10 Upstate New York Getaways

Beyond New York City, the Empire State offers various landscapes, from hilly vineyards to gorgeous lakes and rushing waterfalls.


Located at the southern end of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region, Watkins Glen is the perfect spot to recharge.

Watkins Glen


Nestled along the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, it welcomes you with open arms. Taughannock Falls is a 215-foot single plunge that rewards you with close views from the rim and gorge.



Known as the “Grand Canyon of the East,” immerse yourself in the natural beauty of a 600-foot-deep gorge carved out by the coursing Genesee River.

Letchworth State Park


You will find many trails to hike or paths where you can stroll with a great view of Niagara Falls. Often overlooked, the park delivers plenty of green space to relax or enjoy a picnic.

Niagara Falls


The St. Lawrence River flows around more than 1,800 scattered islands between New York and Canada.

Thousand Islands


Many years ago, people believed the Saratoga Springs waters had healing powers. So, they built spas and health centers.

Saratoga Springs


Hundreds of miles of trails for you to explore, the beautiful lake offers watersports like boating, jet skiing, paddling, and fishing.

Lake George


Located in the Adirondacks, Lake Placid’s fresh mountain air and breathtaking views will leave you relaxed and re-energized.

Lake Placid


Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the small mountain town is known for peace, love, and art.



Enjoy the picturesque vistas and immerse yourself in small-town life. Hudson gives you: – Vibrant mom-and-pop shops – Antique stores for days – Art galleries – Coffee shops – Unique eateries


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