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Travel Archives

We’ve been blogging about our travels since July 2006.

My Flickr Photos Page (thousands of photos in organized sets)

See The New York Traveler.net Google Map for a visual guide of all the places we’ve been.

Here’s where we’ve been since then:

Albany County:
The U.S.S. Slater on the Hudson River, Albany, NY
The First Church in Albany, Albany, NY
New York State Museum and Empire Plaza in Albany, NY

Cayuga County
The William Seward House, Auburn, NY: Abolition, John Wilkes Booth, and Manifest Destiny Part 1
The William Seward House, Auburn, NY: Abolition, John Wilkes Booth, and Manifest Destiny Part 2
The William Seward House, Auburn, NY: Abolition, John Wilkes Booth, and Manifest Destiny Part 3
Beaver Lake Nature Center

Columbia County:
Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, NY

Delaware County:
Hanford Mills, East Meredith, NY

Essex County:
Lake George and Fort Ticonderoga, NY
Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY, Part 1
Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY, Part 2
Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY, Part 3
The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
John Brown National Historic Site, North Elba, NY
Olympic Center and Lake Placid Olympic Museum, Lake Placid, NY
Whiteface Mountain 4×4 Alpine Expedition, Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, Wilmington, NY

Franklin County:
The Wild Center at Tupper Lake, NY, Part 1
The Wild Center at Tupper Lake, NY, Part 2
The Wild Center at Tupper Lake, NY, Part 3

Greene County:
A Trip Through Catskill, NY (coming soon)
The Quirky Main Street Cats of Catskill, NY
The Open Studio, Catskill, NY
Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, NY
The Catskill Cats of Catskill, NY: Summer 2013

Hamilton County:
Raquette Lake Navigation Company, on the Lake
Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY Part 1
Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY Part 2
Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY Part 3
Blue Mountain NYSDEC Hiking Trail, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Blue Mountain Public Beach and Park, Rt 28
Great Camp Sagamore National Historic Site, Raquette Lake, NY
Our Cruise on the W.W. Durant from Raquette Lake Navigation Company
Our Stay at Birch Cottage, Raquette Lake, NY

Herkimer County:
Living History weekend, German Flatts, NY
Russian Orthodox Monastery, Jordanville, NY
Fish Hatchery in Van Hornesville, NY
About the Famous Herkimer Diamond
Great Places: The Nicholas Herkimer Home
A New Year’s Stroll Through Little Falls, NY

Madison County:
Chittenango Falls State Park, Chittenango, NY
Lorenzo Historic Site, Cazenovia, NY
Madison County Windmill Farm, Fenner, NY
Smallest Church in the World, Oneida, NY
Erie Canal Town Museum, Canastota, NY
Erie Canal Boat Museum, Chittenango, NY
Gerrit Smith Estate, Peterboro, NY
Museum of Oddities at Cazenovia Library, Cazenovia, NY Part One
Museum of Oddities at Cazenovia Library, Cazenovia, NY Part Two
Oneida Indian Historic Grounds, Nichols Pond Park, Smithfield, NY
A Drive Through Colgate University Campus, Hamilton, NY
More Photos of Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
A Drive Through Hamilton, NY
Buildings of Hamilton, NY
Madison County Historical Society Tour:The Higinbotham Home, Part 1
Madison County Historical Society Tour, Part 2
Madison County Historical Society Tour, Part 3
Don’t Blink! It’s Bouckville, NY: Antiques Capital of the World!
Civil War Weekend 2012, Peterboro, NY

New York County:
Living in Manhattan, New York City
A Trip to the Empire State Building, New York, NY
St. Paul’s Chapel and World Trade Center Construction Site, New York, NY, 2010
Trinity Church, New York, NY, 2010 (coming soon)
St. Paul’s Chapel, New York, NY 2011 (coming soon)
Trinity Church and Cemetery, New York, NY, 2011, Part 1
Trinity Church, New York, NY, 2011, Part 2
Frances Tavern Museum, New York, NY
Federal Hall, Wall Street, New York, NY 2011
Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and the Bill of Rights
Battery Park, New York, NY (coming soon)
Alexander Hamilton National Historic Site (The Grange), Harlem Heights, NYC – Part 1
Alexander Hamilton National Historic Site (The Grange), Harlem Heights, NYC – Part 2
The Cloisters of Metropolitan Museum of Art, Washington Heights, NYC – Part 1
The Cloisters of Metropolitan Museum of Art, Washington Heights, NYC – Part 2
The Cloisters of Metropolitan Museum of Art, Washington Heights, NYC – Part 3

