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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!

After you've narrowed down your vacation dates and decided on your adventure of choice, find a place to stay right here in the heart of the Adirondacks.


Valentine's Day Tradition

While this will be mine and my husband's first Valentine's Day as a married couple, it is hardly our first rodeo. This will be our 11th Valentine's Day together. Our first being on the day of the...

Ice Skating In The Adirondacks

Author:RaChelle Hosley
With temperatures regularly lingering below freezing, don't forget to pack your ice skates for your next Adirondack adventure! While most people come here to go skiing or snowmobiling (great options...

Winter Events

This year, I made a resolution to stay home more.  Well, that went out the window fast! There are just way too many great events going on to sit at home. There is a little something for everyone. I...

How to Bartend

Author:RaChelle Hosley
Hello 2017!It's a new year, so why not take the time to learn something new? Here's something easy you can learn, and that's sure to impress your friends at your next party — how to bartend! Learning...

2016 Most Popular Blogs

2016 Top 3 Blogs In Review We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright funniest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them when they were originally...

The Faces of Oak Mountain

Oak Mountain is a family friendly ski mountain located in Speculator, NY. Even though it is considered "small," it takes a team of dedicated people to keep it going not just in the winter but all...

Ice Fishing

Author:RaChelle Hosley
While the ice is currently not quite thick enough just yet, I've been giving a lot of thought to something I've always wanted to do but never have — Ice Fishing. I figured I better do a little...

Being Naughty at the Ice Bowl

Are you looking for a way to be a little bit naughty but still stay on the nice list? Check out the 2017 Adirondack Ice Bowl on 4th Lake in Inlet!  Non-Stop Action January 27th and 28th, The Woods...

Give the Adirondacks

Christmas is just around the corner, and while we sit here and cross our fingers, pray and do snow dances in hopes of a good winter, it's never too early to think about summer. Maybe your family is...

Getting Oak Mountain Winter Ready

Author:RaChelle Hosley
For most people, skiing isn't something that crosses their minds until the temperatures drop or those first few snowflakes fly. At Oak Mountain, skiing is a year-round thought. From prepping the...


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