The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - The Adirondacks Sun, 03 May 2015 15:53:09 GMT Spring Whitewater Season Approaching in New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Hudson River Class IV & V Rapids Expected in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This spring, beginning about mid-April, the Adirondack Region of Northern New York's rivers will churn out some of the most intense whitewater in the country on the Hudson River for a "big water" rafting season that fades by mid-summer, but is epic while it lasts. Adirondack whitewater rafting guides offer safe passage down the 17-mile stretch of the Gorge, which is renowned for its intense spring rapids. Book a whitewater rafting trip now to experience the Hudson River's awesome big water season. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Plan an Unforgettable Destination Wedding in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ Lake George, N.Y. - The Lake George Area offers wedding destination and venue choices outside the realm of the traditional banquet hall for a beautiful wedding in any season. Choose from an array of unique venues such as a rustic barn, world-class art museum, the top deck of a magnificent cruise ship or the sweeping lawn of a luxury resort overlooking an Adirondack lake. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Plan-an-Unforgettable-Destination-Wedding-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8081/ New Food & Drink Spots to Check Out This Spring in the Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Culinary Arts Microadventures in New York's Adirondack Region Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In the Adirondacks, there's a new crop of hip, community-minded Adirondack farmers, cheese makers, butchers, brewers and distillers who are breathing life into the agritourism industry in the Adirondacks by working together to build a sustainable market offering deliciously unique, farm-fresh goods. Check out these new and upcoming agritourism stops during a spring trip to the Adirondacks: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/16/New-Food-Drink-Spots-to-Check-Out-This-Spring-in-the-Adirondacks/8079/ Hickory Offers $30 Lift Ticket for Other Mountains' Season Passholders on Sunday, March 1st http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Warrensburg, N.Y. - In celebration of being 100% open on a deep 28" base of all natural snow, Hickory Ski Center is offering a special $30 lift ticket rate this Sunday, March 1st to 2014-2015 season passholders from other ski resorts. 2014-2015 season passholders from any ski resort are invited to come experience Hickory. Skiers and snowboarders must simply present their valid season pass at the ticket window to receive the $30 all day lift ticket. To inject even more fun into the day, the resort will be keeping a tally of which resort has the most passholders visit Hickory on Sunday. At 2 pm, Hickory will announce the winning resort and each passholder present from the victorious resort will receive a voucher for one single day lift ticket good for the rest of the 2014-2015 season! Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Fifth Annual Food from the Farm Tasting Event in Plattsburgh March 7 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ Plattsburgh, N.Y. - The public is invited to meet Northern New York farmers, food processors, wine and cider makers, and chefs with a diverse array of products at the 5th annual Food from the Farm event on Saturday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Plattsburgh Recreation Center gymnasium on the US Oval in Plattsburgh, NY. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample and buy locally-grown or produced foods, wine and cider; pick up recipes and gardening tips; meet local food producers, and support the local economy and food movement. Products for sale may include overwintered storage crops such as carrots, beets and potatoes; winter greens, frozen meat, maple, honey, wine, and hard cider. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Fifth-Annual-Food-from-the-Farm-Tasting-Event-in-Plattsburgh-March-7/8058/ March Maple Madness at The Wild Center http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Each weekend in March, join The Wild Center in celebrating all things maple! Tour the sugar shack, try the maple quest, taste some maple treats at the cafe, and special programming celebrate the maple sugaring season. The month begins on Sunday, March 1st with special presentations at 10:30 am featuring an overview of The Wild Center's maple program and of maple sugaring in the Adirondacks. Don't forget to stop by and visit with an Adirondack Museum historian and check out some old school maple artifacts. The day also includes discounts in store, maple foods to try, a Maple Porter beer tasting, sugar shack tours, a Maple Quest for kids, animal encounters and a snowshoe hike. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/23/March-Maple-Madness-at-The-Wild-Center/8056/ Family Fun Day at Titus Mountain Embraces the North Country Winter http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/ Malone, N.Y. - Old Man winter has created one for the record books with cold temperatures and many nights of snowfall. While many residents of the North Country have denounced the 2014-2015 season, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center has been embracing a season chock full of great conditions. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/ New Lewis County Maple Trail App Ready to Lead Consumers to Sweet 2015 Maple Weekend Sites http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Lewis-County-Maple-Trail-App-Ready-to-Lead-Consumers-to-Sweet-2015-Maple-Weekend-Sites/8039/ Croghan, N.Y. - A new Lewis County Maple Trail app will guide those in search of sweet treats made from the sap of the abundant maple trees in the upstate NY county that leads the state in the number of maple farms by county. The Lewis County Maple Trail is the latest addition to the instant info available by app for activities, shopping options, restaurants and accommodations in Lewis County. Five sugarhouses and the American Maple Museum are participating in the new Android and I-Phone-friendly mobile app titled ‘Adirondacks Tug Hill Region Our backyard. Your Adventure.' Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/New-Lewis-County-Maple-Trail-App-Ready-to-Lead-Consumers-to-Sweet-2015-Maple-Weekend-Sites/8039/ Travel and Leisure Magazine places Mirror Lake Inn among world’s 500 best hotels http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ Iconic lakeside resort is the North Country's lone representative on prestigious T + L list Lake Placid, N.Y. - The latest issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine has included Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid in its list of their 500 best hotels worldwide. In a breakdown by state, the lakeshore resort overlooking Mirror Lake was seventh best in all of New York State. It graded ahead of such landmarks as the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan, Peninsula New York, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, Hotel Elysee Midtown East and the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/20/Travel-and-Leisure-Magazine-places-Mirror-Lake-Inn-among-world-s-500-best-hotels/8022/ Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Wild-Nature-Masterworks-from-the-Adirondack-Museum/8017/ At The Hyde Glens Falls, N.Y. - The Hyde Collection opens its 2015 exhibition schedule with an exhibition drawn from the permanent collection of the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, New York. From January 18, 2015 through April 12, 2015, Wild Nature: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum will be on view in The Hyde's Wood Gallery. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/Wild-Nature-Masterworks-from-the-Adirondack-Museum/8017/