Oneida County:
The Amazing Adirondack Scenic Railroad from Utica to Thendara, NY
F X Matt Brewing Company, Utica, NY
The Old Main, or Utica Lunatic Asylum, Utica, NY
Utica Lunatic Asylum, Utica, NY
Blueberry Picking at NorthStar Orchards, Westmoreland, NY
Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY 2006
Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY 2007
Marinus Willett Visitor Center at Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY
Fort Stanwix Independence Day Celebration, July 2009
TAX Tea Party Meeting, Independence Day, in Rome, NY
Tea Parties, Declarations, and Flags, Rome, NY
Fort Stanwix Photos of our Independence Day Trip, July 2009
Photos of Fort Stanwix, July 2009
More Photos of Fort Stanwix, July 2009
Chittning Pond, Bridgewater, NY
Lake Chalet Campground, Bridgewater, NY
Verona Beach State Park, Verona, NY
Griffiss Air Force Base Technology Park, Rome, NY
Adirondack Trail to Barneveld, NY, and Hinckley Lake
Trenton Falls, Barneveld, NY
Hamilton College Cemetery, Clinton, NY
Burke Library at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Park, Oriskany, NY
Oriskany Museum and the Mighty O: The U.S.S. Oriskany, Oriskany, NY
Tour of the Observer-Dispatch Newspaper, Utica, NY
Fountain Elms, Utica, NY
Baron von Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY 2007
Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY 2008
Hinckley Reservoir, Barneveld, NY
Rainbow Trout Fish Hatchery in Rome, NY
Shako:wi Cultural Center of the Oneida Indian Nation, Oneida, NY
Return to Shako:wi, and Where’s the Stone?
The Turning Stone Casino, Vernon, NY
Skenandoah Boulder, Oneida, NY
About the Mohawk Valley in Central New York
Oneida Community Mansion House, Sherrill, NY
Utica Zoo, Utica, NY
The Utica Zoo in 2009: A Hike
Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, NY
Roscoe Conkling Park, Utica, NY
Bagg’s Square and Old Fort Schuyler, Utica, NY
The Children’s Museum, Utica, NY
Erie Canal Village, Rome, NY, Part One
Erie Canal Village, Rome, NY, Part Two
Erie Canal Village, Rome, NY, Part Three
Fort Bull Historic Site, Rome, NY
Erie Canal Village Packet Boat Ride on Canal, Rome, NY
Rome Sports Hall of Fame, Rome, NY
More on Rome Sports Hall of Fame, Rome, NY
Pixley Falls, Boonville, NY (part one)
Exploring Pixley Falls, Boonville, NY (part two)
On Frozen Lake Oneida
The Stanley Theatre, Utica, NY
Architectural Details of the Stanley Theatre, Utica, NY
A Little Trip to Utica, NY
The Utica Public Library, Utica, NY
Exploring the Utica Public Library, Utica, NY
More About the Utica Library, Utica, NY
Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Utica, NY
Antique & Classic Car Show at Fountain Elms, Utica, NY
More Photos of the Antique & Classic Car Show at Fountain Elms in Utica, NY
Downtown Utica in December
Christmas at Fountain Elms
A Peek Inside the Reverend Samuel Kirkland Home at Hamilton College
Hamilton College Library: The Rev. Samuel Kirkland and Gen Alexander Hamilton Stained Glass Window Collection
The Amazing Adirondack Scenic Railroad Adventure from Utica to Thendara
History Comes Alive in Rutger Park, Utica, NY
Landmarks Society of Greater Utica: Building It Back Brick By Brick

Onondaga County:
Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY, Part One
Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY, Part Two
The Salt Museum, Syracuse, NY
Rosamond-Gifford Zoo, Syracuse, NY
The Story of Frenchman’s Island on Oneida Lake
A Trip West on Route 5
Route 5 in Fayetteville, NY
The MOST: Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology, Syracuse, NY
The MOST, Part 2, in Syracuse, NY
The MOST, Part 3, in Syracuse, NY
Stan Munro’s Toothpick City at the MOST in Syracuse, NY
More Photos of Stan Munro’s Toothpick City
Oneida Lake, Winter 2013

