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…

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 weekend getaways to adventures that take a little planning.…

End of summer makes one equal parts happy and sad. The heat gives way to cooler evenings but it also means that’s the end of all the outdoor fun. Catch the last of summer at Lake George with these activities.   Not Just Hot Air   In September the popular hot air balloon festivals begin…