Explore the Adirondack Mountains

We love spending time exploring and adventuring in the outdoors and we want to share that love with you! Read our blog to learn about popular locations, get some great ideas for creating your own adventures, and experience some of the most beautiful views and natural beauty the Adirondack park has to offer.

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Winter Birding in the Adirondacks

With more than 300 avian species, the Adirondack Park is a favorite among bird enthusiasts all year long, but winter offers birders a rare opportunity. After spending much of the year breeding and raising young in the Canadian tundra, several raptors and other birds of prey migrate south to the Adirondacks in the winter to […]

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Safely Enjoying Winter in the Adirondacks

Wintertime in the Adirondacks offers adventures for the whole family. So, whether you choose to ski, ice skate, snowmobile, or snow hike, every day offers new options for soaking up the cold season. But as you vacation, or look for a piece of Adirondack land for sale to make a permanent home, how can you […]

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Quick Start Adirondack Ice Fishing Guide

As winter descends on the Adirondacks and the lakes, ponds, and streams freeze over, they’ll be dotted with ice fishermen. If you’re thinking of joining them here are some basic tips that will keep you warm, properly geared up, and out of trouble with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Be Ready for […]

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5 Winter Activities Best Done From Secluded Adirondack Property

If you love the outdoors, a second home in the Adirondack Mountains can provide you with the getaway that you have always dreamed of having. While there are plenty of year-round activities to enjoy on your Adirondack land, these are the best ways to use your Adirondack property in winter. Sledding A family-friendly activity, sledding […]

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What Makes An Adirondack Property Ideal for Hunting?

Ready to purchase hunting land in the Adirondacks where you can cultivate a herd and provide an ideal habitat for deer, bears, pheasants, or small game? There are a lot of factors that go into finding the perfect parcel of Adirondack hunting land for sale, but for those looking for multi-purpose hunting property, there is […]

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Owls Head-Duane Region of the Northern Adirondacks

Located in the north of the Frontier Region of the Adirondacks, the Owls Head – Duane region is a hidden gem. Characterized by picturesque lakes and ponds, wilderness rivers, and mountain peaks, this area is little visited and known compared to the more popular areas of the Adirondack Park to the south. The additional hour […]

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Adirondack Hiking Guidelines & Safety Tips

Whether it’s a snowshoe trek through the woods or a summertime hike up one of the Adirondack high peaks, it’s important to follow some basic guidelines and safety tips for your well-being. As experienced hikers ourselves, below we’ve offered some of our top hiking tips! Planning Your Adirondack Hike Pack Your Hiking Bag  The first […]

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Average Winter Snowfalls in the Adirondacks

Wintertime. The season when the mountains are blanketed in snow and the air is crisp, cool, and full of adventure. The Adirondack region is known for its snow, but it’s not always clear exactly how much there will be. Even we locals aren’t always sure what to expect. It seems like every year, we’re left […]

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Our Favorite Things To Do in Lake Placid, NY

In town for a day, a weekend, or more? Be sure to do one or all of our favorite activities before you go: Go on a Sleigh Ride If you’re visiting in the winter (and why wouldn’t you, Lake Placid is gorgeous in the winter!), don’t miss the opportunity to partake in the one-of-a-kind Lake […]

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Adirondack Fall Foliage Guide

It’s a sight to see. A dazzling display of gorgeous reds, oranges, and yellows. For many of us, there is nothing more anticipated than autumn in the Adirondacks. It’s a time when leaf peepers flock to the region in droves, and it’s a time when you can be sure to see some of the breathtaking […]

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