continued “Our readers can get a stamped validation of their Passport at each of the 46 taverns, and it serves as a great conversation starter,” she said.
The Happy Hour in the High Peaks website also features an array of High Peaks Happy Hour accessories, including hats and T-shirts, she added.
One of their favorite taverns was T.R.’s Lounge at the Holiday Inn at Lake George, Kim Ladd said.
“The bartenders here introduce the hotel guests to local people, so everyone feels comfortable,” she said.
Kim Ladd added that their research for the book yielded a lot of memorable experiences, ranging from an impromptu marriage proposal to discovering remote towns.
“Our experiences made us really appreciate the whole Adirondack Park — we went to places we wouldn’t have otherwise visited,” she said.
Pam Ladd shared the enthusiasm.
“We’ve made some real solid friends through this,” she added.