Celebrating Thanksgiving while visiting the Ticonderoga Area is a real delight. Creating a home cooked Thanksgiving meal in the North Country is a treat when you rely on our local businesses, and traditional recipes.
Shopping for the best, high quality, ingredients is easy in the Ticonderoga Area. From buying ingredients to make dishes from scratch, to homemade desserts, our stores are ready to make your preparations as easy as possible.
Burleigh’s Luncheonette – This hometown diner offers a wide selection of homemade pies, cakes and cheesecakes for you to have on your Thanksgiving table. Pre-ordering is a must.
Fox and Fern Adirondack Mercantile – This quaint gift shop has a wonderful selection of dip mixes, and delicious jams and jellies that will take your pre-dinner charcuterie board to the next level.
Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-Op – This local grocery store works with local farmers and producers to offer fresh ingredients to provide options for a variety of shoppers.
The Mountain Weavers Farm Store – This local grocery store supports local farmers, providing food to the community. A win-win!
The Adirondack Trading Post – This retail store has a collection of local honey, syrups, mixes and farm fresh meats from Lillie Valley Farm.
Montcalm Liquors – You’ll find a wide variety of wine and spirits at Montcalm Liquors. Your perfect pairing is just a stop away!
Joleigh Cakes – Joleigh Cakes will be offering a variety of Thanksgiving gourmet desserts to add to your dessert table.
Stewart’s Shops – Stewart’s Shops has all of your staples covered - milk, bread, coffee and eggs – anything you need to keep your guests happy, Stewart’s Shops has it!
Wal-Mart of Ticonderoga – Wal-Mart of Ticonderoga is your one-stop-shop for all of your last minute holiday needs. Boasting convenient hours, friendly service and quality products, it’s a quick and easy way to get all of your holiday shopping completed.
No meal is complete without a beautiful centerpiece from Blee’s Floral Design or The Country Florist and Gifts.
Are you looking for some new recipes to mix up your Thanksgiving repertoire? The Chamber staff (those of us who cook anyway) are here to help! From cornbread casserole and cranberry sauce to mashed potatoes and gravy, check out some of our family traditional recipes. Who knows? Maybe they will become some of your new Thanksgiving favorites!
Walk it Off
If you find that you overindulged on your holiday meal, the Ticonderoga Area has plenty of walking and hiking trails waiting for you.
Champlain Area Trails – Champlain Area Trails is a land trust that creates and maintains trails throughout the Champlain Valley. With trails to meet most abilities, you are likely to find something to meet your needs. Check out their trail systems at www.champlainareatrails.com.
Lake George Land Conservancy offers a number of trails in the area including Ticonderoga’s Cook Mountain Preserve. The three trails of Cook Mountain Preserve offer a variety of experiences for hikers of all ages and abilities.
LaChute River Trail – The LaChute River Trail is not only a picturesque walk along Ticonderoga’s LaChute River, but it also is a guided tour through Ticonderoga’s industrial history with markers beside the path.
Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide campaign, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. In the Ticonderoga Area, our local businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday with promotions and specials all day long. A compilation of these specials are available on www.ticonderogany.com and on the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.
Ushering in Christmas
Be sure to stick around the area until Sunday, November 27th to attend the Rockin Tree Lighting with DJ Cruz. This community tradition consists of music, a countdown to the lighting of the community Christmas tree, wagon rides, a visit from Santa and an overabundance of holiday spirit. You won’t want to miss it!
When visiting the Ticonderoga Area this Thanksgiving, be sure to let the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce team help you make the most of your trip! Call our office at 518-585-6619 or visit www.ticonderogany.com for more information. We’re here to help you make the most of your holiday!