Adirondack Campground Association

Americade 2015

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:13 PM in General

Lake George Americade Motorcycle Rally (this information was borrowed from This year’s Americade Week runs from June 1 – 6, 2015! Since 1983, the scenic Lake George area has hosted Americade, the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally. Americade draws over 50,000 riders and passengers each year for a week of events, exhibits and vendors. Besides a picturesque background, laid-back atmosphere, and winding roads for motorcycling, the Lake George area offers many restaurants, shopping spots and attractions, making it a perfect location for Americade. Though some locals may complain about the ruckus of thousands of motorcycles thundering through the…

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Queen of American Lakes

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 3:06 PM in General

“…without comparison, the most beautiful water I ever saw…” Thomas Jefferson on Lake George, May 1791* New York State’s beautiful, spring-fed glacial lake is sometimes referred to as the Queen of American Lakes. Lake George is renowned for its natural beauty and the important role it played in early American history. The lake stretches north/south approximately 32 miles in length. Its crystal clear waters, bordered by steep mountainsides, vary in width from 1-3 miles in width. The lake is considered part of the Lake Champlain Basin because it drains north into Lake Champlain down a number of waterfalls through a…

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Tenting Checklist

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 3:29 PM in General

Checklist: Plan your Tent Or Adirondack RV Camping Trip Tent camping in the Adirondacks How about a tenting or Adirondack RV camping getaway? Always dreamed of wilderness camping in the Adirondacks under the stars? A New York State camping trip can be a memorable experience and one of great enjoyment … nights of blazing stars; long, sunny days, gorgeous mountain scenery and historic settings recharge the batteries of your heart and soul. Have some family fun and make memories that can be recalled a thousand times. If you’re new to camping in the Adirondacks, here is a basic check list…

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Campers Code of Ethics

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 3:27 PM in General

7 C’s – Code of Ethics for our Adirondack Campgrounds in New York Our Adirondack campgrounds in New York state provide an unforgettable setting for all types of Adirondack camping: rv, tent camping, and Adirondack wilderness camping. Whether you are looking at backwoods getaways, or want to be where all the action is, the camping code of ethics is always important! Savoring the experience and passing it along to other to enjoy has always been part of what makes our campgrounds in New York unique! CARE We will care about how we camp by being considerate of others in our…

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Adirondack Camping Recipes

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 3:23 PM in General

Recipes: Camping in the Adirondacks Never Tasted So Good! One of the best parts of camping in the Adirondacks is – you guessed it – the food! Nothing compares to a simple meal cooked over an open flame or on the grill. Top off a great day with some Adirondack camping games or a campers sing-a-long! At the New York campsites of the Adirondack Campground Association, you’ll discover how much fun it is to share in creating simple and delicious meals the whole family will love! Here’s a few to get you started: Some-Mores 4 squares plain chocolate (thin) 2…

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BBQ Tips

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 3:18 PM in General

BBQ Recipes For Your Next Upstate NY Camping Trip! Camping in Upstate NY during the summer means fun, sun, and BBQs! With the warm weather approaching just around the corner, the smell of outdoor cooking is in the air. Whether you’re camping in the Adirondacks and cooking for 2 or 20, barbecuing is a must. We’ve compiled a list of easy and simple recipes selected from some of the best chefs around. So, fire up your grill and get ready for some great summer food and fun! Curried Chicken Kebabs Description: Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken…

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Adirondack Kids Camping

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 3:15 PM in General

Kids Love Camping in the Adirondacks Camping in the Adirondacks is fun for all ages, especially kids! There is plenty to see and do here that will keep the little ones entertained. Believe it or not there are plenty of activities kids will find fun that will keep them entertained for hours. From running around in the dirt, seeing who can do the best cannon balls into the lake, meeting other kids and eating s’mores, the activities are endless. Top 5 Things To Do While Camping With Kids In The Adirondacks 1) Hiking Trails Go for a hike, enjoy the…

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Adirondack Camping Songs

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 2:46 PM in General

Sing-Along Songs for our Campgrounds In NY! At our Adirondack campgrounds in NY, sing-alongs are part of the fun! Your vacation won’t be complete until you sit around a roaring campfire, enjoying the company of friends and family, roasting marshmallows, and singing old fashioned campground songs! (Don’t forget to check for some great Adirondack camping recipes and some great camping games for kids of all ages!) No matter which campgrounds in New York state you choose, you’ll discover what getting away from it all really means! Adirondack camping and Adirondack RV parks offer an unforgettable experience, no matter where you…

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Adirondack Camping Games

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 2:35 PM in General

Adirondack Camping Games: Fun For Kids Of All Ages Adirondack campgrounds and rv parks give individuals and families a chance to enjoy a scenic and unique getaway! So…what is there to do at the end of a busy day, on a rainy afternoon, or when you and the kids just want to ‘hang out’? These Adirondack camping Fun adirondack camping games for kids!games and campground sing-a-longs are easy and inexpensive ways to just enjoy the outdoors, spend some time connecting with each other, and completely relax. The scenic Adirondack Mountains are a magical place where it’s often the simple things…

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Lake Champlain Region

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 2:31 PM in General

Scenic Lake Champlain, Plattsburgh NY: Camping in the Adirondacks! Lake Champlain camping – Plattsburgh, Keeseville, Crown Point, or Ticonderoga – offers a journey North to the Lake Champlain Region, where camping in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate NY offers so much to see and do: Discover the “6th Great Lake” from some of the most scenic campgrounds in NY State, and spend time on the world’s largest fresh water beach in the country with the majestic Adirondack Mountains overlooking the beach. Visit one of the world’s oldest tourist attractions in the U.S., Ausable Chasm, a natural wonder, with flume ride…

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