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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!

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Winter Events from Speculator to Inlet

When you’re planning out your winter snowmobile or ski vacation, don’t forget about all of the great things we have going on in our little towns. There is something for everyone, from Winter...

Winter Bucket List

Every year, before winter I like to create a bucket list of activities I want to accomplish throughout the winter. This way, I avoid the feeling of not doing much during the winter season once spring...

Your Guide to Holiday Shopping

Summer is now just a tiny speck in the rear view as we fly through fall, headed straight for winter. That means it's time to pack up the Halloween decorations, maybe put up a few decorations for...

Oak Mountain is Ready for Snow

Oak Mountain is a family oriented ski center that has been part of Adirondack winter enjoyment for generations. It first opened in 1947. Now, owners Matt and Laura O’Brien, coming from careers in...

Try It, You'll Like It

Things change. When I was a kid I didn't like Brussels sprouts. Seeing these mini cabbages on my plate would trigger schemes for their disposal. Fortunately, there was a dog available. Now I think...

Rainy Days: A Great Way to Enjoy the Adirondacks

Many Adirondack plans are made when you are picturing that perfect crisp royal blue sky day….But, the weather may have other ideas in mind. Instead of getting frustrated and feeling that you have to...

Put Your Best Foot Forward This Hunting Season

It was mid afternoon as I made my way to the tree that had been my “spot” for about a week now. I quickly assembled my climbing tree stand and then carefully worked my way up the trunk. From my...

A world of beauty in Wells

There's a sculpture park in the town of Wells that is open for group tours by appointment. The Adirondack - Sacandaga River Sculpture Park features the work of internationally recognized sculptor...

It’s Time To Think Snow!

OK, I know what you're thinking: No. Way. "I haven't even gone trick-or-treating with the kids yet." "I have 17 relatives coming for Thanksgiving dinner!" But...YES, WAY! Now is the time to start...

A Fall Paddle and Picnic with Family

25Sep2018
Author:Eileen Mowrey
I purchased my first kayak, the same one I still use today, when I was nine years old. My older brother and I had recently gone paddling for the first time during an Adirondack vacation. My parents,...

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