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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! 

the entrance walkway up to the Hyde House
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde is open to the public once again as of May 1, 2021. Advance registration is required.
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. Currently open specific dates through October 12, 2020.
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Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course & Zipline Park
Bolton Landing, NY
TreeTop and Zipline Adventure Park the entire family can enjoy. Over 2 miles of outdoor adventure. Zip lines, aerial skateboard, wobbly bridges Tarzan swings. Bolton Landing NY Exit 24 North of Lake George Choose your adventure level. Ages 6+
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!
Group of visitors under a large overhang of rocks by a river
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