New York is most famous for its tall skyscrapers and “Concrete Jungle” type atmosphere, but hidden away across the state are some of the most beautiful outdoor attractions in the country. These attractions have the added bonus of being only a short drive away from our campgrounds in New York, making them great destinations for a family summer vacation.
Our campground in North Java, New York is close to not only Buffalo, but also Niagara Falls. Your family will be blown away by the awe and splendor of North America’s largest waterfall.Every year, over 20 million visitors travel to New York to witness this natural wonder. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit one of the greatest outdoor attractions in New York — Niagara Falls.
Early Fall Apple Orchard Tours
Mexico, NY is perhaps most famous for its annual apple harvest which takes place at is countless orchards across the region. If you are visiting our family campground in Mexico, NY , don’t forget to stop by the orchard for a fun-filled afternoon. You will be able to tour the orchard, see how cider and applesauce are made, and if you’re lucky, you might get to sample the goods! A trip to the apple orchard is great for a relaxing family afternoon, away from the hustle and bustle of town.
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Located just minutes away from our RV Park in North Hudson, New York is the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum. For a nominal fee, your family can enjoy an afternoon in one of the state’s largest nature preserves. You can see local wildlife in an undisturbed setting including birds, fish, and insects.
Glimmerglass State Park
Resist the urge to visit the Baseball Hall of Fame and take a trek through the great outdoors instead! Glimmerglass State Park offers the unique opportunity to hike trails, relax on the beach or explore the local wildlife. This is a great place to take a day trip for anyone who is camping at our campground in Cooperstown, NY.
Woodridge NY Nature Preserve
In Southern New York is the Woodridge Nature Preserve. This is a great place to take the family, especially when RV Camping in Woodridge, NY. Here you will be able to hike countless trails and witness nature in its purest, most untamed form. Thankfully there aren’t any dangerous animals in the preserve; instead there are beavers, birds, field mice & countless fish inhabiting the streams.
Minnewaska State Park
Lake Minnewaska is one of the largest outdoor preserves in Southern New York. Just minutes from our Jellystone RV Campground in Gardiner , this preserve is also just a short drive away from downtown New York City. For this reason, it is also one of the most popular state attractions, bringing in thousands of visitors a summer. Consider taking a day trip to the lake when camping with Yogi Bear at Jellystone Park.