A bison herd is a peculiar site in the eastern United States, but in the Adirondacks anything is possible.
Take Exit 29 off of Interstate 87 and drive west, toward Newcomb, for about 4 miles. Just after the Branch River leaves your side, the evergreen-laden forest opens to reveal about 40 bison in a large pasture — that's the Adirondack Buffalo Company's herd.
Two hundred years ago, it wasn't
Tough week at work? Stressed by something totally out of your control? Need a break from the everyday? Talk to Mother Nature she can help with all that. Taking that famous road less traveled can be a great start. Breathe in the cool air of a mountain peak or stroll through open forests to a peaceful back-country pond. Take a nap in the sun as a warm breeze washes over you from the south, or take
Eventually every season makes way for the next. In the Adirondacks, the brilliance of autumn disappears as the days grow shorter. Soon the smell of snow is in the air and skiers and boarders begin dreaming of perfect turns and fluffy powder. I may be just now thinking of winter, but the good folks over at Gore Mountain have been thinking about winter all summer long.
Gore Mountain boasts the
The spirits callI recently spent a full day exploring a couple of really interesting places in Newcomb. After leaving our first stop, the Adirondack Interpretive Center, we enjoyed an awesome lunch at the High Peaks Kitchen and Campground in Newcomb on Route 28N. The food is great and inexpensive, and the service is terrific. I’d recommend a stop here for breakfast or lunch since they serve both
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