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Enjoy reading helpful tips and information, and discovering Adirondack hot spots from our resident experts and outdoor adventurers. Let us help plan your visit to Hamilton County - we've got the insider guides and insight on everything you won't want to miss. Read along, learn some cool facts, and please feel free to share your tips and join in on the conversation!

After you've narrowed down your vacation dates and decided on your adventure of choice, find a place to stay right here in the heart of the Adirondacks.

 

Adirondack Birding Habitats

20Mar2019
Author:Shaun Kittle
It can be overwhelming visiting the Adirondacks because there is so much to see, and that’s especially true for birders. From the enormous, low-elevation Lake Champlain to the towering High Peaks,...

5 Reasons to Snowmobile Hamilton County

Winter is most fun when you get outdoors and play in the snow, and this doesn’t change the older we get. A favorite winter pasttime in the Adirondacks is snowmobiling, and the mountains and their ...

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter

Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into you heard is somewhere tropical, but why not try...

Maple Fest!

21Feb2019
Author:RaChelle Martz
Maple Syrup. Sweet, sticky, delicious. And a staple here in New York state. There are over 2,000 maple sugarmakers in New York, which if you ask me, is something to celebrate! Cue MapleFest!   This...

Oak Mountain Downhill Skiing

08Feb2019
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Raised in the ADK  I have lived in the Adirondacks my entire life. I've grown up experiencing all that the mountains have to offer, and I have to say, one of my favorite places to go as a kid (and...

First Time at Lapland Lake

I decided to make a trip to Benson last week to experience Lapland Lake Nordic Recreation Center. I had never been to the cross-country ski center, but have heard great reviews of it, so I decided it...

Snowshoeing at Dog-Friendly Fern Park

28Jan2019
Author:Beth Lomnitzer
As we pull into the quiet lot next to the ice skating rink, I can hear the swish of fresh snow under my tires. I step out and take a deep breath. The air is crisp and cold. It feels like it might...

Skates, Skis or Snowshoes!

Wintertime gear includes so many innovative contraptions to strap onto your feet! And maybe you JUST got those brand new ones and you are DYING to try them out! Well, come on up to the heart of the...

Happy Snowmobile Trails

11Jan2019
Author:Pamela Merritt
There are a lot of great places to snowmobile in the Adirondacks, but Hamilton County has everything a snowmobiler needs — gear, supplies, food, lodging, and a lot of trails. It turns out that seven...

Derby Round-up

The lakes are frozen — get your lines in! Winter weather in the Adirondacks means ice fishing. Check out all of the great ice fishing contests going on this winter.   1st Annual Piseco Lake Ice...

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