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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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Your Next Family Getaway

If you are looking for a great place for a winter family get-together, Long Lake might just be the place! With great shops, restaurants, and plenty of fun activities, this quaint town should be at...

For Pete’s Sake – a long hike back to Pete’s Hill

Author:Spencer Morrissey
One of the hardest things about trying to find hiking partners, is finding ones who have days off during the week. This week in particular I couldn't talk anyone into taking the day off to join in on...

Jasper Day Trail

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Inlet is a small town in New York, populated by just over 300 year-round residents. It is situated in the western Adirondacks not far from Old Forge. Although it is a small town, it is one with lots...

Paddling and birding Round Lake and Little Tupper Lake

Ducks on the move With waterfowl migration beginning, I make sure to check out area lakes whenever I can. And so, when Wren, my dog, and I had a chance to explore south of Tupper Lake the other day,...

Cats vs Dogs: 5 times dogs get the win

Author:Kim Andresen
Cat vs. Dog You know how they say there are dog people and there are cat people?  I am a cat person. Cats are cuddly, cute, and natural heating pads on a cold fall evening. They are smart, sassy, and...

Adirondack Firetowers

Author:RaChelle Hosley
We all have fears. Some people are scared of spiders (myself included), some people are scared of snakes, or clowns, or dogs, or small spaces. And some people are scared of heights. If you fall into...

Dinner with a view

Author:RaChelle Hosley
There are lots of great restaurants here in the Adirondacks. They range from fine dining to your typical hometown diners. They are all fantastic and offer a great range of food to satisfy your hunger...

Birding & Paddling Fishing Brook

  A lovely new area has been opened to the public for paddling and fishing in the Town of Long Lake. County Line Flow and Fishing Brook can both be paddled, and fishing is allowed from the shoreline...

Things to learn this winter

Summer has flown by and now we are headed into peak foliage season. But as much as I love fall, right now I have snow on the brain! If you are looking for a reason to visit this winter, here it is -...

Fall Campfires

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Fall is Here Gone are the late sunsets and warm nights. Shorter days and cool night are here... I'm not quite ready for winter yet, but there is nothing better on a chilly fall night than a campfire...


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