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Guide to Regions: The Adirondacks, p. 35-37 Capital-Saratoga, p. 38-39 The Catskills, p. 20-21 Central NY, p. 30-34 Chautauqua-Allegheny, p. 42 Finger Lakes, p. 44-46

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isit the city that never sleeps! The wonders of the “Big Apple” will exceed all of your expectations...the fantastic skyline, famous restaurants, hotels and shops to fit any budget, and miles of museums and attractions. Each of the city’s five boroughs has a unique appeal. You can tour Manhattan by helicopter or on a cruise boat that skirts around its shoreline. In Queens, enjoy thoroughbred horse racing at Belmont Park or Flushing Park, home of the US Open Tennis championship. Brooklyn is home to the Brooklyn Museum and adjacent Botanic Garden. Or America’s favorite pastime, baseball, can be enjoyed at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx or Citi Field in Queens. With all this to see and do, it’s no wonder New York is the most exciting city in the world!

Info & Services Amtrak 525 East Street Rensselaer, NY 12144 (518)462-7821/F:(518)462-5714 E-mail: sanderd@amtrak.com www.amtrak.com Contact: Deborah Sanderson Providing passenger rail service throughout NYS & the U.S. Call 1-800- USA RAIL for schedules and fares. The Bronx Tourism Council Bronx County Building 851 Grand Concourse, Suite 123 Bronx, NY 10451 (718)590-3518 www.ilovethebronx.com Explore Brooklyn Presented by Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce 335 Adams Street, Ste. 2700 Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718)875-1000 E-mail: aagrusa@brooklynchamber.com www.explorebk.com Contact: Antonina Agrusa Guides Association of New York City P.O. Box 4648 New York, NY 10185 (855)574-2692/F: (908)232-9119 E-mail: info@GANYC.org www.GANYC.org Contact: Harvey Paul Davidson Licensed tours guides (English and foreign languages), airport/pier Meet and Greet, hospitality desk and staff, tour escort & manager. Heart of Brooklyn 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238 (718)230-2753/F: (718)230-2039 E-mail: bcap@bklynlibrary.org www.heartofbrooklyn.org Contact: Erin Shaw One destination, six-world-class Metro-North Railroad 420 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10017 (212)340-2659 Discount Rail & Admission FIT Packages E-mail: Dhaynes@mnr.org www.mta.info/mnr Contact: Donna Haynes More than 120 stations throughout the region, Metro-North can get you to/from Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Save up to 50% group travel rates (groupsales@mnr.org). And Grand Central Terminal can be at the center of a New York City itinerary with an Official Grand Central Tour (gct@orpheo.us). See ads on page12.

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Attractions/Entertainment CONTACT PHONE/FAX

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American Museum of Natural History Beth Wildstein

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Located in the heart of Manhattan, one of the worlds greatest Museums. Travel from the outer reaches of universe to explore life on earth. Floor plans in 10 languages.

Central Park West at 79th St. New York, NY 10024 www.amnh.org/groupvisits

212-496-3676 F: 212-769-5240 groups@amnh.org

Big Onion Walking Tours 476 13th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 www.bigonion.com

Seth Kamil 888-606-WALK F: 718-499-0023 info@bigonion.com

Blue Man Group New York, NY 10003 newyorkgroups@blueman.com

Melissa Klein 212-260-8993 F: 212-937-3509 www.blueman.com

Award winning walking tours of New York City’s historic and ethnic neighborhoods. Public tours daily. Private and group walks available. Licensed educator/guides. This unique theatrical experience is a form of entertainment like nothing else, guaranteed to be an outing that your group will never forget. Group discounts available for 10+.

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Pier 83, W. 42nd Street New York, NY 10036 info@circleline42.com

Janice Bennett 866-971-8542 F: 212-630-8181 www.circleline42.com

Offering full island cruise, semi circle cruise, 1 hour Liberty or “The Beast” boatride. 11/2 hour Harbor Lights Cruise. All cruises expertly narrated.

Empire State Building Observatory 350 Fifth Avenue, Ste. 300 New York, NY 10118 www.esbnyc.com

Michael Sibrizzi 212-736-3100 F: 212-947-1360

Grand Central Terminal 89 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 www.grandcentralterminal.com

Jason Grassi 212-464-8255 F: 212-918-9159 gct@orpheo.us

See the most famous terminal in the nation up close and personal with listening devices for self-guided or docent lead tours. Tour window located in Grand Central, Main Concourse.

Helicopter Flight Services Pier 6, East River New York, NY 10004 www.heliny.com

Eric Petersen 212-355-0801 F: 908-474-0702 info@heliny.com

Tours, Charters & Transfers in all new safe & spacious Bell 407 helicopters. High visibility windows, 180 degree views, narrated tours with voice interactive headsets.

Liberty Helicopters

Pam Schaefer 212-967-6464 F: 212-967-1553 libertyhelicopters.com

Fly with the largest and most experienced helicopter sightseeing and charter service in NYC with a fleet of 15 American Eurocopter helicopters. Open 365 days a year.

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Connie Coddington 212-870-5692 F: 212-870-4297 www.nycballet.com

NYCB has lightning fast dancers and 92 musicians. Group Adventures; meet & train with dancers. Discounts for repertory ballets. Early Nutcracker seat.

The New York Pass 36 West 44th Street, Ste. 1407 New York, NY 10036 www.newyorkpass.com

Ken Barrows Full admission at over 80 attractions for one, two, three, five or seven days plus a 212-977-7732 x14 208 page guidebook. F: 212-977-7798 ken@newyorkpass.com

New York Yankees One East 161st Street Bronx, NY 10451 tours@yankees.com

Stadium Tours 212-YANKEES 646-977-TOUR www.yankees.com

Tour Yankee Stadium, visit the Museum Presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, and another site based on availability. Call for group or pregame tours, and birthday bashes.

Statue Cruises 1 Audrey Zapp Dr., CRRNJ Ste. 1109 Jersey City, NJ 07305 rabreu@statuecruises.com

Rafael Abreu 201-432-6321 x 1109 F: 201-432-1801 statuecruises.com

Statue Cruises is the National Parks Service approved provider of ferry service to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Offers 75 minute cruise of NY Harbor, charter cruises & more.

World Yacht Pier 81, West 41st St.. at Hudson River New York, NY10036 wyts@worldyacht.com

Janice Bennett 212-630-8850 F: 212-563-3347 www.worldyacht.com

New York’s ultimate dining experience. Great food with music, dancing and dazzling views of the city skyline & State of Liberty. Dinner, brunch, lunch, holiday & private charters.

Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St.

Downtown Manhattan Heliport 6 East River Piers, New York, NY 10004

sales@libertyhelicopters.com New York City Ballet David H. Koch Theatre, 20 Lincoln Ctr. New York, NY 10023

New York’s best known attraction is open 365 days a year from 8 am - 2 am. Empire State Building: The Real Magic. The Real msibrizzi@esbonyc.com New York.

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Locations Macy’s Herald Square

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South Street Seaport

151 W. 34th St., Mezzanine Level (bet. Seventh Ave. and Broadway) Southern tip of City Hall Park on the Broadway sidewalk at Park Row

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The New York Pass 36 West 44th Street, Ste. 1407 New York, NY 10036 (212)977-7732 x14/F: (212)977-7798 E-mail: ken@newyorkpass.com www.newyorkpass.com Contact: Ken Barrows Full admission at over 80 attractions for 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 days and free 200+ page guidebook.

800 7th Avenue (Corner 52nd St.) New York, NY 10019

Queens Tourism Council 120-55 Queens Blvd., Suite 309 Kew Gardens, NY 11424 (718)263-0546, ext. 12 E-mail: rmackay@queensny.org http://www.itsinqueens.com/QTC/members/ http://www.facebook.com/ItsInQueens?reh+hl Blog: http://itsinqueens.com/spotlight/events Twitter: #itsinqueens Contact: Rob MacKay Borough Hall 10 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301 (718)816-2246 E-mail: dmarciuliano@statenislandusa.com www.VisitStatenIsland.com www.StatenIslandusa.com Contact: Diane Marciuliano

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Carmine’s 200 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 events@carminesnyc.com

Joanne DeSantis Family Style Italian Restaurant in Times 212-221-3800 x250 Square, as well as Uptown Location. Great www.carminesnyc.com for groups. Other locations: Atlantic City, Washington DC and Las Vegas.

Dave & Buster’s Times Square 234 West 42nd St., 3rd Floor New York, NY 10036 amy_arcara@daveandbusters.com

Amy Arcara 646-495-1988 F: 646-495-1982 daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Desmond’s Steakhouse 513 7th Ave at 38th St. New York, NY 10036 desmondsnewyork.com

Patrick Kelly 212-391-6900 F: 212-391-6990 kellyp40@yahoo.com

Steak (and more) with style in Times Square/Theatre District. FIT friendly, GROUPS up to 150 for lunch and dinner. Private events for up to 300.

Hard Rock Cafe Times Square 1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036 newyork_rocks@hardrock.com

Joey DelBuono 212-343-3355 F: 212-938-1901 www.hardrock.com

Locations in Times Square and Yankee Stadium. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Dine amongst rock videos and music memorabilia with Rockin’ service.

The Manhattan Club 800 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10019 bmmanhattanclub@aol.com

Frank Rego 212-489-9595 F: 212-397-1828 manhattanclubnyc.com

The Manhattan Club located in the heart of New York City’s Midtown Times Square district. Catering to both corporate and social events from 80 to 275.

Rosie O’Grady’s 800 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10019 www.rosieogradys.com

Landmark Steak and Seafood Restaurant Frank Rego with two bars. Private rooms available. 212-582-2975 See Manhattan Club listing above. F: 212-397-1828 info@rosieogradys.com

VIRGIL’S BBQ 152 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 www.virgilsbbq.com

July Martinez VIRGIL’S BBQ in the heart of Times 212-921-9494 x3 Square, offers great barbecue in a events@virgilsbbq.com casual atmosphere. Fun for groups.

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Accommodations CONTACT PHONE/FAX

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THE SMART CHOICE AMONG MANHATTAN HOTELS The Skyline Hotel is located in the center of the famous Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City. We feature the best view of the New York City Skyline, but just a few blocks away from the Theater District, Times Square, Jacob Javits Convention Center, Intrepid Museum, and fabulous restaurants and nightclubs. The Skyline boasts 232 newly renovated guest rooms. Each room features an array of amenities such as flat screen tv’s, refrigerators and in room safes to mention a few. On our penthouse level, our guests can enjoy a workout and take a dip in our spacious indoor pool, overlooking the New York City Skyline.

725 Tenth Avenue @ 49th Street New York, New York 10019 Tel: 212.586.3400 Dial U.S. Toll Free: 1.800.433.1982 Canada (800) 327.6542 www.skylinehotelny.com

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Holiday Inn LaGuardia Airport 37-10 114th Street Corona, NY 11368 www.holidaylga.com

Marie Shea 718-651-2100 F: 718-651-2222 sales@holidaylga.com

Holiday Inn Midtown-57th Street 440 W. 57th Street New York, NY 10019 www.HI57.com

Joseph Rodriguez 212-581-8100 F: 212-581-0889 jrodriguez@HI57.com

The Holiday Inn LaGuardia is close to New York Mets and Yankees Baseball, USTA tennis and the #7 subway to and from Manhattan & Flushing, Queens. 600 spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, Walking distance to Central Park, Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, Theater District and Times Square.

Hotel Beacon 2130 Broadway at 75th St. New York, NY 10023 gtraino@beaconhotel.com

Geraldine Traino 646-277-3242 F: 212-787-8119 www.beaconhotel.com

276 rooms & suites, all with kitchenettes. Free Wi-Fi. On site Beacon Bar, Fitness Center & Viand Cafe. Nearby Central Park & discount shopping.

New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania 401 Seventh Avenue & 33rd St. New York, NY 10001 sbaker@hotelpenn.com

Stephen Baker 212-502-8123 F: 212-502-8153 www.hotelpenn.com

The Roosevelt Hotel NYC 45 East 45th Street New York, NY 10017 vinocencio@rooseveltnyc.com

The World’s Most Popular Hotel. Energy Star awarded location & excellent value across from MSG & Penn Station. Offers 1,700 guest rooms plus meeting space. The Roosevelt Hotel is located in the heart Val Inocencio of midtown Manhattan, adjacent to Grand 212-885-6197 Central Station and features 1,015 guest F: 212-885-6159 theroosevelthotel.com rooms.

