Sometimes you just need a break from the grind. In New York, the beauty is that you don't have to travel very far.
There are so many places to go in the Empire State. Whether it be a place with activity or natural beauty.
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Maybe it is as simple as taking an hour ride to Old Forge. Many in Central New York do so. A short trip to the base of the Adirondacks is never a bad choice. Maybe this summer, you want to find someplace new though.
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One of the biggest perks about living in Central New York is that literally, we are in the middle of the state. So traveling to any of these destinations isn't a bad idea. Even if you only want to go for only one night, it doesn't have to be an extended trip because you are so close you can just drive.
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If memories are what you want to make, any of the options from Culture Trip are a great choice. Maybe you want the natural scenery that the Adirondacks can offer. What about some water, but you don't want to drive to the ocean. Even national landmarks could be a reason you want to go somewhere. In Upstate New York, we have it all, so take advantage of it this summer.
How many of these 10 places have you been to?
10 Places For A Relaxing Weekend Getaway In New York
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RANKED: Here are the most popular national parks
To determine the most popular national parks in the United States, Stacker
compiled data from the National Park Service
on the number of recreational visits each site had in 2020. Keep reading to discover the 50 most popular national parks in the United States, in reverse order from #50 to #1. And be sure to check with individuals parks before you visit to find out about ongoing, pandemic-related safety precautions at www.nps.gov/coronavirus
LOOK: Here are the best lake towns to live in
Many of the included towns jump out at the casual observer as popular summer-rental spots--the Ozarks' Branson, Missouri, or Arizona's Lake Havasu--it might surprise you to dive deeper into some quality-of-life offerings beyond the beach and vacation homes. You'll likely pick up some knowledge from a wide range of Americana: one of the last remaining 1950s-style drive-ins in the Midwest; a Florida town that started as a Civil War veteran retirement area; an island boasting some of the country's top public schools and wealth-earners right in the middle of a lake between Seattle and Bellevue; and even a California town containing much more than Johnny Cash's prison blues.
LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state
Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.
LOOK: Here are the 50 best beach towns in America
Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker
consulted data from WalletHub
, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here
. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.
Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.
KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state
Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration
compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.
Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.
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READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest
Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.
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