Late Summer is Early Fall in the Adirondack Mountains

Late Summer is Early Fall in the Adirondack Mountains

Swim season au-naturel is almost over in Lake Placid. Although the meteorological and the astronomical calendars disagree, it is easy to believe fall starts on August 1 in the Adirondack Mountains. Trees apt to change colors first get started, and the average daily...
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...
Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Happy What-Feels-Like the First Day of Fall in the Adirondacks

Swim in the Adirondacks soon. Although the meteorological and the astronomical calendars disagree, it is easy to believe fall starts on August 1 in the Adirondacks. Trees apt to change colors first get started, and the average daily temperature is lower each day....
Swimming in the Adirondacks

Swimming in the Adirondacks

A Public Service Announcement It is time for the annual ‘hurry up and swim’ sermon. Swimming in the Adirondacks has been especially delightful this summer. Sometimes, the sun fights an uphill battle against cloudy days and clear, chilly nights as it tries...
Happy Summer Solstice from Adirondack Lifestyle

Happy Summer Solstice from Adirondack Lifestyle

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James For some of us who live in the mountains the first day of summer is bittersweet. The arrival of the day of the year we in the Northern...
Let the Adirondack Summer Fun Begin!

Let the Adirondack Summer Fun Begin!

As the calendar confirms and you can see in today’s featured photo, summer has arrived in Lake Placid. When today dawned clear and blue, I knew a  morning hike would be the perfect way to celebrate Summer Solstice in the Adirondacks. The resident biologist and...
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