Skyline Hotel 725 10th Avenue New York, NY 10019 sales@skylinehotelnyc.com

Dana Doshim 212-586-3400 F: 212-582-4604 skylinehotelny.com

Travel Inn Hotel 515 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036 robert@newyorkhotel.com

Robert Aaron 160 guest rooms. Three blocks from Times Square, Jacob Javits Convention Center. 212-695-7171 Fitness room and outdoor swimming pool. F: 212-967-5025 www.newyorkhotel.com

Wellington Hotel 871 Seventh Av at 55 St. New York, NY 10019 lyokell@wellingtonhotel.com YMCA Guest Rooms 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023 www.ymcanyc.org

Lucille Yokell, CHME 646-277-0200 F: 212-581-1350 wellingtonhotel.com Tom Gebbie 212-912-2620 F: 212-912-2629 tgebbie@ymcany.org

With a 2011 renovation the hotel is within easy walking distance to Broadway, Times Square, Radio City, Intrepid & Circle Line. Flat Panel TV’s, fridge, indoor pool, internet.

European-style ideally located in midtown west. 700 rooms/suites perfect for families, adult & student groups. Friendly service & affordable meal prices. Two restaurants & 3 gift shops.

The Y makes the world’s most exciting city available to all. 6 convenient locations, free WIFI and enjoyable amenities, we’ll make sure your stay is a memorable and safe one.

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Annex: Chelsea Flea Market W. 25 St., Btwn 6th Ave & Broadway New York, NY info@annexmarkets.com

Erica Turner 212-243-5343 F: 212-463-7099 annexmarkets.com

Antiques, collectibles, ephemera, vintage clothing, all things retro. W. 25 St. btwn 6th Ave. & Broadway, EVERY Saturday and Sunday, 9am-6pm; up to 100 dealers.

Annex: Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market W. 39 St. Btwn 9th & 10th Ave’s. New York, NY info@annexmarkets.com

Erica Turner 212-243-5343 F: 212-463-7099 annexmarkets.com

Antiques, collecticles, ephemera, vintage clothing, all things retro. W. 39 St. btwn 9th & 10th Ave’s; EVERY Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm; 50-100+ dealers. Free.

Hard Rock Times Square 1501 Broadway New York, NY 10036 newyork_rocks@hardrock.com

212-343-3355 F: 212-938-1901 www.hardrock.com

Located in Times Square. Rock Shop with authentic Hard Rock merchandise including T-Shirts, pins, collectibles, glasswear, seasonal items and much more!

Macy’s Herald Square 151 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001 Diana.Hilaire@macys.com

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The Pearl Hotel A Boutique Hotel

The Lucerne Hotel A Boutique Hotel

233 W. 49th St. New York, NY 94 guest rooms

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201 W. 79th St. New York, NY 202 guest rooms

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he wonder of wonders. For over three centuries Niagara Falls has served as a natural magnet that has attracted people from around the world to view its magic. Add to this wonderful history of Old Fort Niagara, the visually pleasing experience of Artpark, Letchworth State Park; the “Grand Canyon of the East,” and the city of Buffalo, proud of its sports heroes-brimming with life. Sprinkle in art galleries, Darien Lake Theme Park Resort, New York’s largest theme park with Ride of Steel, one of the largest roller-coasters in the country, winter carnivals and fairs, add a dash of theaters and gourmet restaurants and you have the great Niagara Frontier.

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Niagara Falls USA

Info & Services Genesee County Chamber of Commerce 210 East Main Street Batavia, NY 14020 (585)343-7440/F: (585)343-7487 E-mail: krapone@geneseeny.com www.fungrouptours.com Contact: Kelly Rapone Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. 10 Rainbow Blvd. Niagara Falls, NY 14303 (716)282-8992/F: (716)285-0809 E-mail: info@niagara.usa.com www.niagara-usa.com Contact: Jeff Pease Orleans County Tourism 14016 Route 31 West Albion, NY 14411 (585)682-0090/F: (585)589-8105 E-mail: lynne@orleanscountytourism.com www.orleanscountytourism.com Contact: Lynne Mentz Visit Buffalo Niagara 403 Main St., Suite 630 Buffalo, NY 14203 (716)218-2936/F: (716)852-0131 (888)228-3369 x 237 E-mail: mueller@visitbuffaloniagara.com www.visitbuffaloniagara.com Contact: Leah Mueller Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism 6470 Route 20A, Suite 6 Perry, NY 14530 (585)237-0230 (800)-839-3919 E-mail: meghan@gowyomingcountyny.com www.gowyomingcountyny.com Contact: Meghan Nulty

Gay Molnar 716-285-3575 x204 F: 716-285-8513 aquariumnf@aol.com

Buffalo Harbor Cruises 79 Marine Drive (Business Office) Buffalo, NY 14202 ahoy@buffaloharborcruises.com

Ryan Hayhurst 716-856-6696 F: 716-856-8901

GrayLine Niagara Falls/Buffalo 1625 Buffalo Avenue, Suite 1A Niagara Falls, NY 14303 verity@graylineniagarafalls.com

Verity Folan 716-285-2113 F: 716-284-7759 graylineniagarafalls.com

Offering daily sightseeing tours of Niagara Falls, NY and Ontario. Package tours, airport transfers, and charter services are also available.

Maid of the Mist 151 Buffalo Avenue, Ste. 204 Niagara Falls, NY 14303 www.maidofthemist.com

Tim Ruddy 716-284-8897 F: 716-284-5446

30 minute sightseeing tour taking passengers in front of the American Falls and into the basin of the Horseshoe Falls.

New York Power Authority 5777 Lewiston Rd. Lewiston, NY 14092-2121 www.nypa.gov/vc/niagara.htm

Teresa Martinez 716-286-6661 F: 716-286-6654 npvista@nypa.gov

Enjoy 50 interactive exhibits for family fun at the New York Power Authority Niagara Power Vista. Free admission, handicap accessible, open daily 9 am - 5 pm. We’ve got fun down to a science.

Old Fort Niagara P.O. Box 169 Youngstown, NY 14174 www.oldfortniagara.org

Group Department 716-745-7611 F: 716-745-9141 ofn@oldfortniagara.org

Open year round, National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site featuring the oldest building on the Great Lakes. Spectacular scenery and exciting special events!

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Niagara’s other Water Wonder! Dive into a world of discovery beneath the waves. Open year round at 9 am and just a short stroll from the Falls. Parking is free! Handicap accessible.

Always a hit for young and old! Experience Buffalo from a Sailors point of view. Travel along four bodies of water and Int’l. Boundbuffaloharborcruises.com ary. Sightseeing and party cruises available.

Restaurants PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Dave & Buster’s 1 Walden Galleria Buffalo, NY 14225 todd_mann@daveandbusters.com

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Todd Mann 716-932-2515 F: 716-932-2512 daveandbusters.com

INFORMATION

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa 100 Whitehaven Rd.

Grand Island, NY 14072 sporto@byblosniagara.com Comfort Inn University 1 Flint Rd. Amherst, NY 14226 GM@comfortinnuniversity.com

Days Hotel 4345 Genesee St. Buffalo, NY 14225 DLacki@ellicotthospitality.com

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INFORMATION

Aquarium of Niagara 701 Whirlpool Street Niagara Falls, NY 14301 www.aquariumofniagara.org

Country Inn & Suites 164B Slade Ave. West Seneca, NY 14224 www.countryinns.com

Photo courtesy of:Visit Buffalo Niagara

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Sheryl Porto 716-773-0753 F: 716-773-1229

Niagara Falls & Buffalo’s only Island resort hotel overlooking the Niagara River. Our convenient location is just minutes from www.byblosniagara.com Niagara Falls and all area attractions. Centrally located between Niagara Falls & Susan Carlin Buffalo, newly renovated hotel provides 716-688-0811 clean comfortable rooms at affordable prices. F: 716-688-2365 comfortinnuniversity.com Group tours welcome with ample parking.

Joelene LaSanta Free breakfast, in-room coffeemaker, 800-830-5222 free newspaper, free high speed interjlasanta4@yahoo.com net, indoor pool and more. Located off I-90, minutes from Downtown Buffalo. David Lacki 129 newly decorated guest rooms, in716-631-0800 door pool, fitness center, restaurant, free F: 716-631-7589 continental breakfast. Airport transportation, www.daysinn.com receptive services. Niagara Falls nearby.

Quality Hotel & Suites at the Falls Gina Cardinali 240 First Street 716-282-1212 Niagara Falls, NY 14303 F: 716-282-0051 guestservices@qualityniagarafalls.com qualityniagarafalls.com

211 guest rooms & suites. Walking distance to Niagara Falls. Indoor heated pool & whirlpool, Legends Bar & Grill, gift shop & Concierge Services all on site.

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164B Slade Ave. West Seneca, NY 14224 FOR RESERVATIONS EMAIL JOELENE LASANTA AT:

• Complimentary Continental Breakfast • Indoor Heated Pool with Hot tub • Fitness Center • Free Wireless Internet • Board Room • Motor Coach Friendly Conveniently located off Interstate 90 at Exit 55 - Minutes from Downtown Buffalo

Joe Cascio

jlasanta4@yahoo.com www.CountryInns.com

BUFFALO NIAGARA NEW YORK • USA

Less than 1 hour by air from New York City Great shopping, unique art and architecture, U.S. Presidential history, Buffalo wings and Niagara Falls nearby Niagara Falls Journey into the heart of one of North America’s most powerful waterfalls aboard the Maid of the Mist.

Visit our website for group and FIT tour itineraries, multi-language translation, events, festivals and more!

Rhea Anna

© Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp.

Come find out why so many others from around the world have visited and made Buffalo Niagara, NY a top 20 U.S. destination.

716-218-2936 » mueller@visitbuffaloniagara.com VisitBuffaloNiagara.com DESTINATIONS OF NEW YORK STATE 2015-2016

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BLAST IN THE PAST! Dramatic Living History Programs

Original 18th Century Buildings

Just Minutes from the Falls via the Northbound Robert Moses Parkway

So many reasons to choose Byblos Niagara for your Tour Groups

It’s Your New York Island Getaway!

OPEN 9:00 AM DAILY, YEAR ROUND

For information contact Sheryl Porto 716-773-0753 Email: sporto@byblosniagara.com

Youngstown, NY (716) 745-7611

www.oldfortniagara.org

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Harry Wade Phone (716) 903-7717 hwade@dutyfreeamericas.com

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Shopping Boulevard Mall 730 Alberta Drive Amherst, NY 14226 (716)834-4191/F: (716)836-6127 Main: 716-834-8600 E-mail: BetseyBonvissuto@forestcity.net www.boulevard-mall.com Contact: Betsey Bonvissuto Minutes from Niagara Falls, US. on Niagara Falls Blvd., Route 62. Over 120 stores including Macy’s, Macy’s Men’s, JCP, Sears, H&M, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor Loft, Bonefish Grill, T.G.I Fridays & Chili’s. Dicks Sporting Goods - Fall 2015.

EXPLORE

Duty Free Americas All major crossings on U.S. side of Northern Border with Canada (716)903-7717/F: (716)773-4237 E-mail: hwade@dutyfreeamericas.com www.dutyfreeamericas.com Contact: Harry Wade Stop, Shop & Save before visiting Canada. You’ll enjoy superb savings on Spirits, Wine, Beer, Tobacco, Designer Fragrances, Cosmetics, Fashion Watches and so much more.

A World Wonder in New York State! For all events, attractions, and lodging information, visit Niagara-USA.com or contact Elizabeth Davis at 1-716-282-8992 ext. 301.

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA 1900 Military Rd. Niagara Falls, NY 14304 (716)297-0933 x 206/800-414-0475 E-mail: michael.powers@macerich.com http://fashionoutletsniagara.com Contact: Michael Powers Just minutes from the Falls and Canadian border. Shop over 200 outlet stores Nike, Burberry, Disney, Saks and more.

