Shop Local This Holiday Season!

#ShopADK - Shopping local can make all the difference to small business owners!

The holiday season has snuck up on us quickly this year, but there is still more than enough time to shop local and support your local small business owners. All through Hamilton County there are great options to find the perfect Adirondack gift.

Tracy's Rustic Relics
Tracy's Rustic Relics, Lost in the Woods Candle Shop and Perk's of Speculator Coffee shop

While Tracy's Rustic Relics has been a staple in Speculator for a while now, they have moved to an all-new location just up the street! Their new building houses not only Tracy's, but the Perks of Speculator coffee shop and the Lost in the Woods Candle Company are all under the same roof. There are lots of great gifts to choose from in this beautifully put-together store, but you can never go wrong with a gift card! 

Adirondog Suites and Treats
Adirondog Suites and Treats Leashes and Dog Food

Adirondog Suites and Treats is a new business located on Route 8 in Lake Pleasant and is a great shopping choice for the animal lover (or pet!) in your life. They offer doggie daycare, boarding, food, treats, accessories, and more.

Pine's Country Store

Pine's Country Store sign and American flag
The folks at Pine's Country Store in Indian Lake will tell you - if they don't have it, you don't need it! They have a little bit of everything there from home goods and hardware to great gifts. You can find all sorts of stocking stuffers here, or a souvenir sweatshirt for the Adirondack lovers on your list.

Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake

A shelf full of Adirondack decor in a store.
The Adirondack Experience Gift Shop has lots of great gift choices. While they aren't open most of the winter, you can visit them on Friday, November 24 when they are open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you can't make it that day, their online store is always open!

Mountain & Main

Mountain and Main Gift Shop candles and ornaments
Mountain & Main is a cute little shop located in Inlet, offering handmade, made in the USA specialty gifts. They carry items made by artists all over the United States, including some artists right in Inlet!

Pedals & Petals

Pedals & Petals bikes and clothing
Also located in Inlet is Pedals & Petals, a specialty bike and gift shop. They have apparel, jewelry, and decor as well as everything you could need for cycling. They rent bikes in the summer and cross-country skis, snowshoes, and ice skates in the winter time. Pedals & Petals could be the perfect place to find a gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. 

ADK Trading Post

Shelves at the ADK Trading Post with gifts
As well as great soup and sandwiches, the ADK Trading Post in Long Lake has a great selection of gifts to choose from. T-shirts, mugs, art, and local maple syrup are just a few items available. They also offer shipping for some of their items. Pick up a brand new Buck Mountain Fire Tower patch!

Hoss's Country Corner

Hoss's Country Corner Adirondack gifts
Hoss's Country Corner in Long Lake is another store with a little bit (or a lot!) of everything. Clothing, home decor, sporting goods, and so much more. If you have an ice fisherman on your list, Hoss's is the perfect stop!

We hope that you will consider shopping local this holiday season, and help our small businesses stay open! We also have a lot of great annual Holiday Shopping events - the Indian Lake Country Christmas Tour, Adirondack Christmas on Main Street as well as the Holiday Open House in Inlet, the Holiday Stroll and the Holiday Fair in Speculator. Make your plans to visit today!

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