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Author: Rachel Dymond

Rachel Dymond is the Editorial Project Manager of ILOVENY.com.

Brick exterior of the Saugerties Lighthouse next to picnic tables with green plants

June 15-16 marks Path Through History Weekend in New York State, a chance to celebrate the rich and vibrant past, from the lush Adirondacks to the sandy shores of Long Island. Below, we’ve selected a

People look at a prize wheel at the I LOVE NY Experience

Bask in the best of New York State with the I LOVE NY Experience, going on tour this summer and making stops at some of the season’s hottest events in New York and beyond!

Eternal flame at chestnut ridge_Bob Lennartz

Expect the unexpected when you explore New York State’s mysterious marvels. The best slice of pizza might just be waiting for you in the concourse of a NYC subway station. Your new favorite concert

Niagara Falls State Park - Photo Courtesy of Beautiful Destinations

Flow into spring in New York State by exploring gorge-ous waterfalls! With snowmelt and spring showers, the waterfalls come to life with roaring cascades. Whether you're a nature lover, photographer,

Thrift Shop

Endless new-to-you treasures are waiting to be discovered at thrift stores, consignment shops, and unique boutiques across New York State. From gently-used designer clothing, to antiques, jewelry,

A dish with fried chicken stacked on it from Hattie's
Credit: @hattiesrestaurant on Instagram

The Capital-Saratoga region (or as foodies call it, the 51Ate) is a hub for distinct and drool-worthy delicacies. Saratoga has one of the highest number of

Fall foliage surrounding Niagara Falls

The Greater Niagara region offers a multitude of diverse destinations in the arts, architecture, natural wonders of the world, state-of-the-art entertainment venues, and some of the most die-hard…

Green trees and blues skies in the Catskills from Overlook Mountain

Escape to the natural and vast beauty of the Catskills, where scenic trails and summits, idyllic mountain towns, thriving arts scenes, and unique spectacles offer endless low-cost adventures for

Lamposts shine along a path under trees resplendent in yellow foliage in Central Park

Against the timeless backdrop of city skylines and enchanting small towns, New York State landmarks and landscapes idyllically display love stories on the big screen. From the timeless charm of Katz's

Vibrant yellow and orange tulips bloom in front of the Moses fountain in Albany's Washington Park
Credit: @wilddaisy78 on Instagram

Spring in New York State means the return of baseball, popular festivals, and bursts of flower power at botanic gardens. From outdoor festivities to indoor amusement,