Niagara Gorge Photo courtesy of: Niagara Tourism & Convention Corp. DESTINATIONS OF NEW YORK STATE 2015-2016

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njoy the solitude of thousands of acres of wilderness or the excitement of winter sports in the splendor of the magnificent Catskill Mountains. These mountains offer many luxury resorts and adventurous ranch vacations. The rivers and streams are home to some of the best trout fishing in the United States and surrounding areas offer an ideal setting for hunting, hiking and biking. Golf courses abound and there are festivals, fairs, game farms, water slides and old-time rail road rides. Take advantage of these majestic mountains that offer sights and sounds of good times throughout the year.

Delaware River Sullivan County/The Catskills

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Bailiwick Animal Park 118 Castle Rd. Catskill, NY 12414 www.bailiwickranch.com

Gary Koschitzki Scenic mountain trail rides, open all year. 518-678-5665 Petting and feeding area, overnight camping trips, playground and paintball games. F: 518-678-5665 bailiwickzoo@aol.com

Great Western Catskills Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 5 1/2 Main Street Delhi, NY 13753 (866)775-4425 E-mail: tourism@delawarecounty.org www.greatwesterncatskills.com Contact: Sonia Janiszewski

Hunter Mountain P.O. Box 295 - 64 Klein Ave. Hunter, NY 12442 www.huntermtn.com

Randy Hoose 518-263-4223 x2352 F: 518-263-4521

Kittatinny River Trips & Zip Lines 3854 State Route 97 Barryville, NY 12719 www.kittatinny.com

Reservations 800-356-2852 F: 570-296-4905 info@kittatinny.com

Delaware River Trips: rafting, canoeing, kayaking and tubing, Two riverfront campgrounds. Dual racing ziplines, paintball. Only 90 min/75 miles from NYC.

Greene County Tourism Dept. 700 Rt. 23B Leeds, NY 12451 Exit 21 off NYS Thruway Catskill Exit (518)943-3223/F: (518)943-2296 (800)-355-2287 E-mail: npetramale@discovergreene.com www.Greatnortherncatskills.com Contact: Nancy Petramale

New York Zipline Adventure Tours 64 Klein Ave. & 23 A Hunter, NY 12442 www.ziplinenewyork.com

Reservations 518-263-4388 info@zipsny.com

The longest and highest Zipline Tour in North America. Soar side by side 600 feet above the forest floor. Monday through Sunday 8 am - 4 pm.

NY Power Authority Visitors Ctr./ Historic Lansing Manor 1378 State Route 30 N. Blenheim, NY 12131

Samantha Van Ness 800-724-0309 F: 518-287-6381 www.nypa.gov

Housed in a restored 19th Century Dairy Barn. Learn about the world of electricity thru hands-onexhibits at the Visitor Center. Tour and learn about 19th Century living at Historic Lansing Manor.

Info & Services

Sullivan County Visitors Association 100 Sullivan Ave., Ste. 2, Box 248 Ferndale, NY 12734 (845)747-4449/F: (845)747-4468 (800)882-CATS E-mail: rbl@scva.net www.scva.net Contact: Roberta Byron-Lockwood Ulster County Tourism 20 Broadway Kingston, NY 12401 (800)342-5826 (845)334-5459F: (845)334-8687 E-mail: tourism@co.ulster.ny.us www.ulstercountyalive.com Contact: Fran DePetrillo-Savoca

Monticello Race Club Sullivan County/The Catskills

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Year round destination resort specializing in skiing, snow boarding, Summer and Fall Festivals, weddings, conferences on questions@huntermtn.com site, Hotel and Spa.

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Blackhead Mtn. Lodge & Country Club - Crows Nest Rd. Round Top, NY 12473 mrsm@blackheadmtn.com

Waltraud Maassmann 518-622-3157 F: 518-622-2331 blackheadmtn.com

Northern Catskills Golf resort, conference facility, championship golf course, restaurant, accommodations and group packages available.

Kaatskill Mountain Club Resort and Spa - 62 Liftside Drive Hunter, NY 12442 mwagner@huntermtn.com

Reservations 518-263-5580 F: 518-263-5588 kaatskillmtnclub.com

Featuring a full array of mountainside luxuries, spacious studios, one, two or three bedroom suites, full service spa, fitness room, gourmet restaurant and more.

Sunny Hill Resort 352 Sunny Hill Rd. Greenville, NY 12083 www.sunnyhill.com

Reservations 518-634-7642 F: 518-634-7810 info@sunnyhill.com

NY’s Top Rated Family & Golf Resort. An all-inclusive resort with 36 holes of golf, amazing views, and great entertainment. Group and Golf packages available. Northern Catskills family resort. “Taste of Villa Vosilla Boutique Resort Leigh McGunnigle Italy” season nightclub, dancing, Ladoria 6302 Main St., Scenic Byway Rt. 23A 518-589-5060 Ristorante. Walk to golf. “Winter” season Tannersville, NY 12485 F: 518-589-5470 www.villavosilla.com leigh@villavosilla.com packages, near slopes, group rates.

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“Where experiences turn into great memories.”

GREAT NORTHERN CATSKILLS

(800) 355-2287 www.Greatnortherncatskills.com International Celtic Festival August 15-16, 2015

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Oktoberfest II (w/Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally)

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TAP New York April 25-26, 2015

Oct 3-4, 2015

Mountain Jam X June 4-7, 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival June 12-14, 2015 German Alps Festival August 8-9, 2015

So Much More Than Just Winter Fun!

Play in our backyard...

Oktoberfest IV (w/Wine Tasting & Farmer’s Market) Oct 17-18, 2015

800.486.8376 • HunterMtn.com

Unique Gem in the Catskills

ITALIAN BOUTIQUE RESORT

Luxurious Slopeside Lodging Mountain Club Spa Scenic Skyride Spring/Summer and Fall Festivals Conferences and Weddings NY Zipline Adventure Tours

800-HunterMtn (800-486-8376) www.HunterMtn.com

Oktoberfest III (w/Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally) Oct 10-11, 2015

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FESTIVAL

Oktoberfest I (w/Gestalt BMW Auto Rally) Sept 26-27, 2015

Blackhead Mountain

Lodge & Country Club

Grand enough for group travel Intimate enough to feel at home Ultimate Italian Comfort Food Prepared with Love Entertainment Reflecting the Heart of Italy

Great Golf Warm Hospitality 18 Hole, Par 72 Championship Golf Course

Resort

Spectacular Mountain Setting Golf Packages, Group Outings

Maassmann’s Restaurant Authentic German & American Cuisine

Special Senior Day Tours

$109 •

P.O. Box 298 Round Top, NY 12473 Tel: (518) 622-3157 • Fax (518) 622-2331 4 generations working family owned/operated tannersville ny • town hunter • 518-589-5060

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800-766-4825 • villavosilla.com

e-mail:mrsm@blackheadmtn.com www.blackheadmtn.com

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LONG ISLAND

iscover the undiscovered island...Long Island. It stretches 125 miles from New York City to Montauk Point, with some of the United State’s most beautiful beaches, and offers a wide range of activities, festivals, country fairs and cultural events. Enjoy the quiet waters of the Long Island Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Tour the former summer mansions of millionaires made famous in the books of F. Scott Fitzgerald; stroll along fishing wharfs or take a whale-watching cruise. Dine at seaside restaurants, visit quaint colonial villages, explore museums or go on a shopping spree at the Island’s giant malls and outlet centers. Visit the wineries that produce some of New York’s finest wines, stopping at local farm markets on the way to pick your own fruit and vegetables. Experience the sound, the sea and the sensation of Long Island!

Photo courtesy of: Long Island CVB

Info & Services Cross Sound Ferry Services 2 Ferry Street, P.O. Box 33 New London, CT 06320 (860)443-5281/F: (860)440-3492 E-mail: stan@longislandferry.com www.longislandferry.com Contact: Stan Mickus Take the scenic route. Save time and miles on your next trip to Long Island or New England. Sit back and relax. Enjoy the comfort and convenience. Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau 330 Motor Parkway, Ste. 203 Hauppauge, Long Island, NY 11788 (631)951-3900 x 303/F: (631)951-3439 E-mail: mnye@discoverlongisland.com www.discoverlongisland.com Contact: Millie Nye North Shore Promotion Alliance P.O. Box 572 Stony Brook, NY 11790 (631)751-2244/F: (631)751-2024 E-mail: mgilberti@wmho.org www.longislandheritagetrail.org Contact: Gloria Rocchio Info & Services continued on page 23

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Coe Hall at Planting Fields P.O. Box 660 Oyster Bay, NY 11771 eeisenberg@plantingfields.org

Elsa Eisenberg 516-922-8670 F: 516-922-9226 www.plantingfields.org

Coe Hall, a 65 room Elizabethan Style Gold Coast Mansion, is the centerpiece of Planting Fields Arboretum, a 409 acre Gatsby Era Estate.

Cross Sound Ferry Services 2 Ferry St., P.O. Box 33 New London, CT 06320 stan@longislandferry.com

Stan Mickus 860-443-7394 F: 860-440-3492 longislandferry.com

Take the scenic route. Save time and miles on your next trip to Long Island or New England. Sit back and relax. Enjoy the comfort and convenience.

Discovery Wetlands Cruise P.O. Box 572 Stony Brook, NY 11790 edoutreachmgr@wmho.org

Kari Ann Karr 631-751-2244 F: 631-751-2024 www.wmho.org

Bring your binoculars and camera on this unique 1 1/2 hour cruise through Stony Brook Harbor on the magnificent North Shore of Long Island to the surrounding wetlands at W. Meadow Creek.

Old Westbury Gardens 71 Old Westbury Rd. Old Westbury, NY 11568 asavino@oldwestburygardens.org

Angela Savino 516-333-0048 F: 516-333-6807 oldwestburygardens.org

Magnificent, 100-year-old, antique-filled mansion, with 200 acres of amazing grounds, including indescribably beautiful gardens. Tour time is 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

South Bay Paddlewheel Cruises P.O. Box 98 Brightwaters, NY 11718-0098 mkeagan@laurenkristy.com

Mike Eagan 631-750-5359

Sail aboard the Lauren Kristy, sailing from the Bay Shore Marina and cruise the Great South Bay. Enjoy lighthouse luncheons, dinwww.laurenkristy.com ner cruises and great group outings.

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

The Garden City Hotel 45 Seventh Street Garden City, NY 11530 mfisher@gchotel.com

Matthew Fisher 516-877-9476 F: 516-747-3189 gardencityhotel.com

The luxurious Garden City Hotel boasts world-class amenities, flexible meeting space, tantalizing on-site dining, and easy access to local attractions.

Southampton Inn 91 Hill Street Southampton, NY 11968 events@southamptoninn.com

Dominique Lamboy (631)283-6501 F: 631-287-1073 southamptoninn.com

90 unique rooms; Tempur Pedi® mattresses. Lawn, heated outdoor pool, tennis court, event facilities. World famous beaches, art galleries, boutiques, fishing, golfing & dining.

Restaurants PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Dave & Buster’s 1504 Old Country Rd. Westbury, NY 11590 Karen_Kelly@daveandbusters.com

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Karen Kelly 516-247-6337 F: 516-542-9042 daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Amanda Sabella 631-582-6615 F: 631-582-3528 amanda_sabella@daveandbusters.com daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Dave & Buster’s 1856 Veteran’s Memorial Highway Islandia, NY 11749

Photo’s courtesy of: Dave & Buster’s Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports!

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Info & Services Montauk Chamber of Commerce 742 Montauk Highway Montauk, NY 11954 (631)668-2428/F: (631)668-9363 E-mail: info@montaukchamber.com www.montaukchamber.com Contact: Laraine Creegan Town of Brookhaven Tourism Commission 1 Independence Hill Farmingville, NY 11738 (631)451-6595 Toll Free 866-451-4533 Hearing Impaired: (631)451-6641 E-mail: economicdevelopment@brookhaven.org www.brookhaven.org/tourism

Town of Hempstead Tourism One Washington Street Hempstead, NY 11550 (516)489-5000 ext. 3601/F: (516)393-0075 E-mail: dconlon@tohmail.org www.townofhempstead.org Contact: Diane Conlon

Old Westbury Gardens - Long Island Photo credit ~ Vince Kish

Motor Coach & Tour Operators COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

SERVICES PROVIDED

Brown Coach 50 Venner Rd. Amsterdam, NY 12010 judy@browncoach.com

Judy Russell 518-843-4700 F: 518-843-3600

www.browncoach.com N.E. Visit USA gateways

Hamburg, NY 14075 shelly@niagarascenictours.net

Hampton Jitney Inc. 395 County Rd. 39A, Ste. 6 Southampton, NY 11968 djwoods@hamptonjitney.com

Debbie Woods 631-283-4600 F: 631-204-1457 hamptonjitney.com

Retail Tours, Day Trips, NYC Theatre, Charters

Hunter Motor Coach Inc.

