2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

2017 Lake Placid Memorial Day Weekend Outdoor Recreation Report

It is shaping up to be a delightful Memorial Day weekend of outdoor fun in Lake Placid, NY, frequently cited as one of the country’s “Best Outdoor Towns.” After the typical Adirondack roller coaster spring weather, things are finally heating up. Air...
Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Elusive Bunny Trail Spotted in the Adirondack Mountains

Happy spring! It has been a delightful spring thus far in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. Spring skiing (more on that later) was the best in years. And when it was time to bid my favorite season good-bye, I jumped right on the road bike thanks to...
The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

The Drastic Moods of Spring in the Adirondacks

After a warm and almost hot road bike ride last week, I had to bundle up – just put a coat on, it’s all relative – to go outside this morning. Then, after a chilly weekend, Monday morning dawned 28 degrees and snowing, with an inch of snow on the ground at 2,200...
Wildflowers Make an Early Appearance in Lake Placid

Wildflowers Make an Early Appearance in Lake Placid

Winter sports fans not appeased – still annoyed with Mother Nature. The aptly named Spring Beauty, or Claytonia virginica, is always the first wildflower to appear here at Adirondack Lifestyle headquarters. This year was no exception. Also as usual, I smelled the...
The First Day of Spring in the Adirondacks

The First Day of Spring in the Adirondacks

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.”  – Charles Dickens, Great Expectations The first day of spring in Lake Placid, New York, was exactly as Charles...
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