summer tourism http://wamc.org en Lake George Region Prepares For Holiday Weekend http://wamc.org/post/lake-george-region-prepares-holiday-weekend <p></p><p>The Fourth of July weekend is an important economic boon for one of upstate New York’s most popular vacation destinations.</p><p>Michael Consuelo, Executive Director of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, said Thursday afternoon, if you want to drive into town on Route 9, you’ll be sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic.</p><p>“It’s very promising, a lot of folks on the street, Million Dollar Beach is pretty crowded. We’re getting ready for a very busy weekend and it seems like some folks have really taken advantage of this nice weather,” said Consuelo.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:10:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 94089 at http://wamc.org Lake George Region Prepares For Holiday Weekend Seasonal Businesses Gearing Up For Last Hurrah Of Summer http://wamc.org/post/seasonal-businesses-gearing-last-hurrah-summer <p></p><p>As the Labor Day weekend approaches, businesses in the Southern Adirondacks are preparing for one last hurrah for the summer season, and a transition to lead the months ahead.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Labor Day weekend is traditionally seen as the end to the summer season. School starts and the large crowds disappear, but while many are hoping for a strong showing on one last long weekend under the sun, some are also looking ahead to the cooler months.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:15:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 72518 at http://wamc.org Seasonal Businesses Gearing Up For Last Hurrah Of Summer