Category: New York

Row of muddy boots

It’s Mud Season! Pull on Your Boots and Stick to the Trail

Adirondackers are fond of saying they have five seasons in the mountains — spring, summer, fall, winter, and mud. For the locals, mud season is just another natural phenomenon they take in stride. What is Mud Season in the Adirondacks? Mud season typically lasts roughly from mid-March to Memorial Day and primarily impacts hiking trails. […]

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Forest of Conifer Trees

A Quick Guide to Adirondack Conifers and Hardwoods

Nothing compares to the colorful foliage that the trees in the Adirondacks show off every fall. A big part of this beautiful natural landscape is the fact there are about 100 native species of trees in the region. But the trees you’ll see surrounding your home here in the mountains depends primarily on elevation. Keep […]

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man bundled up for winter

Safely Visit the Adirondacks During the Winter

Visiting the Adirondacks in the winter can be a delightful experience regardless of the weather. Read on for tips to safely enjoy a beautiful, brisk adventure in this mountain wonderland. Winter in the Adirondacks offers adventures for the whole family. Whether you chose to ski, ice skate, snowmobile or snow hike, every day offers new […]

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Long Lake NY

FAQs About Long Lake & Long Lake Real Estate

Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to relocate permanently or you’re looking for a quiet place to get away from busy life, Long Lake has you covered. While you look at available properties in the Adirondacks, here are a few frequently asked questions we get about Long Lake and what makes it unique for […]

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Lake Champlain

Life is Better on Lake Champlain

If you’re looking to buy land near a lake, it’s definitely worth exploring Lake Champlain. Known for its rich history and a legendary monster named “Champ”, this lake offers scenic beauty, an abundance of recreational activities, and some of North America’s best bass fishing. Lake Champlain By The Numbers The third largest body of water […]

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Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain at 4,867’ in elevation is New York’s fifth-highest peak, and bigger sister peak to adjacent Esther Mountain. Named for it’s signature snowy peaks ten months out of the year, Whiteface is perhaps most famous for hosting the alpine skiing competitions of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface’s east slope is home to the Whiteface […]

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Fishing in the Adirondacks

Fishing in the Adirondacks

With more than 3,000 fresh water lakes, ponds, brooks and streams, the Adirondacks are a favorite among avid fishermen. The region is home to 80 species of fish, including bass, trout, walleye, pike, perch and salmon. From ice fishing and fly fishing to reeling in the big one on your boat, the Adirondacks offer sportsmen […]

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Northern Adirondacks and St. Regis Mountain

In the heart of the lake and river country of the northern Adirondacks rises St. Regis Mt at 2,874′ in elevation. It’s not a large mountain by High Peaks standards, but is prominent in its location in the midst of this beautiful wilderness of water. From its open peak and fire tower are commanding views […]

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