I read this article on NPR today, and it blew my mind. Take minute to read it over, and we’ll meet back here in 2 minutes. Three minutes tops. It’s a quick read. For those of you who don’t have three minutes, the gist is that more Americans than ever are heading out to National
I think I can safely say that summer in the Adirondacks is my favorite vacation destination. My brother and both had a four day weekend for this July 4th, so decided to take advantage by heading up to Lake Placid once again to tackle another high peak. Mt. Colden now officially marks my 4th high
I’ve written about Lake Placid countless of times before. It’s definitely my favorite winter getaways, and probably my favorite repeat trip, just because there’s always something new to do, the town itself is so much fun to go out in, and the Adirondacks are so stupidly picturesque. I considered not even writing any posts about
New York state encompasses 54,555 square miles. New York City encompasses 305 of those, yet when one talks about New York, or says they are from New York, or visited New York, unless one specifies “upstate,” it’s presumed you’re talking about one of the five boroughs. In part, that makes sense. Whether or not you
I’ve been doing great this summer with actually doing the things I say I’m going to do. Case in point: I managed to finally make it up to Lake Placid during the summer, which I’ve been threatening since going up there for the first time four years ago. I had a weekend off this past August,
Well, I finally made it back to Lake Placid for Winter Fun Trip 2015-if you want to read about the 2012 or 2013 iterations, click here or here-I took a bit of a hiatus in 2014. Lake Placid is my favorite place for a winter trip for a couple of reasons: I like how
One of my life goals is to stay at an ice hotel which probably won’t happen for a couple of years because there isn’t anywhere cold enough in the U.S. to sustain such a structure (I think the closest is Quebec), but also because they are insanely, insanely expensive. I’ll do it someday, just probably
If you couldn’t tell already, I’m a big fan of Lake Placid. I was just there in February and visited in January a year before that. While the success of the previous trip has me already planning a return trip this winter, Lake Placid and the surrounding Adirondack High Peaks would make for a great summer
I officially want to be a ski bum. I said so last year when we went to Lake Placid the first time, and I only feel stronger about it after this weekend. I’m writing this from bed. I haven’t properly slept since Thursday and muscles in my legs I didn’t even know existed are on fire.
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