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…

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 skiers think about tuning up their equipment, mountain resorts are gearing up for the…

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…

Aptly, the Mandarin characters that make up the word “Syracuse” translate to “Snow City.” And Weather.com recognized Syracuse as #1 of the United States’ snowiest major cities, and ranked it as #5 of the top 10 snowiest cities around the world. It’s winter in Syracuse. Not surprisingly, Syracuse is not shy when it comes to…

Get away from the hustle of the city and relish winter surrounded by frosty nature. Enjoy a scenic weekend winter getaway in the Hudson Valley at the Mohonk Mountain House (New Paltz, NY; 90 min drive from NYC). The majestic Victorian castle resort is nestled on the Shawangunk Ridge surrounded by 40,000 acres of winter…

If inspiring natural scenery and tranquility are on your “to do” list, then Winter in Ausable Chasm is an experience not to be missed. As you are personally guided along the Inner Sanctum trail bringing you in to the heart of the Chasm, you will have views of gigantic icicles clinging to towering walls of…

December 2016 saw the addition of a new trail to the cross country Ski trails of Chautauqua County which was named the “Homestead Loop”. The 0.9 mile long trail was built as a result of a magnanimous grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The construction of the trail would not have been possible without…

This winter season, for updated New York State ski reports and snow reports, visit www.iloveny.com.  Look for participating ski areas/resorts throughout the state offering free for kids passport at I SKI NY, www.iskiny.com.