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Derby Round-up

The lakes are frozen — get your lines in! Winter weather in the Adirondacks means ice fishing. Check out all of the great ice fishing contests going on this winter.   1st Annual Piseco Lake Ice...

A Paddle and Picnic with Family

24Sep2018
Author:Eileen Mowrey
I purchased my first kayak, the same one I still use today, when I was nine years old. My older brother and I had recently gone paddling for the first time during an Adirondack vacation. My parents,...

Six Super Short Hikes

Stress. It’s just hard to avoid no matter what you do in your life. The solution? Nature. Just being outside for as little as fifteen minutes, surrounded by as much of the natural world as possible,...

Birding Sabattis Bog and Paddling Round Lake

Starting at Sabattis Wren and I were out early the other day, starting our trip at Sabattis Bog. Early mornings are key at Sabattis, as the road can get fairly busy when folks are heading in to...

A Magical Ride Aboard the Avery Mae

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the life of quiet luxury on a beautiful electric boat cruise with Raquette Lake Navigation Co. Join Captain Rachel as she takes you on what feels like a...

Fall Festivals

Many people think of the Adirondacks as a place to visit in the summer when they can enjoy the lakes and the beautiful green scenery. Or, maybe as a place to visit in the middle of winter when the...

Hiking Wakely Mountain

06Aug2018
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
A couple of years ago, the fire tower on Wakely Mountain had some structural damage. Because it is so tall, it takes quite a beating from winds. The four support posts of the tower had weakened over...

Beach Cruiser Biking...Adirondack Style

There are different ways you can experience the Adirondacks on bike: bike tours, mountain biking, singletrack trails, bike races, triathlons, and even a quadrathlon. I’m not a racer but I have biked...

Summertime = Beachtime

One of my favorite summertime activities here in the Adirondacks is taking my kids and spending the day at the beach. We love to go to the public beach in Speculator. This is the beach I grew up on...

Give the Kids an Adirondack Summer

For over a century, getting away to a mountain lake was the peak of family fun. And this is still the case. The mountains and lakes haven't changed much over the decades, even if children have. If...

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