RaChelle Martz

RaChelle Martz

RaChelle is the Aide to the Director of Tourism and Economic Development in Hamilton County. Living in the Adirondacks her whole life, she has always loved the area but is growing to love it more and more as a place to raise her two children. She loves taking her kids hiking, boating, to the beach, or in and out of local shops. She loves finding new (kid friendly) adventures!

Written by RaChelle Martz

Fall Events Lineup

10Sep2019
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Fall is one of the most stunning times to visit the Adirondacks. The warm days and cool nights, the dazzling foliage, the quiet towns without the hustle and bustle of summer. Its the perfect time for...

Short Hikes

Known for its High Peaks and tough trails, hiking in the Adirondacks can seem a little daunting for beginners or those with families. But, I’m here to tell you, while we do have plenty of difficult...

Family Camping

22Jul2019
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A favorite pastime of my family here in the Adirondacks is camping. We love go for a weekend to take in the sights and really appreciate the beauty of where we live. It is an easy thing to overlook...

Summer Events

We have great events going on here year round, but when summer comes around our calendars are jam packed! Here is a sampling of what's to come this summer! Farmers Markets Every Thursday, from June...

Lakefront Lodging

04Jun2019
The Southern Adirondacks are peppered with great places to spend the night. Whether you prefer to stay right in the hustle and bustle of town, a secluded cabin in the woods, or in a tent, there is an...

Run the ADKs

Whether you are a serious athlete who competes in marathons, or if you love to just take a casual jog now and then, the Adirondacks are the perfect beautiful setting to do your biking, running, and...

Your Family Reunion in the Adirondacks

If you're looking for the perfect place for your next family reunion, look no further than right here in the Adirondacks! We are home to many great locations for your family to get together and have...

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into you heard is somewhere tropical, but why not try...

Maple Fest!

Maple Syrup. Sweet, sticky, delicious. And a staple here in New York state. There are over 2,000 maple sugarmakers in New York, which if you ask me, is something to celebrate! Cue MapleFest!   This...

Winter Events from Speculator to Inlet

When you’re planning out your winter snowmobile or ski vacation, don’t forget about all of the great things we have going on in our little towns. There is something for everyone, from Winter...

Your Guide to Holiday Shopping

Summer is now just a tiny speck in the rear view as we fly through fall, headed straight for winter. That means it's time to pack up the Halloween decorations, maybe put up a few decorations for...

Top 4 Scenic Foliage Drives

Indian Lake to Speculator   Trip distance: 34 miles This drive will give you gorgeous scenic views of the fall foliage, as well as views of two beautiful Adirondack lakes. Starting in Indian Lake,...

Fall Festivals

Many people think of the Adirondacks as a place to visit in the summer when they can enjoy the lakes and the beautiful green scenery. Or, maybe as a place to visit in the middle of winter when the...

Summertime = Beachtime

10Jul2018
One of my favorite summertime activities here in the Adirondacks is taking my kids and spending the day at the beach. We love to go to the public beach in Speculator. This is the beach I grew up on...

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