This state is best know for it's biggesy city, and while NYC is an exciting vibrant place that has many attractions, museums, festivals, theaters, parks, gardens, and more, the state offer much more than just an urban wonderland. New York is filled with gorgeous landscapes, remote getaways and outdoor activities that will keep you busy on your next camping or RVing adventure.
NY Sky RideLocated on the 2nd floor of the Empire State Building, the NY SKYRIDE is New York’s ONLY virtual aerial simulator and a unique introductory tour of the city. The Adirondack Museum?On thirty-two acres overlooking Blue Mountain Lake, the museum’s setting is inseparable from the natural beauty surrounding it. Its twenty-two indoor and outdoor exhibits tell of the people who have inhabited and visited this land of forests, lakes, and mountains since the early 1800s.
Statue of Liberty National MonumentLocated in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924. The Statue was extensively restored in time for her spectacular centennial on July 4, 1986.Ellis Island National MonumentEllis Island was incorporated as part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument on May 11, 1965. Between 1892 and 1954, approximately 12 million steerage and third class steamship passengers who entered the United States through the port of New York were legally and medically inspected at Ellis Island. Reopened on September 10, 1990 after a massive restoration, the Main Building on Ellis Island is now a museum dedicated to the history of immigration and the important role this island claimed during the mass migration of humanity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Federal Hall National MemorialThe corner of Wall and Broad Streets was the site of New York City's 18th century City Hall. It was the seat of New York's colonial government and the meeting place of the Stamp Act Congress which assembled in October, 1765, to protest "taxation without representation". After the American Revolution, the Continental Congress met at City Hall, where the Northwest Ordinance establishing procedures for creating new states was adopted in 1787.Sagamore Hill National Historic SiteSagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1886 until his death in 1919. During his presidency, from 1902 to 1908, this was the "Summer White House" and a focus of national attention. Otherwise, it was the home of a most remarkable fellow.Saint Paul's Church National Historic SiteThis 18th-century church is one of New York's oldest parishes (1665-1980). It was used as a hospital following the Revolutionary War battle at Pell's Point in 1776. The church stood at the edge of Eastchester village green, the site of the "Great Election"(1773), which raised the issues of Freedom of Religion and Press. The adjoining cemetery contains burials dating from 1665.Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site"The greatest thing I have learned is how good it is to come home again," Eleanor Roosevelt once told a friend. This simple statement expresses her love for the modest house near the Hudson River she called Val-Kill, the only home that was ever hers. The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady, Val-Kill welcomes the visitor as Mrs. Roosevelt welcomed her many guests. Visitors may tour Mrs. Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage and enjoy the lovely gardens and grounds on the site.Appalachian National Scenic TrailThe Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,167-mile (3,488 km) footpath along the ridge crests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in north Georgia. The trail traverses Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia.Airport PlayhouseThe Airport Playhouse is a year-round professional, not-for-profit theater offering an annual roster of 10 full scale productions and an array of children's programs, fund-raising activities, special events, dinner theater packages and theater classes.
Whether your New York camping vacations take you through the Allegany or Adirondack Mountains, along the Hudson River or to Niagara Falls, it’s always a good idea to be aware of the rules of the road. Click on the links provided below for answers to your New York road travel questions.Towing and RV Road Rules
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New York Road Construction Travelers Tip: Interstates ending in odd numbers run north and south. Even numbered interstates run east and west. Rest stops can be found along New York’s roads and typically offer picnic areas, restrooms, travel and map information, vending machines, pet walks, pay phones and occasionally an RV dump station. Wi-fi internet services at rest stops are becoming more common. Click here to learn about New York’s rest stops.When planning your route be sure to explore the campgrounds and RV parks in Find a Park – our online camping directory. Go Camping America helps make your travels safe and memorable.