From the War of 1812 to the Lozier Motor Company, the Adirondack Coast has one of the most unique stories to tell and we look forward to sharing it with your group!
You’re group can get a true taste of one of the greatest apple regions in the U.S. by visiting one of the many Adirondack Coast orchards, farmers’ markets or road side stands. Add to this tasting tour with visits to some of the Adirondack Coast’s emerging wineries and breweries, where award winning wines, ciders and historically inspired craft brews will be sure to please any palette.
From paddling and kayaking into untouched areas of Lake Champlain to golfing on one of the United State’s oldest golf courses, the Adirondack Coast offers endless outdoor activities for your group!
When visiting the Adirondack Coast, immerse yourself in the local arts scene. Attend an open air concert, take in a stage performance at one of our regional theatres or browse a local art gallery.
Adirondack Ciderhouse at Elfs Farm is a family farm winery and part of the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail. Visitors are invited to stop in and taste their wines and hard ciders produced from locally grown grapes. Besides wines they have a store offering Adirondack Coast themed gifts. They carry an extensive line of home wine and beer making supplies. Stop by for a tasting, vineyard tour or for one of their many vineyard events and discover why their wines have been receiving industry recognition.
The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake with 121 sprawling acres and over two dozen buildings and exhibition spaces to explore, you can count on your Adirondack Experience visit to be just that: an experience that’s action-packed, entertaining, educational, and fun for the entire family. From feeding trout, to bird watching, to interacting with craftsmen as they ply their trades, to strolling gallery after gallery of Adirondack art, photography, furniture, tools, cabins, boats and more, the Adirondack Experience has something for everyone.
Designed by renowned golf course Architects Cornish, Silva and Mungeam of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, Adirondack Golf & Country Club opened in 1990 and was nominated for best course design by the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Adirondack Golf Club facilities include: Clinton County New York's finest 18-hole championship golf course, a practice range, putting green, lounge and banquet facilities.
Adirondack River Rentals offers a variety of paddle sports including kayaking, paddle boarding and canoeing. Paddle at their beautiful location on the Ausable River or transport your equipment around the Adirondacks with their car topping equipment and services.
Located in New York’s North Country, the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino is one of two gaming enterprises under the St Regis Mohawk Tribe. Guests can experience an unlimited amount of fun with the casino, spa, dining services, and conveniently located hotel.
Asgaard Farm and Dairy is a family owned and operated farm that produces farmstead cheeses and other dairy, meat, poultry and vegetables for the local community. The farm is set on 1,500 acres of organic fields and second growth forests in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, just outside of the village of Au Sable Forks. Grains are grown for flour produced in our local mill and as feed for their animals. They harvest logs for the local sawmill under American Tree Farm Certification.
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Ausable Brewing Company (ABC) is a farm-based nano-brewery owned and operated by the Badger brothers. Located on 140 acres in the Champlain Valley just east of the Adirondack High Peaks, ABC is dedicated to serving a variety of high quality ales, lagers and house sodas in a relaxed and fun, family friendly atmosphere.
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Explore more than five miles of scenic trails in the midst of a primeval Adirondack Forest. Stroll past Rainbow Falls, Elephant's Head, Column Rock, Hyde's Cave and the eerie quiet of Mystic Gorge. Descend hundreds of feet to walk on natural stone walkways and gaze upon eons of geologic history etched in stone.
Add a scenic raft ride and float the legendary waters of the Ausable River through a maze of breathtaking rock formations sculpted over thousands of years by the river's currents. For the more adventurous, try the rappelling adventure course or the new adventure trail featuring cable bridges, edge walks, cargo net climb, cable traverses and more.
The Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum depicts rural and farm life in the Champlain Valley and Adirondacks prior to the 1950s in an entertaining environment with live demonstrations. It is their goal to create an atmosphere that depicts how rural farm families lived and worked in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum also acquires, restores, displays and demonstrates how things were operated during that era. Visitors to the museum learn about New York's rural and farm life development from seeing horse drawn implements, gas engines, early tractors and other supporting tools in action.
