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Entries from February 27th, 2006

Ausable Point Campground Goes Rustic

February 27th, 2006 · No Comments · News


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that Ausable Point Campground will discontinue electrical services for the 2006 season. According to DEC, the current service is outdated and no longer complies with required safety standards. This is one of three state operated campgrounds on the New York shore of Lake Champlain. How this will impact the camping experience remains to be seen.

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Adirondacks to Challenge Adventure Racers

February 24th, 2006 · 1 Comment · News

BEAST of the East Heads to Adirondacks
America’s First Expedition AR Race, Sept. 30-Oct. 6
by Ronny Angell
February 24th, 2006

Salem, VA, February 23rd, 2006 — Owner and President of Odyssey Adventure Racing, Ronny Angell, announced today that the BEAST of the East Adventure Race will be held in New York’s spectacular Adirondack Park.

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Getting to the Adirondacks – Closest Airports

February 24th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Destination Marketing

Adirondacks How to Reach ThemIt is no secret that getting to the Adirondacks can be a challenge. We are a primarily drive-in destination and if you do a search, you won’t find an Adirondack International Airport. Well, that’s not exactly true, there is the Adirondack Regional Airport at Lake Clear, but with less than a handful of flights a day, it doesn’t really count. So what are the best airports for the traveler wishing to visit the Adirondack region?

Given the sheer size of the Adirondacks, locals think in terms of hours when it comes to getting from one place to another. Crossing the Adirondack region takes between 3-4 hours – any way you want to go. What most people don’t know, it is relatively easy fly-in close to our region.

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