Sometimes, we've all got to get out of the city. We get fed up with the smelly trash, perpetual crowds and packed subways, and always, always rushing. So get on a bus, in a car, on a train or in a boat, and head out of the city limits.
Black Rock Forest is a vibrant, 3,838-acre forest, a variety of lakes and streams, and a variety of species and habitat diversity. It's also the largest area in the Highlands with sustained elevation over 1,200 feet, and 23.5 miles of hiking paths.
This 9-hour cruise bypasses pesky traffic and instead journeys up the Hudson River all the way to Bear Mountain State Park for an annual Oktoberfest celebration. The jubilation includes polka bands, German food, and oceans of beer.
Apple picking is one of the most fun activities, and grabbing a crew to frolic in this idyllic, 200-acre orchard is an on point way to spend a fall day. It is also home to barnyard animals, ponies, and a daily haunted house.
There's no where in New York State that offers more stunning views of brilliant fall foliage than North Fork Vineyards on Long Island.This day trip includes the opportunity to turn up at three wineries, craft beers, & lunch in a charming local restaurant.