Banker Orchards offers a variety of freshly grown apples, delicious baked goods including apple and pumpkin pie, as well as homegrown pumpkins. Enjoy their petting zoo on site with pigs, goats, llamas, miniature donkeys, and horses. Birthday parties and meetings can be scheduled in their Party Barn.
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Great for all levels (even kids!), enjoy skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Beartown Ski Area.
Bechard's Sugar House is a family owned maple sugaring operation located on the Adirondack Coast, offering pure New York Maple Syrup, maple cream, maple molded sugar and granulated sugar. Bechards Sugar House got their start in 1998 and has grown to have over 4,700 taps and counting, stop in to get a taste of this liquid gold.
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Designed by A.W. Tillinghast and located on Lake Champlain, Bluff Point is America's oldest resort golf course and one of the region’s most scenic. Bluff Point also offers Great Golf and Stay Packages in their Cottages and Suites which are located near their 500ft sand beach on Lake Champlain.
Champlain Centre is the North Country’s premier shopping destination offering over 70 stores, an 8 screen cinema, food court, arcade and more.
Chazy Orchards is the historic home of the “Largest McIntosh Apple Orchard in the World.” Originally planted in the 1920’s, Chazy Orchards annually produces nearly 300,000 bushels of McIntosh apples, in addition to Honeycrisp, Cortland, and a new variety known as SweeTango™. Pick-your-own apples and enjoy all the orchard has to offer.
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Interpreting the history of Clinton County, the Clinton County Historical Museum features three floors of exhibit space with eight galleries and display areas. Their permanent collection includes over 20,000 textiles, documents, photographs, paintings, and other Clinton County memorabilia. The museum also features changing exhibits throughout the year and is convenientally located on Old Base Museum Campus.
Country Dreams Farm is proudly owned and operated by George Weidle and Melissa Monty-Provost, two hardworking people passionate about farming and providing a quality experience for others to enjoy year round. Get up close and personal with the goats, take a tour of the farm, enjoy a winter sleigh ride or get lost in the fall corn maze. Whatever adventure you choose -- no matter the season -- you and your family are sure to create unforgettable memories!
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Immerse yourself in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience the story of the creation of an empire in the French & Indian War resulting in the struggle for America's independence a generation later. Relive the defining moments in America's history when nations fought to control a continent. Located within the shadow of the Adirondack Mountains and overlooking Vermont's picturesque Green Mountains, Fort Ticonderoga guards the historic portage between Lake Champlain and Lake George.
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Located in the heart of the Adirondacks in Port Kent, NY, Harmony Golf Club and Community rests upon a tradition that spans the course of 100 years. With 14 available holes to set you off into your golf adventures, Harmony offers a dynamic course to cover all of your golfing needs.
High Falls Gorge sits in the shadow of Whiteface Mountain. Here you can take a nature walk to view the Ausable River as it spills over ancient granite cliffs. Sturdy bridges, walkways and groomed paths provide safe access to breathtaking views and photographic vantage points.
The Kent Delord House was built in 1797 and was home to the Delord family between 1810 and 1913. Henry Delord was a merchant, a judge and a well-respected member of the early 19th century Plattsburgh community. Before the Battle of Plattsburgh, Henry and his family fled the house, which was then occupied by British officers from an artillery corps. Inside see a mess chest left behind by the British officers, portaits of Henry and Betsey Delord, a case clock and other furniture belonging to Henry, a silver tea service which the family claimed Betsey buried in the garden before the British arrived, and other furnishings from throughout the 19th century. The Kent-Delord House Museum gardens are also a stop on the International Peace Garden Trail.
Open year ‘round, Livingood’s Restaurant & Brewery is conveniently located just off I-87’s exit 35, in Peru, NY. They offer a full service bar with 12 house beers on tap, a large menu with vegetarian and gluten free options, seasonal outdoor seating and ample parking!
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The Lyon Mountain Mining and Railroad Museum provides history of the mining industry, the company as well as the mining towns of Lyon Mountain and Standish. The museum features exhibits on the Chateauguay branch of the D&H Railroad and includes magnetism and railroad play and craft areas for children.