Leslie Phelan

Coxsackie, NY 12051 www.huntermotorcoach.com

F: 518-731-6790 hunter@statetel.com

Charters, Group Tours, Sightseeing

P.O. Box 87/161 Scheller Park Rd. 518-731-6248

Preformed groups Tour Operator US/ Canada. Serve all

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

COMPANY/ADDRESS

Niagara Scenic Tours

SERVICES PROVIDED

Shelly DeFranco 716-648-7766 x12 F: 716-648-5213

Charters, Group Tours, Receptive Niagara Falls

Oneonta Bus Lines/Eastern Travel - 41 Orchard Street Oneonta, NY 13820 www.easterntrav.com

Camilla Morris 607-432-4040 F: 607-433-1719 cam@easterntrav.com

Group Tours Tour & Charter Motorcoach Services

Upstate Tours 207 Geyser Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 ckulls@upstatetours.com

Christine Kulls 518-584-5252 F: 518-584-1092 upstatetours.com

5175 Southwestern Blvd.

NiagaraScenicTours.com

One Day & Multi-

day charters & tours,

step on guides and itinerary planning.

Visit USA Receptive Tour Operators COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Academy Bus 36 West 44th St., Ste. 1407 New York, NY 07030 clafauci@academybus.com

Chris La Fauci 212-730-1430 F: 212-977-7798 academybus.com

Receptive Services Association of America 2365 Harrodsburg Rd., Ste. A325 Lexington, KY 40504

Matt Grayson 859-226-4352 matt.grayson@rsaa.org

www.rsaa.org

SERVICES PROVIDED

38 & 54 passenger equip. for local & over the road charter services.

Association of major Inbound Receptive Tour Operators.

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COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

RMP Travel 255 W. 85th Street, #3A New York, NY 10024 www.rmptravelinc.com

Suzi Steiger 212-581-8051 F: 212-956-8063 service@rmptvl.com

Twin Travel Concepts 451 Eichybush Rd. Kinderhook, NY 12106 Nick@TwinTravelConcepts.com

Nick Calderazzo 917-575-6600 F: 518-213-3332

SERVICES PROVIDED

Receptive Operator 35 Years customized memorable group exp. in NYC & NYS

Receptive services for all of NY State. Amazing customized TwinTravelConcepts.com experiences!

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Photo courtesy of: Long Island CVB

Step out and explore beyond Long Island’s famous beaches. We have an endless assortment of things for visitors to see and do. Just contact the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission to start planning your trip! Call 1-877-386-6654 or email traveltrade@discoverlongisland.com. Outside the U.S. and Canada, call 1-631-951-3900 ext. 303.

Photo credit: Sarah Caponi

www.discoverlongisland.com/travel-trade

South Bay Paddlewheel Cruises

631-750-5359 Your group is always our priority. Come join us for a relaxing luncheon or dinner cruise aboard the LAUREN KRISTY, a Mississippi style riverboat sailing the calm waters of Great South Bay and Fire Island. Lauren Kristy South Bay Paddlewheel Cruises

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Bay Shore Marina Foot of Clinton Avenue Bay Shore, NY 11706 Email: mikeeagan@optonline.net

www.laurenkristy.com

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Old Westbury Gardens

Welcome to our magnificent 1906 mansion, filled with priceless art and antiques, surrounded by 200 beautiful acres, including indescribable gardens. Enjoy this perfect family environment for picnics, long walks, and an eclectic variety of indoor and outdoor events. Open daily, except Tuesdays, May through October.

www.oldwestburygardens.org

Old Westbury Gardens - photo credit: Vince Kish

516-333-0048 You could spend a lifetime on Long Island and never run out of things

Here’s just a sample of Long Island’s endless variety: HISTORY:

CULTURE:

Gatsby-Era Mansions • Aviation Museums • The George Washington Spy Trail • Historic Lighthouses • ColonialEra Villages Museums • Botanical Gardens • Theatre • Performing Arts

to do. Start with our 150 beaches and miles and miles of coastline. Visit the glamorous Hamptons and Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions. Choose from 100 museums spanning the 17th century to the future of space travel. Enjoy musical performances, theater, fine art museums and historic sites. You can wander through Colonial-era fishing villages

ENTERTAINMENT Hiking • Biking • Boating • Fishing • Paddle Boarding & OUTDOOR FUN: Fly Boarding • Sky Diving • Surfing • Rope Courses Water and Amusement Parks • Aquarium

and dine in fine restaurants serving every imaginable cuisine. Tour our

SPORTS:

ing boats. All this awaits you on Long Island, along with overnight

60 Golf Courses • Thoroughbred Racing at Belmont Park • Hampton Classic Horse Show • Independent League Ducks Baseball

award-winning wineries. Explore lighthouses and play our challenging public golf courses. Or schedule a day on one of our fleet of sportfishaccommodations for every taste and budget.

Southampton Inn

800-832-6500 “Best of the Best” Hotel in the Hamptons.

We welcome groups. Open year round featuring 90 unique guest rooms with Tempur-Pedic™ beds, outdoor heated pool, tennis, reception facilities and OSO Restaurant. Located in the heart of Southampton village close to mansions, wineries, museums, gardens, beach, boutiques, boating and restaurants. Your Home in the Hamptons.

www.southamptoninn.com DESTINATIONS OF NEW YORK STATE 2015-2016

Photo courtesy of: “Southampton Inn, near the beach and estates”

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Falls on the Leurenkill Photo Courtesy of: Ulster County Tourism

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merican history comes alive in the greatest of river valleys. Tour the historic mansions of the Rockefellers and the Vanderbilts, view the cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point. What better place to taste the top-of-theline cuisine than at the Culinary Institute of America or at one of the many charming riverside restaurants. Cruises on the river, wineries, air shows, outlet malls and prolific gardens are just some of the wealth of attractions that await you on the banks of the mighty Hudson River.

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INFORMATION

Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery - P.O. Box 190 Washingtonville, NY 10992 contact@brotherhoodwinery.com

Group Sales 845-496-3661 F: 845-496-8720 brotherhoodwinery.com

Hudson River Cruises 1 East Strand Street Kingston, NY 12401 hudsonrivercruises@hvc.rr.com

Virginia LaConture 845-340-4700 F: 845-340-4702

Westchester Broadway Theatre 1 Broadway Plaza Elmsford, NY 10523 www.broadwaytheatre.com

Heidi Giarlo 914-592-2225 F: 914-592-6047 hgiarlo@cloud9.net

Discover Hudson River Valley with your group aboard the Rip Van Winkle. Memorable tours include a Day Cruise and Fall hudsonrivercruises.com Foliage cruises! 450 seat professional dinner theatre, the longest running year round professional theatre in the State of New York. Revival Musical Theater/Broadway Talent.

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CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Galleria at Crystal Run 1 Galleria Drive Middletown, NY 10941 AmandaO’Connell@pyramidmg.com

Amanda O’Connell 845-692-8883 F: 845-692-5931 GalleriaCrystalRun.com

Orange County’s premier shopping & entertainment destination with over 120 retail stores, cinemas, restaurants & more! Located at intersection I-84 and Route 17.

Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300 Newburgh, NY 12550 www.newburghmall.com

Katie Levato 845-564-1400 F: 845-564-6632

Home to Sears, Bon Ton, Bed Bath & Beyond, Office Depot & over 60 specialty stores. Exit 17 off I-87 & Exit 7B off I-84. Monday-Saturday. 10 am - 9:30 pm & Sunday 11 am - 6 pm.

Poughkeepsie Galleria 2001 South Rd. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 JessicaPecchia@pyramidmg.com

Jessica Pecchia 845-297-7600 F: 845-297-2504

Conveniently located between the NYS Thruway 87 & Interstate 84 with 120 plus stores, cinemas and restaurants. Dutchess County’s premier shopping destination.

poughkeepsiegalleriamall.com

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Heather Paul

Info & Services

Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery is open daily year round. Groups welcome by appointment. Lunch and dinner packages available.

498 Red Apple Court Central Valley, NY 10917

845-928-7467 F: 845-928-7260 premiumoutlets.com/woodburycommon hpaul@simon.com

Located one hour north of NYC, the world’s largest collection of designer and name brand outlet stores. Featuring 220 stores, open seven days a week from 10am - 9pm.

Amtrak 525 East Street Rensselaer, NY 12144 (518)462-7821/F: (518)462-5714 E-mail: sanderd@amtrak.com www.amtrak.com Contact: Deborah Sanderson Providing passenger rail service throughout NYS & the U.S. Call 1-800- USA RAIL for schedules and fares. Columbia County Tourism Department & Film Office 401 State Street Hudson, NY 12534 (518)828-3375/F: (518)828-2825 (800)724-1846 E-mail: ann.cooper@columbiacountyny.com www.columbiacountytourism.org Contact: Ann Cooper

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets

Featuring 220 stores!

Sam’s Point ~ the highest point of Shawangunk Ridge

Photo courtesy of: Ulster County Tourism

Dutchess Tourism Inc. 3 Neptune Road, A11A Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845)463-4000/F: (845)240-1633 e-mail: mkv@dutchesstourism.com www.DutchessTourism.com Contact: Mary Kay Vrba, CTP Greene County Tourism Dept. 700 Route 23B Leeds, NY 12451 Exit 21 off NYS Thruway Catskill Exit (518)943-3223/F: (518)943-2296 (800)-355-2287 E-mail: npetramale@discovergreene.com www.greatnortherncatskills.com Contact: Nancy Petramale Info & Services continued on page 28

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Washingtonville, NY www.brotherhoodwinery.com 845-496-3661 Awarded the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Surrounded by Historic Hudson Valley attractions and sites, at I-87 Exit 19 Complimentary Wi-Fi • Complimentary breakfast New salt water, heated indoor pool and new fitness center New First Capitol Bistro & Bar serving dinner and room service All rooms offer microwave ovens and refrigerators • Pets welcome

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Luxury Resorts, B&Bs, Lodges, Inns and Campgrounds, Shopping, Golfing, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Skiing, Snow Shoeing, Apple Picking, Wine Tasting and more... you’ll see it all in Ulster County, NY.

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Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Metro-North Railroad

Info & Services Metro-North Railroad 420 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10017 (212)340-2659 Discount Rail & Admission FIT Packages E-mail: DHaynes@mnr.org www.mta.info/mnr Contact: Donna Haynes More than 120 stations throughout the region, Metro-North can get you to/from Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. Save up to 50% group travel rates (groupsales@mnr.org). And Grand Central Terminal can be at the center of a New York City itinerary with an Official Grand Central Tour (gct@orpheo.us). See ads on page 12. Orange County Tourism 124 Main Street Goshen, NY 10924 (845)-615-3860/F: (845)291-2137 e-mail: tourism@orangecountygov.com www.orangetourism.org Contact: Mary Ann McCarthy

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Best Western Plus Kingston 503 Washington Avenue Kingston, NY 12401 bwp@cooperhotels.com

Debra Harris 845-338-0400 F: 845-340-1908 www.bwpkingston.com

208 rooms, heated indoor pool, complimentary full hot breakfast. Entire hotel has been beautifully transformed inside and out. Located in the historic Hudson River Valley.

Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center ~ 3 Executive Blvd. Suffern, New York 10901 jfennell@cpsuffernhotel.com

John Fennell 845-357-4800 F: 845-918-1475 www.cpsuffernhotel.com

Conveniently located in the “Heart of the Hudson Valley Region.” The Crowne Plaza Hotel Suffern looks forward to having you as our guests.

Hampton Inn Fishkill 544 Route 9 Fishkill, NY 12524 amanda.pugliese@hilton.com

Amanda Pugliese 845-896-4000 F: 845-896-2799 hamptoninnfishkill.com

Hilton Family Hotel - strategically located near I-84, offering personalized group and family itineraries and complimentary full hot breakfast.

