The best thing about Whiteface is the worst thing about Whiteface: no slopeside condos, no base village, just trees. That, of course, means uncluttered scenery-and a 10-mile commute to nearby Lake Placid for lodging.
The ski resort that's been rated No. 1 in North America by SKI readers for three out of the past five years doesn't slow down for summer. Name your favorite outdoor pursuits and you can find them here.