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...
Jan 01, 2019
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 ski...
Nov 04, 2018
As the season draws near, when the New Yorker’s inner agrarian drives them to picking berry and fruit -- apples and pumpkins (which are fruit), the whole ‘apple farms near me’ and ‘pick your own apples’ quest leading them to fruit valhalla.
Sep 17, 2018
Central New York
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
The New York State 2018 Budget reaffirms its commitment to improving tourism in state through funding and promotional initiatives.
Dec 30, 2017
Sometimes plans come together after 200 years and this is the case with the belief that New York State believes in the Erie Canal promise of prosperity. Nothing less than 200 years ago in 1817, construction started on the Erie Canal and the hope was t...
Jun 29, 2017
Summer in the Catskills is only a short drive away from a number or urban centers on the East Coast. This easy accessibility also benefits visitors from anywhere else. Here is a simple list of things to do in the Catskills this summer - from easy week...
May 23, 2017
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the start of the 2016 fall foliage season in New York State and the release of the I LOVE NY fall foliage report, a weekly updated and volunteer-sourced document that charts the color conditions of leaves across the ...
Oct 05, 2016
This famous event was founded in 1972 when Warren County tourism was looking for an event to attract tourists after the Labor Day extravaganza. They picked something rare and turned that into Adirondack Balloon Festival 2016, a sensation today.
Sep 06, 2016
Sep 06, 2016