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Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Castle

Indoors or outdoors, there are plenty of great things to do in New York State in February. Celebrate Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, and Black History Month, enjoy a chocolate and wine festival, tap your feet to great jazz, savor delicious mac and cheese, treat your taste buds to some hearty chowder,

Via Aquarium - Photo courtesy of Via Aquarium

Originally published 12/22/17. Updated 12/29/22.

Winter's chill may have you longing for the warmer days of summer. And while snowy skies are ahead for at least the next couple of months, that doesn't mean you have to hibernate. Here are seven awesome ways to act like it's summer in the middle of winter.

Main Street in Catskill at night

How many main streets in New York have you shopped? With unique architecture, beautiful window displays, and business-lined sidewalks, the state boasts some of the best main streets for shopping. From classic souvenirs and high-end clothes

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade - Photo Courtesy of Macy's, Inc.
Photo Courtesy of Macy's, Inc.

From delighting in wondrous festivals and parades to indulging in locally made goodies and getting a jump start on holiday shopping, November in New York is packed with events, thrills, and fun for all!

A fancy lunchtime spread of white wine, crackers, cheese, and almonds at Moosewood Restaurant along with a couscous salad
Credit: @adriannainewell and @moosewood_restaurant on Instagram

Ah, fall. The cooler air and shorter days signify that harvest season is here! Throw on your favorite flannel and celebrate this special time of year in New York State by discovering tasty treats and fresh delicious eats