offMetro NY> Editor's Picks
Ajay Suresh DIA:Beacon art museum

Located on the Hudson River, Beacon is a bohemian, cozy town just one hour from Manhattan complete with art, culture, a historic waterfront and vibrant main street. There’s also a renowned modern art museum, opportunities to hike,  great shopping and access to nearby river towns such as Cold Spring, Garrison, and Peekskill, which are all […]

Night Sky Photography Fuji Mountain Oregon

There is something about the dark night skies that really instill us with wonder. Maybe it’s the fact that we are staring at something so far away, it may no longer actually be there. Maybe it’s that when darkness takes over each night, a new world opens up. Maybe it’s simply the unknown. I have […]

Fall Foliage Getaway

The farmers’ market is packed with crisp new apples, the first jack-o’-lanterns appear on brownstone stoops, sweet candy corn lines the supermarket shelf and cozy sweaters wake up from their summer hibernation. Fall has arrived in NYC. It’s a glorious time to be in town but nothing beats a weekend of leaf peeping in the […]

Long Lake NY View

Whether you’re looking for a fall foliage vacation highlighting history or the great outdoors, the Adirondacks offers both. This classic getaway location is also a few weeks ahead of the fall foliage down “south” in New York City, so grab your sweater and pumpkin spiced latte and head North for fall. Paddle Through a Gorge […]

fire island lighthouse sunset

The weather may be getting cooler but don’t count out a visit to Long Island just yet. Measuring in a 118 miles in length, it offers way more than summertime fun at the beach. Parks, historical attractions, performing arts centers and culinary options draw visitors year-round. The colorful foliage, with a its dramatic splashes of scarlet, […]

Rosendale trestle

You may have heard of the town of Rosendale when, back in 2010, the New York Times ran a piece calling the town a place with a “Brooklyn feel”. While there is undoubtedly a plethora of creativity, artisanal food, and delicious coffee, Rosendale maintains it’s artsy small town vibe and distinctly Hudson Valley charm far […]

Brewery Ommegang

Cooperstown. This village in Otsego County, New York, is most widely known for being home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. And while we Americans take pride in our baseball, Cooperstown is also home to something else we take pride in: craft drinking. Though craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries have grown in […]