New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Brooklyn, ..
Friends of mine from out of town always seem amazed I choose to raise my children in New York City. True, it’s crowded, expensive, sometimes pretty gritty, and my sons don’t have their...
Rochester, Ithaca, Canandaigua, ..
Slender strands of sapphire water sparkle amid pastoral farmlands and craggy gorges, a glacier’s good-bye caress during the last couple of ice ages. The Haudenosaunee believed the lakes were...
Poughkeepsie, Wappingers Falls, Fishkill, ..
Designated a National Heritage Area by Congress in 1996, the Hudson River valley has enchanted authors and artists for more than three centuries. Its breathtaking scenery cradles a treasure trove of...
Riverhead, Cold Spring Harbor, Oyster Bay, ..
Stretching eastward from New York City for almost 120 miles, Long Islandresembles a great whale basking between the Long Island Sound and theAtlantic Ocean. This is the largest island...
Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Darien Center, ..
Lake George, Lake Placid, Wilmington, ..
Saratoga Springs, Albany, Howes Cave, ..
Syracuse, Liverpool, Sylvan Beach, ..
Like a magician’s scarf, the glaciers of the last ice age grazed across the face of New York, transforming the land into a myriad of geological shapes and spectacular natural beauty. Over half the state is blanketed in thick, verdant forests. It’s bejeweled by thousands of sapphire lakes, laced with ribbons of trout-laden streams, and edged in sugar sand beaches. We've divided New York is divided into eight regions, and each area features facets of the state’s scenic wonders, rich heritage, and cultural diversity. From the fjords of the Hudson River and the hemlock cathedrals of the Catskills to the Great Camps of the ancient Adirondacks and the homeland of the... + full overview
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