Moon Publications. 500 pages. New York is more than a city. Christiane Bird helps you have a truly personal experience in the great state or in the world-renown city. Step out of the Big Apple and you can tour great river estates of the Hudson Valley, canoe in the Adirondacks, explore the Seaway Trail, or visit wineries in the Finger Lakes. Suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights provide you with real insights so you can decide where you should go, stay, and eat--without hassles or regrets. Christiane includes travel strategies such as Daytrips from New York City, Culture Outside New York City, and Civil Rights and Women's History. She details where to hike, bike, shop, ski, fish, and more. Complete with maps, photographs, illustrations, and special emphasis on leading destinations such as the Statue of Liberty, The Hamptons, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Home and Library, West Point, Woodstock, Saratoga Springs, Lake Placid, Boldt Castle in Alexandria Bay, and Niagara Falls. Moon Handbooks New York State gives you the tools you need to create your own trip.