Pamela Merritt

Pamela Merritt

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Written by Pamela Merritt

Happy Snowmobile Trails

There are a lot of great places to snowmobile in the Adirondacks, but Hamilton County has everything a snowmobiler needs — gear, supplies, food, lodging, and a lot of trails. It turns out that seven...

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

There's a sculpture park in the town of Wells that is open for group tours by appointment. The Adirondack - Sacandaga River Sculpture Park features the work of internationally recognized sculptor...

Long Lake, Leaf Season

Thinking of a fall getaway? There are many flavors. If some of your favorite plans include a cozy Adirondack lodge by a lovely lake, consider the Long View. The Long View Lodge, that is. The Lodge...

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

As a child I loved to read adventure stories. Climbing Everest, exploring remote jungles, and searching for the North Pole sounded very exciting. But as I grew up, reality intruded. I was on the...

ADK Boxing Camp

13Mar2018
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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

30Jan2018
I've heard it from people who know: snowmobiling in the heart of the Adirondacks is amazing. It's the little things, like the pleasant, uncrowded, Department of Motor Vehicles. Register your out of...

Great Camp Sagamore Weekends

Prepare to be amazed. Great Camp Sagamore has a series of themed weekends which cover a broad range of interests. Enjoy luxury lodging and dining with wonderful hands-on learning in a setting that...

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