Sometimes the best places to visit are right here in New York State. New York State has something for everyone from beaches, beautiful mountains, the bright lights of New York City, and the gorgeous roaring Niagara Falls not to mention the many gleaming lakes throughout the state. Check out the many different options right here in New York State. These are the top 15 destinations to visit according to U.S. News and World Report. They considered sights, culture, adventurous pursuits, and the opinions of readers and experts.
Crossgates Mall is getting a new tenant. This time it's a huge outdoor recreation store. They carry everything from hiking, camping, cycling gear, and more. It will be the outdoor recreation company's fourth store in New York State.
According to a recent ranking by Travel + Leisure, two of the best rail trails in the U.S. run through Upstate New York. These trails are a great way to stay active and offer breathtaking views of the surrounding areas.
If you have ever traveled along Route 73 near Lake Placid or any of the other roads that access the Adirondack High Peaks, you know that there are hundreds of cars parked along the roadside. To alleviate the parking and hiking gridlock, a reservation system is in place.
There is a more convenient and safer way to hike in the Adirondack High Peaks. It is an addition to the other service offered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Hop aboard the free shuttle.
In an effort to alleviate parking problems and hiking crowds, the Adirondack Mountain Reserve in Keene is continuing with its reservation system. They started it last year and decided to keep it going.