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The 2018 North Country Gift Guide: Bringing You the Adirondack Region's Best Holiday Gifts

The holiday season has arrived in the Adirondacks, and it's time to starting thinking about which gifts you would like to give to your friends and family.

To help make this season easier for you, we've compiled a list of the top holiday gifts available not just in the Adirondacks, but across the North Country. Take a look at these regional favorites and see if you can find something for everyone in our 2018 North Country Holiday Gift Guide.

2018 North Country Holiday Gifts

A Rustic Colorado Aspen Bedroom Set

colorado aspen bedspread

Do you know someone who enjoys the wilderness and is looking to update their bedroom? Big Moose Furniture Company offers a Colorado Aspen Bedroom Set that can add a rustic element to any room.

The Colorado Aspen Log Style Bed is Amish-made and handcrafted from all solid wood with its unique natural features. Their bedroom set package includes a five-drawer chest, nightstand, and six-drawer dresser with a mirror. It's great for a home or camp!

Nature Inspired T-Shirts for Outdoor Adventurers

These nature inspired t-shirts are everything you need to explore the Adirondack High Peaks or give as a very thoughtful gift to the wanderer in your life. The t-shirt print names all 46 High Peaks in the ADK. All of the company's studio prints are in grayscale and will never go out of style. The t-shirt has a slightly worn out look, and many sizes are available.

Tickets to the Ultimate Festival for Wine & Food Lovers

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Buying tickets to the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival is a quick, easy way to get a present for the lady in your life she'll love. Get the Holiday Early Bird Ticket, running from December 10th to January 1st for just $28.

This festival comprises over 80 New York State craft beverage producers and local food vendors, and takes place in scenic Lake George on June 29th and 30th of 2019.

Big Moose Furniture Company Gift Card - The Gift of Choice

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Let someone have the freedom to choose this holiday season with a gift card to Big Moose Furniture Company.

Located in Warrensburg, Diamond Point, and Queensbury, this store offers a wide range of rustic furniture and home decor for the bedroom, dining room, living room, office, bath, and more. Big Moose Furniture Company's commitment to quality and value is second to none.

The business' gift cards can be set up for any denomination between $10 and $1,000. They are sold in each of their stores as well as online.

A Calendar of Breathtaking Adirondack Photographs

2019 adirondacks calendar

Nothing compares to the beauty of the Adirondack Park, and with this 2019 calendar, you can see a new breathtaking photograph each month. All of the images were taken by award-winning photographer Carl Heilman II, and the 12" x 9" calendar opens to 12" x 18". It's the perfect gift for any fan of the Adirondacks!

A Gift Card For Gore Mountain

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If you know someone who loves skiing or snowboarding, then make their life easier this holiday season by getting them a gift card for Gore Mountain in North Creek. This family-friendly ski resort features four peaks and a wide range of alpine terrain and trails for all skill levels.

These gift cards are rechargeable, available in any denomination, and never expire. Best of all, they can be used as payment for any purchases made at Gore Mountain, including single and multi-day lift tickets, tuning and repair services, food and drinks, rentals, and more!

It's Not Your Average Chair, It's an Adirondack Chair

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The Adirondack Chair is one of the most iconic images of the Adirondacks, and Big Moose Furniture Company is a premier supplier of them.

All of their high-quality Adirondack chairs are made by the Amish in Pennsylvania with a "poly wood" material.

Their chairs are durable, easy to maintain, come in a variety of color combinations, and would make a great holiday gift.

You can browse the store's large stock of chairs at their Queensbury showroom or order one online via their website. Check them out today!


Red Carriage Wine - A Holiday Season Favorite

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Adirondack Winery's seasonal favorite, Red Carriage, is the perfect complement to any traditional holiday meal! This cranberry infused red wine is semi-sweet, light-bodied, and only available during the holiday season, so get a bottle for yourself or someone on your list before it's too late.

