Rough It Like A Gilded Age Millionaire

Inhale the pine-scented air, plunge into the glassy surface of pristine Lake Placid and gaze at the old-growth forest with Whiteface Mountain in the distance.

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    09/14/2017 - 12:05 am | View Link
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    At the Lake Placid Lodge, guests commune with nature in grand style, just like the Gilded Age millionaires did. Lake Placid is tucked into the Adirondack Park in upstate New York, created in 1892, encompassing more than 6 million acres of private and ...
    09/13/2017 - 8:17 am | View Link
  • Rough it like a Gilded Age millionaire in the Adirondacks
    (CNN) — Inhale the pine-scented air, plunge into the glassy surface of pristine Lake Placid and gaze at the old-growth forest with Whiteface Mountain in the distance. Inside, linger in front of a crackling fire, perhaps with a glass of port recommended ...
    09/13/2017 - 3:21 am | View Link
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