Spring is here in Finger Lakes NY, and that means you’ll find plenty of opportunities to frolic through the flowers, experience the outdoors, and enjoy the great lake, Finger Lakes wine and scenic backdrop that defines this New York State region. Whether you are looking for a low-key day of fun or a high-energy adventure,…

All you need is your warm coat, hat and gloves and this winter, boots — truly, that’s all you need to enjoy the upstate New York weather, instead of complaining about it, as so many of us do. Whether in New York City or on the opposite side of the state, NY State offers winter…

In a press statement, NY state governor, Andrew Cuomo said of the new plans to renovate the Southwick Beach State Park that state parks were essential to New York’s thriving tourism industry. Cuomo said, “The addition of a new bathhouse and concession building combined with restoration of the environmentally sensitive coastal sand dunes. This and…

HUNTER MOUNTAIN RESORT 64 Klein Ave., Hunter 888-HUNTER-MTN www.huntermtn.com   Hunter One, the resort’s beginner area, features over a dozen trails separate from the main mountain, and includes the Learning Center, an award-winning facility housing its own ticketing center, café, retail boutique, and rental facility. Hunter’s top-notch snow sports program offers progression sessions, private lessons,…

Most people are surprised when they hear of now many New York ski resorts there are; and New York City is the gateway to some 43 ski resorts—more than another other state in the United States—and offers amazing access to mountain resort locations and skiable acres. Several of these areas are full scale resorts and…

Ski Areas Add New Lift Power, Snow-Making Muscle, Dining and Lodging Options From new trails and snowmaking equipment, to resort upgrades, New York continues to add to the winter experience found across the State. As the fall chill gets cooler and skiers think about tuning up their equipment, mountain resorts are gearing up for the…

The prospect of an Adirondacks winter weekend trip, packed with activities from skiing to ice fishing or chocolate festivals, will make anyone forget about the gray chill of New York and dispel thoughts of staying bundled up indoors. So, pack up your gear, put on a good playlist and take a scenic drive into the…

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…

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