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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Winter Hiking Do’s & Don’ts

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 theContinue reading →

Gifts for Adirondack Loving Loved Ones

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! Adirondack embroidered throw blankets, hand-crafted mugs orContinue reading →

Adirondack Life vs. City Life

There’s a never-ending debate on which type of environment is more desirable to be in—the city, or the countryside, or in our case, the Adirondack Mountains. Although there are some things that the city offers like abundant restaurants, sports arenas, and differentiated career opportunities, we’re confident that in the end, the ADK is a theContinue reading →

Hunting in the Adirondacks

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 ArcheryContinue reading →

Hidden Gems in the Adirondacks

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!  Continue reading →

Autumn In The Adirondacks – The Best Places To Leaf-Peep

As Fall bursts into the annual colorful display of reds, purples and yellows and the season give 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.Continue reading →

What to Bring For Your Rafting/Boating Trip


When getting ready for your ADK water trip, the first thing you need to do is look down. Yes, look down at your feet. First off, cover them. While barefoot in a kayak or boat may seem like a good idea, you more than likely will end up walking on wet, slippery (and even sharp)Continue reading →

Best Paddling in the Adirondacks

Nothing exemplifies an Adirondack adventure like a canoe gliding along the water, but with more than 3,000 lakes and ponds, and more than 30,000 miles of rivers and streams, where do you go for the best experience? On the large scale, there’s the Fulton Chain of Lakes, eight lakes creating 16 miles of paddling enjoyment.Continue reading →

What to pack for an Adirondack Hike

What should I pack for my Adirondack Hike? The answer is not as obvious as it seems. First, you need to ask yourself some questions, such as where and for how long you plan your hike to be and plan accordingly. Before you look up at a mountain, you need to look down…at your feet.Continue reading →