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    15 Must-Do Hikes near New York City

    If you live in New York City, you probably already know that finding a little peace and quiet in the great outdoors can be tough. However, if you're willing to make the effort to get out of town, the rewards are more than worth it. Load up the car or even hop on the train, and you can be at any o...
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    How to Summit the Two Tallest Mountains in New York in a Weekend

    The Adirondack Mountains has the two tallest mountains in New York: Mount Marcy (5,344’) and Algonquin Peak (5,115’). These two peaks are nestle in the heart of the High Peaks Wilderness Area, which happens to be the largest forest preserve in New York, and they both offer hikers some of the best...
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    25 Must-Do Adventures in New York

    When you think of exploring New York, your first thoughts are probably of plays on Broadway, world-class restaurants, and everything else that New York City has to offer. The truth is, the opportunities for outdoor adventure throughout New York state rival the excitement of the city (and for some...
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    10 Beautiful Private Campsites in New York

    Finding a quiet place to reconnect with nature can be tough if you live in any major metropolitan area, and it can be nearly impossible if you live in New York City. Luckily, the good people over at Tentrr have created a simple solution for anyone looking for an easy, stress-free escape into natu...
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    25 New York Adventures with Stunning Fall Foliage

    Whether you're going for an overnight trip into the backcountry, out for a quick day hike, or simply a pleasure cruise upstate in the car, right now is an amazing time to experience the outdoors in New York. With the summer heat gone and fall leaves going off, you won't regret hitting up any of t...
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    New York's Top 10 Camping Adventures

    Beyond the busy city, New York's diverse terrain is a mecca for nature lovers. You’ll be amazed by the distinct experiences you can enjoy on a single camping trip. From impressive gorges and rolling hills to stunning waterfalls and blue lakes, New York has something for every camper. Check out so...
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  • Adirondack Park, New York

    Escape the City with a Road Trip in the Adirondacks

    When Adirondack Park was created in 1892, the six-million-acre region of upstate New York was barely populated. Trappers, hunters, and loggers moved through the mountains and navigated the rivers and lakes by foot, horse, cart, and boat.  Tourists from New York City and beyond started arriving in...
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  • Catskill Mountains, New York

    Chasing Fall: A Day in the Catskills

    As a kid growing up in Catskill State Park, I was fortunate to experience four vastly different seasons each year. Winters were harsh, spring was fresh and stormy and summers were hot and humid. However, none of them compared to the colors and scents that emerged in fall. When the first leaves st...
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    The Hunt for the Wilderness from New York City

    Leaving via the sticky rabbit warren of Penn Station, we pop up out in New Jersey as the city skyline fades into the distance. Only handfuls of small upstate towns lay ahead, diners, truck stops, closed down antique stores, and the Wilderness.Wonderful wilderness.But first, small towns.The train ...
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  • Hunter, New York

    Trading the Metro for the Mountains: Pursuit New York 2018

    Anything that promises a weekend out of New York City is fine by me, especially when it involves an epic schedule full of exciting experiences you can customize yourself in a swish looking App. And as the first Pursuit to be based out here on the East Coast I knew it would be a melting pot of new...
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  • Taughannock Falls State Park, New York

    Why You Need to Visit Taughannock Falls in the Winter

    Taughannock Falls is an impressive 215 plunge waterfall in the Finger Lake region of upstate New York. No matter the time of year, visiting the falls is an absolute must. However, the best views may be found in the winter.  While most of the gorge trails in the region are closed in the winter due...
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  • Rockaway Beach, New York

    A Family Trip to Surf the Rockaways in January

    Rockaway Beach was quite something in the early 1900’s. As the primary summer destination for city folk, Rockaway in 1900 looked more like a small New England surf town today complete with densely stacked bungalows. But this all changed in the 1930’s when New York City’s Parks Commissioner, Rober...
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  • Bear Mountain, New York

    5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

    Spring is in the air, which means that summer is just around the corner. Dreaming of an adventurous getaway from New York City? Look no further than Bear Mountain, a wild escape from the city that is a mere 45 miles from Manhattan. Bear Mountain State Park and the nearby towns along the Hudson Ri...
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