Lake placid cottageLake Placid Lodge in the Adirondacks is offering a promotion in March in which kids stay free and can participate in many indoor and outdoor family activities for no charge.

While normally reserved for guests over 12, the entire family can enjoy spending true quality time together at The Lodge. A month full of activities are available for tots, teens and adults, including cooking fun family meals taught by Chef Nathan Rich and snowball throwing and snowman building contests.

Free Indoor Family Activities
Movie Night
Culinary Instruction
Mixed-up Mittens game
Penguin Cupcakes
Penguin Craft
Sugar-Cube Igloo
Snowball Soap Surprise

Free Outdoor Family Activities
S’mores at the Lakeside Fire Pit
Fireside Storytelling
Snow Mosaic
Snow Painting
Headless Snowman Photo Fun
Snowball-Throwing Contest
Snowman-Building Contest

Located in the Adirondacks of New York, Lake Placid Lodge was built by hand in the Arts and Crafts tradition. The lodge is surrounded by woods, providing views of nature and wilderness.

For details, visit the Lake Placid Lodge website.

Teresa J. Shaw is editor of the Free in 50 States section and also writes about balancing work and travel for Traveling Mom. Follow her on Twitter at @TeresaShaw.