Michelle is the Director of Destination Development for the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism. Born and raised in the Adirondacks, she has a love for adventure. From skiing in the winter to paddling, hiking and swimming in the summer, if she can find a way to be outdoors, that is where you will find her! But, more than anything she enjoys seeing the world through the eyes of her three children. In her spare time, you will most likely find Michelle with her husband & kiddos out exploring their 6-million-acre backyard...
Written by Michelle Clement
Have You Seen this Funky Little Town?
I've always said that one of my favorite things about the Adirondacks is that you never know what you will find around the next corner. It might be an amazing view, a funky sign that seems to be in...
Ten Reasons to Get Your Raft On
5 Ways To Explore Adirondack History
Like Peas and Carrots In my mind, there is something about autumn and history that go together like peas and carrots! It might be that the kids are back in school and already looking forward to class...
Down on one knee in the 'dacks
Prepping for the 90-Miler
The Adirondack Canoe Classic (a.k.a The 90-Miler) Adirondack Canoe Classic, Day Two Start - Photo by Alexandra Roalsvig, provided by The Town of Long Lake. The weekend after Labor Day, is an...
1/4 pound of lobster lovin'
Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous!
Meet the Faces of Ski Season
Behind the ADK Ski Scene For those who love winter sports, this "snow drought" is starting to make us a little antsy. I feel like a child waiting for Santa, counting down the days until Christmas Eve...
5 destinations to visit via snowmobile
Destination Snowmobile! Got the itch? No, not that kind of itch! I'm talking about the one where you are pacing back in forth in front of your sled, just waiting for enough snow to get out on the...
2 Facilities, 2 Disciplines, 1 Awesome Ski Season
Amateur Video Crew Possibly Missing Near Indian Lake, NY
Last Minute Adirondack Fall Foliage Tour Ideas
Oktoberfest + Oak Mountain = Oaktoberfest
It's Simple Math: Question 1: Oak Mountain + Oktoberfest = Oaktoberfest Question 2: Mountain Biking + German Festival = 1 awesome weekend at Oak Mountain Now Show Your Work: However you write the...
If it walks like a moose and talks like a moose, it must be...
The Elusive Adirondack Moose Weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, the moose is a majestic animal that captures the attention and imagination of all ages. From a child who has never seen a moose before...
5 Excuses to Clear Your Calendar
The Trail That Led Us to OK Slip Falls
Quiz: Do You Know These ADK Facts?
July's a Hot Month!
Independence Day in Our Corner of the 'Dacks
Rollin' on Two Wheels
Accessible Camping & Fishing at John Dillon Park
The Black Fly Challenge... It's Epic!
Don't Stress It!
Life Lesson on Stress Management Recently I was asked to share a life lesson that I have learned in the Adirondacks. And with that question, my mind simply started spinning. I have been blessed to...
Low-Impact Travel Tips
$325,000 Awarded to Hamilton County to Track Tree Migration
7 Weird Adirondack Things That Will Make You Wonder
We all associate the Adirondack Park with being a pristine wilderness area full of endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. But, like all places, there is more to these small towns and villages...
The Origin of the Great Camp Style Architecture
Black History Month: One Family's Legacy
Ski Date for 2
Mid-Winter Events You Won't Want to Miss!
Got Cabin Fever? Well, we have a cure for that! With over a foot of new snow and a jam-packed schedule of mid-winter events, it's time to get out of the house for some good ol' fashioned fun in the...
4 Unique Locations to Say "I Do"
Ski & Stay at Lapland Lake in the Southern Adirondacks
An Adirondack Tradition
Bucket List for 2015
I have always been something of a creature of habit. Even as a young child I remember being so upset one year because my parents had decided to put the Christmas tree up in a different location. Now...
2014, What a Year!
Extreme Pond Hockey
Plan The Ultimate Guys Snowmobile Getaway
A Taste of Mexico in the Adirondacks
A Trail to Veteran's Day...
Learning to Hunt (Part 2)
5 Tips (x2) For Planning Your NY Ski Trip
Do you know Blue Mountain Lake's electric legacy?
Oak Mountain Welcomes Chef Lou From Hell's Kitchen
An Adirondack Ghost Story
Learning to Hunt
Girls Shopping Trip - Inlet, NY
Wallet Friendly Skiing & Riding at Oak Mountain
Affordable Skiing & Snowboarding Does Exist! Are you thinking about planning a family ski trip? Now are you preparing yourself for the sticker shock? No need to worry... skiing doesn't have to...
INTRO 101 - One Square Mile of Hope
Relaxing Dinner Cruise on Raquette Lake
Adirondack Insiders' Guide: Summer
Finding the best travel information When I travel, I often find myself asking for advice from people that I meet along the way. It could be the night attendant at the lodging property, the local...