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'Tis the Season
for Outdoor Fun !
Go Skiing, Skating, Snowmobiling, More ..
Watch the Total Solar Eclipse
in Upstate NY
Find the Best Places
Savor a World of Wineries
& Waterfalls
In the Finger Lakes Region
Go Birding
on the Nature Trails
Pack the Binoculars & Camera
Catch the Big One
on a Great Lakes Fishing Charter
Book a Spring Outing !
Travel the Path
Through History
To Famous Forts, Museums, Art Galleries & More
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Welcome to Upstate, the Place for Family Fun & Adventure


In Upstate Travel

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Plan an Exciting Family Skiing Adventure
Region: All Regions
With 43 Downhill Skiing locations, NY boasts more than anyother U.S. State. Wanderingwagars.com reports on the Top 10 that are ideal for the family.
Download a FREE Solar Eclipse App to your Phone
Region: All Regions
Space.com states that this free "Totality" app developed by Big Kid Science is the perfect tool to accompany your eclipse viewing experience on April 8, 2024.
Get Rent-n-Ride Snowmobiles in Chautauqua County
Region: Chautauqua-Allegany
Why not try your hand at snowmobiling? You can choose from Chautauqua Lake snowmobile rentals or guided tours, and select the best trail based on your skill.
Find 16 Great Weekend Getaways this Winter
Region: All Regions
WellandGood.com and Francesca Krempa outline 16 of the Best Weekend Getaways you can take this Winter (image - Getty images/Wmaster890)
The Chautauqua Region offers Amazing Variety in Winter
Region: Chautauqua-Allegany
You'll find LOTS of Things to Do in Western NY including Nature's beauty, the National Comedy Center, and of course - EXCELLENT Winter Sports !
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.
Go Skiing at 11 of the Best Ski Slopes in Upstate NY
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Check it Out ! Big Chuck from CNYnews.com says 'The Mountains are Calling You to These 11 Great NY Ski Slopes' ..
ATTENTION - Get Ready for the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, '24
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.
Lake Ontario is ranked 5th Most Picturesque Landscape.
Region: Thousand Islands
CNYCentral.com and Emma Misiaszek report that Lake Ontario is the 5th. most picturesque landscape in America according to Instagram. (photo by Michelle Parkhurst)
Jessica Kelly takes you right up to the Falls this Winter
Region: Niagara-Western NY
Jessica Kelly of businessinsider.com shows you an easy way to access the Cave of the Winds for an up close view of Niagara Falls during Winter.
Add 28 Fun Things to do on your Next Visit to Rochester
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.
How To Plan An Awesome Ski Trip With the Kids
Region: The Adirondacks
The wanderingwagars.com helps to make your skiing vacation with the kids a success, including activities, food, places to travel, and more ..
Skiing is Topnotch at NY's Gore Mountain
Region: The Adirondacks
Karen Rubin at theislandnow.com recounts a detailed blog about the pleasures of Skiing at Gore Mountain during the Covid Season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Mountain May Just Be New York's Best-kept Ski Secret
Region: The Adirondacks
Allison Fox of Travelandleisure.com describes the three main peaks: Little Whiteface, Big Whiteface, and Lookout Mountain. (Ezera Shaw, Getty images)
These are 10 of the Best Winter Vacation Spots
Region: All Regions
If you are ready for a fantastic Winter Vacation, here are the top 10 Places to Visit in Upstate New York this year, per annsentitledlife.com
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.
Congratulations to the 2023 Erie Canal Photo Contest Winners
Region: All Regions
As we approach the 200th anniversary in 2025, the ErieCanalway.org shows why the Erie Canal is so worth Preserving, Visiting, and Celebrating.
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..
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.
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.
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.
Designation of the Lake Ontario Marine Sanctuary continues
Region: Thousand Islands
The Nation's 16th. Marine Sanctuary - the 1,700 sq. mile Eastern Lake Ontario Marine Sanctuary - is on the Path to Reality ..
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February 29, 2024 to March 3, 2024
CNY RV & Camping Show
Location: Syracuse, NY
March 9, 2024 to March 10, 2024
Salt City Antiques Show
Location: Syracuse, NY
March 23, 2024
Fight for Air Climb
Location: Buffalo, NY
April 4, 2024 to April 7, 2024
Scott Lafaro Geneva Jazz Festival
Location: Geneva, NY


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