A Box of Decadent Truffles From Adirondack Chocolates

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Who wouldn't like unwrapping a present during the holidays and discovering that you've been given a whole box of decadent chocolates? Adirondack Chocolates has the perfect gift for chocolate lovers this season - a box of assorted truffles in milk, dark, and white chocolate with a variety of fillings including: Sea Salt & Caramel, Raspberry, Irish Creme, Orange, Cappuccino, and Amaretto Cheesecake.

Know a Sci-Fi/Fantasy Reader? Introduce Them to The Demon Accords

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Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert Heinlein, and other sci-fi/fantasy greats, Adirondack native and author John Conroe is carving out a name for himself as a top author in the urban fantasy genre.

His action packed and fast paced 16-book series, The Demon Accords, focuses on a rookie cop in the Big Apple named Chris Gordon who has an interesting sideline - hunting demons.

The story begins with God Touched, the first book of The Demon Accords.

Whether you want to try out the series for yourself or introduce it to a sci-fi/fantasy reader you know, Conroe's books are perfect for the holiday season. Read a sample chapter on his website, and order a copy today.

Lake George Socks - A Fun Stocking Stuffer

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Make a fashion statement with these awesome socks by Love is on Lake George! These socks are made in the USA and feature a lake silhouette on each side and a LG-heart on top of the midfoot. The company is offering FREE shipping on orders over $40. Use Promo Code: NYLOVE18

The Perfect Gift Set - A Tray & Mugs From Photographer Kendall McKernon

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Based in Hudson Falls, NY, Kendall McKernon is a professional photographer who captures the beauty and history of the Adirondacks, Lake George, and Glens Falls Region. He owns The McKernon Gallery, which houses a massive inventory of artworks and gifts that feature his photographs.

Some of his most popular gift items include a serving tray and coordinating mugs, which can be bought as a set or individually. The image is customizable as McKernon offers a wide variety.

Looking for even more holiday gift ideas? Browse his online shop for wall art, home decor, apparel, stationery, and more.

Stainless Steel Adirondack Lake Key Tags

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Love is in the Adirondacks sells Adirondack lake-themed stainless steel key tags that are made locally in Lake Luzerne. It's a unique, fun, and functional stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift. The company is offering FREE shipping on orders over $40. Use Promo Code: NYLOVE18

A Gift Card to a New Italian Bistro

Campione's Bistro logo

Allow a special someone on your shopping list to try something new when you give them a gift card to the recently opened Campione's Italian Bistro in Queensbury. Campione's specializes in breakfast and lunch items, with a high focus on NYC-style sandwiches. From now through December 31st you can get 10% off a gift card purchase - any denomination!

Beautifully Crafted Stemless Wine Glasses

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Buying for someone who enjoys a glass of wine? Consider these stemless wine glasses by Love is on Lake George and Love is in the Adirondacks! Their high-quality, stemless 15oz wine glasses feature an ADK Heart Silhouette or a Love is on Lake George logo.

This versatile glass is a great gift for wine lovers, travelers, bridal parties, newlyweds, or anyone who likes to toast to the Adirondacks and Lake George, and the product is made in the USA. The company is offering FREE shipping on orders over $40. Use Promo Code: NYLOVE18

High-Quality Boots for Men, Women, and Kids

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Whether it's for working, riding, or daily use, everyone needs a good pair of boots. Based in Fort Ann, Walker's Farm, Home & Tack is your destination for all things boots.

Their inventory includes work boots you can rely on from Chippewa, Wolverine, Carolina, and Georgia, and rubber boots from Muck, Dry Shod, Lacrosse, and Ranger. You can also get your western on with functional and fashionable boots from Ariat, Justin, Nocona, and Tony Lama.

While you're there, browse their wide selection of Carhartt work wear, tack, pet supplies, gifts, toys, and more. Walker's Farm, Home & Tack - it's always worth the trip!

Enjoy a Delicious Meal With a Gift Card to Papa's Diner

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Located in the Town of Queensbury, Papa's Diner is an American restaurant that specializes in delicious meals and great service.

The family restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and they offer a wide array of traditional cuisine prepared with only the freshest ingredients.

Put a smile on someone's face this holiday season with a gift card to Papa's Diner. These gift cards are available either in person at the Diner or online, and they can be in any amount between $10 and $1,000.

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