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History Reminders all Around Us!
‘What’s in a name? – a lot of history, that’s what!’. Most of her information came from Three Centuries in the Champlain Valley
“RIP” Plattsburgh Pioneers
The Riverside Cemetery, bordered by Steltzer Road (formerly Riverside Road), is a beautiful park-like old cemetery in the heart
Frog Legs Is Our Business
It would be the home of Emil’s second, and Clinton County’s first – and only – frog farm.
The History of the Fouquet House
Today we can only imagine what the historic Fouquet House at 5 Macdonough Street, Plattsburgh, must have been in its heyday...
First National Monument to Unknown Soldiers
From the winter 1812 “Camp Saranac” (Pike’s Cantonment) to the fortifications built for the defense and protection of the village.
Welcome to the Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area
Welcome to the Lake Alice Wildlife Management Area, a hidden natural reserve nestled in the town of Chazy, NY.
Altona Flat Rock: A Wilderness Forever Altered by Berries and Concrete
The Flat Rock is a large area of discontinuous bare sandstone that stretches along the Champlain Valley into Quebec.
Redford Picnic Magic
For one day each year people get to be part of a big family tradition that includes old-fashioned wheel games...
A Walk Down Lake Street
If you are planning a visit to Rouses Point, taking a walk down Lake Street will be the best way to explore this charming village
Ever wonder why there is a salmon on the Clinton County seal?
In the early days of the North Country, you could take a cart, go to a stream, fill it with salmon and drive away.
Common People Who are Anything but Common
What really makes the Town of Clinton so special is the resilience and work ethic of its citizens.
Mere Monuments of Stone and Bronze would not Suffice
The Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel is described by many as the most beautiful building on the Old Base.
A Treasure in our Midst
Nestled in the hills of West Peru, called “the Patent,” with its small yet sturdy steeple, lies St. Patrick’s Church.
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...
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.
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”...
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...
#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...
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.
#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...
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!
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...
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.
#ADKCoast Beginner Golf Guide
Golfers along the Adirondack Coast have been driving, chipping, and putting their way across our cedar-lined fairways...
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...
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!
A jewel of the past that makes history come alive, Valcour features historic sites and recreational facilities like no other!
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 ...
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..
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...
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
Adirondack Coast Kitchen: Apple Galettes
I introduce this season’s Adirondack Coast Kitchen... 🎶 insert introductory music here 🎶... apple galettes!
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...
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...
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
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.
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?
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!
15 Delicious #ADKCoastEats Under $15
The very best of Adirondack Coast agriculture can be experienced through local dishes -- without breaking the bank.
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!
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!
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...
Spooky Spots on the Adirondack Coast: Riverside Cemetery
Beneath fall’s frothy, pumpkin-spiced surface lurks something more sinister...
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.
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!
Keeping Up With the Delords
When you visit the Adirondack Coast, you realize just how important the Battle of Plattsburgh is to the area...
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.
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.
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...
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...
Light up the Night
Combine the area's famous Adirondack hospitality with a generous amount of spirited cheer and you’ll know winter bliss!
Follow the Yellow Leaf Road
Flaming reds, oranges, and golds – the Adirondack Coast’s signature colors of fall...
Must Have Foods on the Adirondack Coast
There is much to delight on the Adirondack Coast - and our food is no exception!
Rockwell Kent's Dog Resting
Stepping into the gallery is like entering a visual narrative of Kent’s life. It is clear that the...
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.
Ausable Chasm Adventurers
This month’s VCB field trip was to Ausable Chasm’s Adventure Course…and the name definitely does not lie…!
"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!
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...
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!”.
Tee off on the Adirondack Coast
Golfers on the Adirondack Coast can enjoy beautiful mountain layouts, green, plush, cedar-lined fairways, and the Adirondack...
Cycling the Adirondack Coast
Quiet roads with wide shoulders stretch through some of the most gentle lakeside terrain and the steepest mountain climbs.
Living on the Adirondack Coast you learn to not simply just wait for winter but to welcome it!
“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.
There is no better time to visit an Adirondack Coast orchard than in the fall. Sun-baked days and cool, crisp nights...
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...
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.
Point au Roche Memories
What is better than sunshine on your face and your toes in the sand? Nothing!
Bob remembers when they started growing flowers, over 30 years ago. At that time, we had two tiny wooden greenhouses...
Maple Weekends on the Adirondack Coast
Next March bring your family, friends, neighbors, or whoever to this great event on the Adirondack Coast!
Cycling on the Adirondack Coast
With four distinct seasons, countless bodies of water and mountains galore, options for outdoor adventure are endless here!
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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