Swimming

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,...

Speculator Vacation

While we are quickly heading into spring, I've got sun and fun on my mind. I'm thinking summer and vacation!  As I have lived in the Adirondacks my whole life, sometimes is can be difficult to see my...

A Day in Inlet

With its lakeside location, nearby hiking trails, beach, restaurants, and diminutive yet bustling downtown, Inlet is a choice spot for an Adirondack getaway. It's a hub for boating, swimming, fishing...

Small Towns in the Adirondacks

When is comes to the Adirondacks, you may think of some of the larger towns like Long Lake or Speculator. But here, we are also famous for our small towns! Hope and Benson Let's start way down south...

Swimming Holes

Summer is upon us, and do you know the best way to cool down? Head to a lake! Throw a blanket, some towels, and a snack in the car and go to the beach to take a swim. There are plenty of local...

Camping... closer than you think

 Submitted by guest blogger, Alyssa Devlin. Read on to see why Alyssa can't wait for the warmer months to roll around once again!  This  past summer, I went for a canoe camping trip with my family....

Car camping!

Car camping gone bad! Although I grew up in the Adirondacks, I car camped only a few times.  A couple of times was with my family, and once I went alone with my twins at Rollins Pond, when they were...

Swimming Holes in the Adirondacks

02Aug2016
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Take a Swim There are some really great places around the region to take a dip, from public beaches to hidden swimming holes, and they are all worth checking out! Public Beaches Each town has its own...

Prepping for the 90-Miler

  The Adirondack Canoe Classic (a.k.a The 90-Miler) Adirondack Canoe Classic, Day Two Start - Photo by Alexandra Roalsvig, provided by The Town of Long Lake. The weekend after Labor Day, is an...

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