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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington
(4.6/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Known as one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, Whiteface Mountain is home to the esteemed White Face Ski Resort. The site that hosted all six skiing events in the 1980 Winter Olympics, this resort boasts 87 different ski trails accessible by nine chairlifts, one gondola, and one conveyor lift. Get your adrenaline rush from the highest continuous vertical drop in eastern North America, at 1,045 m (3,430 ft). Drive to the summit via the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway and admire 360-degree views of the surrounding Adirondacks. You may even catch a glimpse of Vermont or Montreal in the distance on a clear day. During summertime, the mountain offers scenic gondola rides and is also a haven for mountain biking and hiking. A visit to Whiteface Mountain represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wilmington trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • It is so worth to visit here, you may see Canada, and you may see many Peaks when you on the top, and peaks map is fixed on the top. 
  • Visited Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest this year...they charge $16.00 per person entrance fee which buys you nothing except listening to the traditional German folk music. All the food and rides etc. ...  more »
  • We hiked it in November, so if you do it during this time be ready for quite some ice on the trail and crazy wind but the views from the top are amazing!