12,000+ Acre Playground with a National Historic Landmark
With the Adirondacks blanketed in fresh snow, don’t we all look for opportunities to get out and play a bit? I was recently inspired by a blog from our archives that talked of cross-country skiing into Camp Santanoni. I have to admit, I have yet to go there. I knew it was one of our Adirondack cultural treasures; an historic great camp
Blogger's note: Last week, I decided to be a crazy mom and surprise my seven-year-old son with a day playing hooky - his first missed day of the year! We decided to extend our weekend in the Adirondacks' Schroon Lake Region with a bonus Monday meant for holiday exploring and maybe a little playing in the snow, and of course, dining out!
We felt naughty. Skipping school, what rebels we were! Of
Ever wonder what happens to a popular warm-weather attraction when the cold weather descends and the snow starts to fly? Last season we got a chance to solve this mystery and enjoy some quality girl time along the way!
Setting the stageSo, it’s a relatively warm winter day with temps reaching a balmy 23 degrees. Considering the recent below chilly days, it almost feels like spring. It’s time to
Unless you’re going to lug a battery-operated space heater through the forest, a fire is your best bet for staying warm at night in the mountains. Campfires are allowed in most areas of the Adirondacks, but that doesn’t help if you can’t get one going.
First, let's take a look at the basics of fire starting, then we’ll bring it inside because nothing beats a wood stove or fireplace on a frigid
It’s finally the holiday season! I love the holidays because it’s just one big party for more than a month straight. Seeing friends and family you haven’t seen in a while, meeting new people and making new friends - there's so much fun in store each holiday season!
Schroon Lake is a wonderful place to head for the holidays. The town has a holiday decorating contest each year, so the streets are