There's nothing like the beauty of Mother Nature in Upstate New York during the winter season. However, the unpredictable weather and recent storms in the backcountry have created some dangerous hiking conditions.
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.
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.
As we head deeper into spring, and some, but unfortunately not all, days are nice to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors, it's time to start thinking about some fun outdoor activities.
In my younger days, I was an adventurous amateur hiker, and I enjoyed taking hikes in the countryside whenever I could...