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Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to mark the occasion than a trip along the New York State Women’s Heritage Trail?  With more than a dozen historical sites of interest across the state, discovering the legacies of some of America’s most important women pioneers is almost as easy as stepping outside your front door.  Here are just a few to get you started: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Museum and Center for Comedy Beloved comedy icon Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown, NY so it’s only fitting that a museum dedicated to the legacy she built with husband Desi Arnaz would be located there.  In addition to…

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Things To Do Outside New York City

Each year, millions of people from all over the world head to the Big Apple. They visit the Statue of Liberty, Broadway, and Times Square—famed New York City landmarks. But what are millions of people missing just outside of Manhattan? Take a short trip outside the city and experience more of what New York State…

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City Spotlight: Rochester, NY

The next time you’re in New York State, be sure to add Rochester to your agenda. Known as “The World’s Image Center,” the city boasts activities and sights for any preference or interest. Looking for a hot club to dance the night away? No problem. What about an art gallery or café, where you can…

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New York City for First-Timers

If you’re headed to New York City for the first time, you’ve probably been dreaming about the city’s big lights and towering skyline. You can never run out of things to do in the city that never sleeps, but you won’t want to leave without seeing New York’s biggest and best attractions. Start off in…

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10 Best Winter Hikes in New York

­­­ What’s the best way to warm up during a chilly New York winter? Take a hike! Here’s our round-up of the 10 best winter hikes in New York State: 10. Silver Mine Lake Trail, Harriman State Park Just 30 miles north of New York City is Harriman State Park—the second largest state park in…

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Taste NY: Famous New York Foods

New York State is the birthplace of many of America’s most beloved foods. From Buffalo Wings to New York-style pizza—and even Jell-O!—the Empire State has a rich history of creative cuisine. But do you know some of New York’s famed regional favorites? Spiedies A spiedie is a submarine-style sandwich enjoyed throughout Central New York. What’s…

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New York New Year’s Resolutions

This year, resolve to experience the best that New York State has to offer. Here are eight quintessentially New York experiences to add to your list. Go ice skating in Rockefeller Center Who hasn’t dreamed of donning their skates on one of the most iconic rinks in the world? Even if you’re not an expert…

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