New York State's eleven vacation regions each hold a treasure trove of historical attractions, allowing you to explore attractions geographically, from Long Island to the Adirondacks to Greater Niagara, and everywhere in between.

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Known for the majesty of the forty-six high peaks and miles of undisturbed forests, this region is also home to some of the most important scenes in American history. Read More

Capital - Saratoga

The seat of New York’s government has also been at the center of American history since the nation’s founding. At Saratoga, the American fight for independence was tipped in favor of the new nation. Read More


America’s original vacation destination, the Catskills region, is home to many of the state’s best natural vistas, museums, and earliest industrial communities. Read More

Central New York

Premiere art museums, the home of America’s first literary success and the Baseball Hall of Fame are just a few of the things that await visitors to the Central Region. Read More

Chautauqua - Allegheny

From the natural beauty of the Allegany forest to the birthplace of America’s first lady of comedy, the Chautauqua/Allegany region has a number of historical treasures for visitors to discover and explore. Read More

Finger Lakes

As the birthplace of the women’s rights movement, the home of Frederick Douglass and the site of one of the largest historic villages in the nation, the Finger Lakes region provides visitors with a variety of opportunities to learn about the people and events seminal to American history. Read More

Greater Niagara

The Greater Niagara Region has something that will excite and engage people of all ages and interests. From metropolitan areas with great restaurants, architecture and theater to one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders, there is something for every type of visitor all within a short driving distance. Read More

Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley is one of the most recognizable landscapes in the country. Named after the river that Henry Hudson explored, the region is home several iconic sites which have played an important role in our history. Read More

Long Island

Theodore Roosevelt, Walt Whitman and the Apollo lunar lander have all called Long Island home. Its beaches, parkways and quaint villages have made Long Island America’s most popular seaside resort. Read More

New York City

The nation’s largest city is also one of the best tourist destinations in the country.  There is no city quite like New York. Read More

Thousand Islands - Seaway

The Thousand Islands have been a vacation destination for America’s captains of industry since the beginning of the gilded age.  Today, visitors have an opportunity to step back in time and explore those historic homes and the region’s natural beauty. Read More