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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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