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Fire at Campsite

Every June, OutdoorFest transforms a 75-acre green space in Staten Island into NYC’s largest campground for a 24- hour experience unlike any other.

At first, New York City might not appear to be a mecca for outdoor adventure, but city dwellers may be surprised to find just how many activities are just a quick subway ride away. In the midst of our urban jungle, waves,…

Aerial View-Mohonk

Perched on top of the Shawangunk Ridge, 90 miles north New York City, the elegant Mohonk Mountain House is an ideal weekend getaway any time of year. The Nature Conservancy named the Shawangunks, with their sandstone cliffs and copious rock-climbing…

These days, many ski and snowboard resorts have gone beyond the one-group-fits-all lesson model to offer in-depth workshops tailored specifically for women. Whether you want to brush up on the basics or tackle the bumps, all-women groups can ease…

Okemo Mountain: Ski Southern Vermont

Anyone who has hit the slopes in the Northeast in the last 50 years has likely pondered a trip to Vermont’s Okemo Mountain. It’s true that today’s heated high-speed bubble chairs, terrain parks and slopeside accommodations are a far cry…

Skiing at Camelback in the Poconos

oM readers are already familiar with Pocono Mountain getaways such as Shawnee Mountain and the pampering spa at Woodloch. Just a two-hour bus ride from New York City, we’re convinced Camelback Mountain in Tannersville offers the perfect blend of adventure,…

 Imagine hitting the slopes within two hours of leaving New York City. It’s easier than you think. Just hop a bus to Mountain Creek, located 47 miles outside of NYC in Vernon, NJ. It’s so close to home you…