It's tradition: Scenic DrivingLong before cell phones and high-speed internet, back in the day when you couldn't google directions, my dad and I had a Sunday ritual. We would leave our camp on Hoffman Mountain, and "go for a drive." My dad would proclaim this statement like clockwork, let's "go for a drive" ... when I was younger it brought on the sighed reply of "okayyyy" - I couldn't act like I
By: Kathryn Woebber Behuniak
I’ve been hiking for so many years that I’ve forgotten the excitement and freshness of being new to the mountains. One good way to get that feeling back is to take a new hiker into the woods. Hubby and I had family visiting from Buffalo, where there aren’t too many mountains. Our 14-year-old nephew Jonathan had never climbed anywhere in the Adirondacks and our job as
It was a gorgeous day in the Adirondacks when my boyfriend, David, and I took a trip to the Natural Stone Bridge and Caves in Pottersville. It was 72 and partly sunny, perfect for a little hike in the park, and I was itching to experience a new area of the Adirondacks I hadn’t seen yet in my two months of living here.
Although the Natural Stone Bridge and Caves is a well-known Adirondack
The Famous BrothersThe siblings are a Little Sister and Three Brothers, and even a first cousin would be thrown into the mix. The “who” that would be the favorite is in terms of views. You see I am not talking about a family rivalry here, but a set of five peaks all in a row that a buddy and I would explore in Brant Lake. Both Jim and I had read on several occasions about The Brothers and even
It's no paradox: beer and pretzels do, indeed, pair well with happy hour.So, I happened to be driving down the Adirondack Northway (I-87) on a recent, very hot, Friday afternoon when it occured to me that a stop at Paradox Brewery was in order. It's right at the base of Exit 27, how very, very convenient! Now, I have been here before - and I've written about that experience - but it was late fall