Hampton Inn Kingston 1307 Ulster Avenue Kingston , NY 12401 sandra.sanicki@hilton.com

Sandra Sanicki 845-382-2600 F: 845-382-2700

Hot breakfast included in rate. Microwave and refrigerator in every room. Centrally located to all Hudson Valley attractions.

Holiday Inn Express Chester 2 Bryle Place/GPS 76 Brookside Ave. Chester, NY 10918 Sabrina.Campbell@hhmlp.com

Sabrina Campbell 845-469-3000 F: 845-469-5242 www.hiechester.com

Free, Full, Hot “Smart Start” Breakfast, heated indoor pool and hot tub. Free WIFI, fitness center, located in the heart of the Hudson Valley & close to Woodbury Common Outlets.

Howard Johnson Inn 2764 Route 32 Saugerties, NY 12477 www.hojo.com/hotel/01656

Sam Patel 845-246-9511 F: 845-246-1753 sam@hoteldetail.com

Indoor heated pool, sauna, free wireless high speed internet. Nearby Hunter Mountain, Windham Mountain (I-87 Exit 20), on site restaurant.

HYATT house 100 Westage Business Center Dr. Fishkill, NY 12524 judy.dalessandro@hyatt.com

Judy D’Alessandro 845-897-5757 F: 845-897-4774 hyatthousefishkill.com

Fishkills most upscale hotel with 135 guest rooms and suites. Located close to West Point and the CIA. All overnight guests receive a full hot buffet breakfast w/made to order omelets.

Pougkeepsie Grand Hotel 40 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 mkangas@pokgrand.com

Maureen Kangas 845-485-5300 F: 845-486-4720 www.pokgrand.com

200 room full service luxury hotel with free wireless internet access, complimentary full breakfast and 15,000 square feet of flexible conference space.

kingston.hamptoninn.com

Restaurants PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Putnam County Tourism Putnam County Office Building 40 Gleneida Ave., 3rd Floor Carmel, NY 10512 (845)-808-1015 E-mail: katie.demarco@putnamtourism.org www.putnamtourism.org Contact: Libby Pataki

Ardsley Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 6 N Hastings on the Hudson, NY 10706 Rafael.Rosado@hmshost.com

Rafael Rosado 914-478-7843 F: 914-478-7726 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Dave and Buster’s 881 Pelham Pkwy. Pelham Manor, NY 10803

Beatriz Peneda 914-380-8500

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Stewart International Airport (SWF) The Port Authority of NY & NJ 1035 First St. New Windsor, NY 12553 (845)-338-8200 www.panynj.gov/airports/stewart.html

Dave and Buster’s 4661 Palisades Center Drive West Nyack, NY 10994

Ulster County Tourism 20 Broadway Kingston, NY 12401 (800)342-5826 (845)334-5459F: (845)334-8687 E-mail: tourism@co.ulster.ny.us www.ulstercountyalive.com Contact: Fran DePetrillo-Savoca Westchester County Tourism 148 Martine Ave., Ste. 104 White Plains, NY 10601 (914)995-8502/F: (914)995-8505 E-mail: ncaputo@visitwestchesterny.com www.visitwestchesterny.com Contact: Natasha Caputo

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Beatriz_Peneda@daveandbusters.com daveandbusters.com

erin_jacobsen@daveandbusters.com

Erin Jacobsen 845-348-6006 F: 845-353-0104 daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

New Baltimore Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 127 N&S New Baltimore, NY 12124 Bill.Gibbons@hmshost.com

Bill Gibbons 518-756-3000 F: 518-756-3095 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices. Taste of New York.

Plattekill Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 65 N Plattekill, NY 12568 Tony.Condo@hmshost.com

Tony Condo 845-564-5160 F: 845-564-5163 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Sloatsburg Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 33 N Sloatsburg, NY 10974 Robert.Woodill@hmshost.com

Robert Woodill 845-753-2701 F: 845-753-2411 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Ulster Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 96 S Ruby, NY 12475 Lisha.Wager@hmshost.com

Lisha Wager 845-336-8129 F: 845-336-8113 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

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Get to the fun faster. Fly into Stewart.

The quickest way to Hudson Valley mountain views, historic attractions and wineries is through Stewart International Airport. Besides boating, fishing, hiking, winter sports and world-class restaurants, we offer on-time performance, stress-free boarding, convenient access to baggage and affordable fares, all less than an hour from New York City. Next time you come to the Hudson Valley, land at Stewart, just like Allegiant, Delta, JetBlue and US Airways do. Then, let the fun begin. Stewart International Airport. Your gateway to New York. DESTINATIONS OF NEW YORK STATE 2015-2016

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nine-county region, extending from the Catskills across the Mohawk Valley to the Central Adirondacks, encompass Leatherstocking Country. Here you can experience some of the most beautiful scenery in North America, along with some of its best drawing cards; the Turning Stone Casino, the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Iroquois Indian Museum, The Farmers’ Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, and the geological wonders of Howe Caverns. Charter a boat for a tour on the Erie Canal, hunt for antiques, prospect for “Herkimer Diamonds”, tap a maple tree for its sweet reward.

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Howe Caverns

Info & Services Greater Binghamton Convention & Visitors Bureau P.O. Box 995 Binghamton, NY 13902 (607)772-8860/F: (607)722-4513 (800) 836-6740 www.VisitBinghamton.org E-mail: judi@visitbinghamton.org Contact: Judi Hess Commerce Chenango/ Chenango County Tourism 15 South Broad St. Norwich, NY 13815 (607)334-1400/F: 607-336-6963 E-mail: tourism@chenangony.org www.chenangony.org Contact: Audrey Robinson Destination Marketing Corp for Otsego County Jordan Cottage - 20 Chestnut St. Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607)322-4046/F: (607)282-4186 800-843-3394 E-mail: Deb@ThisIsCooperstown.com www.ThisIsCooperstown.com Contact: Deborah Taylor Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce 420 East German Street Herkimer, NY 13350 (877)984-4636 (315)866-7820/F: (315)866-7833 E-mail: Lsmith@herkimercountychamber.com www.herkimercountychamber.com Contact: Lori Smith Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce 1166 Riverfront Center Amsterdam, NY 12010 (800)-743-7337 (518)725-0641/F: (518)684-0111 E-mail: mctourism@fultonmontgomeryny.org www.visitmontgomerycountyny.com Contact: Gina DaBiere-Gibbs Madison County Tourism P.O. Box 1029 Morrisville, NY 13408 (800)684-7320/F: (315)684-7348 E-mail: scottflaherty@madisontourism.com www.madisontourism.com Contact: Scott Flaherty Oneida County Tourism P.O. Box 551 Utica, NY 13503-0551 (315)624-7144/F: (315)724-7335 (800)426-3132 E-mail: sarah@oneidacountytourism.com www.oneidacountytourism.com Contact: Sarah Foster

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Herkimer Diamond Mines/ Gems Along the Mohawk 800 Mohawk St. Herkimer, NY 13350

Renee Scialdo Shevat 315-717-0175 herkimerdiamond.com diamonds@ntcnet.com

Prospect for Herkimer Diamonds. Jewelry and rock store, museum, lodging & restaurant. Mohawk Valley Visitor Center with 70 retail associates. Erie Canal cruises & waterfront dining.

Howe Caverns 255 Discovery Drive Howes Cave, NY 12092 reception@howecaverns.com

April Islip 518-296-8900 F: 518-296-8992 howecaverns.com

Open year-round, seasonal hours. NY’s Premier Show Cave. 90 minute guided tour. Cafe with group menu, Candy and Gift Shops, Gem Mining, Motel. Seasonal Adventure Park on premises.

Iroquois Indian Museum 324 Caverns Rd. Howes Cave, NY 12092 info@iroquoismuseum.org

Information 518-296-8949 F: 518-296-8955 iroquoismuseum.org

Exhibits, festivals, interactive spaces, and 45-acre Nature Park, celebrate the cultural diversity, rich history, archaeology, and artistic expression of the Iroquois.

National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum - 25 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326 jdolhun@baseballhall.org

June Dolhun 888-425-5633 x4 F: 607-547-2044 www.baseballhall.org

Visit the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum today to relive your favorite baseball moments. Preserving History. Honoring Excellence. Connecting Generations.

NY Power Authority Visitors Ctr./ Historic Lansing Manor 1378 State Route 30 N. Blenheim, NY 12131

Samantha Van Ness 800-724-0309 F: 518-287-6381 www.nypa.gov

Housed in a restored 19th Century Dairy Barn. Learn about the world of electricity thru hands-onexhibits at the Visitor Center. Tour and learn about 19th Century living at Historic Lansing Manor.

Secret Caverns P.O.Box 88 Howes Cave, NY 12092 www.secretcaverns.com

R.J. Mallery 518-296-8558 F: 518-234-4925

Secret Caverns offers a one hour guided tour featuring fossils, cave formations, winding passages and a 100 foot underground waterfall.

Turning Stone Resort x Casino 5218 Patrick Rd. Verona, NY 13478

Deirdre McCarthy-Polak 888-361-7958 Office F: 315-361-8500 deirdre.mccarthy-polak@turningstone.com www.turningstone.com

An award winning entertainment destination with a variety of world-class gaming, dining, golf and entertainment venues, along with accommodations, fitness and spa facilitlies.

Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel 4229 Stuhlman Rd. Vernon, NY 13476 jpeters@vernondowns.com

Exit 33 off NYS Thruway. Features a 150 room hotel, video gaming, live and simulcast harness racing, concerts, live entertainment and promotions. Indoor pool, fitness center.

Josh Peters 315-829-3400 F: 315-829-3787 vernondowns.com

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CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

99 newly remodeled rooms with microwave, refrigerator, flat panel tv, internet, fitness ctr., indoor pool & spa, gift shop, business center, free breakfast, walk to restaurants.

Best Western Plus Inn & Suites 50 Commons Drive Cooperstown, NY 13326 www.bwcooperstown.com

Scott Butler 607-547-7100 F: 607-547-7082

Comfort Inn of Binghamton 1000 Upper Front St. Binghamton, NY 13905 gm.ny302@choicehotels.com

Christine Madden 607-724-3297 F: 607-771-0206 www.comfortinn.com

Free breakfast, wireless internet access, fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool and barbeque area.

Howe Caverns Motel 255 Discovery Drive Howes Cave, NY 12092 reception@howecaverns.com

April Islip 518-296-8900 F: 518-296-8992 www.howecaverns.com

AAA rated. Open year-round. Spectacular view, TV, phones, Wi-Fi. Seasonal cafe. Located between Albany and Cooperstown on the Howe Caverns Estate.

Travelodge Little Falls 20 Albany Street Little Falls, NY 13365 stay@knightsinnoflittlefalls.com

Mary LaBreche Restaurant and lounge. Twin movie 315-823-4954 theatre and banquet facilities. Packages F: 315-823-4507 available. AAA rated, Wi-Fi. knightsinnlittlefalls.com

Turning Stone Resort l Casino 5218 Patrick Rd. Verona, NY 13478

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Deirdre McCarthy-Polak 888-361-7958 F: 315-361-8500 deirdre.mccarthy-polak@turningstone.com www.turningstone.com

Full service resort and casino. On site: three amazing hotels and motorcoach parking. Offsite: a wonderful hotel with shuttle accommodations and an RV park.

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Justin and Scott follow the Brewery Ommegang mantra of “Everything for a reason.” Their experiences in home-brewing have paved the way to crafting centuries-old styles for one of America’s premiere producers of Belgian-inspired ales. Pride in every glass – just one of the 60-plus stories on tap in Central New York.

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Restaurants CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Dave & Buster’s 10335 Destiny USA Dr. Syracuse, NY 13290

INFORMATION

Christina_Rodgers@daveandbusters.com

Christina Rodgers 315-401-3700 F: 315-401-7984 daveandbusters.com

Chittenango Travel Plaza 2188 Tag Road, Milepost 266W Canastota, NY 13032 Bob.Spencer@hmshost.com

Bob Spencer 315-687-0015 F: 315-687-6810 www.hmshost.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Howe Caverns Cafe 255 Discovery Drive Howes Cave, NY 12092 reception@howecaverns.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices. Taste of New York. Open year-round, seasonal hours. Can April Islip accommodate groups up to 100. Group 518-296-8900 menu available, ATM and plenty of bus F: 518-296-8992 www.howecaverns.com parking.

