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Lake Placid IRONMAN Ranked Among the Best

Feb 22, 2017

Lake Placid, N.Y. - The 2016 edition of IRONMAN Lake Placid received high marks as a race host town, based on a survey of IRONMAN competitors from around the world.

IRONMAN officials recently announced Lake Placid took the top honor of best overall bike in the IRONMAN Athletes Choice Awards. Other accolades include 5th in overall satisfaction, 6th in best overall run, 3rd in best race venue experience, 8th in best host city experience, and 4th in will recommend to a friend.

University and Destiny USA Offer FREE Round-Trip Shuttle for Orange Fans Attending Basketball Game

Feb 14, 2017

Promotion for first 125 fans who register online in advance; registrants will receive a VIP "Shuttle ‘N Save" bus pass good for exclusive Destiny USA gameday deals

Syracuse, NY - Syracuse University and Destiny USA have teamed up to offer a free round-trip shuttle service for fans attending the Syracuse Orange versus Duke Blue Devils men's basketball game on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Service will be limited to the first 125 fans who register online in advance at https://www.destinyusa.com/su. The first 125 registered fans will receive an exclusive Destiny USA VIP "Shuttle ‘N Save" bus pass good for a round-trip shuttle from Destiny USA to the Carrier Dome and back, in addition to exclusive Destiny USA discounts and deals. Passes must be picked up by registered fans at Destiny USA's 3rd level Guest Services location during normal business hours with a valid photo ID beginning Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Cycle Adirondacks Innovates the Ultimate Cycling Vacation

Feb 8, 2017

August 19-25 event to expand guest options and grow economic impact 

Tupper  Lake,  NY  ( January  24,  2017) -  The Wildlife  Conservation  Society  (WCS)  and Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) announced an innovative new model for Cycle Adirondacks 2017 on Tuesday from The Wild Center in Tupper Lake.

Now in its third year, the August 19-25 fully supported road bicycling tour will feature three primary hub communities - Schroon Lake, Keene Valley and Saranac Lake - with two consecutive nights at each. The result is more ride distances and options than ever by providing guests the ability to choose to pedal as few as three days or as many as six during the weeklong event.

Enjoy Outdoor Recreation to Stay Active all Winter Long

Jan 10, 2017

With plenty to do in Orange County, N.Y, winter's cold weather is no excuse to stop moving.

Orange County, N.Y. (January 10, 2017) - Cold weather fun for the whole family can be found in Orange County this winter. Whether you like the thrill of tubing down a snow-covered hill or prefer horseback riding on a quiet wooded trail, there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and stay active this season.

BASS Pro Menendez to Highlight Fish Expo

Jan 10, 2017

Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (Jan. 10, 2017) - Bassmaster Elite Pro Mark Menendez of Paducah, Kentucky will join an impressive cast of speakers at the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo to be held Jan. 20-22 at the Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls. Menendez, a regular on the Bassmaster Tournament Trail for 26 years, is slated to be a competitor in the Elite Series in 2017 once again.

Greenway Announces New Hudson River Greenway Water Trail Map-Guides, Mobile Website, and Guidebook

May 26, 2016

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.

Football, Freebies and Fun On Tap for Super Bowl 50 at Destiny USA

Jan 28, 2016

Ginormous TV's, football-themed specials and giveaways await fans looking for an unforgettable Super Bowl viewing experience

Syracuse, NY- National Football League fans looking to catch the Carolina Panthers battle the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 on February 7th at 6:30 p.m. will find no shortage of ways to soak in the football, freebies and fun at Destiny USA. Multiple dining and entertainment venues will be offering football-themed food and drink specials, freebies and prizes alongside the Super Bowl itself, including:

I Love New York Announces New Trails and Lifts For Downhill Thrills on Tubes, Skis and Snowboards

Dec 3, 2015

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.

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