Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Lake Placid Simmers, but Fall is in the Air

Now is the time for last minute outdoor swims in the Adirondacks. A week of unseasonably warm weather kicks off September in the Adirondack Mountains. Although many of us are ready for snow, these warm temperatures are welcomed by most. I’ll admit, it is nice to...
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...
Ode and Farewell to Swimming in the Adirondacks

Ode and Farewell to Swimming in the Adirondacks

Hurry and Try the Double Cascade Classic Fall is clearly around the edges here in the Adirondacks. Although these late summer days have been unusually warm and perfect for swimming in the Adirondacks, nighttime temperatures are dropping into the upper 30s. The morning...
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