Indian Castle Travel Plaza 2691 State Rte. 5S, Milepost 210E Little Falls, NY 13365 Bruce.Nadeau@hmshost.com

Bruce Nadeau 315-823-4350 F: 315-823-3679 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Iroquois Travel Plaza- NYS Thruway 2576 State Rte. 5S, Milepost 210W Little Falls, NY 13365 Bruce.Nadeau@hmshost.com

Bruce Nadeau 315-823-0678 F: 315-823-3873 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Oneida Travel Plaza- NYS Thruway 5365 State Rt. 233, Milepost 244E Westmoreland,NY 13490 Tony.Salvaggio@hmshost.com

Tony Salvaggio 315-853-3605 F: 315-853-3670 www.hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Info & Services Schoharie County Tourism 143 Caverns Rd. Howes Cave, NY 12092 (518)296-8991/F: (518)296-8825 (800)-41-VISIT tourismcoordinator@schohariechamber.com www.upstatevacations.com Contact: Becky Stark

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Town of Webb Visitor Center P.O. Box 68 Old Forge, NY 13420 (315)369-6983/F: (315)369-2676 E-mail: info@OldForgeNY.com www.OldForgeNY.com Tourism Promotion Agency for Herkimer County Contact: Cindy Beckley

OneOnta Bus Lines

a Full service motorcoach company specializing in quality customer service . . .

• Luxurious Motorcoaches • Top Safety Ratings • All Types of Charter Arrangements • Retail Tour Division • Professionally Escorted

www.easterntrav.com

1-800-458-1556 607-432-5418 41 Orchard St. Oneonta, NY 13820

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YOUR FUN AWAITS. Discover the perfect combination of 24-hour excitement and escape, centrally located and surrounded by fun! Turning Stone offers two AAA Four Diamond hotels and award-winning dining options to suit every taste. Hit the greens at one of our five acclaimed golf courses, pamper yourself in our two luxury spas, dine at one of our 18 restaurant experiences or play on one of our 2,000 slots and 85 tables.

800.771.7711 TURNINGSTONE.COM

24 MILES NORTH OF COLGATE UNIVERSITY, EXIT 33 OFF THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY

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n the lands of the “Last of the Mohicans,” are 6 million acres of State Park providing beauty and recreation for all visitors. Travel by canoe or kayak on tranquil lakes or fast moving rapids. Take a hot-air balloon flight or plunge down an Olympic bobsled ride. Parades, races, scenic touring, fishing, factory outlet shopping and theatre...just a few of the attractions this region has to offer. With luxurious resorts on the shore of its hundreds of lakes, the Adirondack Mountains combine nature’s pristine beauty with activities for all.

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Ausable Chasm Ausable Chasm

Info & Services Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau P.O. Box 310, 7061 Route 9 Plattsburgh, NY 12901-0310 (518)563-1000/F: (518)563-1028 E-mail: alyssa@northcountrychamber.com www.goadirondack.com Contact: Alyssa Felio Franklin County 193 River Street Saranac Lake, NY 12983 (518)891-1990 E-mail: info@saranaclake.com www.SaranacLake.com www.TupperLake.com www.VisitMalone.com City of Glens Falls 42 Ridge Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 (518)761-3864/F: (518)792-1198 E-mail: acollins@cityofglensfalls.com www.cityofglensfalls.com Contact: Amy Collins

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Adirondack Museum P.O. Box 99, 9097 State Route 30 Blue Mountain Lake, NY 12812 www.adirondackmuseum.org

Paige Doerner 518-352-7311 x182 F: 518-352-7653 info@adkmuseum.org

Ausable Chasm P.O. Box 390, 2144 Rte. 9 Ausable Chasm, NY 12911 debbie@ausablechasm.com

Debbie Hackett 518-834-7454 F: 518-834-1104 ausablechasm.com

A destination as BIG as the Adirondacks, with thousands of exhibits sharing stories from this unique region, plus gardens, cafe, gift shop, and more. Since 1870 over 10 million visitors have explored the depths of Ausable Chasm. Scenic walking trails, float tours via raft or tube, cafe and gift shop. Great family adventure.

Fort Ticonderoga 100 Fort Road Ticonderoga, NY 12883 info@fort-ticonderoga.org

Nancy LaVallie 518-585-2821 F: 518-585-2210 fort-ticonderoga.org

Relive the defining moments in America’s history! Experience an exciting day with weapon demos, exhibits, family activities, hiking and canoe rentals.

The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom-Six Flags Theme Park P.O. Box 511 Lake George, NY 12845

Group Sales Dept. 518-792-3500 x 3361 ssawn@sftp.com www.sixflags.com

Over 135 rides, shows/attractions, including a full outdoor waterpark and the all new Buccaneer Beach! For information please call 518-792-3500 or visit sixflags.com.

Lake George Steamboat Company 57 Beach Road, P.O. Box 551 Lake George, NY 12845 info@lakegeorgesteamboat.com

Doreen Brown 518-668-5777 F: 518-668-2015

Three unique passenger vessels, nineteen cruises daily each summer day, sailing on the Queen of American Lakes. Your safety lakegeorgesteamboat.com and enjoyment is our heritage.

Lake Placid Marina & Boat Tours George & Bliss Lane (off Mirror Lake Dr.) Lake Placid, NY 12946 info@lakeplacidmarina.com

Brian Bliss 518-523-9704 F: 518-523-9704 lakeplacidmarina.com

Minne-Ha-Ha

One hour scenic narrated tour of historic Great Camps on Lake Placid lake in our enclosed pontoon boats. Group rate available. Open May to October.

LAKE GEORGE STEAMBOAT Co. OPERATING MAY-OCTOBER 3 BEAUTIFUL CRUISE SHIPS 11 CRUISES DAILY IN SEASON

Mohican

Proudly sailing on the most beautiful lake in America SINCE 1817.

PRIVATE CHARTERS and GROUP RATES AVAILABLE

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For brochure and information: P.O. Box 551 57 BEACH ROAD LAKE GEORGE, NY 12845

Shopping

Duty Free Americas All major crossings on U.S. side of Northern Border with Canada (716)903-7717/F: (716)773-4237 E-mail: hwade@dutyfreeamericas.com www.dutyfreeamericas.com Contact: Harry Wade Stop, Shop & Save before visiting Canada. You’ll enjoy superb savings on Spirits, Wine, Beer, Tobacco, Designer Fragrances, Cosmetics, Fashion Watches and so much more.

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Lac du Saint Sacrement

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E-Mail: info@LakeGeorgeSteamboat.com www.LakeGeorgeSteamboat.com

(518) 668-5777 or (800) 553-2628

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Info & Services Hamilton County Department of Tourism P.O. Box 57 Lake Pleasant, NY 12108 (518)548-3076/F: (518)548-3091 E-mail: info@adirondackexperience.com www.AdirondackExperience.com Lake George Area in NY’s Adirondacks Warren County Tourism Dept. 1340 State Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 (518)761-6575/F: (518)761-6368 (800)365-1050 x163 E-mail: brandt@warrencountyny.gov www.visitlakegeorge.com Contact: Tanya Brand Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB, Inc. 2176 State Route 9, P.O. Box 272 Lake George, NY 12845 (518)668-5755/F: (518)668-4286 E-mail: mconsuelo@LakeGeorgeChamber.org www.LakeGeorgeChamber.com Contact: Michael Consuelo, CHME Lake Placid Convention & Visitors Bureau 2608 Main St. Lake Placid, NY 12946 (518)523-2445, x136/F: (518)523-2605 E-mail: maryjane@lakeplacid.com www.lakeplacid.com Contact: Maryjane Lawrence Lewis County Chamber of Commerce 7576 South State St. Lowville, NY 13367 (800)724-0242 (315)376-2213/F: (315)376-0326 E-mail: anne@lewiscountychamber.org www.adirondackstughill.com Contact: Anne Merrill

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98 Luxurious Guest Suites Including Two-Bedroom Suites, Honeymoon & Presidential Suites with fireplaces & Jacuzzis All rooms have 32”-flat screen TV, refrigerator, microwave and high-speed Internet. Spectacular heated indoor pool complex . . . featuring 50 foot slide, Jacuzzi, kiddie pool with slide, and other water activities; expanded savory breakfast menu; paramount fitness center . . . featuring Cybex equipment; playground with basketball court, picnic area and so much more . . .

The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom Six Flags Theme Park

BUS PARKING AVAILABLE

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1533 State Route 9 • Lake George, NY 12845 (518) 761-0001 • Fax (518) 761-4089

www.comfortsuiteslakegeorge.com

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NY

Easy to get to. Easy to enjoy!

Midway between Manhattan & Montreal, and a direct drive from Boston! • FREE TRAVEL PLANNER Call: 800-365-1050xM232 or: VisitLakeGeorge.com

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Clarion Inn & Suites 1454 State Route 9 Lake George, NY 12845 sales@ClarionLakeGeorge.com

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Amanda Berrigan 518-793-3196 F: 518-793-6028

Located in the heart of the Lake George shopping outlets. Close to Lake George Village, Six Flags Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, Golf, ClarionLakeGeorge.com Restaurants/Museums. Indoor pool and more.

Comfort Suites Hotel Michael Stark 1533 State Route 9 518-761-0001 Lake George, NY 12845 F: 518-932-0400 www.comfortsuiteslakegeorge.com gm.ny284@choicehotels.com

Lake George’s only all suite hotel. Convenient to shopping outlets and all attractions. Large indoor pool, fitness room, deluxe breakfast, senior friendly and bus parking.

Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club 101 Olympic Drive Lake Placid, NY 12946 groupsales@lakeplacidcp.com

Cristina Lussi 518-523-2556 F: 518-523-9410 www.lakeplacidcp.com

246 room resort adjacent to the Olympic Center in the heart of Lake Placid. Olympic Tour & scenic Boat Cruise packages. Ample free parking.

The Fort William Henry Resort 48 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845 tomw@fortwilliamhenry.com

Tom Wysocki 518-668-2346 F: 518-964-6645 fortwilliamhenry.com

Located on 18 acres on the southern tip of Lake George with 193 accommodations. Fort William Henry is the ideal location to visit.

The Queensbury Hotel 88 Ridge Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 sales@queensburyhotel.com

Kim Levy 518-792-1121 F: 518-745-5427 queensburyhotel.com

Perfectly situated in between Saratoga Springs & Lake George. 120 Boutique Hotel rooms await tour groups with a welcome reception. Welcome to Home Town USA!

The Tiki Resort 2 Canada Street Lake George, NY 12845 tikilakegeorge@yahoo.com

Kathleen Hafner 518-668-5744 F: 518-668-3544 tikiresort.com

A Polynesian themed property, dinner show, breakfast cafe, lounge, heated indoor pool, outdoor pool, deck with firepit. All rooms non smoking, 32” flatscreen tvs and much more.

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New York State Capitol - Albany, NY

Info & Services Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau 25 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207 (518)434-1217 x301/F: (518)434-0887 (800)258-3582 E-mail: gmintzer@albany.org www.albany.org Contact: Gina Mintzer, CMP, MHA Amtrak 525 East Street Rensselaer, NY 12144 (518)462-7821/F:(518)462-5714 E-mail: sanderd@amtrak.com www.amtrak.com Contact: Deborah Sanderson Providing passenger rail service throughout NYS & the U.S. Call 1-800- USA RAIL for schedules and fares. The Chamber of Southern Saratoga County 58 Clifton Country Rd., Ste. 101 Clifton Park, NY 12065 (518)371-7748/F: (518)371-5025 E-mail: pete@southernsaratoga.org www.southernsaratoga.org Contact: Pete Bardunias, CEO Group farm tours, local foods, Canal attractions, festivals and the Saratoga County Fair. Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce 2 North Main St. Goversville, NY 12078 (518)725-0641/F: (518)725-0643 E-mail: tourism@fultonmontgomeryny.org www.44lakes.com Contact: Gina DaBiere-Gibbs Rensselaer County Tourism 1600 7th Avenue Troy, NY 12180 (518)270-2900/F:(518)270-2961 E-mail: tourism@rensco.com www.renscoutourism.com

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apital of the Empire State, Albany’s treasures are preserved in diverse museums, historic homes, architecture and churches. Take a tour of the magnificent government buildings or experience the unique perspective of the city’s skyline aboard one of the many Hudson River cruise boats. Discover the charm and culture of Saratoga Springs with a symphony concert or ballet, or spend a day at its oldest thoroughbred horse track in the United States. Antique shops abound throughout the region as well as restaurants, museums and many cultural events and extravaganzas. The Capital-Saratoga region welcomes you to the crossroads of the Northeast!

