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The Most Well-Known State in America - New York

The main flow of tourists in the state goes directly to New York City. This is the city of great skyscrapers, museums, art galleries, theaters, beautiful parks and a fantastic mix of cultures. However, tourist places are not limited to only one city, although this route is the most common and popular.

To the north of the New York there is a Hudson Valley with the beautiful landscapes and a small cozy town. On the west bank of the Hudson there is a State Park Harriman - a favorite vacation spot for locals and visitors with hiking tours and swimming in the scenic lakes.

Bear Mountain Park, Located nearby, is no less popular among lovers of nature: it has Park Museum and Zoo, which is a haven for rescued animals.

In close vicinity there is a famous military academy West Point (operating since 1802), and the eponymous campus - an impressive collection of buildings of red brick and gray stone.

On south-east begins the wildest nature park on east coast - Adirondack. Created in 1882, it occupies 2,5 million hectares of virgin forest and sandy beaches. There are many lakes (it is one of the most popular places for sport fishing in the country) and almost a hundred of ski resorts, including the famous Lake Placid, Hunter Mountain and Saratoga Springs. By the way Saratoga Springs, is not only skiing, but also a famous spa resort, formerly the most popular in the 19th century.

There is also Niagara Falls on the territory of the state - not the biggest, but the most famous and visited waterfall in the world.