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Clouds reflected on the water's surface at Kenneth L. Wilson Campground
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Pack your hiking boots, bathing suits, and sunscreen and get out into the great outdoors for an unforgettable and affordable camping trip in New York State.

A wine glass stands on a wooden table with a green lawn and tents in the background at the Adirondack Wine & Food Festival

New York State embraces the start of the summer season with an exhilarating blend of cultural, historic, sporting, and foodie events. Join in Pride celebrations statewide, commemorate Juneteenth at

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

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying through the sky at an air show in New York

Get set for an exciting May in New York State, where an array of delightful experiences awaits food enthusiasts, birdwatchers, motorcyclists, music aficionados, pirates, and more! Savor the finest

Two people sitting on a bench in front of Otsego Lake
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From sprawling countrysides and charming small towns to baseball’s historic home and dazzling lakeside views, there’s so much to uncover in Central New York. Whether you’re a sports-enthusiast, history buff, or foodie, this region has something for every traveler and every budget. Mine for a good time at Herkimer Diamond Mines, discover the “Glimmerglass” of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking tales, raise a glass to an award-winning craft beverage scene, and more with these 15 budget-friendly activities in Central New York. 

A bottle of wine sits next to two glasses of white wine on a wooden table in front of a view of Seneca lake
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It’s not everywhere that you can experience so many diverse wine regions all in one state! Sip, swirl, and relax in New York, home to over 35,000 acres of wine country and the nation’s third-largest wine-producing state. From Long Island’s superb reds and sprawling farmland vineyards to the Finger Lakes’ internationally-acclaimed whites and dazzling lakeside views, New York’s wine regions are waiting for you to explore! Here’s how to make the most of your time in Empire State wine country. 

Cherry blossoms on a tree with a white-columned building in the background

Experience an array of diverse and enchanting events for everyone this April in New York State. At the heart of the month's excitement is a celestial spectacle that occurs in the same spot only once every 400 years – a total solar eclipse! Beyond this celestial marvel, the state is brimming with cultural, culinary, and recreational experiences.

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…

Statue of Liberty at night

With so many exciting and thrilling attractions throughout the state, it’s hard to decide where to start. These dazzling destinations are popular for a reason with one-of-a-kind adventures around every corner, waiting for you to experience. We’ve put together a list of New York’s most popular attractions from award-winning Broadway shows and Bricktastic theme parks to scenic railroad rides and boat cruises that are 100% worth the hype (and the lines). 

Tulips and other colorful blooms on display at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens' Spring Flower Exhibit

March is a month of celebration in New York State. Commemorate Women’s History Month by exploring the state’s rich history of the Women’s Rights Movement. Join the revelry of St. Patrick’s Day at one of the many parades and festivals taking place from New York City to Buffalo.