Adirondack Coast Adventures

2021 Adirondack Coast Holiday Gift Guide

Did the holidays sneak up on you this year? Check out our holiday gift guide for inspiration and amazing products.
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Coastal Tales: Rockwell Kent and His Mythic Farm

The late Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), a man of many talents and the most-celebrated artist of New York’s Adirondack region...
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Coastal Tales: The Plattsburg Idea

Our region's military legacy goes beyond battles in the Revolutionary War or the War of 1812 with national ramifications.
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Coastal Tales: Lyon Mountain’s Deepest Depths and Greatest Heights

Lyon Mountain, a cross-point between Dannemora Village and Chateaugay, has always proudly embodied the “hard-knock life”...
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Coastal Tales: Monsters and Heroes Beneath Lake Champlain’s Surface

Looking out on its waters, it’s easy to get swept away by Lake Champlain’s history and magic...
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#adkcoast Backyards and Beyond: Safe Outdoor Experiences

We are experiencing a time of particular gratitude and pride in our treasured outdoor spaces, providing a needed nearby escape...
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Foodie Fun for Any Season

Who doesn’t list “eating” among favorite activities? The greater Plattsburgh area is home to our largest collection of eateries.
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#adkcoast Arts & Culture Experiences to Explore This Winter

Our winter wonderland attracts thousands of visitors each year as they seek out opportunities to explore our stunning region...
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#adkcoast Holiday Shopping: 14 Gift Ideas For Friends and Family

We’ve got suggestions to help narrow down your gift search at this, "the most wonderful time of the year"!
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Ways that YOU Can Be an #adkcoast “Winter Enthusiast”

What does an #adkcoast “winter enthusiast” look like? Well, it’s not so much a “look”, but a state of mind!
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4 Beginner #ADKCoast Day Hikes + What to Know Before Hitting the Trails

Hiking has many benefits, it empowers you to exercise, re-charge, de-stress, and socialize, all while enjoying nature...
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2 Spirited Farm Distilleries to Explore

Beer and wine, watch out - there’s another adult beverage in town! New York State offers a little extra kick with your relaxation.
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Keepin’ It Reel: Fishing (For Fun) On New York’s #adkcoast

The Adirondacks boast thousands of lakes, rivers and streams, with Lake Champlain alone home to nearly 100 different fish species.
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#ADKCoast Beginner Golf Guide

Golfers along the Adirondack Coast have been driving, chipping, and putting their way across our cedar-lined fairways...
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Sugar houses you don't want to miss this Spring on the #adkcoast!

As snow melts, the season’s sweetest treat begins to flow from the maple trees uniquely thriving in the Northeastern part of...
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Ausable Chasm: A Winter Exploration

Did you know that Ausable Chasm offers guided and unguided winter tours of "the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks"? It's true!
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Valcour Island

A jewel of the past that makes history come alive, Valcour features historic sites and recreational facilities like no other!
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Fly Fishing on the Adirondack Coast

Every year, from mid-April to the end of May, hundreds of Salmon return to the many rivers that empty into Lake Champlain ...
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Ausable Point: A Winter Adventure

Are you ready to bundle up for a winter adventure on the Adirondack Coast? Ausable Point State Park provides great opportunities..
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Adirondack Coast Kitchen: The Pomaple Spritz

No matter how you spend your New Year’s Eve, a delicious beverage should always be on the menu and we have come up with one...
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Where to #shopsmall uptown, downtown and all around New York’s Adirondack Coast

What better place to begin checking items off your holiday shopping list than on the scenic Adirondack Coast?
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3 Adirondack Coast corn mazes that will test your navigation skills

Go for a scenic drive along Route 9 or Route 22B and you’ll realize cornfields are pretty much everywhere amidst the rolling hills
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Adirondack Coast Kitchen: Apple Galettes

I introduce this season’s Adirondack Coast Kitchen... 🎶 insert introductory music here 🎶... apple galettes!
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Find out why these 5 Adirondack Coast apple orchards are unique

Welcome to apple country! It’s the autumn months that truly allow our agriculture experiences to shine...
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Here’s what happens when a group of adventurous ladies tackle Rattlesnake Mountain

We all have that one friend... you know the one I am talking about. That friend who pushes you outside of your comfort zone...
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Adirondack Coast Kitchen: The Senecals' Strawberry and Chèvre Crostini

On the Adirondack Coast, we’re lucky to be surrounded by diverse agriculture resources. Each season has something special to offer
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Adirondack Coast Angler Spotlight: Brett Carnright and Ryan Latinville

Cousins Brett Carnright and Ryan Latinville have been casting lines together since they were just 5 years old!
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Kristy’s Top Adirondack Coast Spots to #PlayOnJuly During National Park and Recreation Month

