We recently traveled to Syracuse, New York, nestled in the foothills of the Allegheny Plateau in central New York State, for a relaxing "date weekend" away. Our objective was to explore another side of Syracuse, one that Canadians often miss as we "shop 'til we drop" at Destiny USA. We set out to discover some hidden gems in this city known for its salt, china, and glass … [Read more...] about Exceptional Eateries In Syracuse, New York
I grew up just a short two-hour drive from the city of Syracuse, New York, which meant I had the chance to visit this great American city on more than one occasion. For me, a visit to Syracuse was (mostly) the result of a strong Canadian dollar, and the fabulous shopping deals to be found at places like Destiny USA. But there is so much more to Syracuse than just fabulous … [Read more...] about 19 Fascinating Facts About Syracuse, New York
Climbing a mountain has never been high on my bucket list. While I love to experience new places and activities, I've never been what you would call the "sporty adventurous type". I love the great outdoors but, when it comes to taking part in challenging outdoor activities, I'm usually the type to hang up on the "call of the wild". Perhaps my reluctance to challenge myself … [Read more...] about Climbing Mount Jo – It’s All Uphill From Here
After returning from a whirlwind tour of the Adirondacks and upper New York State, I've been left to wonder - why did it take me 47 years to discover this stunning region that lies so close to home? I have no answer. Just a little regret...and a whole lot of catching up to do. I spent 6 days participating in so many unique, exhilarating, confidence-boosting, and in some ways … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons Why You Need To Visit The Adirondacks & Northern New York State!
I love New York. Everyone knows the iconic New York State logo and slogan which was designed by American graphic designer Milton Glaser in 1977. But personally, I really do love New York. Having grown up 1/2 hour from the New York State border, I have spent plenty of time in this great state. My travels to New York State usually consisted of a drive straight through … [Read more...] about 8 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Vacationing In New York State