Snowboarding in The Adirondacks, New York (NY Tourism )

Ausable Lake, The Adirondacks, New York (NY Tourism)


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What to do in The Adirondacks

New Yorkers—residents of the state, not just the city—have been known to boast more than their fair share of geographic supremacy.  And the mountainous Adirondacks region merely reinforces why the Empire State is truly the center of the known universe. Its profusion of natural treasures includes more than 3,000 bodies of water, Olympic-level ski resorts, a six-million-acre park, and enough quaint towns to swallow a terabyte of postcard-perfect photography. You could lose six months without retracing your steps. But it’s likely the locals will say you still don’t know the Adirondacks. Happily, it’s easy to prove ‘em wrong and find a secret slice of upstate New York to call your own.

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Lacy rates The Adirondacks
If you're one of the some 6 million that live in NYC, the Adirondacks are a must. The park is the biggest in the US and there is something for everyone within the park boundaries. Spending time on the lakes (I think there is over 2,000 of them) is so picturesque and serene. It's only 4 hours from the city so it's an easy weekend trip. I would suggest camping if you're going to go. In the fall, take a drive just to look at the leaves changing colors. When NYC gets all slushy and gross during the winter, the Adirondacks are untouched and beautiful. You can ski or ice skate on the frozen-over lakes. There is a reason this park sees more visitors than Yellowstone. It's that perfect!
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