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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.

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze - Photo Courtesy of Historic Hudson Valley

It’s fall in New York State… can you feel it in the air? The landscape is starting to change color (see our Fall Foliage Report for the latest updates) and the winds are beginning to chill. New York State is jam packed with fall events to make any autumn lover swoon. From spooky fright fests and Halloween parades to film festivals and food, you’ll soon realize why fall is the best time to travel to the Empire State.