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Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Love this place for a quiet, relaxed, unplugged vacation. The best is being at a lake without jet skis and motor boats. We've stayed at Lapland twice, once later in Sept. last year when the foliage was turning and it was too cold to swim, and this year, during an unusually warm early Sept. when the water was lovely for... More 

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Thank Bridget W
Parsippany, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Lapland Lake is a place out of time. Quiet walks on the wooded trails and paddling on the lake. The cozy cottages that are here are clean, quiet, with fully appointed kitchens, comfortable beds and lazy days. If you want to get away from the insane pace of your hectic world for a couple of days, a week, or more,... More 

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Thank Jeffrey C
Schenectady, New York
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

Our mid-September stay was our second time here. My wife and I especially liked the kayaking and relaxing by the peaceful and beautiful lake. Our kids, ages 12, 8, and 6 had a great time at the beach and on the canoes. We can't wait to come back for cross-country skiing.

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Thank James S
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

We have always enjoyed our stay at Lapland Lake. We come up twice a year, once in the winter to cross country ski and once in the summer to enjoy the lake, the trails and the peace and quiet. The cabin is well furnished and the kitchen cooking equipment has what we need. We are glad that the cabins are... More 

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Thank stew15
Fredonia, New York
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Such a peaceful place ! The new owners are doing a great job of keeping the beloved old traditions and adding new.They are up-grading some of the tupas.The beach is great, especially for young children. So the magic continues - its still a welcome respite from life's stressors.

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Thank Ann S
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

This place just fits me right. Everytime. The grounds are, in a word - gorgeous. Besides the lush greenery, there's dots of color from wildflowers, and the sunlight raking through the trees is mesmerizing. Occasionally - more often than you might expect actually - wildlife scampers by; turkeys and deer seem to be abundant, but humming birds, raccoons and chipmunks... More 

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Reviewed 2 April 2015

This was our first time skiing here. We didn't stay overnight because we wanted to eat dinner somewhere and the restaurant was closed for the season. We brought our 5 year old daughter here. She had a great time, as did we. Lots of great trails at varying levels. Excellent grooming everyday, with tracks. The scenery was pristine; a winter... More 

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Thank Dolphena
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is a unique and wonderful cross-country skiing vacation center. I have stayed here many times over the past two winters and was just there this past weekend. First, the skiing. The ski conditions were just about perfect this past weekend and this is no accident because the grooming is always done perfectly by Olavi, a Finnish Olympian, who is... More 

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Thank frederic m
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

My husband, 9 year old son and I stayed in Pulka Tupa for 4 nights. It was incredibly cozy and a real winter wonderland. We lit our fire nightly with the well stocked supplies, and enjoyed the Finnish Sauna at the end of each day of skiing. The trails were beautiful and varied. The kitchen was well stocked for self... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

Lapland Lake is an absolute gem! The tupas are very cozy and comfortable. Trails are absolutely beautiful and well groomed. Owners and staff are friendly and go out of their way to make their guests feel like family. It's a perfect place to unplug and enjoy beautiful scenery!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center offers a touch of Finland in New York's southern Adirondack Mountains! We offer lodging in cozy tupas (housekeeping cottages), a pristine non-motor lake with sandy beach for swimming, fishing, kayaking and canoeing along with scenic hiking and mountain biking. Visit in winter for the day or overnight to experience our award-winning cross country ski center. Our four-season woodland retreat was proudly operated by former U.S. Olympian Olavi Hirvonen and his family for more than 35 years. New owners Kathy and Paul Zahray offer you their warmest welcome. We offer year round lodging in ten immaculate tupas (housekeeping cottages) featuring up to four bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens (refrigerator-freezer, range, microwave, toaster, electric coffee maker), baths with showers, screened porches, electric heat, wood stoves including all wood stove supplies, outdoor fire pit and BBQ. Our authentic Finnish wood-burning sauna is complimentary year round for overnight guests. Professional massage therapy is available. During the spring, summer and fall seasons overnight guests have access to our stunning 70-acre, motor-free lake with sandy beach. Woods Lake offers exceptional swimming, fishing, kayaking & canoeing with complimentary use of kayaks, canoes, rowboats and paddle boats. Our 30-mile of private hiking and mountain biking trails are available for our lodging guests' use. Our 3-mile self-guided nature trail is a delight for children and adults alike. In the winter months you are welcome to visit for the day or to lodge with us to experience our award-winning cross country ski center. 50Km of scenic ski & snowshoe trails are surrounded by the pristine southern Adirondack Forest Preserve. Trails are available for all abilities, from beginner to expert. Lapland Lake offers meticulous snowcat grooming; well-trained, courteous staff; two-story warming lodge; full rental-retail shops; daily PSIA ski instruction; children's tubing; ice-skating and two food service locations. Tavataan ladulla! See you on the trails! Come join us to experience Adirondack Splendor and Finnish Hospitality! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center

Address: 139 Lapland Lake Road, Northville, NY 12134-3962
Region: United States > New York > Northville
Price Range: ₹ 18,410 - ₹ 18,410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“All the tupas are quiet and clean!”
 of 5 bubbles 425kimberlyw, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go to website to "tour" the cottages.There are different options available.”
 of 5 bubbles davidbV3637OD, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The floor plans of the cottages are on line, so you can choose which best suits your needs”
 of 5 bubbles 793dianew, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“all the cabins are special and cozy”
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