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IMG_6141Adirondacks | Cross-Country Skiing

Visited: February 2017 – 3 days

The first thing that may come to mind when you hear the word Adirondack might be Adirondack chairs – or as we Canadians like to call them – Muskoka chairs. Located in upstate New York, Adirondack Park spans over 6 million acres and is considered to be the largest park in the Lower 48. It was here in the thick of nature that inspired some dude to design and create the perfect cottage lounging Adirondack chairs.

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Visited: July 2023 – 3 days

Buffalo is located along the eastern shores of Lake Erie close to Niagara Falls. It was named after the Buffalo River, rather than the animal, although there are several bison statues located throughout the city. It’s known for its historic architecture, industrial past, lively entertainment and for being a popular spot for cross-border shoppers from Canada.

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IMG_3224New York City

Visited: July 2019, July 2016 and April 2016

There is so much to see and do in New York City. With towering skyscrapers, iconic landmarks, and an incredible arts, entertainment, food, fashion and nightlife scene, you could easily spend weeks, months, years (or even a lifetime) exploring NYC.

Read More: July 2019 (3 days), July 2016 (4 days) and April 2016 (4 days)


Visited: July 2023 – 1 day

Rochester is located in upstate New York near the southern shores of Lake Ontario. It’s known as both the Flour City (as it was once the largest flour-producing city in the United States) and Flower City (due to its abundance of nurseries and growing seed industry). It has an interesting history in manufacturing and photography and became the first boomtown in the United States when its population doubled in size in the 1830s.

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