American Merchant Mariner Memorial with Statue of Liberty

The Battery—Exploring NYC’s Origins at its Oldest Public Space

Battery Park, aka The Battery, is a piece of history lasting four centuries that tells the story of New York, its people, and the beginnings of our diverse nation. You could easily overlook its importance if you didn’t know any better, but I’m hoping this post will motivate you to get to know it better.

Two tier waterfall, Kaaterskill Falls, Catskill Mountains, New York

10 Outdoor Adventures to Love New York

It’s no secret that our family has a special place in our hearts for New York, but what’s not to love? Here’s our list of some great adventures that get you out, get you moving, and speak to your soul! We’ve included something from each region of the state to keep your adventuring going strong. If you thought New York was just the hustle and bustle of city life, then you’re in for a surprise.