Places to Visit in New York

Here are the top 19 places to visit in New York in 2021:

1. New York City

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An iconic global centre that has inspired the world with its brilliant architecture, movies, and art. Also known as the Big Apple, New York is well-known for its magnificent skyscrapers, Broadway shows and beautiful landmarks, making it the perfect destination for travellers from all over.

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2. Hudson

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Hudson is just a few thirteen minutes away or around three miles drive away from the city centre of New York. It is a beautiful yet calm and serene river-port town from the 18th century making it a perfect getaway spot for all kinds of travellers. The main point of attraction in Hudson is Warre...

3. Beacon

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Beacon is located in the Hudson Valley and and 100 miles or two hours’ drive from the New York City from New York City. It has always been a haven for art and history lovers with artsy pubs and restaurants all around the town. The most prominent ones are Dogwood on Main Street, which has fresh veget...

4. Hamptons

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Hamptons is a two hour drive totaling to 95 miles distance from New York towards the East Coast and has many beach towns spread across the Long Island. It is a great spot for night-outs, drinking and shopping. There is also an exhibition centre and an aquarium to showcase the flora and fauna of the ...

5. Montauk

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Montauk is located to the East of Hamptons, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It is approximately 120 miles away from the city equivalent to a three hour drive. Montauk offers lots of activities throughout the weekend, like fishing, surfing, water sports or pure relaxation for families as well as indi...

6. Buffalo

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Buffalo is the second-largest city located in New York State and city has a fantastic culture of art, history and beautiful landscaped gardens, which are a favourite among the locals and tourists alike. The best and most visited spot is around Buffalo is Niagara Falls. There are plenty of family-fri...

7. Bedford

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About an hour away or 46 miles from the buzz of NYC is the small town of Bedford. The town is home to just under 19,000 residents and is home to two national landmarks: the historic home of Bill and Lois Wilson, the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous and the John Jay Homestead, the original home of on...

8. North Fork

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About 80 miles or 2 hours away from NYC is a northern peninsula making up part Long Island, New York. This peninsula runs also directly parallel to a southern peninsula and is known as North Fork. This region is a far cry from the concrete jungles of Manhattan and is famous for its numerous small to...

9. The Adirondack Mountains

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The Adirondack Mountains are definitely the most famous natural attraction in the state of New York. About 270 miles or 4 hours away from NYC, these mountains are dotted with numerous trails that cater to every type of traveller, be it the extreme adventurer or the lover of serenity. Several lakes m...

10. Harriman State Park

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The second-largest state park in New York State and a mere hour away from NYC is the Harriman State Park. A natural wonder. This state park is surrounded by numerous other protected areas and provides a delightful experience to visitors seeking a natural haven. 

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11. Finger Lakes

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The Finger Lakes in the state of New York is a group of 11 long and narrow lakes in the midst of a stunning and lush landscape. A steady 4 hours away from New York City, these lakes each surround an area that is historically, culturally and aesthetically significant. The lakes are all surrounded by ...

12. Sleepy Hollow

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25 miles south of New York City, is the village of Sleepy Hollow. Thrilling fans of the macabre for generations, this small area is just an hour away from NYC. It is one of the most famed and widely quoted human settlements across the globe, known as the birthplace of the Headless Horseman- a famous...

13. Fire Island

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This 50 km long (around 200 metre wide) island lies parallel to the southern shore of long Island at around 60 miles from Central New York. To reach this Island you would have to take a ferry from Bay shore or Sayville. Different ferries have different pickup and drop points. The usual fee is around...

14. Freeport

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Located around 35 miles from New York City via Grand Central Parkway, the Incorporated Village of Freeport is nestled on the South Shore in Long Island. This bedroom suburb with a commercial waterfront is the second biggest hamlet of New York State. Enjoy a boating and fishing trip from New York thr...

15. Cold Spring

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Located 44 miles from Manhattan, the Cold Springs village of Philipstown from Putnam County can be reached within 1.2 hours from New York Grand Central Terminal via Metro-North Railroad. Creating a boundary to Garrison and Nelsonville, the village lies in Hudson Highlands directly across West Point ...

16. Hunter

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Around 203 kilometres by car from New York, Hunter comprises two villages namely Tannersville and Hunter in Greene County. Known earlier as Edwardsville, the town is famous for the Hunter Mountains that offer excellent downhill skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, horse-riding and cross country skiing...

17. Bear Mountain State Park

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Bear Mountain State Park is sprawled across 5000 acres on the west bank of the Hudson River. Having all the perks and facilities of a State Park, Bear Mountain offers a multitude of activities like fishing, hiking, swimming, ice skating (between October and March), and skiing. There are also museums...

18. Caumsett State Park

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The Caumsett State HIstoric Park Preserve is located in the village of Lloyd Harbour an hour’s drive away from downtown New York City. Originally a private estate belonging to the Marshall Field business family, this park is now one of New York’s most historic and elegant state parks. 

19. Niagara Falls

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Niagara falls, possibly one of the most popular destinations in the US, if not the world, is located a couple of hours’ drive away from New York City and is essential on any visitor’s itinerary. 3 massive waterfalls along the US Canadian border make up Niagara Falls with the largest one, Horseshoe F...