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Posts from May 2016

Jamestown, N.Y. - Beginning next Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum will be one of over 2,000 museums across America offering free admission to military personnel and their families! Blue Star Museums is aiming to provide families with ample opportunities to enjoy our nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their communities.

Water Trail partners gathered at Kingston Point Beach Announcement.Tools will Grow Hudson River Tourism and Recreation

Kingston, N.Y. - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and National Heritage Area announced today a suite of tools
that will make it easier for residents and tourists to explore the Hudson River from the Adirondack Park to New York City.  They include a new Hudson River Greenway Water
Trail Four-Map/Guide Set
, a new mobile responsive website, and the latest edition of The Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Guide.  Water Trail enthusiasts were joined at Kingston Point Beach by Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and other
dignitaries for the announcement.   The announcement was followed by a paddle led by Mayor Noble on the Hudson River and Rondout Creek.

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (May 24, 2016): Adirondack Festivals LLC today announced the full list of vendors slated for this year's Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, being held June 25th & 26th at Charles R Wood Festival Commons in Lake George Village.

"This festival celebrates the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that New York has to offer
and we're not short on vendors for this year's event," said Owner Sasha Pardy.

Stillwater, N.Y. - On Memorial Day (May 30th), Saratoga National Historical Park, located on Route 4 and 32 in Stillwater, will offer special living history programming and readings which honor Americans who fought and died in the 1777 Revolutionary War Battles of Saratoga.  The event runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm and is free.

ALBANY, NY (May 23, 2016) - A sense of awakening and freshness fills the air as spring takes hold of the Empire State. It's a great time to explore some of the exciting new things to do and see across New York.

To help chart the way, I LOVE NEW YORK has checked in with all 11 vacation regions and compiled a sampling of some of the Empire State's newest ways for locals, and visitors, to play, stay and have fun, from curated cider tastings to the highly-interactive and nostalgic Toy Halls of Fame.

Thruway Information Center welcomes visitors traveling through NYS

Pittsford, N.Y. - The Scottsville Information Center, located on the NYS Thruway, has opened for the 2016 season. The center is the only stand-alone information center on the New York State Thruway - in a building separate from the rest area. The building was once The Historic Livingston County Park House, and now houses display racks and a front desk for servicing visitors.

Will reveal insights about New York State's world-class
museums

Elements include articles, social media and personal appearances to promote travel to museums across New York State

Albany, NY (May 18, 2016) - Empire State Development and New York State's Division of Tourism, which administer the world-famous I LOVE NEW YORK tourism program, are joining with television host and museum expert Don Wildman in an effort to encourage travel throughout the state, particularly to New York's copious collection of diverse museums.

Value Programs NYC Restaurant Week®, NYC Broadway WeekSM and NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM Return This Summer

Approximately 16 Million Visitors Expected to Visit NYC During Summer Months

New York City (May 17, 2016) -NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors to book ahead to take advantage of savings opportunities this summer in New York City, as the warmer months are one of the best times for visitors to experience free and low-cost outdoor activities and offerings (nycgo.com/free). In addition, summertime visitors to NYC can enjoy NYC & Company's signature dining and theater promotions.

Spring is the perfect time to hit the beautiful Hudson Valley greens

Orange County, N.Y. (May 10, 2016) - From seasoned golfers to those teeing off for the first time, anyone looking for a day on the links can find a course that's right for them in Orange County this spring. Golfing is a great way to take in the picturesque Hudson Valley landscape while getting exercise.