New York State podcasts

Meet the local people who want to share their love of New York State (and take a look at our photos too).

Captain Greg Gehrig
Salmon fishing on Lake Ontario
Captain Greg Gehrig of 'Top Gun' explains how he teaches all sorts of people to fish for salmon on Lake Ontario. Discover the 1000 Island Seaway region [02:00]

Chuck Kuhtic
Renovating Morgan State House in Albany
Chuck Kuhtic, owner of Morgan State House talks about renovating the 1884 mansion & preserving its unique features. [02:00]

Damian Griffin
Bronx River Greenway
Damian Griffin, Education Director for the Bronx River Greenway explains how they are getting people out, active & loving the river. Discover New York City here [01:41]

Damian Griffis
Griffis Sculpture Park
Damian Griffis, Director of Griffis Sculpture Park talks about his Grandfather's sculptures, & the family-run park. One of our Top 10 things to do in New York [01:19]

Danica Stewart
Rafting on the Genesee River
Danica Stewart, guide with Adventure Calls Outfitters talks about rafting in Letchworth State Park and spotting foxes and beavers. [01:17]

Diane Picard
Buffalo urban farm's "Growing Green" project
Diane Picard, Director of the Massachusetts Avenue Project explains the work of their "Growing Green" project for local youth. More tasting trails here [01:52]

Jim Kelly
Kayaking in The Catskills
Jim Kelly, owner of Susan's Pleasant Pheasant Farm describes kayaking & hiking in the Catskills & spotting deer on mountain trails. Discover the Catskills here [01:52]

Jim Koehler
Kayaking on the Amityville River
Jim Koehler from Dinghy Shop Kayak Rental describes the views from the Amityville River, & how to get there by train from New York City. Discover Long Island [01:56]

Julietta Gismondi
Paddle board & kayak in Manhattan
Julietta Gismondi, instructor with the Manhattan Kayak Company talks about exploring NYC by stand-up paddle board & kayak. Discover New York City here. [01:16]

Katie Behney
Adventure in the Hudson highlands
Katie Behney, of Mountain Tops Outfitters talks about life in the Hudson highlands, and why you don't need a car to get there. Discover the Hudson Valley [01:49]

Larry Scarborough
Walkway over the Hudson River
Larry Scarborough, Walkway over the Hudson Ambassador talks about how the bridge was transformed from railway to walkway. Discover the Hudson Valley here [02:00]

Leslie Stewart
Community on the shores of Oneida Lake
Leslie Stewart, resident of Sylvan Beach describes life on the shores of Oneida Lake, and how the town connects generations. Discover Central New York here [01:48]

Mike Stock
1000 Island Seaway and Cedar Island State Park
Mike Stock, of River Bay Adventure Inn describes the tranquillity & clear waters of Cedar Island State Park. A real hidden gem. Discover the 1000 Island Seaway [01:44]

Ronnie Reitter
Native American life at Ganondagan Historic Center
Ronnie Reitter, a Seneca guide at Ganondagan Historic Center talks about the unique site and her ancestors' sustainable way of life. Discover more historic sites [01:49]

Tom Casey
Pine Barrens, Long Island
Tom Casey of the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference explains how the Long Island Pine Barrens are not really barren at all. Click here for more hiking trails [01:55]

Travis Satterley
Niagara Falls State Park
Travis Satterley, guide & technician at Niagara Falls State Park describes rebuilding the deck by hand each year to protect it from winter ice. Discover Niagara Falls [01:35]

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Responsible Travel would like to thank the New York State Tourist Board for their sponsorship of this guide
Written by Catherine Mack
New York to Niagara Falls tour, 3 days

New York to Niagara Falls tour, 3 days

Niagara Falls & upstate New York short break from nyc

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