Family

Wonderful Winter Events for the Whole Family

23Jan2020
Author:Aurora Wheeler
Some places settle down during the winter, switching to a slower pace and quieter evenings, hibernating like bears. Hamilton County, one of the most rugged sections of the Adirondacks, doesn't do...

The Perfect Camping Experience for Your Family

27May2019
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...

5 Great Options for Spring Hikes

We’ve all been there: winter (no matter where you have been) feels like it has stretched on forever. Every day the sun is creeping higher on the horizon and you’re feeling that itch to get out and do...

Oak Mountain is Ready for Snow

Oak Mountain is a family oriented ski center that has been part of Adirondack winter enjoyment for generations. It first opened in 1947. Now, owners Matt and Laura O’Brien, coming from careers in...

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...

Family Camping 101

Both of my kids went on their first camping trips rather early: aged 8 weeks and 5 weeks old. Since then we have done all types of camping: Car camping, boat camping, river camping, no-tent camping,...

Long Lake Events

05Jun2018
Author:RaChelle Hosley
If you're looking for something to do this summer, look no further than the action-packed town of Long Lake! All summer long they have great events, many of which you can not only spectate at, but...

Fishing for a Good Time With Your Kids

Whether you’re looking for a way to get your kids outdoors, sneak in a little extra family time, or just go out and show your son or daughter how to catch their own dinner, fishing can be a great...

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