LAKE PLACID, N.Y., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Placid's High Peaks Resort – a gateway to the wonders of birding in the Adirondacks and such boreal species as Bicknell's Thrush, Gray Jays, Spruce Grouse and American three-toed woodpeckers – is offering a package for unsurpassed bird watching during this season's peak migration and mating season.
Led by expert naturalists, "Your High Peaks Birding Experience" includes a full day of guided bird watching in a location specifically chosen for the best birding experience. Lake Placid and the Adirondacks are a major spring flyway and one of the few places where visitors can see so many species in their natural habitats. Sample tours include Adirondack Park Visitor Interpretive Center, Whiteface Mountain and Bloomingdale Bog. Guests will also experience breathtaking Adirondack scenery with time to relax in a truly luxurious Adirondack retreat.
Available May 13 to 14 and June 10 to 11, 2011, the weekend includes:
- One night in beautifully appointed Adirondack-inspired deluxe accommodations
- Full day of guided bird watching led by expert naturalist
- All-American breakfast
- Boxed lunch to take on the trail
- High Peaks birding kit
Rates are $244 per person, double occupancy. For reservations, visit www.highpeaksresort.com or call High Peaks' Adventure Specialists at 518-523-4411, toll-free 800-755-5598. Birding enthusiasts can also contact the Resort for special arrangements and rates for other dates. Specials cannot be combined with other promotions and based on availability; blackout dates may apply.
High Peaks Resort overlooks Mirror Lake while anchoring Lake Placid's Main Street, and offers an outstanding mountain getaway experience. Surrounded by the six-million-acre Adirondack wilderness park with miles of trails for hiking and biking and lakes for fishing, the Resort's 133 beautiful accommodations offer direct waterfront access. Restaurants include the famous Dancing Bears, Outdoors at Dancing Bears with views of surrounding mountains and Mirror Lake, and PR's lobby bar; two indoor and two outdoor swimming pools; state-of-the-art fitness center; Aveda Concept Spa & Salon, and complimentary waterfront activities. Guestrooms feature breathtaking views, patios or balconies; European style bathrooms with natural stone tiling and rainfall showerheads; high quality bedding and linens; refrigerators; flat screen televisions with cable and movies; complimentary Wi-Fi, and multi-function music systems with MP3 players.
SOURCE High Peaks Resort