glamping in New York

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Add Excitement To Your Fall Trip With Glamping In New York

If you like camping but don’t like going basic, go glamping in New York this fall instead. “Glamping” is the nickname for luxury camping. Glamping offers a way to escape the city sounds to enjoy the beautiful outdoors – without sacrificing the comforts and amenities of home. Stay in luxury tipis, yurts, or even a…...

New York State Fair

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New York State Fair And Other County Fairs To Visit In 2018

It’s almost Labor Day so New York’s favorite agrarian fest is back to entertain you till the cows come home. (Yes, that’s the first farming quip and we don’t promise it’s the last.) The Great New York State Fair, in it’s 176th year, is at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Easy driving directions,…...

sightseeing in NYC


4 Unique Tours for Sightseeing in NYC Without The Crowds

New York City is one of the worlds’ most popular tourist destinations, but with that comes a lot of the unwanted side of tourism. Long lines, crowds of people with no idea where they are going, pushy bus tour ticket vendors, and the infamous “you going up!?” guys in front of the Empire State Building. These…...

Catskills resorts

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Pine Ridge Dude Ranch Iconic Among Catskills Resorts

The story is inspiring and it is about how Mike Offner displayed doggedness and determination in his quest to save an icon among Catskills resorts, Pine Ridge Dude Ranch, from extinction. Once known as Schloss’ Pine Grove — part of the old-school, Kosher-style hotels that decades ago thrived in Sullivan and Ulster counties — this…...

Things to do in lake george


Things To Do In Lake George This Summer

Summer is not over yet. And for those looking for getaways that do not demand a ton of forethought and planning, there’s are several great places upstate. One of them is Lake George. To enjoy a quick summer trip in the Lake George Area, you first need to know about all things to do in…...

Girlfriends Getaway In Saratoga Springs

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This Summer Explore A Girlfriends Getaway In Saratoga Springs

In the movies and on, a girlfriends getaway is the best time of one’s life. As the celluloid stereotype would have it, a vacation sans husband and children opens the door to all sorts of raucousness. But while Hollywood always has one or more of the protagonists end up drunk and inevitably, land up in…...

Touch Base With These Cooperstown Baseball Experiences

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Touch Base With These Cooperstown Baseball Experiences

As most people know, Cooperstown is the home of baseball. The Baseball Hall of Fame is a reason for people to visit this interesting town, but if you’re visiting this summer you’ll be happy to learn of all the other attractions and distractions that take you beyond the Cooperstown Baseball experience. National Baseball Hall Of…...

This Summer Have A Lake Placid Family Vacation

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This Summer Have A Lake Placid Family Vacation

Hiking, cycling, paddleboarding, relaxing spas make for a delightful Lake Placid family vacation this summer. Really, as one tourist told us, it’s a rather jolly place to visit.   Most of the world knows Lake Placid as the venue for the 1980 winter Olympics and naturally, has become known for winter based activities — Whiteface…...

The Hudson Valley Balloon Festival At Dutchess County Fairgrounds


The Hudson Valley Balloon Festival At Dutchess County Fairgrounds

Get a new perspective at the 27th Annual Hudson Valley Balloon Festival. To borrow a rather profound perspective from Alberto Santos Dumont, “The balloon seems to stand still in the air while the earth flies past underneath.” Dumont didn’t invent the hot air balloon, but he contributed to a great deal of understanding and inventing…...


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Governor Cuomo Announces New Jones Beach Boardwalk Cafe Open

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the $20 million Jones Beach Boardwalk Cafe is open for business, bringing back a popular dining option and renewed vitality to Central Mall at the heart of Jones Beach State Park. The revitalization of Long Island’s most-visited state park is part of the Governor’s NY Parks 2020 multi-year commitment…...