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…

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…

The Headless Horseman hayride and associated delights are part of an outdoor “haunted” attraction (located in Ulster Park, about 6 miles from Kingston, NY), that features Escape Rooms. The Great Room Escape is a fully interactive and immersive experience with only 60 minutes to escape from the themed room. Their motto is “A New York…

Fall in Central New York Enjoy outdoor adventure this Fall with Central New York’s 14 beautiful state parks. Hundreds of miles of trails to hike and bike while taking in the beautiful fall colors of autumn. Fall is a perfect time to go antiquing with antique shops scattered along the roadsides in almost every town.…

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…

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…

Jamestown NY August 1-2018 – Featuring more than 50 interactive exhibits, the grand opening of the National Comedy Center will mark the opening of the first non-profit cultural institution and national-scale visitor experience dedicated to the art of comedy. The Center will celebrate comedy in all of its forms, educating and engaging visitors with the…

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 the state has benefited from the contributions of the world to…

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