Take This Road Trip Through New York’s Most Picturesque Small Towns For An Unforgettable Experience

We don’t know about you but we’re finding ourselves a bit anxious to spend as much time outside as humanly possible lately. One of the best parts of having a free day in New York is being able to roll your car windows down and enjoy a road trip to somewhere new you’ve yet to explore. While there is seemingly an endless supply of beautiful small towns in New York, for the sake of this road trip we focused on keeping the driving time under 11 hours and the town populations to under 10,000 residents. Bringing you through the Adirondack Mountains, out by the Thousand Islands, over to the Finger Lakes, and down into the Catskills, we did our best to cover as many scenic regions for you as possible. Get ready to enjoy the best small towns in New York!

Ready to start packing for your next getaway? This New York road trip will take you through our most picturesque small towns for an unforgettable experience:

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

So much to do and so much to see along these spectacular places to visit in New York! What region of New York do you think has the best small towns? For an easier and less time-consuming adventure, check out these 10 Amazing Places In The Catskills You Can Visit On One Tank Of Gas!

Address: Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA
Address: Saranac Lake, NY, USA
Address: Alexandria Bay, NY, USA
Address: Sackets Harbor, NY 13685, USA
Address: Aurora, NY 13026, USA
Address: Skaneateles, NY 13152, USA
Address: Cazenovia, NY 13035, USA
Address: Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
Address: Woodstock, NY, USA
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Most Beautiful Small Towns In New York

August 08, 2021

What are the most popular small towns in New York?

We mentioned some of the best small towns in New York above, but those were limited in terms of population size. If you really want to get out and explore some of the most beautiful places in New York these spots are it. Featuring the 10 coolest small towns in New York, take a gander and see how many you’ve visited!

What are the oldest places to visit in New York?

Ready to take a trip back in history? We have a list of the oldest places to visit in New York and it’s quite spectacular. Start by checking out the oldest pizza place in New York, Lombardi’s, and then head to the oldest state park, Niagara Falls! Check out the entire list of New York’s oldest attractions here.

What are the most beautiful hikes in New York?

While the concept of the most beautiful places in New York can differ depending on the person, we tend to find the more natural areas reigning supreme. Some of the best aspects of New York can be seen by trekking through various hiking trails. Check out this list of the best hikes in New York that should automatically make your bucket list.

Address: Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA
Address: Saranac Lake, NY, USA
Address: Alexandria Bay, NY, USA
Address: Sackets Harbor, NY 13685, USA
Address: Aurora, NY 13026, USA
Address: Skaneateles, NY 13152, USA
Address: Cazenovia, NY 13035, USA
Address: Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
Address: Woodstock, NY, USA