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An easy ride up for spectacular scenery.

I was surprised at quality of the road and the relatively easy grade to get up to the summit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stow, Massachusetts
Great Wedding Reception

My son and his wife had their wedding reception here, and they did a great job, The food was good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise W
Hamburg, United States
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Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all but it does summer pretty well too. The warmer months make Whiteface a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages, whether you're...more
Wilmington, NY 12997
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at quality of the road and the relatively easy grade to get up to the summit of Whiteface, actually close to the summit. The last part either requires a 27 story elevator ride after transversing a 424 ft tunnel dug deep into...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and his wife had their wedding reception here, and they did a great job, The food was good, bartender was great, and room was very nice. The outside area was a big hit. Everything went very smoothly. We could not get pictures up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably spectacular on a clear day but for them to take our money and let us drive into the mist and see nothing was terrible! I wanted a refund or a rain check!

Thank X6928ZLcarold
Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive up is unbelievable, however the hike to the very top is exhilarating! Then the views from the top WOW! Wait for a clear day otherwise you are in the clouds. Lake Placid can be seen from the top also the Green Mountains of...More

Thank gfew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Unbelieveable view! We took memorial highway, which the ride up was amazing in it self. Elevator was broken so we walked the stairs, rocks the rest of the way. Not the easiest of walk for the unfit or those with knee problems BUT worth...More

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WhitefaceMountain, Manager at Whiteface Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! The elevator to summit Whiteface Mountain is currently undergoing a full renovation, that is slated to be fished for the 2019 summer season. We are glad you still took the time to explore the nature trail and made it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a clear day of last week of September visiting Whiteface Mt. is great experience for every traveler. Climbing to summit is requiring some level of fitness, but I have seen children of 4 year and seniors in 70ties. Views to surrounding mountains , Lake...More

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WhitefaceMountain, Manager at Whiteface Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we're glad you love it as much as we do!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The veterans memorial highway is a wonderful drive. The view from the car park and several picnic stops along the way is great (good for the most scenic sandwich of your life) the elevator up to the highest peak is currently undergoing renovation work and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went when the elevator to the top was broken and decided to make the hike to the top. Driving up was stunning and the views from the top were quite rewarding! We definitely want to bring our kids back here to see at some...More

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Any chance you have to visit Whiteface Mountain you should. However, we visited in 2017 and 2018 for Oktoberfest and what a difference a year makes. 2017 was definitely better. 2018 was lacking German-inspired anything and the atmosphere was more like a generic beer blast...More

1  Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very attractive ride to the top of the hill. Beautiful view from few places along the way. Restaurant on the top not so amazing but if you hungry you will find something to eat. Small gift shop is next to restaurant. Unfortunately elevator...More

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1 July 2018|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There is a trolley from town during the winter, not in the summer, though.
1 July 2018|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry they wont let me post the link here. Just google whiteface mountain and directions.
1 March 2018|
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Response from NancyMiddletown | Reviewed this property |
A lady was (very annoyingly) talking to her work on her cell the whole time we were at the top. So I assume it was good.