Getaway Guide

Haunted History Trail of NYS Wins 2018 PRism Award

For Immediate Release: June 19, 2018 Media Contact: Sarah Blackwell Office: 585-394-0787 x4 Cell: 315-225-0256 Haunted History Trail of New York State Wins 2018 PRism AwardStatewide paranormal trail receives recognition at Rochester-based PRSA award ceremony  Batavia, N....

Read More

Tourism to Fort Stanwix creates $7.2 million in Economic Benefits

Rome, NY – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 106,936 visitors to Fort Stanwix National Monument in 2017 spent $5,743,600 in communities near the park.

Read More

Canal Events and Tours Generate $1.5 Billion in Annual Economic Impact

As the nation celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 6 – 12, 2018, a new study of the economic impact of events and tours in the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calls attention to the power of tourism along New York State’s iconic canals.

Read More

National Travel and Tourism Week

What is National Travel and Tourism Week?-National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is celebrating 35 years!  -During the first full week in May (6-12), communities nationwide unite to showcase the impact...

Read More

Two Local Breweries Receive Awards and Recognition

Recently, Utica beer has been recognized nationally and across the state as award winning, unique, and exceptional examples of craft beer! In order to rank beers, judges often participate in...

Read More

Canal Clean Sweep

Each Earth Day, the NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York host Canal Clean Sweep, a day of spring cleaning on sections of the Canalway Trail, in canalside...

Read More

Turning Stone Earns Golf Digest’s 2018 Editors’ Choice Award for Best Golf Resort in the Americas for the Northeast/New England Region

The awards keep rolling in for Turning Stone - this time for its extensive golf offerings.

Read More

Governor Cuomo Announces Record-Breaking 71 Million Visits To State Parks In 2017

950,000 More Visitors Than Previous Year, Estimated Attendance Marks Seven Years of Steady Growth More than 700 Improvement Projects Since Inception of NY Parks 2020 Initiative   February 20, 2018 – Governor Andrew M....

Read More

Resolution in Support of an Amendment to NYS Tax Law in Relation to Vendor Fees for Video Lottery Gaming

Resolution in Support of an Amendment to NYS Tax Lawin Relation to Vendor Fees for Video Lottery GamingWHEREAS, The tourism industry in Oneida County, New York generates $1.

Read More

National Park Week

From paddling through old-growth forests to watching meteor showers, the National Park Service and National Park Foundation have ideas for how to celebrate WASHINGTON – While you’re beginning to daydream about warmer,...

Read More