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Posts from July 2023

Aerial view of the white and black Tibbetts Point Lighthouse looking out to the water at sunset

Credit: @tibbettspointlighthouse on Instagram

A mystical and magical destination with iconic mansions and castles, historic lighthouses, dazzling riverside views, and hundreds of miles of

A man fly fishes in a stream

With 7,600 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, and coastline galore, New York is an angler’s oasis. World-class fishing draws fishing enthusiasts from around the globe to cast a line

Coney Mountain from Route 30 in Tupper Lake

New York State transforms into a patchwork of luscious red, orange, and yellow foliage in the fall, but the magic won’t last long! To help you plan your fall getaway, here's a look at where to see

Varying colors of red, orange, yellow, and green trees surround blue lake waters with colorful mountains in the background
Credit: @dannywild11 on Instagram

Are you ready to trade sunburn and hot summer days for soft comfy sweaters, chilly nights, and fall foliage galore? The good news is, leaf-peeping season is right around the corner! Fall festivities are a big deal here in New York State, and reservations for hotels, festivals, and events are already filling up. Spend the weekend relaxing at resorts nestled among the mountains, picking New York apples at scenic orchards, celebrating the beauty of autumn at vibrant festivals, and much more. Here are 11 New York State fall getaways you need to book now. 

Travers Stakes At Saratoga Race Course

Get ready for an eventful month – August in New York State is jam-packed with an abundance of varied and exciting activities, including celebrations of music, food, art, comedy, and more. You’ll enjoy

Orange metal chairs stand next to tables in the outdoor patio decked out with draping flowers and vines outside Contento in East Harlem

Photo credit: Anna Pakman

From a center dedicated to showcasing Deaf artists to a restaurant that’s raising the bar on inclusivity to an accessible camping experience, these New York destinations

A colorful hot air balloon flies over a waterfall at Letchworth State Park

From the serene shores of Long Island to the mighty Niagara Falls, New York's 180 state parks offer endless unique opportunities to explore nature and experience exciting new adventures. From

Statue of Liberty at night

With so many exciting and thrilling attractions throughout the state, it’s hard to decide where to start. These dazzling destinations are popular for a reason with one-of-a-kind adventures around every corner, waiting for you to experience. We’ve put together a list of New York’s most popular attractions from award-winning Broadway shows and Bricktastic theme parks to scenic railroad rides and boat cruises that are 100% worth the hype (and the lines).