I ❤️ NY : Discover what you love in New York. There are plenty of vacation sites to explore, ranging from historic landmarks, oceans and lakes, natural wonders, big cities and shopping, mountain ranges, and more.
The Hudson Valley is a New York State region that stretches along the Hudson River from Westchester County to Albany, the state capital. It's known for its vineyards, orchards and farms, including sustainable-food champion Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Storm King Art Center sculpture park and Dia:Beacon, a museum in a former factory, show large-scale work by major 20th- and 21st-century artists.
Cayuga Lake - Finger Lakes
Cayuga Lake is the longest of central New York's glacial Finger Lakes, and is the second largest in surface area and second largest in volume. It is just under 40 miles long. Its average width is 1.7 miles, and it is 3.5 mi wide at its widest point near Aurora. It is approximately 435 ft deep at its deepest point.
The Finger Lakes are a group of 11 long, narrow, roughly north–south lakes in an area informally called the Finger Lakes region in New York, in the United States.
Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River, in New York State. It’s known for the vast Niagara Falls, which straddle the Canadian border. In Niagara Falls State Park, the Observation Tower, at Prospect Point, juts out over Niagara Gorge for a view of all 3 waterfalls. Trails from the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center lead to other viewpoints. The Aquarium of Niagara is home to Humboldt penguins, seals and sea lions.
Lake Champlain - Lake George Loop
The countryside around Lakes Champlain and George also border on the Upper Hudson River, much different in character than the estuary far downstream. The scenery here is some of the finest in the state, since the Adirondack Mountains loom always in the distance. It is also a place of history with battles in both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Your trip will take you through two renowned tourist towns, Lake George Village and Saratoga Springs. Get ready for an adventure!
Jones Beach State Park
World famous Jones Beach State Park, home of 6.5 miles of beautiful white-sand beach on the Atlantic Ocean, is made up of more than 2,400-acres of maritime environment on the south shore of Long Island. Among the 6 million visitors to the park each year, families enjoy their own piece of the beach for a day, with many returning dozens of times through the summer. Designed on the theme of an ocean liner, Jones Beach offers many activities to those who visit the park. They swim in the ocean, stroll the boardwalk, fish, visit an historic exhibit, get a bite to eat at one of the many concession stands, play miniature golf, shuffleboard and basketball, attend concerts at Northwell Health Theater Box Office, open Tuesday - Saturday 12pm-6pm (516-221-1000). Other activities that take place in the park include learning about the marine environment at the Jones Beach Nature Center, pool swimming, sunbathing, bicycling, surfing, and visiting the playgrounds.