Archive for the ‘New York State’ Category

Saratoga Springs: Away from the track

By Amanda King Special to Lost Girls We all know that Saratoga Springs is a great place to go in the summer, when it’s warm – but what about a getaway to upstate New York in the winter? Is there even anything to do in the cold? The short answer is yes, there is— but here is the long answer. Saratoga...
February 16th, 2012 | City Travel, New York State | Read More

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes
By Holly C. Corbett, Lost Girls Executive Editor The Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York is getting a lot of attention for its hundred of scenic wineries making award-winning Rieslings and Cabernets. In fact, it just won Budget Travel magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award for “the most...
November 16th, 2010 | New York State, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York
Wine. Chocolate. Music. I’ll be surrounding myself with a few of my favorite things, and more importantly, some of my favorite people, to start off 2010 right. I was looking for someplace cozy and festive, and decided to go to a New Year’s Eve bash at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in the Finger Lakes...
January 23rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, New York State, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Lost Girls Spa Review: Skana

Lost Girls Spa Review: Skana
By Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor I usually equate casinos more with the smell of cigarettes and flashing lights than with the smell of sage and bubbling mineral baths, but I experienced both at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. Run by the Oneida Indian Nation, their spa named...
November 3rd, 2009 | New York State, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Off-Season Travel: Niagara Falls

Off-Season Travel: Niagara Falls
by Molly Fergus After running from three hurricanes this summer, I have some (justifiably!) mixed feelings on off-season travel. Sure, the lines are shorter, crowds thinner and prices cheaper, but none of that matters if Hurricane Dolly cuts your beach getaway short. Nonetheless, my co-worker Amanda...
April 20th, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Dispatches from the Road, Hotels & Resorts, New York State, Tours & Attractions | Read More