The North Country Golf Club has been open since 1936 and features a championship 18 hole, par 72, course located in beautiful Rouses Point, NY. This challenging course has water hazards coming into play on several holes with open fairways, fast small greens, and rolling terrain that is easy to walk.
This North Star Underground Railroad Museum reveals the hidden history of the Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad. Poignant exhibits portray compelling stories of fugitives from slavery who passed through Northeastern New York and the Champlain Valley on their way to freedom in Québec and Ontario, Canada.
The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was originally created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. Today, ORDA operates Whiteface Mountain ski area, Gore Mountain, Belleayre Mountain, as well as the Olympic Center, the Olympic Jumping Complex and the Olympic Sports Complex.
Oval Craft Brewing is a historic brewery located on the former Air Force Base. It's a small microbrewery producing 10 bbl batches of fine craft beer. OCB beer will be available in select restaurants and bars in the Plattsburgh area. Oval Craft also has a tasting room at the brewery where patrons can enjoy a pint, flight or take a growler home!
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Parker Family Maple Farm is located on the edge of the Adirondack Mountains and has been family owned and operated by the Parker family since 1889. Parker's sugarhouse and maple store is open year round for the public to enjoy the delicious, quality products that come from their 40,000 tap maple operation. They also have a mail order option for out of towners to enjoy Parker's products any time!
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The Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum is a newly-formed museum which is operated by the Battle of Plattsburgh Association and is convenientally located on Old Base Museum Campus. The museum focuses on the forty years of U.S. Air Force presence in Plattsburgh.
Plattsburgh Brewing Company home of the War of 1812 Beer, Plucky Rooster Ale. The beer was crafted using ingredients true to the 1800s and named after a 200 year old rooster to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. Plattsburgh Brewing Company offers an incredibly diverse line of handcrafted beers. 7 staple brands and 3 beers varying seasonally. Featured by a wine preservation system, 24 bottles of temperature-controlled, perfectly-preserved wine are always ready to be enjoyed.
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Visit the Plattsburgh Farmers' and Crafters' Market for a true taste of the Adirondack Coast featuring local produce and other local products.
At the Plattsburgh State Art Museum find permanent collections and changing exhibits range from antiquities to contemporary art - including one of the country's most complete collections of works of Rockwell Kent.
Rulfs Orchard has made its way from selling apples out of a wagon on the front lawn to growing over 15 varieties of produce, having 7 greenhouses, a large farm stand, and a bakery with freshly made doughnuts and pies. Open year round, Rulfs also offers U-pick apples, strawberries and blueberries, as well as a pumpkin patch and corn maze during the fall season and home of an annual Strawberry Festival every June.
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Santa's Workshop specializes in entertaining young children and the young at heart. The minute you walk through the gates of Santa's Workshop, you will be sent back in time to a storybook village where the traditional story of Santa lives. Enjoy a visit with Santa Claus and his reindeer at his North Pole home and workshop, plus rides, shows and attractions.
Located in Schuyler Falls, NY, Shady Grove Farm is a sustainable family-owned and operated, 30-member CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm. In operation since 2006, the farm is situated on 40-acres of which 19 acres is for farming and pasture and 21 acres for sustainable forestry and recreation.The Farm promotes health and wellness in the community by using environmentally friendly and sustainable gardening and farming practices. They provide a summer vegetable CSA, summer meat CSA, winter beef and pork shares and fresh, free-range eggs. Their produce is organically grown, using the most environmentally and earth friendly sustainable practices. Pasture-raised black angus beef and pasture-raised, grain fed pork is naturally raised with ethical farming practices. Irrigation for the farm is supplied by the Salmon River that borders a portion of the farm.
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Touring the three floors and period rooms of the Alice T. Miner Museum is like taking a trip back in time. Much of the museum remains just as Alice left it representing not only her personal taste and the hints of Chicago influence from many of her friends, but the Colonial Revival Movement. The Museum has three floors and fifteen rooms. The Kitchen - with fireplace & oven, baby cradle, whale oil lamps and 17th century table - tells how family life once centered on the hearth. You will find letters written by US Presidents, samplers, silhouettes, furniture, dolls and china from the 17th - 19th centuries - collected by Alice T. Miner.
