Janelle Jones

Janelle Jones

Janelle is a Content Developer for the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism. When not writing, she can be found exploring and adventuring all across the Adirondacks.

Written by Janelle Jones

Skiing at Sagamore

I’ve been traveling to Great Camp Sagamore for over ten years now. Each time, I fall more in love with the architecture and surrounding landscape. But, truth be told, my visits have been limited to...

Exploring Winter Trails

I once heard someone say that all other sports wish they were invented by the vikings. Cross-country skiing may have originated in Scandinavia, but it’s certainly become a global activity....

Good Brews and Great Fall Views

Okay, you can call me a walking fall cliché. I like pretty leaf views, pumpkin spice, and cozy sweaters. What’s that? You don’t like pumpkin spice lattes? I suppose that’s fine if you don’t mind...

How to Have the Best Adirondack Vacation Ever!

12Aug2021
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Anyone who has spent time in Hamilton County knows this is a special place. People and nature coexist in a wonderfully Adirondack way. Between the small towns and big outdoors, it’s not hard to see...

Historical Hiking in Hamilton County

Woven into the fabric of the Adirondacks is a rich history, both social and natural. It’s possible to discover this history at the variety of museums scattered throughout the region, but perhaps a...

Vroom! With a View

Gas in the sled? Check. Blue skies? Check. Route planned, food packed, and hand warmers activated? Check, check, and check.  The only thing missing was a few degrees on the thermometer. It was 2-...

Winter Fire Tower Highs

Hamilton County. It’s a place of small towns and big outdoors. In fact, well over half the county is classified as Forest Preserve. That’s a lot of space to explore!    And it’s all beautiful.  ...

Why You Should Drop Everything and Go Whitewater Rafting

It may still seem far away, but summer is fast approaching. Now, as our rivers begin to unthaw, is the perfect time to start planning warmer weather activities. In between BBQs and trips to the lake...

Early Morning Ice

Waking up before sunrise is hard. Waking up before sunrise to venture out onto a frozen lake to face the elements head on? Now that just seems mad. But for ice anglers, this is heaven. Meet Bethany...

Skiing to Cascade and Stephens Ponds

The fallen snow that is gently draped over the landscape creates an insulating effect. Silence surrounds you. There isn’t even a whisper of wind. For those who prefer quiet wilderness adventures,...

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