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Step Back Into Time at Genesee Country Village & Museum

  Monroe County Finger Lakes
  Entertainment , Festivals & Annual Events , History , Lifestyle , Outdoors , Shopping , Sights & Attractions , Tourism

It’s easy to get into the holiday spirit at Genesee Country Village & Museum, the largest living history museum in New York State with the largest collection of historic buildings in the Northeast. The Museum, with its John L. Wehle Gallery, ...

Sep 24, 2020

There Is Always Something To Do In Hudson Valley

  Hudson Valley
  Arts & Culture , Food & Drink , History , Nature , Outdoors , Shopping , Tourism

One person did refer to it as “the pretty backyard of New York City”, but Hudson Valley can be as distracting as the city itself.

There’s a thriving art scene, a food scene and there are fields and orchards, What’s not...

Sep 23, 2020

Ways to enjoy Upstate New York in the Fall

  Capital-Saratoga , Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley
  Festivals & Annual Events , Food & Drink , History , Tourism

A great way to enjoy fall in upstate New York is from up above. Think hot air balloon, zipline, mountain hikes and such that will give you a vantage view of the fall colours of New York state. To be sure, there are many other things to do that are uniq...

Sep 14, 2020

They Did Not Skip The St Patrick’s Day Parade This Year

  New York City
  Festivals & Annual Events , History

Early on March 17, 2020, which is St Patrick’s Day, an event that occupies every nook and cranny of New York City each year -- the St Patrick’s Day parade -- took place as scheduled.

If that does not sound like a news story, consi...

Mar 18, 2020

Park After Dark Ghost Tours

  Oneida County Central New York
  Entertainment , History , Tourism , Tours

The Casper Cops will guide you through a Haunted Amusement Park during the Park After Dark Ghost Tours. The tour begins with a brief walk through of the park while discussing the legends of who still roams the park after death has taken them. Once the...

Oct 27, 2018

Spook Yourself On One Of These Haunted History Tours Of Upstate NY

  Hudson Valley , The Catskills , Capital-Saratoga
  History , Tours

Roam the Catskill, Hudson Valley and Capital regions of Upstate NY in the company of spirits responsible for a series of supernatural occurrences. Thanks to Haunted History Trail, you can choose from many haunted history tours throughout the various ci...

Oct 27, 2018

This Summer Explore A Girlfriends Getaway In Saratoga Springs

  Saratoga County Capital-Saratoga
  Entertainment , Food & Drink , History , Lifestyle , Shopping , Tourism , Tours

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 ...

Jul 26, 2018

Haunted Houses In New York: Museums on the Haunted History Trail of New York State

  Saratoga County Finger Lakes , Central New York , Capital-Saratoga
  History , Sights & Attractions , Tourism , Tours

The museums and historical buildings found on the Haunted History Trail of New York State contain more than just artifacts. They are home to apparitions – the spirits of lives long past – who beckon you to visit their dwellings and explore their livin...

Mar 21, 2018

It's In Queens! A guide to the World's Most Diverse County

  Queens New York City
  Arts & Culture , Entertainment , Festivals & Annual Events , Food & Drink , History , Hospitality , Nature , Outdoors , Shopping , Sights & Attractions , Sport & Games , Tourism , Tours

Diverse, exciting, historic, trendy, a great place for families…all of it's in Queens! We hail from more than 120 countries and speak more than 135 languages. This global reach is on full display in our neighborhoods, cultural institutions, restaurant...

Jan 11, 2018

The Caveman of Pottersville

  Warren County Adirondacks
  History , Tourism

This is an extract from "The Caveman of Pottersville - The story of one family's mission to preserve an Adirondack treasure".

A brown, irregularly shaped hunk of fossilized dinosaur dung is circulating around the stone-floored rock sh...

Sep 14, 2017