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RV Destinations | New York
Conesus Lake Campground, Conesus
Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York, the Conesus Lake Campground provides a relaxing destination for visitors to the state. At the campground visitors will enjoy exploring the pine forest, sailing and boating on the lake, the indoor heated pool and much more. In addition this campground is located near many wonderful attractions, including the Finger Lakes Wine Country, the Corning Museum of Glass and Letchworth State Park among many others. Visitors should be sure to used the handy online reservation system to secure a spot in advance. Check availability.
Shady Oaks, Plattsburgh
This Plattsburgh campground is located near the fantastic Lake Champlain in the Adirondack region of the state. Visitors to this campground will enjoy plentiful outdoor activities from trout fishing to hiking and more. In addition visitors can enjoy riding a ferry across Lake Champlain, kids will love looking for signs of Champ the Loch-Ness monster of Lake Champlain. Another great nearby destination is Ausable Chasm, which is great for hiking. Travelers to this campsite should be sure to use the convenient online reservation system before heading to the site. Check availability.
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Finger Lakes Wine Tours
The Finger Lakes region of New York has an amazing configuration of lakes, which look like the fingers on a hand. The Finger Lakes region is also known as wine country. The same unique geography that produced the amazing lakes, also protects the area from some of the harsher weather, which protects the vineyards and creates the best growing conditions. This makes for great wines and is the east coast's very own Napa Valley. In fact, the are has over 100 vineyards and wineries. Many of these wineries are open to visitors, so you too can enjoy the fabulous wines in the region. Visitors to the region can also enjoy the Hickory Hill Family Camping Resort, which is a great destination for a luxury camping adventure. Visitors can enjoy staying in one of the cabins, cottages or loges, which come with beds, a full bathroom and more.
Ausable Chasm, also known as the "The Grand Canyon of the East," is a great natural fun destination. The gorge has been open to the public since 1870. Twisting trails lead visitors into the gorge, past many interesting rock and water formations. These formations have some very interesting names, such as "The Devil's Oven," "Elephant's Head" and many more.
Located in the foothills of the Adirondacks. The lake is about 32 miles long and much of its shoreline is unsettled and there are continuing conservation efforts by both the state and federal government to preserve the unsettled shoreline. The small surrounding communities, especially Lake George, have shopping, attractions, dining and nightlife activities. On the lake visitors can enjoy boating, beach activities, hiking, biking, swimming, parasailing and much more. Visitors to Lake George can see war reenactments, check out the local museums and even take lake tours.
Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort is located in Wilmington, New York, which is about 13 miles from Lake Placid, which has hosted the Winter Olympics. Whiteface has the highest vertical drop on the East, 3,430 feet. The ski area has mixed terrain, offering gentle terrain for beginners and many expert trails and extreme backcountry skiing as well. This ski area has 314 skiable acres, 85 trails and 11 lifts. Whiteface's highest skiable terrain lies at an elevation of 4,650 feet; this terrain is known as The Slides. The Slides are a series of steep narrow chutes, only accessible by hiking to the top, and are only for expert skiers. In addition, The Slides are only opened when deemed safe, and at times a ride on The Slides requires full avalanche gear.
New York City
The Big Apple offers a wide variety of attractions like no other city in the United States. Visit the Statue of Liberty, view New York City from the Empire State Building Observatory on the 86th floor, experience the hustle and bustle of Times Square, or see The Lion King on Broadway. These are just a few of rich and diverse experiences to be found in New York City.
Mantauk Point Lighthouse
Located in Long Island, this lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in New York. It was authorized in 1792 by the Second Congress under President George Washington, and construction was completed late in 1792. Today the lighthouse still serves as an active navigational aid. Visitors can visit the lighthouse daily throughout the summer and visitors can also visit the lighthouse during special events throughout the year. Some events include Lighting the Lighthouse, and the Lighthouse Weekends. The Mantauk Point Lighthouse also has a museum located in the 1860 Keepers' House, which has a very nice collection of photographs and documents.