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Posts from February 2023

Cooperstown - Photos Courtesy of ThisIsCooperstown.com

While the National Baseball Hall of Fame has given Cooperstown a sporty reputation, there is far more to discover in this town beyond the outfield. Imagine award-winning craft beer, art galleries,

A photo of a spread of food from Phoenicia Diner: a burger, toast with baked beans and sausage, french toast with strawberries, bacon, and coffee
Credit: @newyorksherpa on Instagram

Is there anything better than diving into stacks of pancakes covered with maple syrup? Or savoring a milkshake made with local ice cream after a cheeseburger and fries? With great food, a friendly atmosphere and the occasional award-winning chef behind the counter, diners and luncheonettes remain some of the best places to grab a bite in New York State. From New York City to the Adirondacks and everywhere in between, these family-friendly mainstays are the stuff of mouthwatering memories. Discover original diners, where the atmosphere has been generations in the making, as well as award-winning hot spots that welcome all to linger over a meal. 

Montauk Point Lighthouse seen at dawn as the sky glows orange
Credit: @roydotschneider on Instagram

Taking a winter train trip from New York City can showcase the very best of the Empire State’s picturesque scenery from inside the window of your cozy railcar. During wintertime, Metro North, Long Island Railroad, and Amtrak all have routes that chug along different parts of New York State, with station stops that can make for a day trip, an overnight stay, or a quick getaway.

A goat on a haystack in a barn with people doing yoga in the background.

Health and wellness can be found all over New York State, from the silent wilderness of the Adirondacks to the Crossroads of the World in Times Square. Individual yoga classes are plentiful. Some take

Harbes Family Farm

Every family has their classic vacation go-to destinations. But what about when your kids (and you) are craving something a little different? Give your crew a taste of something exciting and new when you venture to one of New York’s lesser-known treasures. Your next unforgettable escape is hiding right around the corner.