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Adirondack Family Time Guidebook for the Champlain Valley: Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga

By Diane Chase Here is the cover for the 2nd Adirondack Family Time™ guidebook. This guide for the Adirondack Champlain Valley and other Adirondack Family Time guides can be found at Barnes and Nobles , Amazon and a local book store near you! This guidebook for the Champlain Valley from Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga covers the towns of Plattsburgh, Ausable Forks, Elizabethtown, Keeseville, Willsboro, Essex, Westport, Port Henry, Crown Point and Ticonderoga. The four-season guide has  over 300 activities 58   easy hikes  and walks 33 swimming areas and waterfalls 30 museums 46 playgrounds/parks 75 trivia questions 15 inside or nature games  40 ice cream parlors and bakeries with sleigh rides, snow shoe trails, farmers markets, performing arts and more © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Jay/Upper Jay, Wilmington, Keen

Book offers fun family-outing ideas for region

Here is an article about the latest Adirondack Family Time book from the Press Republican!  'It became about exploring where we live' By ROBIN CAUDELL Press-Republican BLOOMINGDALE — Fall into the season with Diane Chase’s “Adirondack Family Time Champlain Valley: Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga,” a four-season guide to 300 activities with GPS coordinates. “The first book covered the Tri-Lakes and the High Peaks regions of the Adirondacks,” said Chase, who lives in Bloomingdale. “The plan was to create four books based on the four regions of the Adirondacks. From what we found as a family and going out and doing things, the whole Adirondack Park is so diverse, and there’s so much to do.”   For the full article:   Book offers fun family-outing ideas for region

Adirondack Champlain Valley: Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches at Country Dreams Farm

Going to a pumpkin patch and corn maze is a different way to celebrate autumn. There is no age limit on that particular type of fun. On Pellerin Road in Plattsburgh, Country Dreams Farm has a corn maze with twists and turns around the various trails with signs misleading participants along the way.  The horse and wagon ride is free to the corn maze or pumpkin patch. You can even just go along for the ride if you wish.  Besides the corn maze there is a children’s area with a corn kernel box (rather like a sandbox) and petting zoo with draft horses, miniature donkeys, goats, pot-belly pigs, sheep and chickens. This year a new interactive activity is Goat Mountain, a 16’ high goat ramp where the 30 plus goats will climb to the top to get a treat. If you put 25¢ in the feeder machine you can either feed the goats by hand or transfer the feed into a bucket and hoist it to the top of the ramp. It is rigged to ring a bell and the goats scamper to the top to get their tasty

Champlain Bridge Celebration Schedule of Events May 19-20, 2012

Schedule of Events Lake Champlain Bridge Grand Celebration May 19‐20, 2012 Saturday, May 19 9:00  a.m. Opening Ceremony (Launch) at Fort St. Frederick at Crown Point State Historic Site, NY (in main tent in case of rain) 9:30 a.m.  Lake Champlain Visitor’s Center opens ‘til 11 a.m.  10:00 a.m.Parade lineup begins on Route 125, Vermont