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Posts from October 2017

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New York State really heats up when the temperature drops, with fantastic outdoor activities like skiing and snowboarding, or ice skating underneath some of New York's iconic skylines. When it's time to go inside and get cozy, New York also offers plenty of indoor activities. Snow will be falling before you know it, so now is the time to plan your New York winter adventure.

Cold Spring courtesy of Dallas Phelps

Tucked along the Hudson River, where nature meets art, you’ll find Cold Spring, NY. Once a vital artillery center during the American Civil War, this river town has blossomed into an idyllic village where local restaurants and Main Street boutiques greet Hudson Highlands hikers as well as culture lovers from nearby New York City. For a dive into the beauty of the Hudson Valley, here is your 48-hour guide to Cold Spring.

Niagara Falls State Park - Photo Courtesy of Beautiful Destinations

There's no denying that waterfalls are some of the most spectacular (and Instagram-worthy) of Mother Nature's creations. Upstate New York, thanks to tens of thousands of years of shifting plates and erosion (and occasionally human engineering), is home to some incredibly stunning falls. Here's just a few of the gorgeous waterfalls you'll want to snap a selfie in front of this fall.