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For more than a century, the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan has been the subject of thousands of exploits that are treasured among generations in the United States. It is said that he once dragged his ax across the Southwest and created the Grand Canyon. Americans have created thousands of folk stories about Bunyan making him…

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More than 100 species of bird, including boreal birds, birds of prey, perching birds and waterfowl call the Adirondacks home. Late spring/early summer is the best time for bird watching as when many species migrate back to the region at this time. Nesting season typically happens in June, and birds are known for quieting down…

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People always ask us- “What is a perfect day in the Adirondacks?” Well, we have the answer! A perfect spring day starts when you wake up at Water’s Edge Inn, Old Forge’s premier lodging destination, stand on your balcony, sip your coffee while looking at the lake then enjoy a leisurely complimentary continental breakfast before…

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Adirondack Snowdays

December 19th, 2017 by

It’s winter, and when you live in the northeast you have two options: complain about it, or enjoy it! If you’re the type who chooses to enjoy it, you’re in the right place. The Adirondack region is the ideal spot for all things good about the cold and snow (and yes, there are plenty) Let’s…

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Unique Adirondack Gifts

December 10th, 2017 by

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,…

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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 are…

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Hazy and humid summer days are long gone, autumn’s vibrant and colorful leaves have fallen, and winter is upon us! Old Forge is a beautiful and fun place to plan a camping trip or quick weekend getaway. Whether you’re enjoying hot cocoa by the fire at Waters Edge Inn or roasting s’mores at Old Forge…

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Top Winter Camping Hacks

November 13th, 2017 by

Winter is the time of year most families retreat indoors and say goodbye to the endless adventures of the outdoors. Camping gear is packed away and not thought of again until next spring. But what if all that could change? Winter camping is an exciting way to enjoy the outdoors, even in those cold months….

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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 the…

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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 or…

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