Things to Do

There’s Always Time for Late Summer Fun in Central New York

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We like to think the sun never sets on summer. But, between the unofficial bookends of Memorial to Labor Day, summertime seems to fly by. Although the dog days will […]

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8 Great Places to Spy Wildlife in Central New York

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The deep roots in brew, agriculture and American history make Central New York state more than a destination. The burgeoning craft beverage scene, hardy farm-to-table movement and mile after mile […]

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Central New York Makes a Great Multi-Day Destination for Snowmobile Trips

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Whether you get your snowmobiles here by trailers or trail, New York state and its 10,500 miles of maintained trails make up a great multi-day snowmobile trip for riders who […]

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Four Fall Road and Mountain Bike Rides in Central New York

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Whether you prefer relaxed road routes or challenging trails, any cyclist can find the perfect place to pedal in Central New York. The beautiful autumnal views of the region are […]

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Fine Fall Kayaking and Paddle Boarding in Central New York

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Water recreation keeps flowing even after summer fades in Central New York. From the Erie Canal to the Susquehanna River and all points between, there are plenty of opportunities to […]

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Five Fantastic Spots for Family Birding in Central New York

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Central New York’s birds love spring just as much as the residents. It’s their time to migrate and nest and our time to get some fresh air after a long […]

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Fish Like a Local in These 7 Central New York Spots

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The opening of trout fishing season in April signals the unofficial arrival of spring in Central New York, which spoils anglers with mile after mile of waterways with public access. […]

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Fantastic Fall Hikes in Central New York

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Cool temperatures bring comfortable hiking weather and spectacular color to Central New York. Outdoor adventurers can explore more than 350 miles of trails in any season, but autumn offers some […]

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Trade Up Traditional Camping Trips for These Outdoor Alternatives

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Peak camping season in Central New York means it’s time to pack up the car, camper or RV and head out to the great outdoors. Sure, you could pop the […]

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Deer and Turkey Highlight the DIY Hunting Bounty of Central New York

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Yes, New York’s borders are home to one of the world’s greatest cities. But, they also wrap around some of the country’s greatest outdoors. Hunting is a popular pastime in […]

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