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Ecotourism - Resorts and Lodges in New York
Although it can seem impossible to escape the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple, there are plenty of New York venues that ecotourists will absolutely adore. Take a trip to the Finger Lakes Region and explore the 11 unique lakes that make up this elegant area. Old Forge Camping Resort is surrounded by miles of rustic hiking trails, perfect for those travelers who prefer to explore the beauty of Mother Nature at their own pace. Make sure to save some time to explore Finger Lakes National Forest. Measuring just 16,259 acres, it is one of the smallest National Forests in the United States. With hundreds of miles of manicured trails, the Catskills and Adirondacks will provide the perfect spot for outdoor adventure. Find your own ecotourism getaway in New York today.
Head out into the serene habitat of the Adirondack Mountains and explore every nook and cranny and keep watch for all the wonderful wildlife in the area, you'll be glad you did! You will find beauty of every sort and the Water's Edge Inn puts you right in the heart of it all. Reconnecting to nature has never been easier!
Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is the first independent eco-friendly resort in the Lake Placid area. A member of Green Hotel, Eco-Rooms and Eco-Suites, The Golden Arrow Lakeside was the first resort in the United States to earn Audubon International's Highest Eco-Hotel rating of Platinum. Their green roof, solar panels, and in-room recycling program,...
In the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, with direct access to the forest preserve, Ampersand Bay Resort gives their guests the opportunity to view nature at its finest. Enjoy bald eagles, the call of the loons, bright starry nights, and more in a six million acre wilderness!
A beautiful area such as the Adirondacks practically demands a visit. Explore the area with scenic natural hiking trails, rent a boat and get out on the water and enjoy the views the there. Whatever you choose, it's hard to go wrong at Old Forge Camping Resort!
Mohonk Mountain House -- the "grandfather of green" -- has been preserving its stunning Hudson Valley surroundings for its entire existence. In 1994, this carbon-neutral facility was recognized by the UN Environment Programme for 125 years of environmental stewardship. Today, the staff naturalist conducts daily nature walks to share their knowledge...
Honor's Haven Resort & Spa teaches unity with yourself and the earth, and you'll find so much right onsite to bring this theme to life. A trail course surrounds a private 11-acre lake, and a short hike takes you to eight natural waterfalls. Honor's Haven provides a completely natural experience for everyone.
The grounds of Moondance Ridge Bed & Breakfast are officially certified as a wildlife habitat. Aside from this implication of being environmentally conscious, the B&B also provides food and nesting places for native wildlife. As a demonstration of their commitment to preserving the surrounding environment, over 1,000 trees and shrubs were...
It takes a special property to be considered one of the top Wilderness Lodges in North America, and Elk Lake Lodge fits the bill. Located in the heart the Adirondack Mountain Range's High Peaks, you are surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty at every turn. Explore this pristine area on miles of hiking trails through the Colvin Range and gaze in...
The locals are the best people to ask why the Altmar area is so special. Take a guided fishing tour, or charter a boat on Lake Ontario to understand why this area is so popular for vacationers. You can learn about the salmon migration as you cast your line on the Salmon River in the fall, or you can see it for yourself as you hike the miles of...
Not everyone is an expert of the Catskills, so come and learn a little. Guided walking tours, and plenty of trails will give you a glimpse, but you can also swim, fish and bird watch overlooking the Hudson Valley. Get back to nature and give your body a much needed reboot!
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