New York

Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and local adventure tours in New York. The state is more than the big city, it's full of great hiking, backpacking, camping and more.

Top Adventures in New York

  • Hike Storm King Mountain

    This is an easy, yet very rewarding hike with a lot of viewpoints on the way up. Technically you scale up two mountains, Butter Hill and Storm King, but most people just describe it as Storm King Mountain. This is a great hike for families with yo...

    2.7 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike the Catskill Mountains' Kaaterskill Falls

    Although this is a super short hike, it is definitely a tough one! The quick, steep climb is totally worth it once you reach the 260 foot cascade and pool at the end. Hike along the trail, hugging Spruce Creek all the way to the falls. If you hike...

    2.6 miles 527 ft gain

  • Hike the Appalachian Trail to Anthony's Nose

    Parking for the trail runs along both sides of 9D right up until the Bear Mountain Bridge. It can be busy on the weekends so just make sure you're as far off the road as you can and be especially careful unloading kids and dogs. The trailhead is l...

    2 miles 790 ft gain

  • Take in a Sunset at the High Line

    Built on a historic freight rail line and perched above the streets of Manhattan’s West Side, the High Line is a public park that features a green-lined walkway. Park hours depend on the season, although it never opens before 7am, so best to go fo...

  • Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Loop

    The Breakneck Ridge to Sugar Loaf Loop gives rise to various bypasses that offer hikers moderate to advanced terrain and multiple rock scrambles. The loop entails a total elevation gain of 1,670 feet and a total distance of 5.5 miles.The start of ...

    4 miles 1670 ft gain

  • Hike Dover's Stone Church

    Dover Stone Church has been a beautiful and popular destination in the Hudson Valley for some time, and recently the park purchased a new parcel of land and added three trails through the nearby woods. But the gem of the park is, and always will b...

  • Photograph Taughannock Falls

    This is a quick and easy hike leading to an incredible 214 foot waterfall that is beautiful in all four seasons. Bring the whole family and hangout by the falls for the afternoon, weather permitting. During the winter, the falls transform the surr...

    1.5 miles 644 ft gain

  • Hike to Watkins Glen's Waterfalls

    Nestled right off the main road in the small village of Watkins Glen in Upstate New York, Watkins Glen State Park is a beautiful area with plenty to see. Although it is a bit touristy and right off of the road, you'll forget how close to society y...

    4 miles

  • Hike Breakneck Ridge

    This short but steep loop hike in Hudson Highlands State Park offers multiple panoramic views of the Hudson River along the way. Please note that only experienced hikers should attempt this route – although the hike seems short, the elevation gain...

    6 miles 1442 ft gain

  • Swim at Peekamoose Blue Hole

    To get there: From Sundown, NY, head 10 miles on Route 42 until you see a large parking area on the right with a sign for the Peekamoose Mountain area. Follow the signs from the parking area to the creek. Swimming Hole Coordinates: (41.9182, -74.4...

  • Photograph the Brooklyn Bridge

    Escaping the hustle and bustle of the city doesn't always require actually leaving the city. Hanging out next to the East River and focusing on photographing the Brooklyn Bridge can be just what you need to clear your head and get your fix for som...

  • Hike Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs

    At 10.4 mile long, this lengthy, but easy loop takes you to two ADK lower peaks. The views from Indian Head and Fish Hawk Cliffs will blow your mind away. I love stopping here every time I make my way to ADK. The colors are absolutely gorgeous in ...

    10.4 miles 2000 ft gain

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    • North Branch, New York

      Campesito

      Located in New York's Sullivan County, this camp is tucked into a hillside overlooking a gorgeous wildflower meadow with walking trails and a private creek you can swim in. You can pitch a tent, ho...

      From $135/night

    • Unadilla, New York

      The Pines Hill Top Camp

      The Pines Hill Top Camp is located in rural New York. Sitting between Oneonta and Binghamton, with easy access to I-88, it overlooks the Susquehanna River Valley. Hiking and biking trails are mai...

      From $20/night

    • Ithaca, New York

      Gorges Hideaway At Little Leaf Farm

      Please note that we currently cannot accommodate anyone from the following states due to State required quarantine: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawai...

      From $158/night

    • Berlin, New York

      Center Berlin Campsite

      A beautiful and quiet place to spend the weekend, our campsite is secluded on a beautiful property with wonderful views. On the New York/Massachusetts border there is plenty to do nearby. In Hanc...

      From $100/night

    • Varysburg, New York

      A Hilltop View

      We are excited to be sharing our beautiful private 25 acre property with you campers! With breathtaking views of the gorgeous New York natural scenery, this is the perfect site to relax and unwind....

      From $130/night

    • Harpursville, New York

      High Meadow Tree Farm

      Watch the sun go down and the stars come out. The wolves can be heard in the morning from the nearby Animal Adventure. The campsite is accessible by car. Once you're here, we provide: - gas grill -...

      From $120/night

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