The Adirondacks of New York aren’t just all mountains and outdoor fun. If you visit the region this summer and find yourself stuck with a rainy day or two, head to one of these top five museums.
Whether or not you’re a sports fan, you’ll find lots to love at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. Set inside the arena that hosted the 1980 Winter Olympics, the museum is currently undergoing a major facelift, the results of which travelers will be able to enjoy soon. In the meantime, the adjacent Olympic Center is hosting a temporary gallery with an exhibit titled, Totally 80: 80 Objects from the Lake Placid Olympic Museum’s Collection. The temporary exhibit is free to visit.
Saranac Lake was a prominent tuberculosis treatment destination around the beginning of the 20th century. The Saranac Laboratory was the first lab built in the entire country for tuberculosis research in 1894. Today, the historic lab houses an array of exhibits detailing the destination’s relationships with this deadly disease.
The Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake offers a mixture of permanent and ever-changing exhibits. Permanent exhibits focus on topics like the region’s history as a vacation destination for the state’s elite, as well as the region’s relationships with the lumber industry. Only open in the summer, the museum features a campus with more than 20 buildings and 120 acres, with outdoor activities on offer as well, including hikes and rowing.
The Wild Center similarly combines the outdoors with indoor exhibits, with its 54,000-square-foot exhibit hall surrounded by acres of walking trails and outdoor art installations. Learn about Adirondack wildlife, maple syrup production and more.
Lastly, for literature aficionados, the Robert Louis Stevenson Cottage and Museum is the place to go. The small historic site features the Stevenson family’s original furnishings, books and manuscript materials, as well as other related memorabilia.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours recently announced its Antarctica expedition voyages for 2023 and 2024 aboard Scenic Eclipse I and II. These new tours allow for maximum time across the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, Weddell Sea, Chilean Fjords and smaller islands aboard the luxurious Discovery Yachts. The Discovery Team leads guests on guided excursions. Guests may also take advantage of each yacht’s state-of-the-art helicopters and custom-built submarine.
Whether you are interested in music, art, history, food, sports or fashion, Music City has something for everyone to sing about. Nashville is accessible, friendly and authentic, with diverse neighborhoods, a storied musical heritage and a creative culture that energizes the city.
There is no better vacation than one where your furry best friend can come along. Kimpton Hotel Eventi recently announced a new partnership with Safe and Sound Satos to make travel with your four-legged friend a lot easier.
Visiting the airport these days means you’ve either booked a flight or you’re simply dropping someone off or picking them up. However, as part of a new initiative from Southern California’s Ontario International Airport, travelers and locals can visit the airport’s terminals to dine and shop without need of a ticket. The new initiative also allows friends and family members to spend more time with travelers before their flights depart.
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Escape with your gal pals to Hidden Leaf Baja in Todos Santos, Mexico. This luxurious, private oasis sits on two acres and consists of a main house and a casita. Nestled between ocean and mountains, it features a saltwater swimming pool with a swim-up bar, saltwater hot tub, fire pits, outdoor pavilion with a sitting and dining area, and a rooftop lounge to watch the sun rise above the mountains and set over the ocean.