New York’s Finger Lakes and Lake George named lakeside vacations that have it all by Yahoo!
Albany, NY (May 1, 2013) - The Finger Lakes and Lake George have been named by Yahoo! as “Lakeside vacations that have it all.” These sites were highlighted alongside world famous vacation destinations such as Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, Italy’s Lake Como and Ireland’s Lakes of Killarney.
“We have made great strides in marketing our great state to drive the tourism economy in every region of New York,” said Governor Cuomo. “Yahoo’s feature is proof that our perseverance is paying off-two of our state’s travel destinations are featured among an impressive list of 10 world renowned attractions. Building off this success, we pledge to continue to work with the industry to bring attention to the best of New York State travel.” Read more »
Ellicottville, N.Y. - Upon the completion of a successful 2012-13 winter season, Holiday Valley’s President Dennis Eshbaugh announced plans to reinvest $3.1 million in resort improvements. According to Mr. Eshbaugh, “It is a priority to continually improve Holiday Valley, not only to keep up with the current technology but to give our visitors the best experience possible.” The projects include improvements to both winter and summer operations. Read more »
Book Now and Save on Spring Getaways to New York’s Adventure Capital
Greene County, N.Y. - Start planning your spring break or summer vacation to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County now and treat your family to an all-inclusive, family-friendly resort experience. Just two hours from metro New York and 3 hours from Boston, the Catskills are the perfect drive-to family vacation destination, offering an unparalleled adventure close to home.
Catskills all-inclusive resorts offer a family travel tradition that dates back generations. Stay and play at one of the region’s affordable resorts and enjoy nightly, on-site entertainment, meals and so much more for one bundled package price. Guests can take advantage of all that the Catskills have to offer without opening their wallets or leaving the resort. Read more »
Lake Placid, N.Y. - With golf season approaching in the Adirondacks, the Whiteface Club and Resort, on the shores of Lake Placid, has collected another prestigious award from Golfweek Magazine.
The John Van Kleek-redesigned layout, in consultation with Walter Hagen, is ranked 12th in New York State among Golfweek Magazine’s 2013 Best Courses You Can Play. In the publication’s Top 15, the Whiteface Club is in the company of two-time U.S. Open host Bethpage Black, two of the courses at Turning Stone in Central New York, Saratoga National and Ravenwood, outside Rochester. Read more »
Pittsford, N.Y. - The 2013 Directory of Campgrounds and RV Parks, published annually by Campground Owners of New York (CONY), is now available for free upon request online at http://www.nycampgrounds.com/, or calling toll-free (800) 497-2669.
In addition to detailed information about CONY campgrounds and RV parks, readers will find engaging editorials celebrating CONY’s 50th anniversary as a trade association, and previewing milestones for New York’s tourist attractions and events in 2013. Read more »
50% off lift tickets for registered guests during their stay
Hunter, N.Y. - Hunter’s lodging properties will be wrapping up the 2012/2013 season with competitive room rates as low and $100 per night. Registered guests of the Kaatskill Mountain Club will also enjoy 50% off lift tickets during their stay. This sweet spring deal will extend now through the end of the 2012/2013 ski season. Read more »
Albany, N.Y. - From shopping at one of the world’s largest malls to getting a taste of Olympic speed in Lake Placid, winter in New York State offers plenty of ways for female friends and family to spend quality time together and have fun. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone birthday or new job, need to recharge, or just want to relax and reconnect, you’re sure to find the perfect getaway in New York State. Here are some ideas to get you started:
Ready for Adventure. There’s probably no better way of putting everyday stress into perspective than pushing your limits on a wilderness adventure with close friends. The professional guides at Alpine Endeavors, based in Rosendale in the Hudson Valley region, can lead you through awe-inspiring ice-climbs and snowshoe treks that require total focus. Read more »