The Beat Latest Posts Sun, 04 Oct 2015 17:01:08 GMT October Adventures in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Offer Array of Fall Festivals Don't Miss Fall's Colors, Book a Catskills Getaway Now Greene County, N.Y. (Sept. 28, 2015) - October in Greene County offers an almost dizzying array of festivals celebrating both Bavarian and Irish traditions, apple harvests, and Halloween revelry. Just two hours north of New York City, and three hours west of Boston, head to the Catskills to enjoy the last of fall's colorful foliage at some of the Catskills coolest places, including: Bronck Museum's Heritage Craft Fair on October 4 offers a chance to slip through time at the site of the oldest house in New York, built in 1663. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Governor Cuomo Announces I LOVE NEW YORK Co-Branding Partnership with Delta Air Lines View the New Co-Branded Logos Here and Here View the Co-Brand Launch at the New York Stock Exchange Here Albany, N.Y. (September 14, 2015) -- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a co-branding partnership between Empire State Development's Division of Tourism/ I LOVE NEW YORK and Delta Air Lines. The new co-branded logo was unveiled outside the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, September 10, as Delta rang the closing bell. "When people take the time to experience New York, they fall in love and keep coming back - and that means more tourism and economic activity for our state," Governor Cuomo said. "This partnership will bring the I LOVE NY brand to new heights, and I am proud that our administration is partnering with Delta Air Lines to promote all that the Empire State has to offer." Mon, 14 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT TACC Information Continues To Change Ticonderoga, N.Y. - September 8, 2015 - The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Information Booth located in Moses Circle plays an important role in providing area information to visitors when the Chamber Office is not open and it continues to see much needed improvements. Tue, 08 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Hudson River Valley Ramble Kick-offs This Weekend September Celebration Features Over 200 Events Albany, NY -The Hudson River Valley Ramble kicks-off this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 200 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley. The Ramble showcases the region's incredible scenery, history, natural resources, and recreational opportunities and features walking tours, hikes, paddles, bike tours and many other diverse experiences with something for everyone. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT Best Rides for Leaf Peeping in the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks Motorcycle-Friendly Attractions Offer Foliage Festivals & Tours Northern New York (August 31, 2015) - Fall in Northern New York is a festival of colors, offering fun events and plenty of roadways ideal for leaf peeping, whether by motorcycle or on a quick break during a scenic drive touring New York's historic attractions. In the 1000 Islands Region, autumn's brilliant foliage is set against the beauty of the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario to the north and west, and the foothills of the Adirondacks to the east, offering motorcycle routes with spectacular views in every direction. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Something Wicked Cool This Way Comes This Halloween in the Catskills Zombies, Ghouls & Ghostly Fun in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Greene County, N.Y. - This October, prepare to be spooked in the Great Northern Catskills, home of legendary family-friendly adventure, when resorts transform into haunted hotels and streets come alive with the walking dead just in time for All Hallows Eve. This Halloween, experience the misty mountains of the Great Northern Catskills and book a themed hotel package offering fun spooks for the whole family, or simply join in one of the ghostly events going on throughout Greene County, including: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT 4 Mountain Bike Trail Systems to Check Out in the Catskills Catskills Region, N.Y. (Aug. 11) - The Catskills mountain bike trails traverse epic vertical feet and wind around the region's mountains and valleys. And the number of recreation areas is growing with the recently opened Windham Mountain Bike Park, home of the only World Cup circuit race in the United States. This past weekend, American Aaron Gwin won the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at Windham, hurtling down the mountain to thunderous applause with a time of 2:38 to win the Men's Elite DHI. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT 4 Reasons to Take a Scenic Train Ride through the Adirondacks Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Saratoga North Creek Railway offers whimsy and delight aboard scenic train rides this summer and fall, including an Oktoberfest-inspired fall extravaganza and plenty of beautiful scenery to ooh and aaah at from the sumptuous comfort of a train. Experience the romance of the rails as you whizz through the most breathtaking scenery in New York State. Need another good reason to make the train part of your next Adirondack getaway? Here are four: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Triple R Camping Resort & Trailer Sales Receives Perfect Rating The Good Sam Club puts park in top 1% of campgrounds nationwide Franklinville, N.Y. - John and Jennifer Tinelli, owners of Triple R Camping Resort and Trailer Sales, a full-service 220-site campground in Franklinville, N.Y., are proud to report that they have attained a perfect rating for their campground by the Good Sam Club. Their current rating of 10/10*/10, for facilities, bathrooms and recreation, stacked with high ratings for campground management and operations in the Good Sam system seven years in a row, puts them in the top one-percent of over 14,000 Good Sam-affiliated parks across the country. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT Dog Days of Summer - Pet-Friendly Hotels, Activities & Adventures in New York’s Adirondack Park Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondacks are one of the top pet-friendly destinations in the Northeast for a number of reasons, namely, the sheer variety of lakes and ponds for swimming in, trails for hiking on, and pet-friendly outposts for staying at offering complimentary treats and even comfier beds. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT