Starting a Campfire that Lasts: The Basics

Starting a Campfire that Lasts: The Basics

Sitting around the campfire is a tradition as old as time. Whether you’re drying clothes, making light for your camp, or cooking, nothing dampens the mood quite like your fire going out. Well no more, here is a simple ‘how to build,’ simple ‘how to maintain’ – way to keep your campfire blazing! Materials: Firepit–Continue reading →

Car-ride Checklist

Car rides with the whole family can be a little stressful if you don’t have the right things with you. So, here’s a checklist that will keep the kids busy and your mind at ease! First, let’s go over the car-ride essentials Of course, you always want to have your license and registration with youContinue reading →

Tips on Kayaking Safely

Tips on Kayaking Safely

Want to have a fun and safe kayaking adventure? That’s easy, just follow these few tips! Weather Conditions Before you leave for your kayaking adventure, make sure to check the weather conditions. You should even be checking the weather while kayaking. If a storm is coming, then plan to go another day. If you areContinue reading →

How to Make the Most of Camping in Old Forge

How to Make the Most of Camping in Old Forge

Old Forge is the place to be this summer. Whether you want to camp outside in a tent or keep warm in a cottage or cabin, Old Forge Camping Resort has it all. If you are a true camper and want to have the full camping experience then Old Forge Camping Resort is perfect forContinue reading →

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Campers [That make Camping Fun!]

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Campers [That make Camping Fun!]

Spend More Time Unplugged: So many of us want to connect with nature and disconnect from the constant noise of everyday life. While it is nice to have access to our phones “in case of emergency,” if spending more time unplugged is a goal for 2020, take a camping trip! This is the perfect opportunityContinue reading →

The Only Year-Round Camping in Old Forge

The Only Year-Round Camping in Old Forge

Imagine a clear blue sky with the sun shining down on you in the early morning of your first-day camping. You take a deep breath and enjoy the crisp winter air that surrounds you. Old Forge Camping Resort is the only campground in Old Forge that is open year-round. That means the freedom you feelContinue reading →

What goes on during the winter at Water Safari?

It’s fun to think about the snow piled up on the water rides and little forest creatures finding a winter wonderland among the characters on Storybook Lane, but what really happens during the winter at Water Safari? Well, it’s all about preparation for the next Summer season! The year-round staff pulls together to see whatContinue reading →

Between Season Scramble

Between Season Scramble

When the foliage starts to turn, the air becomes chillier and summer is now in the rearview mirror. It’s time for Old Forge Camping Resort to change gears and start preparing for autumn. The end of Labor Day weekend marks the start of our preparation season in which we have a week and a halfContinue reading →

Enchanted Forest Water Safari Ranked in Top 5 Water Parks in the US

Enchanted Forest Water Safari Ranked in Top 5 Water Parks in the US

OLD FORGE, NY — Enchanted Forest Water Safari (EFWS) part of Water Safari Resort has been named as a winner in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Attractions Awards as one of the top 25 water parks in the United States for the sixth year in a row. Based on an algorithm that takes into accountContinue reading →

All Trails & Fun Start HERE!

Not sure where to go on your next family trip? Head north of course! Old Forge has many activities and attractions for people to enjoy during their trip to the Adirondacks. When you’re looking for fun and exciting activities to do with the entire family, look no further than Old Forge. All trails and funContinue reading →

The Center of The Circle of Adventure

The vacation was made to be a time for you to relax, have fun, and go on adventures where you will make memories that will last a lifetime. So, if you want to stay somewhere where everything you could ever dream of doing while on vacation surrounds you, then we have the perfect place forContinue reading →

Best Places in the Area for Winter Family Fun in Old Forge

Old Forge, New York is the snowmobile capital of the east! Old Forge Camping Resort and Water’s Edge Inn have direct access to the groomed snowmobile trails and offer a discount for all NYSSA members. Old Forge’s proximity to the Tug Hill Plateau, which regularly accumulates 300 inches of snow per year, makes the OldContinue reading →

Fall Camping

  Ahh, fall…the terrible heat of the summer is behind us and now is the perfect time to head out to nature and go camping amidst the beautiful natural palette of foliage. While you won’t encounter the stifling heat and humidity, you do need to be prepared for sometimes sudden drops in temperature. Follow someContinue reading →

Weekend Getaway Guide

Old Forge New York is one of the greatest day-trip destinations in the Northeast, but why stop there? With so much to experience, you can easily make it a weekend. Still not to your liking? Consider the Water’s Edge Inn, the premier lodging destination in Old Forge with guest rooms and luxury suites. After aContinue reading →

White Water Rafting and Other Spring Activities

Take a deep breath, now exhale slowly – Ahhh, Spring, the weather is warmer, and the snow is gone. But wait, that means no more skiing and snowmobiling…what is there for a person to do? In Old Forge, a change of seasons merely means changing from one exciting activity to another. The outdoors is callingContinue reading →

Novice, Intermediate, Expert? What Kind of Skier are You?

If you gracefully glide down a mountain with the dexterity of a gazelle or you spend most of the time falling on your back, we can help you figure out what your skiing skill level is. For those of you in-between, you can determine your skill level with these basic guidelines. Beginner  • You areContinue reading →

The Best Snowmobile Trails in the Northeast

While others dread the arrival of snow, we love it here in Old Forge! Snow brings with it the best snowmobiling in the Northeast! More than 500 miles of groomed trails cascade along with and twist through blanketed forests and frozen lakes, creating a breathtaking winter panorama. Here are just a few reasons why snowmobilingContinue reading →

Unique Adirondack Gifts

Sometimes, gift giving can make the holiday’s a bit stressful, but not to worry! These gifts are all perfect for the loved one in your life who can’t get enough of the Adirondacks. Whether they like the outdoors, history, or everything Adirondack, we have got the gift for them! View, a multi-arts center in OldContinue reading →

Top 10 Winter Activities in the Adirondacks

The Adirondacks are a beautiful year-round destination. The winter, with the snow, brings new and exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors. With so many options and places to check out, we have compiled the top 10 activities to try this winter! Snowmobiling Old Forge, New York is the snowmobile capital of the east! Old ForgeContinue reading →

Snowmobile Tips and Tricks in the Adirondacks

There’s no doubt that the best snowmobiling in the Northeast is here in Old Forge. Did you know that it is referred to as ‘The Snowmobile Capital of the East’?! Snowmobilers rush up North in troves to ride on the powdery, groomed trails that provide endless fun and breathtaking views of Old Forge. Here areContinue reading →