing, x-country skiing and snow shoeing on the local trails just outside the Mountain House, fly fishing on the Ausable River, downhill skiing at Whiteface, ice skating on the Olympic Oval, watching ski jumping and bob sledding at the at the nearby Olympic facilities, canoeing, kayaking and swimming on the nearby lakes and rivers, visiting local waterfalls, playing golf at one of the many first rate and reasonably priced golf courses or playing tennis on the local courts.

  Whiteface Mountain

For a change of pace, you can visit the local shops and restaurants in Keene and Keene Valley and attend lectures, concerts and performances at local venues sponsored by East Branch Friends of the Arts. Click on for more information. Check the Calendar of Events section on this site for up to date schedules and information.

Lake Placid
Lake Placid

The Olympic Village of Lake Placid is a beautiful fifteen minute drive away and provides a wide range of activities including shopping, fine dining, ice shows, horse shows, movies, concerts, performances and art  exhibits. Click on and  for information about Lake Placid and the Olympic venues.

Whatever you do, make sure to save some time for sitting and relaxing on our comfortable porches observing the birds, wildlife and the beautiful mountain views.