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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in New York
Those travelers who consider the state of New York to simply be an extension of New York City may not think of The Empire State to be a nature getaway destination. However, outside the bright lights is a whole different world exemplified by the natural beauty of the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes region, and so much more. There are 180 state parks spread out across New York. Check out Bethpage State Park, home to the famous Bethpage State Park Black Golf Course. When you are done with Bethpage, head to other great areas like Lake Erie State Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park, and Roberto Clemente State Park. The Finger Lakes National Forest is another great spot for outdoor exploration in New York. Situated between the Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, and measuring only 16,259 acres, it is actually one of the nation’s smallest National Forests. Get in touch with nature the next time you are planning a trip to New York.
Located directly on Mirror Lake, surrounded by the famed Adirondack Mountains, Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is surrounded by beautiful nature. Go for a hike or bike ride. Take out a complimentary canoe and observe lake life. There's beautiful nature everywhere you turn at this New York resort.
Truly the gateway to the wilderness, Ampersand Bay Resort is at the threshold of six million acres of pristine forest preserve. As the largest forest preserve in the lower 48, you can enjoy seeing the wildlife firsthand, or by visiting one of our wonderful area museums and outdoor recreation centers where guides and naturalists await you.
With its prime location on the shores of Saranac Lake and surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, The Point is a nature-lover's paradise. You can easily leave behind the hustle-bustle of the cities and indulge in the refreshing natural environment, the peaceful sounds of the lake and the gentle whispering of the breeze. Head...
Soak in the natural splendor of Lake George on a pontoon cruise or set off and explore the area on foot. Hike through diverse nature trails at Saranac Lakes Wild Forest, St. Regis Canoe Area, and more areas. Gain a different perspective of the area on a gondola ride at Gore Mountain. Nature awaits around every corner!
Enjoy the beauty of Lake George from your cozy cabin at Depe Dene Resort. Hike along the serene trails, bask under the sun at the beach, or lounge around with your family with some exciting lawn games. Take a day to explore the winding trails of the Adirondack Mountain, which give you a chance to get an up close look at the local flora and fauna....
For a one of a kind Lake Placid getaway, Whiteface Lodge is the ultimate choice! Explore the Adirondack Mountain area with nearby hiking and mountain biking trails. When the snow falls, these same trails can be explored by snowshoe and cross country skiing. Kayaking, spin and fly fishing and rock climbing are also located within miles of the...
A vacation at Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort is sure to take your breath away. This stunning Adirondack Mountains setting provides you with that refreshing natural air and an abundance of incredible outdoor activities. With 700 acres of scenic trails, you are sure to discover plenty of unique spots during your vacation. Enjoy a relaxing hike through the...
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region, Geneva on the Lake features a terrace with breathtaking views of the English style gardens. This is the perfect place to enjoy a light lunch on a sunny day. Explore the area with hiking trails through Watkins Glen Gorge and State Park or the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge.
Enjoy a nature walk around scenic Hope Lake, or one of the other Finger Lakes. Greek Peak Mountain offers you plenty of activities for all seasons including hiking, mountain biking and zip-lining in the summer months and skiing and snowboarding when the snow begins to fall. Find your own outdoor adventure in this picturesque area!
Make your next vacation a Catskill vacation! Surround yourself with all that nature has to offer! Take a hike on private hiking trails or go horseback riding through the woods. Want to visit some of the area's great state parks? Just a short drive away is the Minnewaska State Park! Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Crystal Brook Resort's location in the Catskill Mountains, near Catskill Mountain State Park, gives you the opportunity to explore the mountain trails by biking, hiking, and even skiing in winter. Be sure to take a walk to the nearby waterfall for breathtaking scenery and photo opportunities! It's the perfect place for nature-lovers of all ages to...
The Otesaga sits on the southern shores of Lake Otesaga, and provides breathtaking views of the crystal clear waters. Explore the area with plenty of hiking/jogging trails, or get out on the water with activities like sailing, canoeing and swimming. Get lost in the natural beauty that surrounds you in Cooperstown!
Located on 75 acres in the beautiful Hudson Valley, Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa makes it easy to reconnect with nature. Just take a step outside your room and enjoy a hike on the Hudson Valley Rail Trail or check out any of the area's scenic parks. Other opportunities to enjoy the area's nature include swimming the nearby pristine lakes or...
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