Image for article Glamping - Roughing it in style at Camp Orenda

Glamping - Roughing it in style at Camp Orenda 08/29/2012 Ever wanted to step into a Gilded-Age camping pho­tograph? You know the scene: fancy folks reclining on the porch of an Adirondack platform tent, servants waiting off-frame to see to their every comfort.

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One last fling 08/26/2012 What's on your summer bucket list? Check out ours for some end-of-season ideas. The last day of summer — Sept. 20 — seems pretty far off, if you follow your traditional desk calendar.

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Luxury Camping: 5 Places to Go ‘Glamping’ in the U.S. 07/12/2012 If you’ve never heard of it before, “glamping” is exactly what it sounds like: traditional camping with a little glam. As a woman who was once the girl who requested a “clean stick” on which to roast her marshmallow during a family camping adventure, I understand the appeal of glamping.

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Getting close to nature … but not too close 07/12/2012 If you want to get closer to nature, but not so close that you can feel its rocks in your back while you sleep, glamping just might be for you. The term – a mixture of “glamour” and “camping” – refers to stays in luxury cabins and well-appointed recreational vehicles.

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CBS News - Radio Network 07/10/2012 Dave Barrett from CBS News Radio interviews David Webb about Orenda and its concept and growth within the Glamping Industry. Orenda is an Authentic Adirondack Back country retreat in the Southern Adirondack Mtns of New york State.

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06/30/2012 Camping without any of the work near Lake George? Um, yes please. With four canvas tents like the one above, that’s just what family-friendly Camp Orenda offers.

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Back-To-Nature Trips 05/11/2012 This 40-acre retreat within the massive Adirondack Park offers a customized experience, depending on your skill level and how much you actually want to commune with the great outdoors.

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Taking the Kids and Making Time for Romance 04/19/2012 We succumbed to the sales pitch for the "romantic," albeit pricey gondola ride early one evening on Venice's famed canals, but our gondolier, decked out in the traditional striped shirt, didn't sing, much less talk to us. I don't think he spoke English and our Italian didn't go beyond buon giorno.

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"A More Glamorous stay in the Wilderness" 03/28/2012 You might think you were enjoying a sumptuous dinner at a high-end restaurant if not for the sounds of the rushing brook and the crackling embers in the fire pit. Welcome to al fresco dining at Orenda, one of the highlights of an all-inclusive back-country camping experience in Johnsburg near Mill Creek and Garnet Lake in the Adirondacks.