Paul Smiths: The Adirondack Town With Two Names
Are you ready for a getaway from the job, the neighborhood, all the stress of modern life? If youíre looking to step away from it all, itís hard to beat a vacation rental in the Adirondacks region of upper New York.
Thereís something about mountains that seems to dwarf personal problems and slow the hectic pace of life down a notch or two. Faced with the majesty of the Adirondacks, especially when reflected in the numerous lakes and ponds that dot the landscape, you can almost feel your nerves relaxing.
If youíre searching for a vacation rental, the village of Paul Smiths probably didnít spring to mind. Itís tucked between Osgood Pond and Lower St. Regis Lake, and the main claim to fame of the area is Paul Smiths College, which offers degrees in hospitality, culinary studies, and other areas. So why consider a vacation renal at Paul Smiths?
It starts off with the string of lakes in the area. These include Onchiota, Rainbow Lake, Upper St. Regis Lake, and Lake Clear. Itís not all that far from Lake Champlain - less than 60 miles. Debar Mountain is 22 miles away, as is Lake Placid. McKenzie Mountain and Whiteface Mountain are just the other side of Lake Placid. And Saranac Lake is 12 miles to the north.