Don’t know much about history?
No worries. Whether you’re heading back to school or planning a great fall getaway, New York makes learning fun and fascinating!
Step into the past amid spectacular scenery at Historic Hudson Valley estates. Step up to the plate at the National Baseball Hall of Fame that reflects American history through our national pastime. History comes alive during events like Living History Weekends at Fort Ticonderoga. Walk the hallowed grounds of the battlefield at Saratoga National Historical Park, the site of the turning point of the Revolution. For a spine-tingling experience, explore New York City’s haunted and horrific past on the Ghosts, Murders and Mayhem Tour.
From the bright lights of Broadway to fairytale castles in the Thousand Islands, discover cultural treasures surrounded by splendid fall foliage. You’ll be dazzled by stunning architecture, a season of great performances, mesmerizing museums, art shows and cool music festivals like the Lake George Jazz Weekend on September 15 and 16, the American Music Festival from September 23 to 25 at Port Jefferson on Long Island. On September 14 in western New York, Ellicottville’s Rock n’ Roll Weekend features a classic car and hot rod show.