Hunter, NY

Hiking paradise. When here, make sure to visit Hunter Mountain, Artists Rock and Sunset Rock, and Kaaterskill waterfalls.

Woodstock, NY

Another beautiful town in the Catskills. Make sure to hike up Overlook mountain trail for a gorgeous view of the Hudson Valley below.

Lake George, NY

In addition to hiking in the Adirondack wilderness, this region known as the “Queen of the American Lakes” offers all of the lakeside activities that you can think of – beaching, fishing, paddle-boating and more.

Hudson Highlands State Park

Closest escape from New York City (only 1.5 hour drive), make sure to visit Storm King art center, a 500-acre outdoor large-scale sculpture museum under the open sky.


Local beaches located south of Brooklyn and Queens. Stay at Breezy Point, Belle Harbor, Averne or another small town at the shore, pick a quiet beachfront, and enjoy the sun and waves.

Happy Traveling, Gems!

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