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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 c...

Oct 27, 2018

One Year Later The Uber Driver Is A Welcome Sight In Upstate NY

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

It has been one year since rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber were allowed to operate in upstate New York and it would appear that ridesharing or ride-hailing has benefited the residents of upstate NY and Long Island. And with the Uber driver (or ...

Oct 01, 2018

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

  Rensselaer County , Washington County , Montgomery County , Onondaga County , Columbia County , Dutchess County , Capital-Saratoga , Central New York , Finger Lakes , Hudson Valley , Long Island
  Festivals & Annual Events

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...

Aug 21, 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

New York Food That You Must Eat Upstate

  Saratoga County , Ontario County , Erie County , Manhattan , Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , New York City , Thousand Islands
  Food & Drink

New York food that is native to upstate New York is often disputed because everyone wants to stake claim to the dishes.

New York -- the city principally but also the state -- has always been the multi-cultural center of the United States and t...

May 29, 2018

New York State Advertising To Favor Tourism Over Business in 2018

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

According to recent news reports, New York State plans to favor ads that promote tourism destinations around New York State rather than on promotions that focus on attracting visitors planning businesses. According to a report from Empire State Develo...

Apr 01, 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

New York State 2018 Budget Stays Tuned To Tourism

  Albany County , Capital-Saratoga

The New York State 2018 Budget reaffirms its commitment to improving tourism in state through funding and promotional initiatives.

Uber and Lyft Operate Upstate

A significant move was to enable ride share companies to operate throughout the...

Dec 30, 2017

New Regional Welcome Centers across New York State to chart a course to new attractions

  Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Central New York , Chautauqua-Allegheny , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley , New York City , Thousand Islands , The Catskills , Long Island


What's new

Craft breweries, organic eateries, casinos and dueling water slides highlight spring new developments across New York State. New Regional Welcome Centers make it easy to chart a course to new attractions


Apr 05, 2017

Empire State Trail: 350 Miles of New Trail to Create Largest Trail Network in the Nation

  Adirondacks , Capital-Saratoga , Central New York , Chautauqua-Allegheny , Finger Lakes , Greater Niagara , Hudson Valley , New York City , Thousand Islands , The Catskills , Long Island

When the 350 Miles of New Trail across the Hudson River Valley Greenway and Erie Canalway are done (ETA 2020) it will create the Empire State Trail - the largest state multi-use trail in the USA. The plan includes the development of the new trail in t...

Apr 05, 2017