Blue Mountain Lake

Day Trips on the Northville-Placid Trail

Doable day trips and in-town destinations along the Northville-Lake Placid Trail The Northville-Lake Placid Trail conjures up images of life on a long-distance thru-hike; 60-liter packs loaded with...

Summer at the ADKX

What's happening at the ADKX this summer? Summer is here in the Adirondacks, the lakes are warming up, the campgrounds are open, and summer vacation is beginning. Our favorite ice cream stands are...

Cross-Country Skiing Pillsbury Mountain Fire Tower

The Adirondacks are filled with firetowers dotting the landscape, and Hamilton County just so happens to have a high concentration of them. Over the years, I’ve gotten to know and love these tower-...

All Day Dining in Blue Mountain Lake

Blue Mountain Lake is home to charm, stellar lake and mountain views, and amazing food and drinks. Just down the road from the Adirondack Experience, stands a quiet and calm main street, home to...

In Sparkling Winter Wonderlands

Of all the regions in the Adirondacks, Hamilton County boasts some of the quietest, most peaceful, most expansive wilderness. In the county without a stoplight, where the wildlife way outnumbers the...

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...

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...

Battle of the Beaches!

What's the cure for a hot summer day? That is, aside from ice cream. When it's sunny, hot, and the skies are bright blue, what better way to play, cool off, and relax than with a beach day? Hamilton...

Meet: Strong Rope Taproom

18May2021
Author:Katie LaLonde
Strong Rope Taproom, in Blue Mountain Lake, is a hot spot on warm summer days in the Adirondacks. The location is a satellite taproom, with the main brewery located in Brooklyn, NY. Strong Rope...

Keeping Tradition Alive

Submitted by guest blogger Emma Gray It's no secret: 2020 was a strange year. We all adjusted to a "new normal" and tried to find a balance between the old ways and the new. Big parties and...

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