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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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Black History Month: One Family's Legacy

Author:Michelle Clement
On June 25, 2011, Dr. Roland M. Brown, Jr. donated his father's Congressional Gold Medal to the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in Blue Mountain Lake.  His father was awarded...

Ski Date for 2

Author:Michelle Clement
When the stars align As parents of three, it is rare that my husband and I have a full day to ourselves. Yes, we do try to sneak away for the occasional "date night," but a full day to ourselves...

A Fun Afternoon on the Three-Brook Loop Ski Trail

Over a decade ago, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cut a cross-country ski loop trail off the Northville-Placid Trail in Long Lake. The trip totals 5.2 miles by taking the...

Mid-Winter Events You Won't Want to Miss!

Got Cabin Fever? Well, we have a cure for that! With over a foot of new snow and a jam-packed schedule of mid-winter events, it's time to get out of the house for some good ol' fashioned fun in the...

4 Unique Locations to Say "I Do"

Author:Michelle Clement
Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Adirondack Mountains, a destination wedding in the Adirondack Park can bring your upcoming nuptials up to the next level. If you've dreamed of tying the...

Humphrey Mountain, a little of this and a little of that = a great day in the woods

Author:Spencer Morrissey
Humphrey Mountain, a little of this and a little of that = a great day in the woods My buddy Jim Hopson and I have been eyeballing this peak for quite some time. Every time we look at a map of the...

Ski & Stay at Lapland Lake in the Southern Adirondacks

Author:Michelle Clement
As January comes to an end, I am pleased to say that I have already knocked one of the items off my bucket list for 2015! I've skied at one of the area's finest cross-country ski centers: Lapland...

A Winter Fire Tower Challenge ~ Kane Mountain plus some

Author:Spencer Morrissey
A Winter Fire Tower Challenge~~~Kane Mountain plus some Did you know that the Adirondack Fire Tower Challenge also has a winter category? Between December 21 and March 21 you can work on your winter...

An Adirondack Tradition

Author:Michelle Clement
January is National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month. So, when I was assigned to talk about Adirondack traditions in this week's blog post, it only seemed fitting to share our recent experience...

One Bird to Look For This Winter

Author:Joan Collins
For an Arctic Bird, the Adirondacks are "South"! In the Adirondacks, most of our breeding birds migrate away for the winter. Many arctic species also head south, and fortunately for us, it brings...


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