Beekmantown, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2011
This fall, get away to the Adirondack Region of New York, offering the longest foliage season in the Northeast, a full line-up of harvest festivals, heritage events and historical reenactments sure to thrill and entertain.
From mountain summits, to nature paths and scenic valleys, fall showcases the Adirondack Region’s six-million-acres of stunning landscape and foliage. Take a scenic drive through the Adirondack fall foliage, hike under a canopy of golden leaves or attend an annual celebration of autumn. Watch as 100 hot air balloons ascend at the Adirondack Balloon Festival in Glens Falls, then enjoy moose-themed entertainment and more at the Great Adirondack Moose Festival in Indian Lake.
Check out these Adirondack fall foliage events and festivals for your next New York getaway:
The Battle of Plattsburgh is going on now through September 11th in Plattsburgh. The epic battle that saw 1,500 Americans defeat 15,000 British, helping to end the War of 1812, will rage once more on the shores of Lake Champlain. Culminating in the action-packed Commemorative Weekend, enjoy live music, a parade, kid's games, guided walks and more all week long.
Revolutionary War: Struggle for Liberty Reenactment September 10-11 at Fort Ticonderoga. Watch interpretive vignettes, experience camp life and a daily battle reenactment. Don’t miss the Heroic Corn Maze, a challenge to any history buff.
New York, New York! The 20th Century exhibit through September 18 in Glens Falls. This major exhibition features over sixty works of art, including works from Diane Arbus, Edward Hopper, Stuart David, Berenice Abbott, Jim MacMillian and so many more.
The 7th Annual Cream Cheese Festival September 17 in Lowville. A favorite for cream cheese lovers everywhere, enjoy live music, the world’s largest cheesecake, cream cheese bingo and more. This is a free event and includes local artist stands, a Children’s Discovery Park and a cream cheese recipe contest.
Harvest Festival at Almanzo Wilder Farm September 24-25 in Burke. Have fun with the whole family and enjoy pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, 19th century games, a Civil War skirmish and more.
The Frederic Remington Arts Festival September 26-27 in Canton. Celebrate the life and works of artist Frederic Remington during this two day festival. Activities include historic walking tours, 5k run, farmer’s market, live entertainment and children’s activities.
With thrilling fall heritage and festivals to make the most of Northern New York’s premier wilderness park – not to mention your precious time together as a family – enjoy a weekend getaway to the Adirondack Region this autumn.
VisitAdirondacks.com for more information on fall festivals and Adirondack lodging packages.
About the Adirondacks:
The Adirondack Region is a six-million-acre park offering limitless recreation amid 2,000 miles of hiking trails and 3,000 lakes and ponds. Part of the largest temperate forest in the world, the Adirondacks are also home to 103 towns and villages. Connect with the Adirondack on Facebook.com/visitadirondacks or Twitter.com/visitadks. Search Adirondack attractions, events and vacation packages at VisitAdirondacks.com.