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Experience the Fall Colors
in Upstate NY
From a Ski Lift
Enjoy the WOW
of Niagara Falls
Aboard the 'Maid of the Mist'
Bike, Hike & Paddle
the Erie Canal
Explore local Canal Towns
Savor a World of Wineries
& Waterfalls
In the Finger Lakes Region
Go Birding
on the Nature Trails
Pack the Binoculars & Camera
Make Camping & RVing
Your Passion
Reserve the Perfect Campsite
Pedal your own 'Rail Explorer'
in the Catskills
alongside the Esopus Creek
Catch the Big One
on the Great Lakes
Reserve a Charter Boat !
Follow the Seaway Trail
along Lake Erie & Ontario
Travel all 4 Sections
Take the Path
Through History
To Famous Forts, Museums, Art Galleries & More
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Discover 17 Great Places to See the Changing Fall Colors
Region: All Regions
Treckaroo.com showcases a Variety of Places to behold the Vibrant fall Colors from Niagara Falls to the Adirondack High Peaks.
Need a Charge ? Find Charging Stations throughout Upstate NY
Region: All Regions
DiscoverUpstateNY has an interactive Map with hundreds of Charging Stations that display directions, miles to get there, hours of operation, and hookup type.
Enjoy these Award-winning Wineries in the Finger Lakes
Region: The Finger Lakes
From over 100 contenders, Wine afficianado Peter Bartunias of SeeNewYorkwithUs.com ranks the Best Wineries in the Finger Lakes.
Plan a Relaxing Trip to Upstate this Year
Region: All Regions
George Joseph and thetravel.com present 10 relaxing (and breathtaking) leaf peeping trips you can take in Upstate this Fall. (photo by Jialin Hu)
Find idyllic Getaways in Lake George, Saratoga & Schenectady
Region: Capital-Saratoga
CountryLiving.com finds Schenectady, Saratoga Springs, and Lake George among the best small towns for an Upstate getaway. (Photo by Peter Barber)
The Chautauqua Region offers Laughter & Amazing Variety
Region: Chautauqua-Allegany
You'll find LOTS of Things to Do in Chautuauqua, the gateway to Western NY, including the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, and of course, excellent outdoor activities -
Add 28 Fun Things to your Visit Rochester List
Region: The Finger Lakes
With so many options for what to See & Do in the beautiful city of Rochester, the BusyTourist.com has found something for everyone.
Check out Awesome Fall Foliage in the Adirondacks
Region: The Adirondacks
Enjoy an inspiring 4-night, 5-day fall foliage road trip itinerary with the best areas to see, towns to explore, and activities to experience ..
Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse in April, 2024 !
Region: All Regions
Experience one of Nature's most Spectacular once-in-a lifetime Moments as a TOTAL Solar Eclipse passes over Upstate NY on April 8, 2024.
Vacation at these 19 Luxurious Upstate Resorts
Region: All Regions
Dominicanabroad.com reviews 19 Upstate resorts that offer unparalleled relaxation as well as all-inclusive activities..
Find 44 of the Coolest Places To Go in Niagara Falls
Region: Niagara-Western NY
Tourscanner.com has created an exclusive list of the best things to do in Niagara Falls, including wine trails, nightlife, adventures and plenty More.
Explore13 of the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Western NY
Region: All Regions
If you’re looking for a refreshing Upstate adventure, Heather Menz from dominicanabroad.com/ has some of the most stunning waterfalls in Western New York to explore.
Get the Latest Fishing Reports for Upstate & Western NY
Region: All Regions
The OTW Staff at OntheWater.com says the latest Fishing Reports look Awesome for anglers in Upstate and Western NY.
Anglers: Go Urban Fishing on the Salmon River
Region: Thousand Islands
Catch Salmon, Bass & Walleye in the village of Pulaski, and experience 'Urban Fishing' just steps away from Great Dines, Brews & Lodging.
Discover 7 Favorite Stops on a Thousand Islands Road Tour
Region: Thousand Islands
Sandi Barrett's stunning 1000 Islands Road Trip inTravelawaits.com has Stunning views of Snug harbors and Charming villages by the St. Lawrence River & Lake Ontario.
