Category Archives: The Outdoors

Gore Region Leaf Peeping

Fall foliage in North Creek, NY

For everyone who loves a world-class scenic view, it doesn’t get much better than autumn in the Adirondacks. All varieties of deciduous trees in Adirondack Park forests reach peak colors on the same timetable, creating a breathtaking backdrop for fall sightseeing. Check out this Adirondack peak fall foliage viewing times map to help you decide […]

Fall Fun in Johnsburg

Revolution Rail

Autumn is beautiful in Gore Region, but checking out the changing leaves and mountaintop views is only one of the great fall activities that draws visitors to the area. From family-friendly festivals to riding through the spectacular seasonal foliage on one of Revolution Rail’s railbikes, there’s as much to do in Johnsburg as there is […]

Swimming in Gore Region

The Black Hole at Mill Creek

Gore Region offers plenty of year-round outdoor recreation, but there’s a finite window for enjoying a dip in one of the area’s naturally-occurring swimming spots each year. Luckily, we’re in the heart of summertime in the North Country. Hot, humid August days are perfect for exploring the numerous swimming holes, waterfalls, lakes, and riverbeds located […]

What is Forest Bathing?

Sunshine in the woods

Many of us intuitively recognize that time spent outdoors, relaxing in a natural environment, can be restorative and calming. Often, if we’re under pressure in our personal or professional lives, or we just aren’t feeling all that well, we’re instinctively drawn to going outside. We take a walk in the woods or sit quietly in […]