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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Diner
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“It's a valley fixture. The food is homemade and mostly very good, especially the donuts! It is frequented by locals, families, hikers and people passing through. If you ask nicely, someone there will have the answer to any questions you have about the area. The staff is not always sweet and bubbly, but they have North Country grit and the best casual food around. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
“The staff at The Mountaineer are the local experts on rock climbing and fishing, and it carries whatever gear you may need for the outdoors. It's a family business that has been around for decades. And they sell patches for most of the area peaks, so be sure to stop by after you climb one. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great food and cocktails. Local favorite. Popular and gets crowded, reservation always recommended. Kitchen sometimes closes early. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Gym
“If you want a work out when visiting we'll arrange a day pass for you or a training session with Tim - the best darn athletic trainer in the Adirondacks”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious coffee drinks, muffins, croissants, and "mountain breads", which are breafast-themed personal flat breads. They also run dinner nights a couple times per week, offering pizza, tacos, or other selections. Check out their Facebook page for details. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bicycle Store
  • 1 local recommends
Farm
“Farm fresh produce. Daily baked goods. Soups and sandwiches available. Maple products available.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“They have delicious baked goods and specialty foods. Be sure to check out Taco Tuesday! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
  • 5 locals recommend
Supermarket
“Their meat counter is locally famous and, while not organic, it doesn't get much better than this - order exactly what you want in advance. Their bacon is to-die-for. ”
  • 2 locals recommend