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Tupper Lake is All Over New York City

Jul 17, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Wild Center in NYCTupper Lake, N.Y. - This month millions of commuters are getting a taste of Tupper Lake and the Adirondacks, courtesy of a brand new ad now running on subways, buses and signs in and around New York City. The ad features an image from the Raquette River taken by Wild Center board member, Rick Godin, a few years ago.

Hillarie Logan-Dechene, the Center's Director of Philanthropy, recently attended the Governor's Tourism Summit and was approached by an I LOVE NEW YORK staff member who wanted to include the Center in their ‘Get Outta Town' campaign. I LOVE NEW YORK, the state tourism bureau, launched the campaign last year, encouraging those in New York City to explore other areas of the state.

Meet Live Snakes!

Jul 9, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Meet live snakes at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. Photo by Pam Golben. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Wildlife Education Center Presents "Snakes Alive!" on July 26

Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. - On Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum presents Snakes Alive! This special snake program will confirm that snakes are indeed awesome animals, helpful to the environment and very misunderstood.

Escape to Greene County’s Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience

Jul 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Explore Scenic Routes, Culture & More with Three Scenic Driving Tours

Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, explore Greene County with three distinct scenic diving tours and experience the region's diverse mix of arts and culture, rivers and mountains, markets and music.

New York State's Catskill Mountains were included in a recent list of "The Best States for Summer ...

Farm Stays & Stands in the Great Northern Catskills – Shop, Stay & Play in America’s 1st Wilderness

Jul 8, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Escape to Greene County's Rural Farmland for a Deliciously Natural Summer Experience

Greene County, N.Y. - This summer, discover the roots of your food in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County and hit the road for a fresh twist on a family vacation.

Located just two hours north of New York City, Hull-O Farms in Durham offers immersive farm stays in the Catskills perfect for a summer getaway that includes enriching experiences and a variety of family-friendly attractions.

Frederick Law Olmsted returns to Niagara Reservation State Park

Jun 26, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Olmsted and Annie Edson Taylor - the Fall's most popular (and photographed) residents!!Niagara Falls, N.Y. - For the past 5 years, notable figures from the history of Niagara Falls have strolled the grounds of the Niagara Reservation State Park and told their stories to countless thousands of guests from around the world. Annie Edson Taylor (the first person to go over the Falls in a Barrel), French explorer Father Louis Hennepin, tightrope walker "The Great Blondin", local Businessman Augustus Porter, Inventor Nikola Tesla and young daredevil Angeline Whitney are joined this season by revered Landscape Architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

The Wild Center Presents Art in the Park

Jun 24, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Monday Morning Beginning Artists Series

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Art enables us to experience nature - including the Adirondack Park - from a fresh perspective. Drawing and painting refines our observation skills and helps us notice new details like the purple-green scales on a fish or the unique way a flower unfurls its petals in the morning sunlight. Scientists and explorers have used art throughout the ages to open their eyes to the wonders of the natural world. Every Monday morning in July and August, The Wild Center will host a two-hour adult beginner art classes taught by Wild Center staff and local guest artists. Ages 15 and up are welcome for each class. Classes are from 9am until 11am.

The Lake George Area of New York Offers Family-Friendly Fun All Summer Long

Jun 24, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Journey, Explore and Experience Adirondack Events, Attractions & More

Lake George, N.Y. - The summer travel season is in full swing in New York's Lake George Area, offering a full calendar of family-friendly festivals, natural attractions and exciting activities close to home.

A summer vacation with the family should be an experience to remember long after your suitcases are unpacked. Get away to the Lake George Area, just an hour north of the Capital Region for a small-town feel with big mountain experiences. From artistic exhibitions to scenic train rides, summer wouldn't be complete without a trip to the Lake George Area

Isles to Icons – NY’s Adirondack Campgrounds Offer Adventure & Family-Friendly Options

Jun 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - Whether it's on your bucket or your ‘I'm-not-too-sure-about-this' list, camping is a must for summer adventure in the Adirondacks. Luckily, New York's six-million-acre park provides hundreds of campgrounds, each offering unique amenities, breathtaking views and access to endless opportunities for fun and entertainment.

Top Mountain Biking Trails & Events in the Adirondacks to Check Out for Summer Riding

Jun 12, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

Discover the one of the Mountain Biking Community's Best Kept Secrets: New York's Adirondacks Adirondack Region, N.Y. - New York's Adirondack Region offers hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails for all abilities - from beginner loops to steep expert descents - and a summer's worth of knobby tire races and festivals.

Grab your gear and head to the Adirondack Mountains for spectacular riding on uncrowded trails, including:

Near the Gore Mountain Region: Garnet Hill Lodge in North River is home to mountain biking trails for all abilities on cross-country ski trails that wind for 35 miles around the property.

Flutter Over to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum for Butterfly Weekend

Jun 10, 2014 by I Love New York Staff

The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall is hosting a Butterfly Weekend on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29 Cornwall, N.Y. -Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a Butterfly Weekend at the Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educators Pam Golben, Alicia Ocana and Sasha Boucher for a weekend of discovering the beauty of butterflies.

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