Attractions/Entertainment CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Saratoga & North Creek Railway 26 Station Lane Saratoga, NY 12866 hanifinK@premierrails.com

INFORMATION

Kristen Hanifin 855-724-5714

The historic scenic railroad winds its way alongside the Hudson River between Saratoga Springs and the delightful Adirondack town of North Creek.

www.sncrr.com

Shopping CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Crossgates Mall One Crossgates Mall Rd. Albany, NY 12203 CrossgatesMall@pyramidmg.com

INFORMATION

Jennifer Smith 518-869-3522 F: 518-869-9683 shopcrossgates.com

The Capital Region’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination with over 200 stores, restaurants & cinemas with IMAX.

Accommodations CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

INFORMATION

Albany Ramada Plaza 3 Watervliet Ave Ext. Albany, NY 12206 ronda@albanyramada.com

Ronda Shayne 518-438-8431 F: 518-438-8356 albanyramada.com

FREE Deluxe hot breakfast buffet, hi-speed wireless internet. Simmons Pillow top mattresses, microwave & refrigerator. Shuttle Times Union Events. Indoor and outdoor pools.

Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs 232 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 jkirkpatrick@saratogahi.com

Joanne Kirkpatrick 518-584-4550 x 287 F: 518-580-1924 www.saratogahi.com

Indoor and outdoor heated pools, 24 hour fitness ctr., restaurant & lounge. Outdoor dining. Kids eat free program. Close to Saratoga attractions, in town shuttle service.

Saratoga Hilton 534 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 darryl.leggieri@hilton.com

Darryl Leggieri 518-693-1001 F: 518-587-1983 thesaratogahilton.com

The Saratoga Hilton puts guests in the middle of culture, natural beauty, shopping and nightlife. Located in historic downtown Saratoga Springs.

Restaurants CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

INFORMATION

Dave & Buster’s 1 Crossgates Mall Rd. Albany, NY 12203

Jesscia Hamilton 518-313-4500 F: 518-213-5279 jessica_hamilton@daveandbusters.com daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce 28 Clinton Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (800)526-8970 E-mail: abellantoni@saratoga.org www.saratoga.org

Pattersonville Travel Plaza NYS Thruway, Milepost 168W Pattersonville, NY 12137 Brian.Day@hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau 60 Railroad Place, Ste. 301 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518)584-1531/F: (518)584-2969 E-mail: todd@discoversaratoga.org www.discoversaratoga.org Contact: Todd Garofano

Schenectady County Visitors Agency 432 State Street Schenectady, NY 12305 (518)382-3884 x 138 F: (518)346-2468 E-mail: tcass@proctors.org www.VisitSchenectady.com Contact: Talia Cass

www.FaceBook.com/RensselaerCountyTourism.com

Contact: Christine Golden

Brian Day 518-887-2028 F: 518-887-2025 www.hmshost.com

Contact: Annamaria Bellantoni Easy to reach. Always exceptional.

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Washington County Tourism 383 Broadway, Municipal Center Ft. Edward, NY 12828 E-mail: info@washingtonnycounty.com Contact: Christine Hoffer

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Your Gateway to the Adirondacks!

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Discover more than 400 years of history, art, architecture, and culture in New York’s Capital City. www.albany.org 800-258-3582

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So many reasons to choose Saratoga

We offer fun for everyone in every season: • Year-round cultural festivals, museums and live performances • World-class Thoroughbred Racing, Polo and Equestrian events • Saratoga Casino and Raceway with over 1700 slots, Harness Racing and Live Entertainment • Charming walkable downtown with unique restaurants, shops, boutiques & galleries • Renowned Natural Mineral Springs & Spas • Ideal overnight hub with easy access to attractions in Lake George, Albany, Cooperstown and Vermont

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Metro-North offers discount fares for groups of 10 or more traveling together to many other destinations within easy access from our train stations. Some destinations include: ● Bronx Zoo (www.bronxzoo.com) ● New York Botanical Garden (www.nybg.org)

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● DIA: Beacon (www.diaart.org) ● Cold Spring (www.coldspringonhudson.com) ● Hudson River Museum (www.hrm.org) ● Maritime Aquarium (www.maritimeaquarium.org) ● Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (www.mhcm.org) ● Walkway over the Hudson (nysparks.com) Contact Metro-North’s Group Travel Team to discuss your Group Travel plans by calling us at 511 (outside New York State call 877-690-5114) or visit us at www.mta.info/mnr to request your reservation. Reservation requests are required and must be made online (www.mta.info/mnr). Your complete travel information must be received at least two weeks prior to your travel date. Space is limited and these discounts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Adult fares are based on ages 19 and over and Youth fares are 18 and under.

OFFICIAL TOURS OF GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL OFFICIAL SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM DAILY (AVAILABLE IN SIX LANGUAGES)

OFFICIAL GUIDED TOURS 12:30 PM DAILY (ENGLISH & SPANISH ONLY) Group rates and schedule available. Call 917-566-0008 or email: gct@orpheo.us

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Louisville January 9-12, 2016

GO FURTHER

Cleveland January 14-17, 2017

Go Further with American Bus Association motorcoach and tour operator members. ABA members strengthen the tour and motorcoach travel Industry. Whether you know your destination or merely have a desire to take a tour, members of the ABA can handle all the details. Using an ABA member means you are working with quality operators.

www.buses.org

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Motor Coach & Tour Operators COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Brown Coach 50 Venner Rd. Amsterdam, NY 12010 judy@browncoach.com

Judy Russell 518-843-4700 F: 518-843-3600

SERVICES PROVIDED

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

COMPANY/ADDRESS

Niagara Scenic Tours

SERVICES PROVIDED

5175 Southwestern Blvd.

www.browncoach.com N.E. Visit USA gateways

Hamburg, NY 14075 shelly@niagarascenictours.net

Shelly DeFranco 716-648-7766 x12 F: 716-648-5213

Charters, Group Tours, Receptive Niagara Falls

Hampton Jitney Inc. 395 County Rd. 39A, Ste. 6 Southampton, NY 11968 djwoods@hamptonjitney.com

Debbie Woods 631-283-4600 F: 631-204-1457 hamptonjitney.com

Retail Tours, Day Trips, NYC Theatre, Charters

Oneonta Bus Lines/Eastern Travel - 41 Orchard Street Oneonta, NY 13820 www.easterntrav.com

Camilla Morris 607-432-4040 F: 607-433-1719 cam@easterntrav.com

Group Tours Tour & Charter Motorcoach Services

Hunter Motor Coach Inc.

Leslie Phelan

Coxsackie, NY 12051 www.huntermotorcoach.com

F: 518-731-6790 hunter@statetel.com

Charters, Group Tours, Sightseeing

Upstate Tours 207 Geyser Rd. Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 ckulls@upstatetours.com

Christine Kulls 518-584-5252 F: 518-584-1092 upstatetours.com

P.O. Box 87/161 Scheller Park Rd. 518-731-6248

Preformed groups Tour Operator US/ Canada. Serve all

NiagaraScenicTours.com

One Day & Multi-

day charters & tours,

step on guides and itinerary planning.

Visit USA Receptive Tour Operators COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Academy Bus 36 West 44th St., Ste. 1407 New York, NY 07030 clafauci@academybus.com

Chris La Fauci 212-730-1430 F: 212-977-7798 academybus.com

Receptive Services Association of America 2365 Harrodsburg Rd., Ste. A325 Lexington, KY 40504

Matt Grayson 859-226-4352 matt.grayson@rsaa.org

www.rsaa.org

SERVICES PROVIDED

38 & 54 passenger equip. for local & over the road charter services.

Association of major Inbound Receptive Tour Operators.

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COMPANY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

RMP Travel 255 W. 85th Street, #3A New York, NY 10024 www.rmptravelinc.com

Suzi Steiger 212-581-8051 F: 212-956-8063 service@rmptvl.com

Twin Travel Concepts 451 Eichybush Rd. Kinderhook, NY 12106 Nick@TwinTravelConcepts.com

Nick Calderazzo 917-575-6600 F: 518-213-3332

SERVICES PROVIDED

Receptive Operator 35 Years customized memorable group exp. in NYC & NYS

Receptive services for all of NY State. Amazing customized TwinTravelConcepts.com experiences!

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Info & Services Allegany County Tourism Crossroads Commerce & Conference Ctr. 6087 State Route 19N Belmont, NY 14813 (585)268-5500/F: (585)268-7473 E-mail: ghanchett@alleganychamber.org www.discoveralleganycounty.com Contact: Gretchen Hanchett Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism 303 Court Street Little Valley, NY 14755 (716)938-2307/F: (716)938-2779 E-mail: info@enchantedmountains.com www.EnchantedMountains.com Contact: Becky Smith Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau Main Gate Welcome Center Chautauqua, NY 14722 (716)357-4569/F: (716)357-2284 E-mail: meetings@tourchautauqua.com www.tourchautauqua.com Contact: Connee B. Brown Great Lakes Seaway Trail, Inc. P.O. Box 660 Sackets Harbor, NY 13685 (315)646-1000 E-mail: travel@seawaytrail.com www.seawaytrail.com Contact: L. Beck

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ineyards and fruit orchards stretch across this Lake Erie Plain with hilly hardwood forests that contrast with Chautauqua Lake. Visit New York’s Amish Trail - a portion of our county where you can step back in time and explore the Old Order Amish Shops. The city of Salamanca, located in a Native American Indian reservation is surrounded by the Allegany State Park, the largest of the New York State parks. Offering opera, drama, symphony orchestras and concerts, is the national historic landmark of the Chautauqua Institution. And don’t forget Jamestown, home of the new Lucy and Desi Museum & Gift Shop.

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Lily Dale Assembly, Inc. 5 Melrose Park, P.O. Box 248 Lily Dale, NY 14752 lilydaleassembly@netsync.net

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Susan Glasier 716-595-8721 F: 716-595-2442 lilydaleassembly.com

INFORMATION

World’s largest center for the religion of Spiritualism and Spiritual development. Situated on one of Cassadaga’s beautiful lakes, a peaceful and welcoming experience.

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Athenaeum Hotel-Chautauqua Institution - 3 South Lake Dr. Chautauqua, NY 14722 www.ciweb.org

Laurie Stanton 716-357-6269 F: 716-357-6284 lstanton@ciweb.org

157 rooms with restaurant in historic American plan hotel circa 1881 on grounds of the Chautauqua Institution. Groups, packages and wheel chair accessible.

Peek’n Peak Resort 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14724 www.pknpk.com

Kim Kantola 716-355-4141 x7414 F: 716-355-4553 kimk@visitscott.com

4 Seasons Skiing & Snowboarding, segways, spa, pool, two golf courses, miniature golf, hotel and condo accommodations, seven restaurants. New -Ziplines & Adventure Courses!

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chautauqua

Bring your group to play, laugh, and learn in southwestern New York, home to the Chautauqua Institution (ABA Top 100 Events: 2013 and 2010), Lucille Ball – Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy, Lake Erie Wine Country, and lake cruises aboard the Chautauqua Belle and Summer Wind. Plan your group adventure.

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eople from all corners of the world have fallen in love with the St. Lawrence River, its emerald islands and picturesque shores. Take a scenic tour to some of the over 1,800 islands by cruising through hidden channels to see the grand island homes and view the pristine wilderness of the islands. Stop at Boldt Castle, where you can tour the castle and grounds. Travel the Seaway Trail, the longest recreational trail in the United States, snaking its way along the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario from Rooseveltown, near Massena, to Niagara Falls and the Pennsylvania border. Name the sport or activity, the 1,000 Islands and its people give it all to you, so that you’ll want to return year after year.

