Blue Ridge Rd
If you feel like New York City's been bringing you down lately, the Blue Ridge Rd will bring you back to life. There’s nothing but 17 miles of sugar maple, Quaking Aspen, and yellow birch trees as you follow this narrow route along the southern edge of the Adirondack High Peaks from North Hudson to Newcomb.
Pro tip: Pitch a tent on the beach at Lake Harris in Newcomb, where you can rent a canoe and pretend you’re floating through the Pacific Northwest.
Where to stay: If you're not into the whole camping thing, well, get into it.
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