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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

A colorful hot air balloon soars over a waterway at the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally
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July heats up in New York State with an amazing variety of food, music, and regional celebrations for everyone. Head to the Adirondacks for cycling and crafts,

A well lit underground pathway at howes caverns
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No matter your travel style or interests, there are still great last-minute getaways awaiting in New York State - even if you haven’t made your reservations yet! From

Taughannock Falls and surrounding fall foliage

New York State’s amazing fall foliage dazzles visitors from around the world and forms the perfect backdrop for a multitude of natural wonders. One of the best ways to view the vibrant, amazing leaves

Front exterior of Palace Performing Arts Center in Albany.

Spring showers bring plenty of opportunities to step indoors and discover an amazing variety of exciting, educational, and tasty things to do in New York State. From skating on the famed Olympic oval to relaxing at a renowned spa, discovering niche museums, and more—find new inspiration with these unique rainy day experiences.

A blue aircraft with yellow wings suspended within the glass walled Cradle of Aviation Museum

New York's waterways, railroads, highways, and airfields have helped shape our nation, and attractions from scenic railroads to canal cruises, and museums not only showcase how New York contributed to

Views of Manhattan buildings from the Top of the Rock observatory

Updated: 03/24/2022

Who says New York City has to be expensive? We rounded up great finds to help you plan your city getaway, no matter if you’re on a budget or looking to treat yourself to a luxury experience. Let this be your guide to everything from the free (or nearly free) to the most extravagant ways to experience skyscrapers, the world’s best culture scene, epic eats, and so much more.