The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - The Adirondacks Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:41:21 GMT Adirondacks Gear Up for Winter with New Ski Resort Offerings and Festivities http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ From Oak Mountain to the Adirondack Coast - Family-Friendly Winter Fun in the Mountains Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In Northern New York, winter's snowy depths and plunging temperatures mean one thing for the Adirondacks: it's time to play. With snowflakes already falling, ski resorts and communities are gearing up for a winter filled with ski resort updates, world-class sporting events and holiday festivities. Located just four hours north of Manhattan, the Adirondack Region presents its' 2014-15 winter preview: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ Whiteface Mountain Gets First Snow in the East http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Whiteface-Mountain-Gets-First-Snow-in-the-East/7984/ Wilmington, N.Y. - A light dusting of snow kisses Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., today, Thursday, Oct. 10, a not so gentle reminder that winter is on its way. If the weather continues to cooperate, skiing and riding at Whiteface will begin Friday, Nov. 28. Thursday's snowfall on the Olympic mountain should serve as a reminder to book early and save on your vacation to the "Winter Sports Capital of the World," Lake Placid, N.Y. Through Oct. 31, you will find deals with savings up to 45% off Whiteface lift tickets and early bird specials from area lodging properties. Book your vacation today and don't miss out on skiing "The Face," Whiteface that is ... this winter. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Whiteface-Mountain-Gets-First-Snow-in-the-East/7984/ Gore Mountain's Harvest Fest Returns Oct. 11-12 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Gore-Mountain-s-Harvest-Fest-Returns-Oct-11-12/7983/ Gore Mountain will feature the largest number of vendors and activites to date! Join the free, family-oriented fun Columbus Day Weekend North Creek, N.Y. - Harvest Fest returns to Gore Mountain Saturday and Sunday, October 11-12. This massive festival is open 10:30am-4:30pm each day and includes live music, kids' activities, vendors, and fall fun for whole family. Admission is completely free! Harvest Fest 2014 will feature the largest array of Adirondack vendors yet, including jewelers, photographers, artists, furniture makers, specialty foods, and much more. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Gore-Mountain-s-Harvest-Fest-Returns-Oct-11-12/7983/ Adirondack Balloon Festival Starts Today http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Adirondack-Balloon-Festival-Starts-Today/7980/ Glens Falls and Queensbury, N.Y. (Sept. 18) - Beginning today through Sunday, Sept. 21, witness the flight of hundreds of balloons in Glens Falls and Queensbury. It's all part of the Adirondack Balloon Festival, an American Bus Association Top 100 Event, which has enchanted spectators since 1973. The celebration begins in Glens Falls with a community party offering balloons, fun and ... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Adirondack-Balloon-Festival-Starts-Today/7980/ Events Every Fall Weekend At Gore! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Events-Every-Fall-Weekend-At-Gore-/7976/ Fun Happenings Through Columbus Day Weekend, all with Spectacular Fall Scenery!   North Creek, N.Y. - Gore Mountain is hosting events throughout the fall foliage season, and this weekend features the 4th Annual Photography Camp with Carl Heilman on Saturday and the Leaf Cruncher 5k Run/Walk on Sunday. Carl Heilman II is an award winning outdoor photographer who specializes in nature panoramas, murals, and nature photography of Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks, New York State, and Montana. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/18/Events-Every-Fall-Weekend-At-Gore-/7976/ Adirondack Fall Foliage Tours – Great Camps to Castles, Lakes to Underground Railroad Routes http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Explore the History of the Adirondacks This Fall in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Fall in the Adirondack Region of Northern New York offers one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the country as well as a variety of scenic tours that explore the history and beauty of the region's mountains and lakes. Across the Adirondacks, autumn opens the doors to unique fall tours and cherished traditions, including: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Fort Ticonderoga will be offered on Thursday, September 18 with Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH). Fort Ticonderoga is one of the oldest and most significant military fortresses in America's history. Guided tour scheduled for 10 am - 4 pm. Lunch included. Cost is $65 for non-AARCH members. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/9/Adirondack-Fall-Foliage-Tours-Great-Camps-to-Castles-Lakes-to-Underground-Railroad-Routes/7968/ Saratoga and Warren County Tourism Offices Join DONYS in Hosting Group Travel Show http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Saratoga-and-Warren-County-Tourism-Offices-Join-DONYS-in-Hosting-Group-Travel-Show/7966/ Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - Over 60 group tour and international receptive operators, and 120 group leaders, will be in attendance at the Annual Destinations of New York (DONYS) Group Travel Show taking place on Tuesday, September 9th at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Exhibitors will represent attractions, transportation, accommodations, restaurants, entertainment and travel promotion agencies from up and sown the east coast. Those companies will book group tour business for five or more years out, making a considerable return on their investment in attending the trade show. In addition to the Trade Show, attendees will go on area familiarization tours of both counties and participate in seminars specifically for the group tour market. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Saratoga-and-Warren-County-Tourism-Offices-Join-DONYS-in-Hosting-Group-Travel-Show/7966/ Fall is Festival Time in the Lake Placid Area http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Fall-is-Festival-Time-in-the-Lake-Placid-Area/7960/ Oktoberfest, Flaming Leaves & Brewfest Highlight the Fun Lake Placid, N.Y. - No one really likes it when summer comes to an end. But hold on, there's a forgotten season in between summer and winter, it's autumn. It's perhaps the best time of all to be in the Lake Placid, N.Y. region. Temperatures are generally cooler, there's less humidity in the air, you can still enjoy several of your favorite non-winter outdoor activities and there are fewer bugs to swat away. And then there's the beauty of the fall foliage that will surround us. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/Fall-is-Festival-Time-in-the-Lake-Placid-Area/7960/ The Wild Center Announces Major Property Acquisition http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/The-Wild-Center-Announces-Major-Property-Acquisition/7957/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center announced today the acquisition of 50 acres of Raquette River front property made possible by a group of supporters. The new acquisition adjoins the Center's current 31-acre site and includes significant river-frontage on the Raquette River, a seasonal building and wetland habitat. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/2/The-Wild-Center-Announces-Major-Property-Acquisition/7957/ Wildlife Conservation Society announces new event for August 2015: Cycle Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Wildlife-Conservation-Society-announces-new-event-for-August-2015-Cycle-Adirondacks/7955/ Registration is open for the first fully supported week-long tour in the region; created to benefit the Adirondack Park Saranac Lake, N.Y. - The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) today announced Cycle Adirondacks, a week-long, road bike tour through the Adirondack Park featuring daily routes that will allow riders to be immersed in the forests, lakes, streams and abundant wildlife habitat of the famed Adirondack region. Local WCS wildlife experts will be on hand all week to provide information on wildlife and other natural history. Registration is now open for the ride, which will take place August 23-29, 2015. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Wildlife-Conservation-Society-announces-new-event-for-August-2015-Cycle-Adirondacks/7955/