Ontario County:
Seneca Lake and Geneva, NY
A Review of the Three Tree Inn, Geneva, NY
Seneca Lake on Ice, Geneva, NY

Orange County
West Point Museum, Highland Falls, NY, Part 1
West Point Museum, Highland Falls, NY, Part 2
West Point Museum, Highland Falls, NY, Part 3

Oswego County:
Fort Ontario, Oswego, NY
H Lee white Maritime Museum, Oswego, NY

Otsego County:
A Trip to Cooperstown, NY
Cherry Valley Gorge and Judds Falls, Cherry Valley, NY
Fly Creek Cider Mill, Fly Creek, NY
Canadarago Lake, Schuyler Lake, NY
The Cardiff Giant: Great American Hoax

Seneca County
Montezuma Winery, Seneca Falls, NY
Women’s Rights National Park, Seneca Falls, NY
National Women’s Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY

Schoharie County:
Old Stone Fort, Schoharie, NY
Howe Caverns, Howes Cave, NY
Blenheim-Gilboa New York Power Authority Visitor’s Center, North Blenheim, NY
Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY

Steuben County:
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, Part One
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, Part Two
Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, Part Three
Rockwell Museum of Art, Corning, NY

Sullivan County:
Route 28 to White Lake, NY

Washington County:
Buck Mountain at Pilot Knob, NY

Wayne County:
Sodus Lighthouse, Sodus Bay, NY
About Montezuma Wildlife Refuge
The Joseph Smith Historic Site, Palmyra, NY
Hill Cumorah, Palmyra, NY

The New York Traveler.net’s Special Series:
The 1938 New England Hurricane, Part One
The 1938 New England Hurricane, Part Two
About Montezuma Wildlife Refuge
The Cardiff Giant: Great American Hoax
The Story of Frenchman’s Island on Oneida Lake
Great Places: The Nicholas Herkimer Home
About the Famous Herkimer Diamond
Beaver Lake Nature Center
The Peppermint Pig of Saratoga, NY
Great Places: Howe Caverns, Colbeskill, NY
Seneca Lake, Home of the Lake Farts
The Oneida Stone and Things Worth Knowing About Oneida County
Tips For Out-of-Season Budget Travel
The Boston Molasses Massacre of 1919
Schultz and Dooley are 50!
Montezuma Wine from Upstate New York Winery
Northern Hospitality
I’ve Found the Oneida Stone!
Salt Glaze Ceramic Pottery at Fountain Elms, Utica, NY
Driving to the ‘Daks
Trip to New York City: On the Train
The Story of Edward Carrington and Patrick Henry’s Speech on my New York Traveler Blogger website
The Quirky Main Street Cats of Catskill, NY
Federal Hall: John Peter Zenger and the Bill of Rights
Burr, Hamilton, Chase Bank and the Wooden Water Pipes
America’s Rhine: The Hudson River
Edward Carrington, Patrick Henry, and St. John’s Church

The New York Traveler.net Accommodation Reviews
The Marriott Inn, Latham, NY
Lake Chalet Campground, Bridgewater, NY
America’s Best Value Inn: Lodge on the Green in Painted Post, NY
Marriott Residence Inn, Latham, NY
The Three Tree Inn, Geneva, NY
The Soho Grand Hotel, New York, New York
Blue Mountain Rest Cabins, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Best Western Inn at Cobleskill, NY
Our Review of the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, Lake Placid, NY
Cuomo’s Cove Resort of Windham, NY

The New York Traveler.net Restaurant Reviews
The Bonefish Grill, Syracuse, NY
Lunch at the Fraunces Tavern, Pearl Street, New York, NY, posted on my cooking blog
Parker’s Grille in Auburn, NY
Frank Guido’s Port of Call Marina Restaurant, Catskill, NY (coming soon)
Castlewood Cafe Family Restaurant, Utica, NY (coming soon)
Delmonico’s Italian Steakhouse, North Utica, NY (coming soon)
Symeon’s Greek Cuisine Restaurant, New Hartford, NY (coming soon)

Out of State Adventures:
Virginia Beach, Virgina
Patrick Henry Red Hill Historic Site, Brooks Neal, Virginia
Douglas MacArthur National Memorial, Norfolk, Virgina
St. John’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, Virginia

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