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2016 Most Popular Blogs
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2017

2016 TOP 3 BLOGS IN REVIEW

We scoured our blogs for the most popular, most informative, and just downright oddest pieces from the past year. In case you missed them when they were first published, here are our top three picks from the Saranac Lake Region. Enjoy!


3) Five cool fall views

There are many, many places to view our spectacular autumn foliage. In the interest of easy access, we've narrowed it down to these five favorites for fabulous leaf-peeping - each one has a special attraction.

Name that view! 

2) History is cool

When it was announced that the Hotel Saranac would open again, with a classic refurbishment befitting its historic landmark status, the entire village was thrilled. Out of thirteen hotels which once flourished in town, Hotel Saranac —  the first "fully fireproof" hotel in the North Country — is the only one left. Ready for your cool hotel history lesson? 

Welcome back!

1) Cool as ice

In winter, our friendly forests grow hushed with snow, and our lovely lakes freeze over. We are dedicated to having fun all year 'round, and that includes a few creative options. Have you participated in these cool icy activities?

We know how to have fun with ice!


Top 2016 blogs from around the ADKs:​

Lake Placid-High Peaks Region

Lake Champlain Region

Schroon Lake Region

Adirondack Experience

Whiteface Region

Tupper Lake

Malone Region

We can dash through the snow
Finding Birds on the Saranac Lake Christmas Bird Count

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My son's favorite question is, "what are we doing fun today?" On the weekends, you would think we were visitors: we like to take advantage of the numerous activities that travelers to the region drive hours to partake in. Most of our adventures are spur of the moment, inspired by something we have read about in the events calendar, online, or through word-of-mouth from coworkers and friends. Sometimes we choose a family-friendly hike such as Cobble Hill or a walk around Mirror Lake, other days you can find us biking on random backroads outside of Saranac Lake, or camping in one of the numerous spots within driving distance to our home-base: along the beautiful Adirondack Coast of Lake Champlain, in the mountainous tract that encompasses Schroon Lake, or further west into the Old Forge area. Some weekends, we do all of the above. We are an ambitious crew that ranges in size depending on the weekend - often dragging visiting family and friends along for the fun. We love a good adventure, and admittedly I like a good deal (who doesn’t?) so I can often be found whipping out my smart phone to see what’s happening on the cheap. Say, 'Hi' and pose for my camera if you see us coming through - you'll recognize us by the enthusiastic 6-yo leading the way!

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Summer Market: Riverside Park every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., from June to mid-October. Fall Market: Indoors at the Hotel Saranac, located 100 Main Street in downtown...
Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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North Country Life Flight hosts PumpkinFest A family friendly event with games arts and crafts music food aircraft vintage cars cake walk bake sale hay rides pumpkins At Adirondack...

Recent Blog Posts...

Friday, September 6th, 2019
Exploring the Great Adirondack Corn Maze “We’ve been here before.” “Are you sure?” “No, not at all.” That’s how it goes in the Great Adirondack Corn Maze. But before we dive into the corn...
Friday, September 6th, 2019
Submitted by guest writer: Eileen Mowrey The Adirondacks are full of beautiful waterways just waiting to be explored. Running straight through the heart of Saranac Lake is one of the area’s...
Earn Your Patch There’s an adventurous spirit in all of us. In Saranac Lake, you can answer that call by becoming a Saranac Lake 6er.
Unplug Outdoors The mountains, rivers, and lakes bordering Saranac Lake aren’t just for show, and those boots on everyone’s feet aren’t a bold new fashion statement.
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