Info & Services 1000 Islands Int’l. Tourism Council 43373 Collins Landing, P.O. Box 709 Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 (315)482-2520/F: (315)482-5906 E-mail: tillie@visit1000islands.com www.visit1000islands.com Contact: Tillie Youngs

Attractions/Entertainment PROPERTY/ADDRESS

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

871 State Route 37 Akwesasne, NY 13655 mgleason@mohawkcasino.com

518-358-2222 x 1103 F: 518-358-4050 mohawkcasino.com

New York’s newest resort with 150 guest rooms and suites with luxurious accommodations and spa services. 24 hour gaming, slot machines and table games.

Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624 www.abm.org

Margaret Hummel 315-686-4104 x223 F: 315-686-2775 events@abm.org

Situated on a lovely harbor in the 1000 Islands. Family friendly offering rowing in a skiff, exhilarating speed-boat rides and exhibit touring.

Boldt Castle P.O. Box 428 Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 www.boldtcastle.com

Shane Sanford 315-482-2501 F: 315-482-5925 info@boldtcastle.com

Historic Boldt Castle & Boldt Yacht House located in the 1000 Islands International Region of NYS. Each year significant improvements await your next visit. Boat tours from both the US & Canada.

Uncle Sam Boat Tours 45 James Street Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 www.usboattours.com

Chuck Palatter 315-482-2611 F: 315-482-9511 unclesam@gisco.net

Providing narrated sightseeing cruises, luncheon & dinner cruises. Singer Castle tours and continuous Boldt Castle shuttle. Call for group rates, day trip or overnight packages.

Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort Michael Gleason

Oswego County Tourism 46 E. Bridge Street Oswego, NY 13126 (315)349-8322/F: (315)349-8224 e-mail: tourism@oswegocounty.com www.visitoswegocounty.com Contact: Kelly Jordal On-line events calendar, customized itineraries. St. Lawrence County Chamber 101 Main Street, 1st Floor Canton, NY 13617 (877) 228-7810 (315)386-4000/F: (315)379-0134 e-mail: info@stlawrencecountychamber.org www.northcountryguide.com Contact: Brooke Rouse

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Discover Oswego County Fascinating historic sites Majestic waterways Festivals & events World-class fishing Variety of accommodations

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Capt. Thomson’s Resort 47 James Street Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 www.captthomsons.com

Chuck Palatter 315-482-9961

Comfort Inn & Suites Watertown 110 Commerce Park Drive Watertown, NY 13601 aimeecompo@gmail.com

Aimee Compo 315-782-2700 F: 315-782-7691 www.choicehotels.com

St. Lawrence County Bed & Breakfast Across the County www.stlawbb.com

Go to: Over 20 unique B&Bs, from the banks of www.stlawbb.com for the St. Lawrence River to the foothills of B&B properties, the Adirondacks. Your home away from availability and contacts. home.

68 rooms with private balconies and water views within walking distance to boat captthomsons@gisco.net tours, restaurants and shopping. Choice Platinum hotel in the heart of Watertown’s shopping and dining district. Enjoy our complimentary indoor heated pool, free wi-fi and hot complimentary breakfast.

Shopping PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Duty Free Americas All major crossings on U.S. side of Northern Border with Canada hwade@dutyfreeamericas.com

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

INFORMATION

Harry Wade 716-903-7717 F: 716-773-4237 dutyfreeamericas.com

Stop, Shop & Save BEFORE visiting Canada. You’ll enjoy superb savings on Spirits, Wine, Beer, Tobacco, Designer Fragrances, Cosmetics, Fashion Watches & so much more.

Our Outdoors Is Outstanding! 1-800-248-4FUN (4386) www.visitoswegocounty.com

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agical lakes carved out of the ground by ancient glaciers with proud Indian names; Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, Cayuga, Owasco, Skaneateles and Otisco. A land of rushing rivers, waterfalls, primeval forests and wheat fields, are part of this famous wine producing region. Marvel at the world of photography at George Eastman House, take in the sweet aroma of the annual Lilac Festival, and view the precious glass masterpieces of Steuben glassware at the Corning Museum of Glass. Experience the wine, the water, the wonder of the Finger Lakes.

Attractions/Entertainment CONTACT PHONE/FAX

PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Info & Services Cayuga County Office of Tourism 131 Genesee Street Auburn, NY 13021 (315)255-1658/F: (315)255-3742 E-mail: meg@tourcayuga.com www.TourCayuga.com Contact: Meg Vanek Chemung County Chamber of Commerce 400 East Church Street Elmira, NY 14901 (607)734-5137/F: (607)734-4490 E-mail: info@chemungchamber.org www.marktwaincountry.com Contact: Cynthia Raj Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes 1 West Market St., Suite 201 Corning, NY 14830 (607)936-6544/F: (607)358-7354 E-mail: droman@corningfingerlakes.com www.TheOtherNetwork.com Contact: Danielle Roman, CTIS Cortland County Convention & Visitors Bureau 37 Church Street Cortland, NY 13045 (607)753-8463/F: (607)753-1296 E-mail: info@experiencecortland.com www.experiencecortland.com Contact: James Dempsey Finger Lakes Visitors Connection Ontario County, NY 25 Gorham Street Canandaigua, NY 14424-0179 (585)394-3915/F: (585)394-4067 (877)FUN-IN-NY E-mail: sue@visitfingerlakes.com www.VisitFingerLakes.com Contact: Sue Schmidt, CMP Ithaca-Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau 904 East Shore Drive Ithaca, NY 14850 (607)272-1313/F: (607)272-7617 E-mail: mary@visitithaca.com sarah@visitithaca.com www.visitithaca.com Contact: Mary Rachun & Sarah Imes

INFORMATION

George Eastman House 900 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14607 www.eastmanhouse.org

Heather Gray 585-271-3361 x 238 F: 585-271-3970 tours@geh.org

Visit our National Historic Landmark home, gardens and photography exhibitions. Tours offered to groups of 20 plus with three weeks notice.

Mid-Lakes Boat Rides/Erie Canal Tours - 11 Jordan St., P.O. Box 61 Skaneateles, NY 13152 www.midlakesnav.com

Gail Steigerwald 315-685-8500 F: 315-685-7566 gail@midlakesnav.com

Cruise Skaneateles Lake & the Erie Canal (Syracuse). Sightseeing, lunch, dinner. Day trips, cruise/restaurant packages. First class boats with expert staff!

Pleasant Valley Wine Company/ Great Western Winery 8260 Pleasant Valley Rd. Hammondsport, NY 14840

Sonja Herrick 607-569-6111 F: 607-569-6112 pleasantvalleywine.com

Award winning winery. Picturesque stone buildings (1860) National Historic Register. Offers groups a glimpse of the rich history of the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes.

Tioga Downs Casino P.O. Box 509, 2384 West River Rd. Nichols, NY 13812 emiller@tiogadowns.com

Erica Miller 607-425-1225 F: 607-699-7279 www.tiogadowns.com

With the thrills of casino excitement of Live Harness Racing events, great food and spirits, Tioga Downs is New York State’s most exciting destination.

Restaurants CONTACT PHONE/FAX

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Dave & Buster’s 10335 Destiny USA Dr. Syracuse, NY 13290

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Christina_Rodgers@daveandbusters.com

Christina Rodgers 315-401-3700 F: 315-401-7984 daveandbusters.com

Your Ultimate Destination for FUN! Eat! Drink! Play! and Watch Sports! All under one roof. Great food and hundreds of interactive and video games, something for everyone!

Clifton Springs Travel Plaza 3236 Rte. 96, NYS Thruway Clifton Springs, NY 14432 Susan.Raimondi@hmshost.com

Sue Raimondi 315-462-9755 F: 315-462-3024 hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices. (Milepost 337E)

Junius Ponds Travel Plaza 1399 Nine Foot Rd., NYS Thruway Phelps, NY 14532 (Milepost 324W) Susan.Raimondi@hmshost.com

Sue Raimondi 315-539-3188 F: 315-539-4346 hmshost.com

The HMS Host Thruway Travel Plazas are open 24 hours, offer newly renovated restrooms, ATM’s, free Wi-Fi & popular new food choices.

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Destiny USA 9090 Destiny USA Drive Syracuse, NY 13204 www.destinyusa.com

Rose Hapanowich 315-466-6000 F: 315-466-5808 info@destinyusa.com

A fully enclosed travel destination with over 250 offerings - luxury outlets, factory stores, traditional retail, fine dining & entertainment venues.

Eastview Mall 7979 State Route 96 (less than 1 mile Victor, NY 14564 off NYS Thruway) wroche@willmorite.com

Wendy Roche 585-223-3693 F: 585-425-1809 www.eastviewmall.com

170 specialty shops and 5 major department stores including the area’s only LEGO, L.L. Bean, Vera Bradley and Von Maur. 6 sit down restaurants, movie theatre, valet parking.

Waterloo Premium Outlets 655 Route 318, #31 Waterloo, NY 13165 www.premiumoutlets.com/waterloo

Tammy Cemoni 315-539-1100 F: 315-539-1148 tcemoni@simon.com

Find an exciting collection of 100 stores from the world’s leading designers and name brands. Shopping that’s always worth the trip. 25% to 65% off every day.

Livingston County Chamber of Commerce 4635 Millennium Dr. Geneseo, NY 14454-1134 (585)243-2222/F: (585)243-4824 E-mail: Elissa@LivingstonCountyChamber.com www.FingerLakesWest.com Contact: Elissa Leuer

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Info & Services Seneca County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center 2020 Routes 5 & 20 West Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (800)732-1848 E-mail: jshipley@senecachamber.org www.fingerlakescentral.com Contact: Jeff Shipley Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau 115 West Fayette St. Syracuse, NY 13202 (315)470-1913/F: (315)471-8545 (800)-234-4797 x 1913 E-mail: LWoodrow@VisitSyracuse.org www.VisitSyracuse.org Contact: Linda Woodrow Tioga County Tourism Office 80 North Avenue Owego, NY 13827 (607)687-7440/F: (607)687-9028 E-mail: info@visittioga.com www.visittioga.com Contact: Loreen Maley

www.tiogadowns.com 888-946-8464

Accommodations PROPERTY/ADDRESS

Americas Best Value Inn Lodge on the Green 196 South Hamilton St. Painted Post, NY 14870

CONTACT PHONE/FAX

Marcie Stratton 607-962-2456 marcie@lodgeonthegreen.com

lodgeonthegreen.com

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Exterior cooridor complex located on nine acres. Outdoor pool, cold continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Recently remodeled, full service hotel close to Syracuse’s top attractions. Easily accessible from the NYS Thruway syracuse.doubletree.com and major highways. Group Friendly. In the Heart of Mark Twain Country Holiday Inn Elmira Sheila Thomas at the foot of Finger Lakes. Anthony’s 760 East Water Street 607-734-4211 Restaurant & Lounge, indoor pool, Elmira, NY 14901 F: 607-734-3549 info@FingerLakesHotels.com FingerLakesHotels.com banquets up to 400. Exit 56 off I-86/17. Easy access to attractions in the Finger Holiday Inn Express Horseheads Anthony Fusco Lakes. Free Express Start Breakfast 2666 Corning Rd. 607-739-3681 buffet. Seasonal Outdoor pool, Banquets Horseheads, NY 14845 F: 607-796-6927 info@FingerLakesHotels.com FingerLakesHotels.com to 200. Exit 52B off I-86/17. Doubletree Hotel Syracuse 6301 State Route 298 East Syracuse, NY 13057 jenna.godlewski@hilton.com

Jenna Godlewski 315-432-0200 F: 315-433-1210

Radisson Hotel Corning 125 Denison Parkway East Corning, NY 14830 palombosf@radissoncorning.com

Susie Palombo 607-962-5000 F: 607-962-4199 radisson.com/corningny

VisitRochester 45 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14604 (585)279-8305/F: (585)232-4822 E-Mail: DianaR@visitrochester.com www.visitrochester.com Contact: Diana Rapp Watkins Glen Area Chamber of Commerc 214 N. Franklin Street Watkins Glen, NY 14891 (607)535-4300/F: (607)535-6243 E-mail: info@watkinsglenchamber.com www.watkinsglenchamber.com Contact: Brittany Gibbs

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Upscale award winning full service hotel located in the heart of Corning’s historic downtown, short walk to area attractions & Market Street. Indoor pool, spa, Grill 1.2.5 & Steuben Bar.

Keuka Lake ~ A favorite Finger Lakes destination for many visitors who come to enjoy the warm waters, excellent fishing and lakefront restaurants.

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