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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!

 

Fall Adirondack Fun for the Whole Family!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

In the fall, the Adirondacks becomes a world bursting with colorful adventure that’s a playground for kids and adults alike! Although Old Forge is known primarily for leaf-peeping, there are so many more exciting possibilities for fall fun in the Adirondacks. Here is a list of a few activities that the whole family can enjoy together to really make your time in beautiful upstate New York a time you’ll remember for years to come!

 

McCauley Mountain Scenic Chair Lift

Autumn in the Adirondacks – The Best Places to Leaf-Peep

Monday, September 11, 2017

 

As Fall bursts into the annual colorful display of reds, purples and yellows and the season gives way to cooler air and crisp blue skies, the Adirondack Region boasts one of the finest fall foliage seasons. The region is rich in history, offers a variety of vistas and tempting dining options, which are uniquely the Adirondacks.

 

The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Lake Café Deck

Bike, Hike and views in Adirondacks

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

It’s time to hit the trails. With the favorable weather and plenty of sunshine, now is the perfect time to hop on a bicycle or slip into some hiking shoes and explore the natural wonders of Old Forge and its surrounding areas.

The first thing to know about hiking or riding in the wilderness is that it is very different than walking around the block or even in your neighborhood park. The excitement and beauty of hitting the trails are what draws people outdoors, but it is important to properly prepare yourself. 

Labor Day Weekend in Old Forge!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Labor Day Weekend may be the ceremonial end of summer, but there is still a lot of Adirondack fun to be had in Old Forge! Take advantage of the three-day weekend by making a reservation at Water’s Edge Inn or Old Forge Camping Resort, both within walking distance to Enchanted Forest Water Safari, which will close for the season on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th.

Plants to Avoid While Hiking in Old Forge, NY

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

We work so hard to prepare when we go hiking – wearing the right gear, packing the first aid kit, spraying the correct bug spray, etc. add kids in the mix and our preparation is kicked into high gear. Knowing that you’re prepared will help make hiking safe and fun!

Go Where the Locals Go!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Ever wonder where the people go who experience living in the Adirondacks year-round? Here are our top tips on where locals go! Check out these spots, and say “hello” to our hometown folks:

For food, locals love everything from fast to fancy:

TOP PLACES IN OLD FORGE TO COOL OFF

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Cool It!

It’s Hot! Well, it’s summer so the weather is supposed to be hot but that doesn’t mean you have to be hot too. Here’s five places to go and cool off when the thermometer challenges your comfort: 

Enchanted Forest Water Safari - What more can be said? New York’s largest water theme park features more than 50 rides and attractions. In this combination of amusement park and water park, you’ll never run out of things to do!

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