Ellicottville, N.Y. - The cold and snowy November weather combined with Holiday Valley’s powerhouse snowmaking system will allow the resort to open for the 2013-14 winter season on Friday, November 29, 2013. 5 quad chairlifts and a handle tow will operate from 9:00AM to 10:00PM. We anticipate 11 or more trails will be open with terrain available for beginners through advanced skiers and snowboarders. The snow base depth is up to 10-25 inches and increasing daily. 6 inches of natural snow has fallen since Saturday, November 23, 2013. Lift tickets on Friday will be $53 for adults age 12 and up, $42 for juniors ages 7-11 and tickets are free up to age 6. This special opening pricing will be available through the Weekend. A four hour ticket is also available on Saturday. Read more »
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Voted Favorite Spa in Best for Ski and Snow
Lake Placid, N.Y. - Spafinder Wellness 365TM, the world’s best resource for feeling good and living well all year round, has announced that the Spa at Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid has been named a prestigious 2013 Readers’ Choice Award winner. The 2013 Awards attracted an unprecedented level of worldwide consumer participation, providing the most comprehensive consumer assessment of the global spa and wellness market available.
This is the first year awards were presented to fitness, yoga and nutrition locations and programs, in addition to spas. The evolved awards reflect the company’s mission to make keeping well more accessible each and every day. Read more »
Experience Winter in the Adventure Capital of the Catskills at Big Mountain Resorts
Greene County, N.Y. - Just two hours north of New York City and three hours west of Boston, Greene County’s legendary ski resorts welcome skiers and riders of all abilities for winter adventure that lasts all season long. Ski and snowboard Hunter Mountain, boasting “New York’s Largest Snow Tubing Park,” or head to Windham Mountain’s expansive terrain and enjoy the “Northeast’s Premier Alpine Lifestyle.”
Catskill ski & stay packages offer early bird, midweek savings and deals at cozy cottages, luxurious B&Bs and family-friendly resorts. Enjoy a quick getaway to the Catskills and ‘Awaken to Adventure’ on and off the slopes. Read more »
Experience Six-Million-Acres of Unparalleled Outdoor Wilderness in the Adirondack Park
Adirondack Region, N.Y. - After fall’s brilliant foliage fades, the Adirondacks of Northern New York continue to offer a spectacular outdoor getaway in what is known as the “shoulder season,” a travel period that spans from Columbus Day to mid-December. Get unbeatable deals and discounts on Adirondack hotel packages and family-friendly attractions during this time, so you can enjoy six-million-acres of outdoor recreation, luxury accommodations and quiet relaxation for less.
Just an hour’s drive north of Albany, the Fort William Henry Hotel on Lake George is one of the Adirondack’s most historic hotels. Located on 18 acres spanning the entire southern shore of Lake George, get away now through October 31 with the Fall Gas Buster Package and enjoy overnight accommodations, breakfast at the White Lion Restaurant, a $20 gas card and buy-one, get-one free dinner at the Village Blacksmith Restaurant. Rates start at $211 based on double occupancy. Read more »
Watkins Glen, N.Y. - The Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to introduce Schuyler County’s newest bed and breakfast, The Blackberry Inn B&B. Please join us for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.
When: Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Time: 5-7 PM
Where: The Blackberry Inn B&B, 209 6th Street, Watkins Glen, NY Read more »
Lake Placid’s only Four Diamond lodging & dining property impresses wine connoisseurs
Lake Placid, N.Y. - On the heels of Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa’s recent AAA Four Diamond Award for the 29th consecutive year, comes news that its accompanying The View Restaurant has been honored with its 14th straight Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
The framed certificate, signed by Editor and Publisher Marvin R. Shanken, says, “This restaurant is honored by Wine Spectator for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world.” Read more »
A weekend of theater and exploration awaits-at an Adirondack Great Camp once owned by the Vanderbilts
Raquette Lake, N.Y. - The Adirondack Summer Playhouse wraps its season Aug. 23-25 with a Grand Finale Weekend, featuring four theatrical performances and a two-night stay at Great Camp Sagamore in Raquette Lake, N.Y.
Along with opportunities for hiking, swimming and canoeing, the weekend will feature productions of:
- “Cabaret.” Set in Berlin in 1931, the show takes place in a modern “Spiegeltent,” an Austrian mirrored circus tent offering classic German beer and food. The Tony Award winning musical focuses on nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves around the 19-year-old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw. Read more »