These 3-day Vacations are filled with Endless Opportunities
Region: All Regions
Worldatlas.com describes Nine Upstate getaways that offer unique Places to Visit and exciting Things to Do for every type of Traveler.
Start with 5 Beautiful Places to Visit in NY State
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Laura Lynch and SavoredJourneys.com highlight 5 stunning places in New York State out of many that you won't want to miss.
Reserve a DEC Campsite the Same Day !
Region: All Regions
Want to book a last-minute Camping Trip in 2023? BigFrog104.com says You're in Luck! Reservations at State Parks just got a Whole lot Faster ..
For an Ethereal Dream, Hike the Watkins Glen Gorge Trail
Region: The Finger Lakes
Anna Hammerschmidt of comejoinmyjourney.com takes you on a stunning hike up stone staircases, past waterfalls, and over idyllic bridges.
Get into Birdwatching Wherever you Are
Region: All Regions
Birds are clever, beautiful, and can be quite elusive. But no matter where you are, birding is a hobby that you can get into. Let Teresa Siqueira show you how.
We've Ranked 37 of the Best Finger Lakes Wineries in '23
Region: The Finger Lakes
Erie Stub at dominicanabroad.com includes some of the best wine-tasting experiences arranged by lake areas in the Finger Lakes.
Stop by Wineries & Hotels on the Hudson Valley Wine Trail
Region: Hudson Valley
Winetraveler.com presents top Wineries & Hotels interspersed between the rolling farmlands and impressive mountains of the Hudson Valley.
Fishing for Bass isn’t as Hard as you think.
Region: All Regions
Coty Perry of YourBassGuys.com shows you How to effectively Catch Bass in His Article 'The Last Bass Fishing Tips Guide You’ll Ever Need' -
Welcome to the 'Gorgeous' Falls in Ithaca
Region: The Finger Lakes
Enjoy the natural beauty, delicious culinary creations, exciting culture, and collegiate surroundings in one of Upstate's most vibrant communities..
Play all year long at Upstate's Newest Splash Park
Region: Thousand Islands
oswegocountynewsnow.com's Mike Perkins writes that the Newest Indoor Splash Park at the Clarion Resort Hotel in Oswego has something for everyone.
There's a Ton of Things to Occupy You in NY State
Region: All Regions
There's Lots of Things to Enjoy in New York State, including beautiful parks, fun cities, bucolic small farms, and everything in between.
Enjoy a Favorite Beverage at these Unique Upstate locations
Region: All Regions
Travelawaits.com and Robin Catalano take you to some of the Best out-of-the-way breweries, distilleries, wineries & cideries in Upstate NY.
Plan a Road Trip around the Western part of the State
Region: Niagara-Western NY
Flashpackingamerica.com shares a fun-filled Road Trip that explores 5+ places in Western NY with GREAT views of the Outdoors!
Try these 15 Outstanding Restaurants in Watkins Glen
Region: The Finger Lakes
Max Marvelous at radicalfire.com writes about some of the best restaurants to dine at in this Nascar raceway & waterfall town at the southern tip of Seneca Lake.
Thinking of Visiting Boldt Castle? Read this article first
Region: Thousand Islands
Robin O'Neal Smith andTravelawaits.com show you how to Tour Boldt Castle, including where to take great pictures on the Castle Grounds.
Space.com helps you identify Stars in the Evening Sky
Region: All Regions
Ever wonder what stars and planets are in the night sky? Stars.com helps you identify the brightest ones along with planets & constellations.
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September 12, 2023 to September 23, 2023
The Rochester Fringe Festival
Location: Rochester, NY
September 16, 2023 to October 31, 2023
The Great Pumpkin Farm Festival
Location: Clarence, NY
September 20, 2023 to September 24, 2023
Adirondack Balloon Festival
Location: Glens Falls, NY
September 23, 2023 to October 29, 2023
The Headless Horseman Haunts
Location: Ulster Park, NY
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