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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. Let us help plan your visit to Hamilton County - we've got the insider guides and insight on everything you won't want to miss. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

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Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

23Jan2020
Author:Aurora Wheeler
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...

Skiing to Cascade and Stephens Ponds

The fallen snow that is gently draped over the landscape creates an insulating effect. Silence surrounds you. There isn’t even a whisper of wind. For those who prefer quiet wilderness adventures,...

Finding Early Season XC Bliss in Blue

Submitted by guest blogger Doug Haney When you’re hunting for early season cross-country skiing or snowshoeing options, it’s always best to go straight to a trusted local source. Which is exactly why...

Winter Options on Watch Hill

Watch Hill may not be a big mountain, but it's got a lot to offer - from unique views of the central Adirondacks to a mix of hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Located on state Route 30...

Seven decades of snow, runs, and family fun

25Nov2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
1949 was quite a year. Harry Truman was president, the first Polaroid camera was sold, Velcro was introduced to the world, and Ozzy Osbourne was born. But perhaps a little less influential was the...

Winter Events

The Adirondacks in winter are known for their scenic beauty, fantastic skiing, and out of this world snowmobiling, but there are also lots of other great things going on that you may not know about!...

Where to Find the Coolest Stuff

03Nov2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
If you are anything like me, when you have the chance to do some shopping, you love to wander around and spend time looking at everything. Whether you are in the market for a souvenir for yourself, a...

Adirondack Weddings

As you may have guessed, the timeframe between Thanksgiving and Valentine's days is the most popular time to get engaged. Maybe you've just gotten engaged or are just thinking to the future. The...

Short hike, long history

10Oct2019
Submitted by guest blogger Phil Brown  When researching a guidebook two decades years ago I hiked all over the Adirondacks, and nowhere did I come across a scene so poignant as the one I encountered...

The Open Road

04Oct2019
Author:Aurora Wheeler
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...

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