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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.
Reconnect with nature during your Adirondack retreat! The beautiful Adirondack Mountains are full of natural wonders to enjoy and explore, and a stay at Water's Edge Inn puts you in the middle of it all. Go on an invigorating hike, enjoy a quiet nature walk, and keep your eye open for the abundant wildlife!
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.
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!
Tucked into the Adirondack Mountains, you can experience all of the majestic beauty the area has to offer, all from your own room! Explore the area with nature hiking trails or, depending on the season, winter sports are always a great option for you too! Reconnecting with nature has never been easier!
Though it may be tempting to spend your entire vacation inside at Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center, be sure to take advantage of the beautiful surrounding area and check out what the Catskills has to offer. Get out and enjoy fishing or hiking. Head to one of the nearby lakes or go on a day trip through the Catskill Mountains.
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!
Relax in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Catskill Mountains. Forested mountains and hills roll away in every direction and provide ample opportunity for hiking. So whether you want to go for a leisurely stroll, or go on a more strenuous excursion, make sure you explore the natural wonders at Acra Manor Resort.
Make your next vacation a Catskill vacation! Surround yourself with all that nature has to offer and take a hike on private hiking trails! 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!
Awake at The Thompson House and enjoy a full breakfast for plenty of energy as you embark on the hiking trails of the Catskills Mountains. The area has many different types of terrain for hikers of all skill levels. The Windham Mountain Outfitters can get you ready for any type and length of trail you choose. Experience the natural environment up...
There's so much space to explore just outside your door! Windham Path is a 1.5-mile loop showcasing streams, trees, and wildlife. Hikers will find plenty of wilderness to walk, as the Hudson River, Kaaterskill Falls, and historic sites can be discovered on short strolls or all-day hikes. Aquatic activities can be found when you visit the serene...
There are dozens of ways to enjoy the beautiful New York coastline, but chief among them is via kayak and bike. Both are available to rent from the Inn, and both offer unique viewpoints and experiences. Paddle along the coastline or ride your bike through the multiple nearby parks.
The beautiful Adirondack Mountains are a wondrous place to get close to nature. At Timberlock, you will be surrounded by the fantastic mountains and also steps away from the shores of tranquil Indian Lake, making this a nature-lover's dream come true. Take out a canoe or kayak from the resort to explore the waters, spend an afternoon trekking...
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