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Things To Do in Fall: Attractions & Activities In New York's Adirondacks, Catskills & More

Discover a wide variety of fall attractions and actitivies during what many consider to be the best time of the year to visit New York State. The area's colorfol fall foliage and crisp autumn air will invite you to explore throughout the Adirondacks, Catskills. Saratoga Springs and other areas of New York State. There are so many things to do and sites to see, it's no wonder that many people make this beautiful time of year an annual visit. Book your lodging ahead of time! 

group of people whitewater rafting on a blue raft
Wild Waters Outdoor Center - Whitewater Rafting
Warrensburg, NY
Located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake George New York, our whitewater rafting trips on The Hudson and Sacandaga rivers as well as our kayak programs are unmatched.
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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - TreeTop Aerial Obstacle Park - Best Of Winner 2019
Bolton Landing, NY
BEST OF WINNER - Rated #1 TreeTop Adventure Park in Lake George. Triumphantly conquer the United States' largest tree-top adventure course. Ziplines, aerial skateboard, wobbly bridges Tarzan swings. I-87, Exit 24. Choose your adventure level. Ages 6+
a colorful hot air balloon in the sky above a field
Adirondack Balloon Flights
Experience counts, and with over 30 years and 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights is recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Their flights offer views of the Adirondacks, Lake George, and Saratoga area.
the entrance walkway up to the Hyde House
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde is one of the Northeast's exceptional small art museums with distinguished collections of European and American art. The Hyde offers a packed schedule of events that help visitors to experience art in new ways.
Cavers exploring the largest cave entrance in the East
Natural Stone Bridge and Caves
Pottersville, NY
Summer: Hike self-guided tour & explore LARGEST cave entrance in East, waterfalls, gorge, caves. Also guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, disc golf, climbing walls, dino dig, & extensive rock shop. Winter: snowshoe trails/tour.
red, black, blue, and green hot air balloon in flight
Ballooning Adventures
Glens Falls, NY
Experience makes the difference. View the Adirondacks as we fly quietly over the rolling countryside and historic villages. Pilot Mike Delsignore has been active in the sport for over 30 years here in the Adirondacks. Call today! 518-798-4143
aerial view of ellms family farm property in the fall
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!