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Guide To Adirondack Gifts For The Holidays

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What better way can you think of to show someone you treasure them by giving a unique gift which will never be found on the shelves of a department store or strip mall? Giving a one-of-a-kind present shows a special affection and a little extra effort - plus, you can be certain that your recipient will not already have one! Give a remarkable gift to your friends and family - and why not make it Adirondack-themed, so that they will never forget who gave it to them?

Do you know someone who loves the Adirondacks? Luckily, so do we! Below are many great suggestions that fans of our Adirondacks Facebook page helped come up with for gifts that will bring a gasp of pleasure, a chuckle, or even the faintest smile to recipients on your list this holiday season.

Top Adirondack Gift Ideas For 2014

Outdoor Fun

  • Whiteface Lodge is helping guests make the most of the holiday season even if only a jaunt to nearby Lake Placid. Dec. 19th marks the beginning of winter vacation for many and this year, you can kick-start the holidays with shorter lift lines, walk-in access to many Olympic attractions, and a festive experience at less-crowded restaurants!
  • Snowboarding or skiing for a day at Gore, Whiteface Mountain or another Adirondack downhill ski resort
  • Dogsled ride on Lake Pacid at the Golden Arrow
  • Gift certificate for a kayak or rafting trip down the Moose River, Sacandaga or Hudson
  • A scenic plane ride over the Adirondacks at Helms in Long Lake
  • Hiking gear for the outdoor enthusiast
  • A week of camping at any ADK campground
  • Adirondack Extreme adventure course gift certificate
  • Ski, snowshoeing and snowboarding gear from Cunningham's Ski Barn or Beaver Brook Outfitters
  • Bobsled ride in Lake Placid
  • Dinner or lunch cruise with the Raquette Lake Navigation Company
  • Fishing tour for the anglers on your list
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Uniquely Adirondack

  • A bottle of Lake Placid P3Vodka - a locally made spirit
  • Watercolor Painting of one of the Adirondack region's breathtaking views
  • An Adirondack Chair is a classic Adirondack gift that is sure to please
  • 2015 Adirondacks Calendar - the perfect gift for keeping track of all your climbs
  • Subscription to Adirondack Life Magazine for the year
  • Amazing photo of the ADK mountains by Carl Heilman II or another local photographer
  • ADK trail guides and maps or download the North Woods Field Guides apps for iPhone
  • Tickets to the Wild Center - makes a great family gift

For The Home

  • A personalized pen, box or engraved wood carving from Creations by DM in Queensbury
  • Nice new furniture and furnishings from Adirondack Rustic Interiors
  • Shop the Adirondack Museum Store for unique gifts from moose hand towels, stocking holders and ornaments to pinecone candles, decorative sleds and a variety of other unique, Adirondack themed gifts

Indulgent Gifts

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Creative Ideas

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  • Studded snow tires for driving in the Adirondack winter
  • Binoculars for seeing the sites
  • A light jacket for the cool summer nights
  • A full tank of gas (read: gas card) to get to the Adirondacks and enjoy them
  • A photo album or framed photo to remind them of good times in the Adirondacks

Do you have a great Adirondack gift idea to add to this list?

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