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New York State’s Ski Areas Span Gamut from Destination Resorts to Cozy Family-Friendly Day Trips

New York State’s Ski Areas Span Gamut from Destination Resorts to Cozy Family-Friendly Day Trips

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com New York State has the most ski areas of any state in the nation and the range is marvelous, from high-end, full-service destination resorts to cozy family-oriented areas ideal for day trips to hone…

Here’s What’s Up on Vermont’s Mountain Resorts Slopes for 2017-18 Season

Here’s What’s Up on Vermont’s Mountain Resorts Slopes for 2017-18 Season

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com The big news for Northeast skiers is that the behemoths of the ski industry have all taken up residence in Vermont – Vail Resorts with its acquisition of Stowe Mountain, and Aspen Skiing/KSL buying…

Ski Vacation Specialist SkiCom Assists Skiers, Riders Looking Further Afield for New Mountain Experiences

Ski Vacation Specialist SkiCom Assists Skiers, Riders Looking Further Afield for New Mountain Experiences

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Increasingly, the world is skiers’ oyster with more and more people venturing to Europe, Asia and Australia for an entirely different downhill experience. The consolidation of the mega-resort companies – Vail Resorts and Aspen/KSL…

Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

Vail Resorts Unveils Major Improvements at Network of Ski Destinations; Deadline to Purchase EpicPass is Nov 19

By Karen Rubin and Eric Leiberman Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Time is running out to purchase Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass and for the first time, because of Vail’s acquisition of Stowe Mountain in Vermont – its first Eastern resort – it…

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

A Day in The Gunks: Out of the Gym, Ascending New Heights of Rock Climbing

By David Leiberman & Laini Miranda Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com   As we discovered, climbing in a gym is very different from climbing a real mountain face. One of the best places in the world to learn how to climb is…

Photos Show Intensity of Action Underway at 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

Photos Show Intensity of Action Underway at 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

By Karen Rubin, Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com Some 87 matches were contested on Wednesday, August 30, to complete Round 1 after a largely rained out Tuesday. Fans were treated to an amazing array of tennis champions. Here are highlights in photos:…

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