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Author: Rachel Dymond

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

finger lakes

Covering nearly 4,700 square miles, the Finger Lakes region is home to some of the most idyllic outdoor excursions, parks, and alluring glacial lakes. Aptly named, 11 lakes of varying size and depth,

The brick exterior of Belhurst Castle on a sunny day with a green shrubby tree to the left and white tree in the middle with other green shrubs all around

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Cheers to the perfect blend of relaxation and indulgence in New York State with a “Sip and Stay” getaway! Venture to picture-postcard landscapes from the Finger

Del Vino Vineyards

Grab your favorite sweater and head out on an al fresco autumnal culinary adventure across New York State! As the vibrant hues of fall paint the charming towns and cities of the Empire State, there’s

A blue and yellow US Navy Blue Angels jet suspended from the ceiling at the Cradle of Aviation

October 7-9 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

Varying colors of red, orange, yellow, and green trees surround blue lake waters with colorful mountains in the background

As the crisp breeze of autumn welcomes all things pumpkin spice and vibrant bursts of color, there is no better time to traverse New York’s versatile landscapes. Beat the end-of-summer blues by…

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

The Empire City offers a world of opportunity throughout its five boroughs covering more than 300-square-miles. Endless free and affordable experiences await locals and visitors from around the world…

Woman kayaking on Mirror Lake in Lake Placid

New York is a paddler’s paradise like no other! From glacial lakes to Great Lakes, and class IV whitewater rapids to calm creeks, the Empire State’s landscapes have it all. Splash into 17 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

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

Adirondack Night Sky

There is truly no place like the Adirondacks to experience the Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024. For a totally tantalizing time, set your sights toward the “Path of Totality” which includes various