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We Are NYRegistration Waived for Out-of-State Snowmobilers for First Two Weekends in March

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced two free snowmobile weekends for all out-of-state and Canadian snowmobilers to rev their engines. This year’s events will occur March 1- March 3 and now March 8 - March 10, encouraging out-of-state visitors to come ride the 10,500 miles of snowmobile trails in New York State.

Long Lake - Raquette LakeLong Lake and Raquette Lake, N.Y. – There is plenty to do in the Long Lake and Raquette Lake from February 16th – 25th. Winter Wonderland Week offers a slate of events for all ages. The Long Lake Geiger Ice Skating Rink and Mt. Sabattis Sledding Hill will be open daily from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily, no matter the conditions. Special programming on on Sunday, February 25th includes a visit from the Long Lake Fire Department as part of the Adirondack Local Culture Program Community Day at the Geiger Arena and is open to everyone.

ROOST - Adirondacks USASaranac Lake, NY (February 12, 2024) - The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby, taking place on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 on Lake Colby and surrounding waters.

Staatsburgh in Winter - East FacadeStaatsburg, N.Y. (1/29/24) — Staatsburgh State Historic Site is open for winter tours on Fridays, Saturdays, and select Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (last tour at 3:00 p.m.). Tours are by advance reservation only; reservations are made at www.Bookeo.com/StaatsburghSHS  Admission is $10 per person; $8 for seniors and students; children ages 12 and younger are free. There is a winter scavenger hunt of the mansion that visitors ages 7-12, can enjoy while on tour, which includes a prize.

Mount Peter liftOrange County, N.Y. (Jan. 19, 2024) – Hey there winter enthusiasts! Picture this: Orange County, N.Y. – your ultimate playground for winter wonders! Whether it's skiing, skating, snowmobiling, tubing or snowshoeing, we’ve got the adventure you’ve been looking for – and it’s just an hour away from New York City!…

Destiny USA Press ReleaseSyracuse, NY (January 8, 2024) – The Winter Fun Pass has returned to Destiny USA and it’s bigger than ever! The pass known for its Wintertime fun at a low cost, will be available from January 8th, through March 11th. With each Fun Pass, guests will be able to experience four of Destiny USA’s participating entertainment and restaurant venues. New to the Fun Pass this Winter is 20 minutes of Kiss My Axe or Engineerium VR at Zero Latency on level 2.

Pride Center logoLGBTQ+ Community Invited to Two-Day Event at Belleayre Mountain in The Catskills

Albany, N.Y. – A new event in 2024 will add wintertime wonder to the roster of activities available to LGBTQ+ residents and travelers in New York State. The Capital Region’s first-ever Pride Ski Weekend will be held January 20 – 21 at Belleayre Mountain, featuring two fabulous days of slope-side fun for the LGBTQ+ community.

Long Lake Winter CarnivalLong Lake, N.Y. – On Saturday, January 13th at noon, the 22nd Long Lake Winter Carnival will be held at Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center in Long Lake, NY.

Events begin with a coronation of the King and Queen of the Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club followed by a slate of fun family friendly events. The Cardboard Sled Races start at 1p.m. with prizes awarded for speed and overall award for Best in Show. Sleds can be made with cardboard, paint, wax and tape. Racing categories are for individuals and for teams.

Lake George Winter's Dream_MomentFactory_1Lake George Winter’s Dream by Moment Factory Officially Opens on Friday, Dec. 8, at the Fort William Henry Historic Fortress

Lake George, N.Y. — Winter’s magic and wonder is on full display in Lake George this year as the much-anticipated Lake George Winter’s Dream officially opens to the public on Friday, Dec. 8, inviting visitors to experience winter like never before in tranquil Lake George, nestled amid New York’s Adirondack Mountains.

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and SpaAfter successful alpine experiences with Andrew Weibrecht, Nordic skiers can also join Andrea Henkel Burke this winter on local cross-country trails

Lake Placid, N.Y. – In the winter of 2018-2019, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid successfully debuted Ski With Andrew, an exclusive opportunity for hotel guests to cruise the trails of nearby Whiteface Mountain with Andrew Weibrecht, Olympic silver and bronze medalist in Super G, and son of resort owners Ed and Lisa Weibrecht. Andrew Weibrecht was inducted in 2019 into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum.

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