Best Small Towns in New York

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Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs is one of the most charming small towns and excellent vacation destinations in upstate New York.

The village of Skaneateles is located on the beaches of the lovely Finger Lake bearing the same name.



Many of its quaint eateries serve fresh, local cuisine, and the residents are courteous and kind.


This beloved New York state hamlet is imbued with a mystical ambiance by its historic architecture.


Woodstock has become a haven for music enthusiasts despite not being the original home of the famed music festival in 1969.

Lake George

Lake George is a lovely hamlet nestled at the base of the towering Adirondack Mountains that merits a visit for at least a weekend.

Cold Spring

Cold Spring, a popular getaway for city dwellers wishing to relax, is just one hour by train from Grand Central Station in New York. 

Lake Placid

sparklingly pure lake of the same name. Its beauty is unparalleled. There is a tremendous presence of nature here. 


Kingston is considered one of the best small towns in New York for numerous reasons.


In the winter, guests flock here to ski at the private HoliMont Ski Resort and Holiday Valley.

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