Category: Recreation

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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Fishing in the Adirondacks

Fishing in the Adirondacks

With more than 3,000 freshwater 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 an […]

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leave no trace sign

The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace

If you have spent any amount of time in the Adirondacks or the backcountry, it is likely you have heard the term “LNT” in passing. But what is LNT? Why is it so important? The 7 Principles of Leave No Trace serve as an indispensable set of tools that guide and teach us how to […]

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hands of an ice fisherman pulling line out of hole in ice

Ice Fishing Spots in The Adirondacks

The Adirondack Park of New York is renowned for its wealth of recreation opportunities. Each summer and fall hundreds of thousands of people flock to the Adirondacks to experience the natural beauty. But, if you’re only visiting during the summer you’re missing out on endless winter recreation activities. So, if you think winter is only […]

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mountain top view showing snow covered trees and several lakes

Adirondack Winter Hike Up Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain, located in the center of the Adirondack Wilderness, towers like a giant over its namesake lake, a beautiful body of water speckled with wooded islands.  The mountain stands at 3750′ in elevation, only a couple of hundred feet shy of a High Peak. The trail to the summit is 2 miles long and […]

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Discover the Top 5 Ski Resorts in the Adirondacks

Do you enjoy skiing and want to get away in the winter? Visit the Adirondacks Mountains in upper New York State and stay at one of the many ski resorts in the area. Not sure which ski resort to choose? No problem. We’ve put together a list of five amazing and popular ski resorts in […]

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