New York Archives - Page 2 of 15 - My Family Travels
Boat dock at Lake Mohonk with surrounding banks of changing leaves in autumn. Photo c. NY State Division of Tourism - I Love NY
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5 Places for Peak Fall Foliage in New York

What’s the best place and right time to catch peak fall foliage in New York State? We examined the state’s 55,000 square miles (not quite) and chose the best places for families...

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Three children playing in a pile of leaves near a tree
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Leaf Peeker’s Guide To America’s Fall Foliage

Fall foliage tours and affordable leaf peeping road trips are easy to plan if you use this How-To, Where-To Leaf Peeker's Guide with tips on the best places to see leaf colors...

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Apples on tree
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Apple Picking And Pick Your Own Pumpkins

Whether you're hungry or looking for a cheap staycation, apple and pumpkin picking U-Pick farms and local orchards are among

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Closeup of an iguana with the Old San Juan Fort in the background, Puerto Rico.
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15 Last Minute Summer Vacations You Can Still Take

Despite gas prices, Covid outbreaks and heat waves – or because of them -- American families are keen on last minute summer vacations. Since deals abound, let’s explore 15...

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Exterior of Wyndham Resort 41 Lakefront Hotel in Geneva, New York.
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New York’s Finger Lakes Resorts And Rentals

Discover wonderful places to stay and play at Seneca Lake, my family's pick of the best Finger Lakes resorts and rentals in upstate New York.

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National Park Service guides Justin and Kim lead the Harriet Tubman walking tour.
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Keep Going: Harriet Tubman In The Finger Lakes of Central New York

Celebrate the legendary freedom seeker, suffragist and abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, in the Finger Lakes region during this year’s special Harriet Tubman Bicentennial...

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View from our tent's king bed out the front canvas windows of a Huttopia Adirondacks Trappeur family tent.
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Glamping In Lake George NY At Huttopia Adirondacks

For an all natural family vacation, look to upstate New York where Huttopia Adirondacks has recently opened. The new glamping resort outside Lake George – just...

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Man with dog stands in hotel lobby while guests take a picture.
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At Home At The Loews Regency New York

The Loews Regency New York Hotel boasts a newly renovated and family-friendly property in the heart of Manhattan. The imposing Park Avenue hotel has been famous since its...

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Poodle in the driver's seat of car.
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Top 5 Dog-Friendly Vacations

Over the past year, many of us have spent long, dog-friendly hours at home but have been starved of vacation opportunities. Of course, this has been the least of our problems....

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