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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. We've got insider insight on the extraordinary people, places, adventures, and activities that make Hamilton County so truly special. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

 

The Lemon Tree

Date:
Oct 18, 2021
18Oct2021
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you are at all familiar with Speculator you may remember the Lemon Tree as it used to be: a Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo, Nautiques dealer / repair shop. It was the place you went if you needed your...

In Sparkling Winter Wonderlands

Date:
Oct 10, 2021
Of all the regions in the Adirondacks, Hamilton County boasts some of the quietest, most peaceful, most expansive wilderness. In the county without a stoplight, where the wildlife way outnumbers the...

Inlet in the Fall

Date:
Sep 20, 2021
20Sep2021
Author:RaChelle Martz
Fall in the Adirondacks is the perfect time to visit. The weather has cooled down, but we still get the occasional gorgeous summer-like day. The scenery is unbeatable, and the crowds of summertime...

Good Brews and Great Fall Views

Date:
Sep 09, 2021
09Sep2021
Author:Janelle Jones
Okay, you can call me a walking fall cliché. I like pretty leaf views, pumpkin spice, and cozy sweaters. What’s that? You don’t like pumpkin spice lattes? I suppose that’s fine if you don’t mind...

Mountain Biking in Speculator, NY and Lemon Tree Brewery

Date:
Aug 23, 2021
 "Apart from anything else, I prefer cycling. It puts you in a good mood, I find." — Alan Bennett If mountain bikers know anything, it’s how to have a good time. Add biking with friends and grabbing...

Four Farmers Markets for Hamilton County’s Freshest Foods

Date:
Aug 02, 2021
"Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well." -Michael Pollan If you Google “What is the purpose of...

Historical Hiking in Hamilton County

Date:
May 31, 2021
31May2021
Author:Janelle Jones
Woven into the fabric of the Adirondacks is a rich history, both social and natural. It’s possible to discover this history at the variety of museums scattered throughout the region, but perhaps a...

Battle of the Beaches!

Date:
May 31, 2021
31May2021
Author:Aurora Pfaff
What's the cure for a hot summer day? That is, aside from ice cream. When it's sunny, hot, and the skies are bright blue, what better way to play, cool off, and relax than with a beach day? Hamilton...

Meet: Strong Rope Taproom

Date:
May 18, 2021
18May2021
Author:Katie Stuart
Strong Rope Taproom, in Blue Mountain Lake, is a hot spot on warm summer days in the Adirondacks. The location is a satellite taproom, with the main brewery located in Brooklyn, NY. Strong Rope...

Adirondack Experience Waterfall Challenge

Date:
Apr 25, 2021
25Apr2021
Author:Katie Stuart
Spring in the Adirondacks means one thing. Waterfalls. When the snow melts, the runoff leads to rushing waterfalls, and we are lucky to have a bunch of them to be able to explore. Some are right off...

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