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27 Fun & Beautiful Hikes in the Adirondacks to Explore

When visiting the Adirondacks, exploring a hiking trail is a must. This region is filled to the brim with of natural wonders just waiting to be explored by us outdoor lovers. There are waterfalls cascading down ancient boulders, gorgeous lakes, fields of wildflowers fluttering with birds and butterflies, and towering mountain peaks as far as…

34 Best Things to Do in Oaxaca, Mexico & Full Travel Guide

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If you’re interested in travel, food, culture, or history, you probably already have Oaxaca on your radar. The capital city of the state with the same name is teaming with all of the above, and travelers have taken notice. As tourism grows, it’s important to visit respectfully and support local businesses. We’ll explore some history…

27 Incredible Things to Do in Saranac Lake, NY: A Year-Round Travel Guide

Saranac Lake is a hidden gem small town in the Adirondack Mountains where outdoor lovers will never run out of things to do. The town and surrounding areas are forever bustling with year-round attractions for explorers of all ages, abilities, and activity levels. From the historic downtown offering some shops, restaurants, and museums, to the…

13 Best Places to Eat & Restaurants in Lake Placid + Surrounding Region

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Lake Placid is one of our favorite small towns in Upstate New York, located smack dab in the heart of the Adirondacks. There are endless year-round activities and attractions just waiting for travelers and enthusiasts to take advantage of, no matter what your interests are. In between the adventures, travelers can take a break and…

41 Beautiful Things to Do in Lake Placid Year-Round by Season

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Lake Placid is a dreamy mountain town surrounded by majestic lakes in the Adirondacks. It is a popular destination for year-round travelers. The summers in Lake Placid offer endless outdoor fun and special events. And in the winter, the region becomes a winter wonderland full of winter activities. There are things to do in Lake…

Full Review of Stagecoach Inn in Lake Placid: A Traditional Adirondack Experience

The Lake Placid Stagecoach Inn is a charming boutique bed-and-breakfast that welcomes you with open arms, a cozy ambiance, and rustic yet elegant decor. This historic hidden gem is a wonderful choice for those looking for a cabin-like feel but with a more comfortable and upscale experience. Staying here was a highlight experience for us…

27 Iconic Dominican Foods to Try From Around the Island & Their Cultural Influences

If you really want to get to know the Dominican Republic, start with its food. Dominicans are very proud of their cuisine – and for good reason. The variety of local dishes available is not just impressive but also a representation of our unique history and cross-cultural influences of African, Spanish, and Taino traditions. These…

19 Interesting Adirondack Breweries to Visit

Breweries are a staple in the Adirondack Park. Rolling farmlands provide ample space to grow and harvest premium hops and wheat. The pristine mountain streams allow brewers direct access to pure water to create products, unlike anything you’ve tasted before. Every brewery has a unique story and most offer hot meals to savor with your…