Written by Pamela Merritt
Happy Snowmobile Trails
Oak Mountain is Ready for Snow
Oak Mountain is a family oriented ski center that has been part of Adirondack winter enjoyment for generations. It first opened in 1947. Now, owners Matt and Laura O’Brien, coming from careers in...
Try It, You'll Like It
Things change. When I was a kid I didn't like Brussels sprouts. Seeing these mini cabbages on my plate would trigger schemes for their disposal. Fortunately, there was a dog available. Now I think...
A world of beauty in Wells
Long Lake, Leaf Season
Give the Kids an Adirondack Summer
For over a century, getting away to a mountain lake was the peak of family fun. And this is still the case. The mountains and lakes haven't changed much over the decades, even if children have. If...
Party like the Gilded Age
If there was one single person who drew the most people to the Adirondacks, it just might be Seneca Ray Stoddard. His parents, Charles Stanley Stoddard and Julia Ann Ray, gave him both of their names...
Whitewater adventure, my way
ADK Boxing Camp
Once upon a time, in the late 1920s, Speculator was the location of the most famous boxing training camp in the world. Gene Tunney, world heavyweight champion, trained there during the most momentous...
Essential Trail Stops
Great Camp Sagamore Weekends
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