Welcome to New York State! Discover the many wonders that make it the country's most desirable vacation destination and enjoy some of the many fun and exciting things to do here.
Experience the endless treasures that New York State has to offer. Consider the thrill of parasailing hundreds of feet above scenic Lake George or horseback riding along a Long Island shoreline. Behold "The Grand Canyon of the East," Letchworth State Park, from the unique view that only a hot-air balloon ride can provide. Feel the exhilaration of whitewater rafting in the Adirondacks, hike the natural landscape, peaceful forests and mountain scenery of the Catskills, or tour one of our picturesque villages or palatial homes. Like good food and drink? Tour the state's wine or craft beverage trails or dine out in the Hudson Valley, a Fodors Top 25 destination in 2015.
Immerse yourself in New York State's many world-renowned museums and cultural institutions, and celebrate our proud history along the Path Through History. Pay tribute to the great achievements of our country's heroes by visiting one or all of our 15 Halls of Fame.
These are just some of the amazing activities from which to choose on your next New York State vacation!