By Patricia Foulke, Robert Foulke
Assurance contains the fairway Mountains, Adirondacks, Catskills and Berkshires. From the northern tip of ny, the Foulkes take you up the Hudson the entire option to Lake Champlain and Vermont. They discover the encircling mountains and the lakes of the area, together with the easiest hikes, scenic drives, canoe journeys and different actions. Lake George, Killington, Lake Placid, Stockbridge, Lake Mohonk, Rhinebeck, Sleepy hole - those are only some of the highlights.
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