Aurora Wheeler

Aurora Wheeler

Written by Aurora Wheeler

Quirky Facts and Amazing Stories

In the central Adirondacks, we have thousands of acres of splash-worthy lakes, summit-able mountains, and mouth-watering restaurants. In other words, there's a lot to do and see. But did you also...

Dig for Hidden Hiking Gems

22Mar2020
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With thousands of mountains and hills over six million acres,  it’s fairly obvious that the Adirondacks is a hiker’s paradise. But where to hike? With so much wilderness, how do you choose where to...

Great Camps, Greater Women

The story of the Great Camps of the Adirondacks is often told in relation to men: the men who built them, bought, and sold them. One story frequently told is that of W.W. Durant, who built the first...

Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

Some places settle down during the winter, switching to a slower pace and quieter evenings, hibernating like bears. Hamilton County, one of the most rugged sections of the Adirondacks, doesn't do...

The Open Road

A scenic drive is made great by a number of factors all coming together: plenty of scenery, perfect spots to stop for a break, and the potential for fun surprises around every bend. Winding north and...

A Day in the Gilded Life

Whether you are planning your first Adirondack vacation or your twentieth, you are taking part in a grand tradition that started more than one hundred years ago. In the late 1800s, city dwellers...

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