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Top Winter Camping Hacks

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Winter is the time of year most families retreat indoors and say goodbye to the endless adventures of the outdoors. Camping gear is packed away and not thought of again until next spring. But what if all that could change? 

Winter camping is an exciting way to enjoy the outdoors, even in those cold months. It can also be a great family bonding experience! To make the best of your winter camping getaway, we have compiled a list of winter camping hacks, to help keep you warm and your spirits up! 

Winter Hiking Do's & Don'ts

Monday, November 13, 2017

Why stop doing what you love because of the weather? The winter can be one of the best times to explore nature, but there’s a lot to prepare for in such a cold season. Being someone who can brave the frigid temperatures won’t cut it out here – it pays to be prepared for the wintry outdoors. Whether you’re skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing, there are many things to be aware of in order to enjoy your time on the snowy trails. Here are a few things to keep in mind while hiking during the upcoming winter months. 

Gifts for Adirondack Lovers

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Wondering what gift to buy your outdoor loving friend? The one who spends every weekend in the Adirondacks, hiking, fishing, skiing, and just about everything else they offer, then you have come to the right place! We have put together the perfect gift guide for those Adirondack fanatics! 

Top Eats in Old Forge

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

We all know it as one of the most important aspects of any vacation: The food. Wherever you go, there are delicious restaurants and diners with a warm meal that is sure to leave you wanting to come back for seconds. In Old Forge, the great scenery and fantastic family fun are coupled with amazing places to grab a bite to eat. Be sure to explore and fill your belly with some of the delicious food that Old Forge has to offer!

 

Adirondack Life vs. City Life

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

There’s a never-ending debate on which type of environment is a more desirable to be—the city, or the countryside, or in our case, the Adirondack Mountains. Although there are some things that the city offers like restaurant opportunities, sports arenas, and career opportunities, we’re confident that in the end, the ADK is a the more desirable place to be. It’s got the breathtaking views, the peace and serenity, and the fresh air, which we’re going to discuss.

Old Forge Relaxation Under $50

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Old Forge Relaxation Under $50

It’s been a rough week and you want to escape. Only problem is, with the added expense of school supplies, soccer cleats and scout uniforms, you don’t have a lot of handy cash. No problem, head out to Old Forge and you can have a great time for under $50.

The vast trails and endless scenery of the Adirondacks is always free and you simply cannot match the beauty of nature’s fall palette. 

Favorite Fall Camping Foods

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Ahhhh, Fall. It’s here, there’s no denying it. Fall camping offers many rewards, including less-crowded campgrounds, increased wildlife spotting, and outdoor recreation pursuits best experienced in the cooler months. While the season brings colorful foliage and cooler temperatures, it also brings a wide variety of amazing foods to supplement your camping.

Top 5 Reasons to Camp in Old Forge [this Fall!]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Although it’s sad for most to see the summer months say goodbye, the start of school and chillier weather tells us that fall has finally arrived! Now, camping during ANY season is an amazing time, but fall camping presents some unique activities and scenery that we just can’t get the rest of the year.

We’ll soon have those brisk mornings, gorgeous fall foliage, the comfort foods we all know and love, all while you’re bundled up in cozy clothes—it’s no secret why autumn camping is a must for any outdoor enthusiast!

Hunting in the Adirondacks

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

While fall in the Adirondacks is synonymous with brilliant foliage, the autumn months also mean hunting season. Hunting is permitted on all state lands, giving hunters a considerable amount of geography for their sport. Be considerate of private lands and, as always, exercise safety and caution.

 

Fall Hunting Seasons

 

Bow Hunting Season

Hidden Gems in the Adirondacks

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

 

Here is our list of the Adirondacks best-kept secrets!

 

Ozzie's Coffee Bar

Locals vote Ozzie’s as the best coffee in town! They also have sweet treats, amazing scones, delicious paninis, salads, and wine by the glass. And the best part? All their cold sandwiches are named after bodies of water in Old Forge!

 

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