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Posts for December 2010

Gore Mountain is Ready for Christmas Week

Dec 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

gore-more-gore-logo.JPGNorth Creek, N.Y. - - Gore is planning to double its current amount of open terrain in preparation for Christmas week.  Guests should look for a minimum of 40 trails open by December 26, serviced by 12 lifts including the North Quad and the High Peaks Chair. "We've taken advantage of the prime snowmaking weather and guests will enjoy a product second to none in the East this Christmas," ...

Whiteface is Vertical and Family Friendly

Dec 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

whiteface-logo.jpgWilmington, N.Y. - Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington may be best known for having the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies and for hosting the 1980 winter Olympic Alpine events, but it's also recognized as one of the nation's top ski resorts for families. According to About.Com, Whiteface is one of the country's top family ski destinations, one of only three eastern resorts to make the ...

Greek Peak Mountain Resort Announces Ski/Ride Free Day To Benefit Local Food Banks – Dec. 24th

Dec 22, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

greek-peak-logo.jpgResort donates free skiing and riding to individuals who donate non-perishable food items.     Cortland, N.Y. - As part of their continuing effort to benefit the local food bank and community, Greek Peak has dedicated December 24th as Ski Free Day from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.  Any individual who brings one non-perishable food item on December 24th will receive a lift ticket good for that day ...

Abracadabra! Weekend Magic January 15 and 16 at the National Museum of Play®

Dec 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

Wizard BillRochester, N.Y. - Now you see it. . .now you don't! Enjoy two days of pure magic at Abracadabra! Weekend Magic at the National Museum of Play at the StrongTM on Saturday, January 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, January 16 from noon to 5 p.m. Watch as magician Bill Gormont (aka Wizard BillWizard BillWizard Bill) performs his astounding tricks at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Then learn tricks of the ...

Metropolitan Museum Celebrates the Holidays by Opening on "Holiday Monday" December 27

Dec 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

met-sm.gifGalleries, Exhibitions Open to the Public on Monday of Christmas/New Year's Week New York, N.Y. -The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public on Monday, December 27 (Christmas/New Year's Week), as part of the Museum's popular "Holiday Mondays" program. Emily K. Rafferty, President of the Metropolitan Museum, commented, "Coming to the Met on this particular Monday has itself ...

Albany Offers Unique Holiday Shopping Experience

Dec 20, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

albany-logo-new.JPGAlbany, N.Y. --- Albany offers a vast and unique shopping experience perfect for holiday gifts. New York's Capital Region has an abundance of fine retail stores, small boutique shops, major department stores, and specialty gift shops. Browse in a variety of shopping settings from historic and eclectic neighborhoods to unique museum gift shops, and don't miss out on the great shop-and-stay hotel ...

Snowmobile Trail Map Available at Tourism Office

Dec 17, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

cayuga-county-tourism.JPGCentral NY/ Southern Tier Trails December 17, 2010- Auburn, NY -  The 2010-2011 Central NY Southern Tier Snowmobile Trail Map is now available at the Cayuga County Office of Tourism, 131 Genesee Street, Auburn. The map will take you from Tug Hill to Lake Ontario to Whitney Point and includes trails in Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Tioga & Tompkins Counties. ...

CONY Recognizes Best in Campground Marketing

Dec 16, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

cony3.JPGSyracuse, N.Y. - Campground Owners of New York (CONY) has announced the recipients of its annual marketing awards, which were presented Nov. 4 during the 47th Annual Conference and Trade Show of Campground Owners of New York (CONY), held at the Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool Airport Hotel. Awards were presented for Website Design, Simple Brochure Design, and Best Mailer Piece. According to ...

Hunter Mountain gives skiers & riders a December to Remember

Dec 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

hunter-logo.jpgOver 40 open trails, terrain parks, West Side & snowmaking continues as temperatures stay low Hunter, N.Y. - Hunter Mountain opened on Sunday, December 5 with 5 trails and 1 lift. Ten days later, the resort has more than 40 trails open, with additional trails opening for the weekend including the expert terrain of Clair's Way and K27. After ten days open, as of December 15, Hunter has more ...

Popular GeoTrail along NY-PA Great Lakes Seaway Trail Byway to Continue in 2011

Dec 15, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

geotrail-logo_780a.jpgGreat Lakes Seaway Trail, NY and PA - The Great Lakes Seaway Trail GeoTrail is the hot destination for geocachers - people and groups who enjoy exploring with hand-held GPS units. With a successful launch of the 518-mile-long travel initiative in New York and Pennsylvania in August 2010, Seaway Trail, Inc., Sackets Harbor, NY, has announced that it will extend the popular outdoor travel ...

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