5 Best Lakes  in New York Under 5 Hours from NYC 

Step into the serene world of Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, NY, where the water mirrors the sky, making it a photographer's paradise.

Explore the vast beauty of Lake George, stretching over 109 miles of shoreline and dotted with over 300 islands – a perfect family getaway.

Indulge in the largest of the Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake, renowned for its wine region and breathtaking natural beauty.

Discover the hidden gem of Lake Minnewaska, nestled in the Minnewaska State Park Preserve, offering stunning trails and refreshing swims.

Experience the fairy-tale ambiance of Mohonk Lake, set amidst the striking Mohonk Mountain House, perfect for a romantic or family retreat.