The Adirondack Coast boasts four incredible state parks, all offering a wide range of activities in both summer and winter.
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Adirondack Coast Angler Spotlight: Ben Wright

The tell-tale signs are all there: bass fishing season has begun on New York’s Adirondack Coast!
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Here's How Kristy is Celebrating #GreatOutdoorsMonth on the Adirondack Coast This June

If I had to choose, what would be my top 5 picks for celebrating Great Outdoors Month on the Adirondack Coast? 
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10 Refreshing Summer Drinks to Try on New York’s Adirondack Coast

From bars and breweries, to wineries and lakeside restaurants, we've got the #ADKCoastEats scoop!
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15 Delicious #ADKCoastEats Under $15

The very best of Adirondack Coast agriculture can be experienced through local dishes -- without breaking the bank.
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Celebrate your Valentine with these 6 Adirondack Coast romance essentials

When it comes to celebrating your special someone, it helps to have a plan. That’s where we come in!
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Mulled Wine and Other Delicious Winter Beverages From the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail

In December, wine is usually mulled, making for a unique seasonal treat – one with a special Adirondack Coast twist!
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Spooky Spots on the Adirondack Coast: Macdonough Hall

Students come and go through SUNY Plattsburgh’s oldest residence hall each year, but it seems the spirits residing here remain!
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Spooky Spots on the Adirondack Coast: Old Post Cemetery

The Old Post Cemetery and its hauntingly tragic grounds on the outskirts of the encompassing area continually evoke chills...
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Spooky Spots on the Adirondack Coast: Riverside Cemetery

Beneath fall’s frothy, pumpkin-spiced surface lurks something more sinister...
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Guest Blogger: Lake Champlain bass fishing with Ben who?

I’ve been fortunate enough to qualify for, and fish in, some of the biggest events in the sport of competitive bass fishing. 
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Spend 24 End-of-Summer Hours on Lake Champlain's Adirondack Coast

Whatever it is that brought you here, you’ve got 24 hours on the Adirondack Coast – don’t let them go to waste!
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Keeping Up With the Delords

When you visit the Adirondack Coast, you realize just how important the Battle of Plattsburgh is to the area...
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Springtime Shopping in and around Plattsburgh, NY

My friends, I am here to tell you, there is enjoyment on the Adirondack Coast, even for us “indoorsy” types.
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There’s More Than Just Drama Stirring in the Strand Center Theatre

Some call it the “crown jewel” of downtown Plattsburgh because it’s the town’s premier venue for hosting talent.
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What You Need to Know About Plattsburgh Brewfest 2016

Going into its 2nd year, the Plattsburgh Brewfest has already hit a few milestones...
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Golfing on the Adirondack Coast (for dummies)

So, let’s go golfing. Obviously, we have to get the important stuff on the checklist out of the way first.
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Where to Find Easter Brunch on the Adirondack Coast

There are plenty of places on the Adirondack Coast offering a diverse range of Easter specialties...
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Making the Grade: How We Classify Maple Syrup On New York’s Adirondack Coast

Now is the time to graduate from IHOP’s butter-pecan-flavored pancake sauce, because New York State’s Maple Weekends are...
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Adirondack Coast Microbreweries: Savoring the Past, While Sipping On the Future

Politicians and public figures of old demonstrated passion and deep thought when it came to leadership...
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Light up the Night

Combine the area's famous Adirondack hospitality with a generous amount of spirited cheer and you’ll know winter bliss!
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Where to #shopsmall on the Adirondack Coast This Small Business Saturday

This year, Small Business Saturday will be on November 28th and the North Country Chamber of Commerce has taken on the title of...
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Follow the Yellow Leaf Road

Flaming reds, oranges, and golds – the Adirondack Coast’s signature colors of fall...
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Must Have Foods on the Adirondack Coast

There is much to delight on the Adirondack Coast - and our food is no exception!
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Nina Winkel's Proud Spirits

To see 'Proud Spirits' and additional artwork inspired by her childhood interests, visit Plattsburgh State Art Museum. 
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Nina Winkel's Shelter

See 'Shelter'and other artwork from the war series at the Plattsburgh State Art Museum...
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Rockwell Kent's Dog Resting

Stepping into the gallery is like entering a visual narrative of Kent’s life. It is clear that the...
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10 Things 10 Minutes from the Plattsburgh Amtrak Station

Arriving here via train? Get your vacation rolling as soon as you step off the platform with these 10 attractions!
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An Insiders Guide to 5 Under-the-Radar Waterways on the Adirondack Coast

Paddle clear of Lake Champlain's waves for a chance to discover breathtaking summer scenes off the beaten path. 
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Ausable Chasm Adventurers

This month’s VCB field trip was to Ausable Chasm’s Adventure Course…and the name definitely does not lie…!
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"Liquid Gold" - Kristy's Top 5 Maple Favorites

The Adirondack Coast has one of the sweetest spring treats around, something we like to call “liquid gold”- yup, it's maple syrup!
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10 Sites to Visit for their History and their Views

Lakeside villages, charming hamlets and the historic city of Plattsburgh offer visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the...
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EVP Tour coming back to the Adirondack Coast!

