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People walk through the towering frozen ice castles in Lake George
Credit: @brittttttttt._ on Instagram

Winter is here and it's time to start planning your next adventure in New York State! Will you opt to head outdoors for snow-related activities like skiing the greatest vertical east of the Rockies or ziplining over snow-covered pines? For less extreme activities, explore world-famous museums, or get into the holiday spirit with a brilliant light show. Whatever you choose, take advantage of the winter wonderlands and check out these must-do winter activities throughout New York State! 

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

The Canandaigua Lady, a replica of a 19th-century double-decker paddlewheel boat, on the lake at sunset surrounded by fall foliage

Get out on the water and see New York State’s marvelous fall foliage from a different perspective! Witness the beautiful shades of autumn reflected on the water’s surface as you cruise along historic canals, pristine lakes, and tranquil rivers

Quaint cottages surrounded by beautiful fall foliage at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
Credit: @snugharborccbg on Instagram

October 8-10 marks Path Through History Weekend in New York State, a chance to celebrate the rich and vibrant past from the banks of Lake George to the south shore of Long Island. Below, we’ve selected a series of can’t-miss events ranging from cider making

Coney Mountain from Route 30 in Tupper Lake

New York State transforms into a patchwork of luscious red, orange, and yellow foliage in the fall, but the magic won’t last long! To help you plan your fall getaway, here's a look at where to see beautiful foliage from the Catskills to Long Island, Adirondacks to the Finger Lakes, and all across New York State throughout the colorful season.

A colorful projection lights up a building at the LUMA Projection Arts Festival

New York State says goodbye to summer and hello to autumn in September with a terrific variety of events for the whole family. With colorful hot air balloons soaring over