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Fabulous Birding Near Raquette Lake

Many great birding options With so many great places to go birding in Hamilton County during late summer and early fall, it is difficult to impossible to choose the best or even my favorites. So,...

Mountain Biking at Pine Lake

Submitted by guest blogger Phil Brown Pine Lake doesn’t get the attention it deserves. When the state acquired 65,000 acres of former Finch, Pruyn lands, a lot of ink was spilled about Boreas Ponds,...

Forked Lake Camping By Land and By Lake

Camping is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty, serenity, and wildness of the Adirondacks. For many, it is also a cherished family tradition that brings back wonderful memories and...

Short Hikes

Known for its High Peaks and tough trails, hiking in the Adirondacks can seem a little daunting for beginners or those with families. But, I’m here to tell you, while we do have plenty of difficult...

Kid-Approved Summer Fun

School’s out for the summer and the kids want to play! Why not join them in the fun? A vacation to the Adirondacks offers plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors, and it’s good fun for the...

Summer Events

We have great events going on here year round, but when summer comes around our calendars are jam packed! Here is a sampling of what's to come this summer! Farmers Markets Every Thursday, from June...

Summer Happenings at the Adirondack Experience

Years ago, my grandfather planned a family day trip to the Adirondack Museum on Blue Mountain Lake. He drove, my grandmother sat in front — the easier to distract my grandfather — and my mother and I...

Lakefront Lodging

04Jun2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
The Southern Adirondacks are peppered with great places to spend the night. Whether you prefer to stay right in the hustle and bustle of town, a secluded cabin in the woods, or in a tent, there is an...

The Perfect Camping Experience for Your Family

28May2019
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
The snow is gone, there’s a warm breeze that has the whole family just itching to get outside, and that awesome camping gear that you got over the holidays is calling to you. At long last, it’s...

Best Places to Fish

We all know that avid fishermen are notoriously tight-lipped about their fishing spots. So much so that when I asked around about favorites, the most useful response I got was "on the water!" So...

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