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What's New In the Adirondacks

April 2012 Archives

There is a new, eco-friendly form of transportation coming to a couple popular tourist destinations in the Adirondacks this summer. The Adirondack Pedal Cab Company will begin their inaugural season in two Adirondack hot spots, North Creek and Lake George.

Pedal cabs began to gain popularity in the U.S. as early as 1962 at the World's Fair in Seattle, Washington. Today, thousands of pedal cabs operate in the streets of major cities across the country and are quite popular across the world.
Wondering where to get away near a lake this summer? Look no further than the Adirondacks! Forbes Travel Guide recently named Lake Placid among their top choices of Five Summer Lake Getaways To Book Now.
flowers.jpgThe King's Garden Program at Fort Ticonderoga encourages young visitors to learn about different vegetables, flowers and insects. There are several different gardens on the property, all serving a separate purpose.

Stewart's Foundation has just awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant to help enhance the gardens and programs in 2012. The funds will be used to support the development of four new gardens within the Children's Garden area.

Want to learn more about the King's Garden Program? Read on..
Now that the warm weather is on its way, the black bear population in New York is sure to be on the move. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently released a few tips you need to know to prevent nuisance bear encounters
Explore the mind of a serial killer that terrorized the people of the Adirondacks in the mid 1970's. Find out more about the serial killer, Robert F. Garrow, who went on a killing spree in the Adirondacks decades ago, by attending a unique event at the Adirondack Museum.