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A Family-Friendly Getaway: Review of ADK’s Adirondak Loj & Wilderness Campground on Heart Lake

A Family-Friendly Getaway: Review of ADK’s Adirondak Loj & Wilderness Campground on Heart Lake

WHERE: The Adirondak Loj & Wilderness Campground at Heart Lake, Lake Placid, NY

1002 Adirondack Loj Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946-0867

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RESERVATIONS: 518-523-3441

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I know I have posted here and there about this place, but it’s time for a full-on review and tour. Because we love it that much! So this post will feature a few of our stays and experiences at this property, and in the next couple of posts, I’ll feature some of the nearby attractions….although you can stay pretty busy without ever leaving this amazing place!Continue Reading

Wednesday Weekend Warrior Post: Family Car Camping at Moreau Lake State Park!

Wednesday Weekend Warrior Post: Family Car Camping at Moreau Lake State Park!

WHERE: Moreau Lake State Park 605 Old Saratoga Rd. Gansevoort, NY 12831 FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://nysparks.com/parks/150/details.aspx In my backyard, unbeknownst to me, for a large portion of my life! Whether you are looking for a place to spend a day or the entire weekend, this lovely little New York State Park has it all: A small,…Continue Reading

The Bog River Flow: Kayak Camping at Hitchins Pond, Bog River, Low’s Lake, Adirondacks, NY

The Bog River Flow: Kayak Camping at Hitchins Pond, Bog River, Low’s Lake, Adirondacks, NY

***UPDATE 4/7/17*** A video tour of the Bog River Flow is now posted on our YouTube channel! The video features footage from the hike to Low’s Ridge [a.k.a. Hitchens Pond Overlook], paddling almost the entire length of the Bog River Flow, and several campsites. I have added the video to the end of the post as…Continue Reading

A Quick Winter Camp in the Adirondacks for a Sunrise Summit!

A Quick Winter Camp in the Adirondacks for a Sunrise Summit!

Well, it finally happened….I was laid up with the dreaded winter cold! I am honestly surprised it took so long given the sickly sounds making the rounds where I work. Last weekend, I was finally feeling well enough again to get the itch for an adventure!Continue Reading

Catch Up: Winter Camping Report(s), Fun Announcements, and a Celebratory Outdoor Gear Giveaway!

Catch Up: Winter Camping Report(s), Fun Announcements, and a Celebratory Outdoor Gear Giveaway!

We are BACK and lookin’ FABULOUS!!!! Who is up for a little PARTAAAAY?!?!?! 🙂 OK, it’s Wednesday night, and I have a tarp shelter to seam seal for a weekend trip….how about a nice winter camping trip report and ooohhhh….maybe some FREE GEAR!?!?!? OH YEAH…I SAID THAT!!!! Read on!! 🙂Continue Reading

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 3: Sunset Silhouette Photography Fun!

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 3: Sunset Silhouette Photography Fun!

My favorite Assateague Island photos have no ponies at all : ) It started with a chance shot taken as we headed back to camp from a pony spotting on the beach. Dora and I were on top of the dune, Chris was closer to the water below. And this happened…Continue Reading

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 2: Review and Photos of the CAMPGROUND!!

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 2: Review and Photos of the CAMPGROUND!!

As mentioned previously, we stayed at the National Seashore campground on Assateague. It is run by the National Park Service and definitely the best place I have ever camped! I am so eager to explore other NPS facilities! We stayed on the ocean side of the island. You can also opt for a site on…Continue Reading

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 1: The PONIES!!

Assateague Island Beach Camping Vacation Part 1: The PONIES!!

We are back from our second vacation at one of the most amazing places I have ever been, Assateague Island. We stay at the National Seashore campground on the ocean side in Maryland. The campground and the park are managed by the National Park Service and are among the best I have ever seen! Very friendly and…Continue Reading

A weekend at ADK’s Heart Lake Property

A weekend at ADK’s Heart Lake Property

A wonderful family weekend at one of our favorite placed on Earth!Continue Reading

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