Home / Regions Explore the Regions of New York State: From The Cities To The Mountains Adirondacks The six-million-acre Adirondack Park is a great destination all four seasons of the year. Capital Region New York's Capital Region has something for everyone from horse racing to historic sites and more. Catskills See live entertainment at historic performing arts venues, explore nature and more in the Catskills. Central Museums, craft breweries, caverns and more are ready to explore in the Central Region. Chautauqua / Allegheny From lake shore to lush forests, the Chautauqua/Allegheny Region is dotted with attractions for everyone. Photo by Andy Arthur, © 2013. CC BY 2.0 Finger Lakes In the Finger Lakes you'll find world-class wineries, countless waterfalls, and endless views. Hudson Valley Take in scenic views of the Hudson Valley while you enjoy fine dining, historic lodging, and more. Long Island Long Island will draw land and sea lovers alike with miles of shoreline and towns bursting with attractions. New York City See renowned performing arts, dine at five-star restaurants, and much more in New York City. Niagara Region Experience the full force of nature at Niagara Falls and explore Buffalo, one of New York State's largest cities. Thousand Islands The Thousand Islands are filled with history, culture, and activities for the whole family, on and off the water.