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Benson, NY

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Benson offers many traditional excursions you’d expect to find from a small Adirondack town. The nearby community of Northville also offers its own share of adventure, and is also home to a number of businesses and services.

In the warmer months hiking and biking trails allow you to experience gorgeous views. When the snow comes to town, you can cross-country ski or snowshoe through an extensive network of trails.

You can also take advantage of Benson’s location on Great Sacandaga Lake by fishing or canoeing. If you want a little help from the locals, there is also the option to hire a charter boat.

If you are lucky enough to be in the Benson area in the early fall, set aside some time to enjoy some apple picking in a nearby orchard, and be sure to stop and appreciate the foliage.

Benson is home to a number of warm and cozy cottages that are the perfect home base for your adventures.

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Northville, NY Listings
Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center Northville, NY
Offering a "Touch of Finland" in the Adirondacks! Lodging in tupas (cottages), pristine lake with sandy beach to swim, fish, kayak & canoe; hiking & mtn biking. In winter, visit our award-winning cross country ski center for the day or overnight!
The Cabins in Hope Northville, NY
Our 3 cabins are comfortably private and pleasantly set apart. Located on 4 acres of gorgeous Sacandaga riverfront we offer 20th century quaintness with 21st century hospitality by combining the privacy of a cabin with the service & value of a B & B.
Lapland Lake Cross Country Ski Center Northville, NY
Named "Best in the Mid-Atlantic" & "Best XC Resort for Families"! Groomed ski trails designed by Olympic XC skier Olavi Hirvonen. Warming lodge, food service, lessons, equipment sales and rental, overnight lodging, and more.
West Stony Creek Falls Northville, NY
West Stony Creek Falls in Hamilton County is accessed by a 1.5-mile one-way hike along an old dirt road.
Adirondack Country Store Northville, NY
Since 1988, one of the region's most unique shops! We offer quality items many created by skilled craftsmen from the region. Enjoy our collection of Amish Furniture, log furniture, cabin style bedding, baths, rugs, lighting, linens, gifts, and more.