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New York Winter Getaways: 8 Best Destinations

While winter time may be the sole reason some travelers/locals flee New York from December to April, for some the winter scene is the reason they flock to NY! With snow covered mountains perfect for skiing, frozen lakes for ice skating, delightful Christmas festivals, thrilling Olympic sport experiences, snowtubing, and snowboarding, there are so many…

View the Manhattan Skyline: 10 Unique Ways

One of the most recognizable and well known skylines in the world, the Manhattan Skyline is definitely a sight to behold! Whether viewing during the day or at night when the city comes alive with countless numbers of lights, you will be dazzled by the beauty to be found! When visiting New York City, you…

Hiking the Eternal Flame Falls Trail

Are you looking for a hike with a little bit of a twist? A unique scene? The Eternal Flame Falls Trail fits the bill! A fairly easy hike will take you to the base of the Eternal Flame Falls. Although the falls itself is nothing to spectacular, especially when compared to nearby Niagara Falls, the…

Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway in Lake George, NY: Drive to the Top

While not quite as extensive as the similar Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway in Lake Placid, the Prospect Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway in Lake George is definitely worth the visit! Lake George is a small village in the Adirondack Mountains that is popular for its stunning mountain views, hikes, and quaint downtown. When you reach…


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I’m Melissa, the photographer and writer behind New York Discovered. Together with my 6 year old sidekick Olivia we are exploring all that New York State has to offer, from the big city to the vast country sides and remote areas. Follow along with us on our journey and find out why New York State should be a must visit destination on your bucket list! 

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