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The Family Behind the W.W. Durant

18Jan2016
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Double Take Have you ever seen a boat frozen into the lake in the middle of winter? You might figure someone waited a little too long to get their boat out of the water before the freezing...

2015 Most Popular Blogs

2015 TOP 3 BLOGS IN REVIEW We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright oddest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them on the first go-round, here are...

Meet the Faces of Ski Season

Behind the ADK Ski Scene For those who love winter sports, this "snow drought" is starting to make us a little antsy. I feel like a child waiting for Santa, counting down the days until Christmas Eve...

Billy’s Bald Spot and Brown’s Rock: A historical walk through Big Moose

21Nov2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
The Adirondacks has some of the most rooted and interesting history in the northeast — and possibly the country — and a passion of mine is reading about it and experiencing it. After reading through...

Avoid the Madness and Shop Local!

16Nov2015
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Crowded Malls? No thanks! Black Friday shopping is a phenomenon that has taken over the country. People are camping out for days waiting for the hottest, newest merchandise at the best deals. If this...

Hiking Bald Mountain

An easy hike with a splendid view Located a short distance west of the Hamilton-Herkimer County border, Bald Mountain (also known as Rondaxe Mountain, which is frankly a more interesting name) is a...

Try a new type of adventure: Surf and Turf style

05Oct2015
Author:Spencer Morrissey
Do you like to hike? Do you like to paddle? Than I am pretty sure you will like doing a bit of both packed into one adventure. A surf and turf works like this: First you paddle to a trail (surf),...

Last Minute Adirondack Fall Foliage Tour Ideas

28Sep2015
Author:Michelle Clement
As the calendar changes from August to September, we're reminded that it's time to pull the sweaters out of the closet, grab a pumpkin spice dessert of some sort, and get ready to delve into our...

October events in the southern Adirondacks

28Sep2015
Author:RaChelle Hosley
October has always been my favorite time of the year. The cool crisp air, the new colorful landscape, and Halloween! There is still so much going on in the Adirondacks! Try Your Hand at Keg Rolling...

Oktoberfest + Oak Mountain = Oaktoberfest

It's Simple Math: Question 1: Oak Mountain + Oktoberfest = Oaktoberfest Question 2:  Mountain Biking + German Festival = 1 awesome weekend at Oak Mountain Now Show Your Work: However you write the...

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