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Posts from December 2015

Whiteface Open & Lake Placid Offer Action-Packed Holidays

LAKE PLACID, NY (December 21, 2015) - Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain are banding together to offer holiday seekers an exciting mix of on-mountain and downtown Lake Placid entertainment options throughout the holiday season. Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, home of the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies, is offering a BOGO deal for every full price lift ticket purchase from December 21 through January 2. Purchase a full day or multi-day lift ticket at the Whiteface ticket window, online at www.Whiteface.com, through a lodging property, or with a Frequent Skier Card, and receive a one-day non-holiday lift ticket voucher valid from January 4, 2016 through the end of the season.

Rochester, N.Y., December 8, 2015 - The George Eastman Museum has received a grant award of $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the museum's preservation of Highlights and Shadows (US 1937), afilm by James Sibley Watson Jr. Today, the NEA announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including this Art Works award to the Eastman Museum.

Visitors to top Hudson Valley destinations can also pick up last minute stocking stuffers

ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (December 7, 2015) - Visitors to Orange County, N.Y. don't have to worry about getting behind on their holiday shopping. Many top destinations in this Hudson Valley county feature specialty gifts shops with a little something for everyone. Shoppers here can also support some very worthy causes while picking up last minute stocking stuffers.

Ski Areas Add New Lift Power, Snow-Making Muscle, Dining and Lodging Options

ALBANY, NY (December 3, 2015) - I LOVE NEW YORK announces new ways to experience the winter season this year. From new trails and snowmaking equipment, to resort upgrades, New York continues to add to the winter experience found across the State. As the fall chill gets cooler and skiers think about tuning up their equipment, mountain resorts are gearing up for the winter season.

Albany, NY (November 30, 2015) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the I LOVE NEW YORK Winter Ski Bus will begin weekly trips from New York City to upstate ski areas on January 22. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the bus will offer downstate skiers and riders day trips to Hunter, Plattekill and Belleayre mountains. Additionally, I LOVE NEW YORK has partnered with popular outfitter REI to further spread the word about the outdoor adventures that the State has to offer.