iloveny-stack1.jpgNew York, NY - New York State (www.iloveny.com) is celebrating Labor Day with a number of hotel packages, discounts and special events offering travelers one last shot at a quick and easy getaway during the final days of summer. Ranging from State Fair passes and antique markets to spa specials and hotel discounts, travelers can give summer a proper send off this Labor Day weekend by taking advantage of the following specials: Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa - Lake Placid, NY - Adirondacks Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa's Labor Day offer is valid from September 1 through October 8, 2009. A four-night stay begins at $343 per night and a five-night stay begins at $329 per night. The package includes dinner for two at the Inn's AAA Four Diamond restaurant and two spa services.  Price is per couple, taxes and gratuities are additional. For more information, call 518-523-2544 or visit http://www.mirrorlakeinn.com/. Syracuse Wingate State Fair Package - Syracuse, NY - Finger Lakes The Syracuse Wingate State Fair Package includes overnight accommodations, two fair tickets, transportation to and from the fair and breakfast for two. This package is valid through September 7 and rates begin at $195 per night.  For more information, call 315-701-5000 or visit http://www.syracusewingate.com/Catskill Mountain Golf, Inc - Neversink, NY - Catskills Catskill Mountain Golf, Inc is offering three rounds of golf at Swan Lake Golf, Tennanah Lake Golf and Villa Roma Resort along with a two-night stay at Days Inn Liberty through Labor Day. Rates begin at $277 per person based on double occupancy. Package includes tax and cart fees. For more information call 845-985-7377 or visit http://www.catskillmountaingolf.com/.   Mountain View Manor - Glen Spey, NY - Catskills Mountain View Manor is offering 10 percent off regular room rates through Labor Day with mention of I Love NY. Prices range from $62-$162 per night. For more information call 845-856-1105 or visit http://www.mvmanor.com/.    Rasa Spa - Ithaca, NY - Finger Lakes Rasa Spa is offering a 10 percent discount on any 60- or 90- minute service plus a free aromatherapy add-on ($10 value) when customers bring in a friend from September 5-7. For more information call 607-273-1740 or visit http://www.rasaspa.com/. Crows Nest Lodge - Fair Haven, NY - Thousand Islands Crows Nest Lodge is offering a Labor Day Special on a four-night stay from September 3-6 for $600. For more information call 315-947-6405 or visit http://www.fairhavencrowsnest.com/. Sleep Inn - Amherst, NY - Greater Niagara Sleep Inn's Buy One Night, Get One Night Free offer is valid September 1-8. Room rates begin at $97.09 plus tax. For more information call 1-866-SLEEPNY or visit http://www.sleepinnamherst.com/. Ledge Rock at Whiteface - Wilmington, NY - Adirondacks Ledge Rock at Whiteface resort is offering a $30 discount on all stays for three nights or more through September 8. Room rates begin at $99. For more information call 1-800-336-4754 or visit http://www.ledgerockatwhiteface.com/. Newburgh International Waterfront Festival - Newburgh, NY - Hudson Valley The City of Newburgh will host the International Waterfront Festival from September 5-7. The festival includes food, games, crafts and music.  Saturday and Sunday hours are 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Labor Day hours are 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information call 845-569-7300 or visit http://www.cityofnewburgh-ny.gov/. Labor Day Antiques & Farmers Holiday Market - Pound Ridge, NY - Hudson Valley More than 50 vendors will offer a wide selection of antiques and collectibles at The Antiques Outdoor Holiday Market on Labor Day from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For more information call 914-764-5122 or visit http://www.poundridgeny.org/. About New York State New York State features 11 beautiful vacation regions.  New York's attractions span from landmarks such as Niagara Falls, to the wine trails of Hudson Valley and treasures like the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  Whether it's wide-ranging outdoor activities for the whole family like fishing, hiking and boating, culinary wonders and farm-to-table fresh foods, or the rich history and culture of one of the 13 original colonies, New York State offers diverse activities for all travelers.  For more information visit http://www.iloveny.com/.  Media can find press releases and more at http://www.thebeat.iloveny.com/ .

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