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Posts from January 2023

Village of Lake George sign in front of a dock surrounded by water

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The village of Lake George is not only home to the pristine "Queen of the American Lakes," but also conveniently nestled in the alluring and expansive Adirondack Park. In warmer months, 176 miles of shoreline and 245 islands makes this lake-front village a summer vacation destination while the colder months beckon outdoor adventurers

Vegan dish from

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New York State is a melting pot for many reasons, with diverse cuisine and ever-growing inclusive menus taking center stage. Eleven Madison Park in Manhattan is just one establishment paving the way with a fully plant-based tasting menu

Sagamore Hotel - Photo Courtesy of The Sagamore

Love is in the air! Whether you're looking for post-nuptial bliss or just a relaxing weekend getaway for two, New York's iconic honeymoon spots have got something for every type of romance-seeker.

A group of people dining inside one of Farmer’s Creekside Tavern & Inn's igloos in LeRoy

Looking for outdoor heated dining options this winter? Escape the cold at one of these restaurants offering comfortable outdoor patios and semi-enclosed areas with heat lamps, propane heaters,

An elegant clawfoot tub tucked against a window with a wintry scene of the Catskills at Urban Cowboy
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Whether you’re looking to enjoy the finer things in life or celebrate a special occasion, a luxurious winter getaway is waiting for you in New York State.

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Castle

Indoors or outdoors, there are plenty of great things to do in New York State in February. Celebrate Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, and Black History Month, enjoy a chocolate and wine festival, tap your feet to great jazz, savor delicious mac and cheese, treat your taste buds to some hearty chowder,

Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum - Photo Courtesy of Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

Lovers of comedy should make it a point to visit Jamestown, home of the National Comedy Center, the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum, and Desilu Studios. In this small town, there are plenty of attractions and historic sites to keep visitors busy and entertained for a weekend.

A blue aircraft with yellow wings suspended within the glass walled Cradle of Aviation Museum
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Garden City is home to Long Island’s air and space museum, the Cradle of Aviation, named in honor of the cluster of local airfields where many historic flights occurred in the 1920s. You can easily make this dynamic museum the centerpiece of a winter weekend excursion to Garden City, only an hour outside of New York City, which has several cultural attractions and fun diversions for the whole family.

Kids playing at the Strong National Museum of Play

Bring your whole family to some of the most incredible indoor activities in New York State. From interactive museums and thrilling adventures to underwater exhibits and toys that will make your parents nostalgic for their childhood, check out these places with fun activities that could very well be the highlight of your year! 

Aerial view of Mirror Lake and surrounding foliage and mountains in summer
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Whether you’re searching for a serene lakeside escape, adventure on the water, or both, New York State has a lake for you. Upstate New York is home to over 100