Last year’s event on Plattsburgh City Beach was a huge hit with amazing weather and a full day of juniors, amateurs, and pros...
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The Cutest Animals Ever are on the Adirondack Coast

Throughout the Adirondack Coast, you will find the sweetest animals that will make you say “awwwwww!”.
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Tee off on the Adirondack Coast

Golfers on the Adirondack Coast can enjoy beautiful mountain layouts, green, plush, cedar-lined fairways, and the Adirondack...
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The Fishing Tournaments are Coming!

Spring is coming! That means we are closer to summer and closer to being able to swim in the lake rather than walk on it!
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Cycling the Adirondack Coast

Quiet roads with wide shoulders stretch through some of the most gentle lakeside terrain and the steepest mountain climbs.
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Home for the Holidays

When a blanket of fresh white snow has covered the ground and the holiday décor goes up, Downtown Plattsburgh has that ideal...
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Adirondack Coast Recipes: Mixed Local Greens with a Maple Vinaigrette Dressing

The following recipe is one I have made in the past and seemed to be a big hit around the Thanksgiving table.
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Shopping Small on New York's Adirondack Coast

The Adirondack Coast is filled with ‘mom and pop’ shops where you can find anything from household items, clothes, jewelry...
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Winter White

Living on the Adirondack Coast you learn to not simply just wait for winter but to welcome it!
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“FALLsies” (Fall-Selfies…Get It?)

The other week I was lucky enough to get a tour of Whiteface Mountain and everything they have to offer during the fall season.
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Autumn Splendor

There is no better time to visit an Adirondack Coast orchard than in the fall. Sun-baked days and cool, crisp nights...
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Adirondack Coast Bass Fishing Tournaments - NO JOKE!

The pro-level tournaments are usually three day tournaments that have a consistent 2:00pm weigh in every day, with the finals...
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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Soft Serve Ice Cream!

Summer is in full swing on the Adirondack Coast, the days are longer, the weather is beautiful, the water’s inviting and...
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In The Summertime....

The first day of summer is soon approaching, and everyone is anxious for fresh strawberries and for our U-Pick fields to open. 
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Farmer's Markets on the Adirondack Coast

I thought I would once again get lost in my childhood and share a memory of growing up on the Adirondack Coast.
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Beach Volleyball on the Adirondack Coast

This is the first year the Adirondack Coast will be hosting the EVP tournament and we do not want them to forget it!
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Point au Roche Memories

What is better than sunshine on your face and your toes in the sand? Nothing!
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Spring Fever

Bob remembers when they started growing flowers, over 30 years ago. At that time, we had two tiny wooden greenhouses...
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Maple Weekends on the Adirondack Coast

Next March bring your family, friends, neighbors, or whoever to this great event on the Adirondack Coast! 
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Cycling on the Adirondack Coast

With four distinct seasons, countless bodies of water and mountains galore, options for outdoor adventure are endless here!
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Winter on the Farm

Winter is our quiet time here at Rulfs Orchard when we can reflect on the previous season and start planning for the year ahead.
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What I did this weekend on the Adirondack Coast... Off Coast and uphill. McKenzie Mountain

McKenzie stands 3,861 feet between Saranac Lake and Lake Placid New York making it #55 of the Adirondack 100...
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What I did this weekend on the Adirondack Coast… Hike Cascade and Porter

This weekend we chose to visit Cascade and Porter Mountains. Cascade and Porter Mountains rank #s 36 and #38 among the 46 peaks...
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What I did this weekend on the Adirondack Coast… Winter hike up Ampersand Mountain.

Mother Nature graced us with two inches of fresh snow that clung to the branches of the trees creating that perfect Adirondack...
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What I did this weekend on the Adirondack Coast…Hike up Algonquin and Wright

This weekend, under blue skies, my hiking partner and I decided to take on Algonquin Peak and Wright Peak...
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What I did this weekend on the Adirondack Coast…Birthday hike up Mount Marcy!

Mount Marcy is the highest point in New York, making it the prime choice for a particularly rewarding birthday hike...
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Rouses Point: My Home on the Adirondack Coast

After living on the Adirondack Coast for nearly my entire life, one would think I knew about every adventure and hidden gem...
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Spooky Spots on the Adirondack Coast: Valcour Brewing Company

We already know that the Old Airforce Base in Plattsburgh is crawling with spirits. But what’s brewing at the Old Stone Barracks?
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