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New York (state)

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*[[Cooperstown (New York)|Cooperstown]] -- Historic town and home of National Baseball Hall of Fame
*[[Cooperstown (New York)|Cooperstown]] -- Historic town and home of National Baseball Hall of Fame
*[[Ithaca (New York)|Ithaca]] -- a small town with an attitude
*[[Ithaca (New York)|Ithaca]] -- a small town with an attitude
*[[Montgomery (New York|Montgomery]]
*[[New York (city)|New York City]] - The Big Apple
*[[New York (city)|New York City]] - The Big Apple
*[[Niagara Falls (New York)|Niagara Falls]]
*[[Niagara Falls (New York)|Niagara Falls]]

Revision as of 22:04, 30 November 2006

Located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, New York state [1] was one of the original 13 British colonies. Often overshadowed by its eponymous megacity, the state has incredible historical sites throughout the north. Outside of its densely populated southeast corner, New York is largely agricultural. It is a major producer of dairy products (3rd in the nation after California and Wisconsin), is the nation's most prolific grower of cabbage, and has an expanding wine industry.


Some people say that New York has two regions: New York City, and "Upstate", i.e., everything else. In fact New York is a large state with a number of distinct regions.


Other destinations

  • Elizabethtown
  • Essex -- Charming Federal period town on the shores of Lake Champlain.
  • Keene
  • Keene Valley -- Great rock and ice climbing.
  • Keeseville
  • Lake Placid -- Former host to the Winter Olympics, it's now a charming, but pricey tourist town.
  • Lake George -- Vacation spot in upstate New York situated on a lake.
  • Moriah
  • Peru
  • Port Henry
  • Saranac Lake -- All American City.
  • West Point
  • Westport
  • Willsboro


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Nestled among the glacial valleys of the Finger Lakes, only a few miles from Canandaigua lake, is a thriving regional hand crafts community: the Rochester Folk Art Guild. The guild has been producing fine art for over 35 years. It hosts a small crafts gallery; as well as the ceramics, woodworking, sewing and weaving workshops located there. 1445 Upper Hill Rd, Middlesex, +1 585 554-5317, [2].



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