Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

With more and more of us heading outdoors for safe and healthy recreation, the Ticonderoga Area and Lake Champlain Region is welcoming more and more snowmobile enthusiasts to our beautiful trails. The trail system can take you to and from Ticonderoga to Crown Point, Schroon Lake and beyond! The trails offer a variety of views and terrain including backwoods beauty, open fields and access to local hotels and restaurants. Please note when...

One thing you can always count on in the Ticonderoga area is that there will be plenty of snow that falls each winter. What you can’t predict is exactly when that snow will fall. No matter what the weather during your visit to the Ticonderoga Area, you can be certain there are plenty of ways to enjoy the region.

Let it Snow: With a deluge of snow comes a plethora of winter activities you can take part...

To say that 2020 has brought a lot of changes would be gross understatement. Everyday life has changed massively. As a society, we have adapted to COVID-19 regulations. We’ve tested the limits of creativity – drive by birthday celebrations, socially distanced graduation ceremonies, no contact trick or treating, intimate Thanksgiving gatherings. You name it, we have found a way to keep some semblance of traditions.

This Christmas poses...

Guest Blog by Erin Mullen, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Member Service & Event Manager

When visiting the Lake Champlain Region, travelers may discover that one of the many quirks of life in the Adirondacks is that businesses are not always called by their current name. Locals often refer to current businesses and business buildings by old names....

Guest blog submitted by Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

Who says trick or treating is just for kids? It’s time for adults to take back Halloween and trick or treat yourself to something nice! With all of the stress this year has brought, now is the time to get pampered! The Ticonderoga area is full of ways to treat yourself. Get a massage! Do your nails! Grab a nice dinner! Buy yourself a gift! The ways to indulge...

Vacations are meant to be a break from the stresses of everyday life –a pause from the chaos.  For many of us, it also means taking a break from the heat of our home kitchens and treating ourselves to new dining experiences.

 Local restaurants help to build the overall vibe and culture for vacation destinations. Imagine a trip to Maine without lobster pounds, a visit to St. Louis without barbecue joints or a stop in Chicago without...

Springtime in the Ticonderoga area is usually a flurry of activity with businesses, attractions, and the community preparing for visitors and the busy summer season. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic made for a HUGE setback. Come March, many local businesses were shuttered, and those that were deemed essential were operating in limited and modified capacities.

Fast forward a few months and a sense of normalcy has begun to creep back...

Guest blog by Erin Mullen, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

Besides the draw to its natural beauty, restaurants, retail shops, and wonderful attractions, visitors to the Ticonderoga Area return year after year to experience a little bit of small town charm. Guests can enjoy a quieter, slower pace than they are used to in their more metropolitan home towns. A friendly interaction with a store owner, enjoying a delightful...

By the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce:

Throughout history, the town of what is now Crown Point was important for its location on the shores of Lake Champlain and its proximity to Fort Ticonderoga. Fast forward several hundred years and Crown Point’s location is still what makes it special. From its placement in the Adirondack Mountains to its access to many lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, Crown Point’s unique location...

Guest blog by Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

In today’s busy, fast-paced, multi-tasking world, taking the time to care for ourselves can be overlooked. Even on vacation, most of us don’t unplug and fully recharge. Self care, or the act of tending to our mental, emotional, or physical needs, can often feel more like a treat than a necessity for our personal well being.  

For visitors to the Ticonderoga area, there...

Very few things in life create as much excitement as children awaiting Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve. For snowmobilers, that feeling is akin to waiting for Mother Nature to deliver snow. Snowmobiling is a wonderful way to explore the woods, the Lake Champlain Region, and see sights you might not otherwise. Whether you are local to the area, or visiting to enjoy the trails, opportunities for fun on the snow abound.

Preparing the...

Submitted by guest blogger Erin Mullen, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce 

Christmas, as the song says, is the most wonderful time of the year. As such, it’s among our favorite holidays. 'Tis the season of community. From the stores that you visit and the events that you attend to the neighbor you greet to volunteering, Christmas is a time that truly enhances the community spirit. The multi-day ...

Blog by Erin Mullen, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce 

Sensing fall…more than just pumpkin spice

Some call it fall. Some call it autumn. However, for many of us this is pumpkin spice season. Pumpkin spice is everywhere. It’s in the foods we eat, the beverages we drink, the aromas we smell. It. Is. EVERYWHERE!  

As a whole-hearted pumpkin spice devotee, I decided to take the drastic step of putting aside my pumpkin...

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Forest bathing; a new tag line but a great practice as old as time. The smell of pine needles warmed by the summer sun and leaves whispering and flittering in the breeze. The Adirondacks have long been known for its clean air and healing properties. Hiking Cook Mountain is a great way to clear the smog of busy life and of...

Guest blog by Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

In this technologically fast-paced world, sometimes it is nice to slip away to the Adirondacks and slow down a bit. With mountain and lake views to cast a spell of wonder and amazement, tuck yourself into a quintessential Adirondack chair and relax!

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When traveling to the Ticonderoga area, visitors can take a stroll downtown and step...

Visiting the Lake Champlain Region without a boat doesn’t have to put a damper on your fishing urges. From Ticonderoga to Port Henry, there is a treasure trove of stunning places to fish from shore!

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The "land between two waters" provides an access point on both Lake Champlain and Lake George. Located next to the Fort Ti Ferry is the...

You can feel it in the air, sense it in the fervor of the spring peepers in the evening, and see the activity in the fuzzy-bottomed bumblebees: summer will soon be upon us. With the Adirondacks coming into their full summer glory, we can look to a great list of events to keep the fun constantly rolling. Here are some of the events not to be missed!

Best 4th in the North Celebration

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A Summer of Fun in Ticonderoga

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You can feel it in the air, sense it in the fervor of the spring peepers in the evening, and see the activity in the fuzzy bottomed bumble bees.  Summer is soon upon us, each of us turning our winter faces into the sun and smiling.  With the Adirondacks coming into their full glory we can look to the great list of events happening this summer to keep...

Submitted by guest blogger Lily Katherine Rasmus, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

Here we are frozen in February, and since the groundhog didn't see his shadow we're in for an early spring. If you are planning a visit to the Lake Champlain Region this winter, don’t think you have to be cold while you're here. We have multitiple ways to stay warm after...

Guest blog by Lily Katherine Rasmus

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Snowmobiling season is an activity that both visitors and locals patiently wait to arrive. Thanks to the hard work of local clubs including the Adirondack Trail Riders and the NYS Snowmobile Association, visitors have access to more than 20 miles of interconnected...

Written by guest blogger Lily Katherine, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

When I was growing up my mother always planned ahead when it came to getting presents for us kids, that way she could begin with the classic family torture of “I know something you don’t know” in August. I openly admit that I have adopted that family tradition; nothing thrills me more than bouncing into a room, wiggling my husband while enthusiastically...

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?”

― Bob Hope

Blog by Lily Katherine, Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

Holiday music plays on the radio and joy abounds — everyone can feel it pulsing through the crisp winter air. Happiness is contagious right now and there’s no...

Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Blog – Written by Katherine Rasmus

There is so much we can learn when we take a moment to step back and contemplate mother nature. There is such beauty when the trees begin their annual transition to dormancy, it is amazing what hidden beauty can emerge when we let go. Sometimes it seems in this life we think we have it all planned out, then suddenly there is the change that we...