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What Lies Beyond The Five Boroughs?

Are you feeling curious about what lies beyond New York City’s five boroughs? Every week we bring you events and destinations that are typically located in the five boroughs area, but what’s beyond? As a state, New York is a very complex one. It has mountains, rivers, beaches and other amazing metropolitan areas that deserve our attention. Here 5 places with lots of attractions for you to consider.

Thankfully we operate in the whole state. If you’re here for vacations or looking to have an amazing trip don’t hesitate to reach us. We’re the ride and this is your city!

1. Lake Placid 

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Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains located near the lake of the same name and is one of the best places to see in New York. The beautiful Adirondack Mountains have nearly endless sites, activities, and attractions to entertain visitors with hiking trails passing near lakes and through the mountains. Lake Placid is the perfect destination for a family vacation, friendly reunion, or a romantic getaway. With a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities to choose from, the hardest part of planning your vacation will be deciding whether to join us for a weekend or a week! From hiking to skiing, spa time to wine and beer tastings, the Adirondacks offers variety for all ages.

2.  Thousand Islands

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Thousand Islands is a popular outdoor destination on the border of New York State and Ontario, Canada. The area’s peaceful bays and miles of shoreline make for a vacationer’s paradise. While most of the islands are privately owned, many are public and feature many popular attractions, landmarks, and amusements including historic lighthouses, castles, and museums

 

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3.  Albany

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Albany is located on the west bank of the Hudson river and is the capital city of New York. Visitors can tour many of the city’s mansions and historic buildings such as the New York State Executive Mansion, the Ten Brock Mansion, and Schuyler Mansion. Cultural attractions include visiting the Institute of Art and History and taking in a live performance at the historic Palace Theatre.

 

4. Buffalo

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Buffalo is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state’s second most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million, while the larger, cross-border Buffalo Niagara Region includes 8 US counties and 2 Canadian municipalities and has a population of 2,493,869.

Buffalo’s tourism relies on historical attractions and outdoor recreation. The city’s points of interest include the Edward M. Cotter fireboat, considered the world’s oldest active fireboat[91] and is a United States National Historic LandmarkBuffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society,[92] Buffalo Museum of Science,[93] the Buffalo Zoo—the third oldest in the United States- Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, the Anchor Bar and Darwin D. Martin House.

 

5.  Adirondack Park

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The Adirondack Park is a part of New York’s Forest Preserve in Upstate New YorkUnited States. The park’s boundary corresponds to the Adirondack Mountains. Unlike most preserves, about 52 percent of the land is privately owned inholdings heavily regulated by the Adirondack Park Agency. There are numerous accommodations, including cabins, hunting lodges, villas and hotels, in and around Lake PlacidLake GeorgeSaranac LakeOld ForgeSchroon Lake and the St. Regis Lakes. Golf courses, hunting and fishing are allowed in the Adirondack Park

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