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Camp New York Blogs

Enjoy stories about camping and traveling in New York State by our staff and guest authors. We'll also occasionally feature other related topics like camping safety, cooking ideas, camping "hacks" and the like.
Monday, June 27, 2022
CONY's Pres/CEO Don Bennett, Jr. Radio Interview 6/24/2022

Link to audio file of a radio interview with Don Bennett, Jr.

Suzanne Bixby

Monday, May 23, 2022
Work By Day, Camp By Night

No one ever said work had to be independent from beautiful settings and fresh air.

Elissa Mitchell

Monday, May 2, 2022
Camping: A Great American Pastime – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Award-winning outdoors writer Bill Hilts, Jr. reminisces about growing up in a camping family, in celebration of camping as a great American pastime.

Bill Hilts, Jr.

Friday, February 11, 2022
So You Want to Own a Campground / RV Park / Glamping Facility?

Purchasing or building a camping business can be a rewarding endeavor, both financially and emotionally.

Donald G. Bennett, Jr.

Monday, August 2, 2021
New York's Hudson Valley Inspires Long-Lasting Memories

For the author and her family, camping has always provided an escape from work and chores, the opportunity to spend time getting re-acclimated with the great outdoors after working in an office all week, and the invitation to a new adventure, especially here in the Hudson Valley.

Christine E. Taylor

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Friday Night Hikes

The Herrling family has made "Friday Night Hikes" around the Finger Lakes region of New York State a tradition, as they explore different trails and letting the stress from the week fade away.

Joel M. Herrling

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
R & R on the River

The 1000 Islands Region is surely a special place and the reason is simple: the St. Lawrence River.

Dan Ladd

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Every Weekend is Like a Mini Vacation in the Capital-Saratoga Region

Camping really is an activity anyone can enjoy given how many different ways you can access this amazing activity.

Jill Delaney

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Visiting My Quiet Place

The lower Niagara River: More than just Niagara Falls.

Bill Hilts, Jr.

Monday, January 18, 2021
Are you up for some down time? Here's how the Clark family kicks back and relaxes in New York State.

When it’s time for a family vacation, it’s hard for me to justify leaving the state I’ve called home for most of my life. There’s a reason the phrase “I Love New York” is one of the most famous slogans of all time.

Glenn Clark, Crafting a Brand

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