The Depot Theatre is a professional theater producing five plays with six performances per week from late June to September. The historical building is a functioning train station built in 1876, making journeys with the theatre both literal and figurative. These theatrical journeys require no passport or baggage, just your willingness to sit in a comfortable seat while professional artists dazzle you with story, song and dance.
The Strand Center Theatre is a landmark of cultural and historical importance. Located in the heart of downtown Plattsburgh, NY, the Strand Center Theatre was originally built as a Vaudeville Theatre in 1924 and is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. With ambience similar to the Broadway experience, you can enjoy films, music and live entertainment along with a variety of productions at The Strand Theatre, a cushy movie palace dripping with the grandeur of days-gone-by.
The Strand Center for the Arts has and continues to play a vital role in the development of the Adirondack Coast art scene in downtown plattsburgh. Since its inception in 2000, the Strand Center for the Arts has strived to collaborate with the community and strengthen the economics of the North Country with events, classes and exhibits.
The Wild Center is committed to a future where people and the natural world thrive together. Discover the story of the Adirondacks, and explore new ways that people and nature can thrive in the same place. The Center, dedicated to understanding this rare place, is committed to helping people explore not a small collection, but one that lives and breathes across the entire expanse of the Adirondacks. The Wild Center is science-based, and its experiences, exhibits and programs are designed to open new ways to look into our relationship with nature. The Wild Center’s collection as a trove spread over all six million acres of the Adirondacks.
Check out the Waterside Cafe on the Adirondack Lakes Cuisine Trail!
Since 1960 Titus Mountain has been offering winter fun for the whole family. Titus Mountain offers skiing, snowboarding, night skiing, terrain park, tubing hill, equipment rental and a snow sports school. Short lift lines, uncrowded slopes, good food, magnificent grooming, friendly staff and low prices make Titus Mountain a great family ski resort. Titus Mountain recently opened a maple sugar shack right on the slopes, skiers and snowboarders can now get their sweet tooth fix right on the mountain at Moon Valley Maple.
Valcour Brewing Company is a Craft Beer Brewery that also features an inn and a restaurant. All of this, as well as numerous displayed museum quality historical photographs and artifacts are located in the Old Stone Barracks in Plattsburgh, NY. The "Old Stone Barracks" is the last remaining structure of a proposed quadrangle of early U.S. Army barracks built in Plattsburgh, NY in 1838.
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Vesco Ridge Vineyards is part of the Adirondack Coast Wine Trail and offers handmade wines with immense flavors and aromas. The winner of numerous industry awards, these wines are a tribute to the areas small, intimate vineyards. Stop by the tasting room, gift shop, or take a tour!
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The Battle of Plattsburgh Association is dedicated to developing and operating the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center and War of 1812 Museum located on Old Base Museum Campus. In this effort they will collect, preserve and maintain appropriate artifacts and undertake a national education effort to publicize the significance of the Battle of Plattsburgh in the War of 1812 and our nation’s history.
Whiteface Mountain is home to the greatest vertical drop in the east. Enjoy Whiteface Mountain’s 87 trails (a third of which are rated for expert skiers), 11 lifts including a gondola, terrain parks, adrenaline-pumping glades skiing, and six restaurants. Whiteface is an Olympic Mountain, which means you can you carve the same turns as the world's best racers did in 1932 and 1980.
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Located on the Adirondack Coast in Northern NY, The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute is the present-day manifestation of the philosophy and principles once embodied by William Miner on Heart’s Delight Farm. Since its creation in 1951, the principal function is the economic improvement of agricultural operations through research, education, and demonstration. Miner Institute conducts research programs that apply basic science to contemporary problems confronting the dairy and equine industries. Our areas of focus include the crop-animal-environment interface, milk analysis as a herd management tool, cow comfort and behavior, and equine reproductive management.