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There’s much more to New York than the much-talked-about Manhattan. If you’re planning your 2011 holiday to this city that never sleeps, hop on to some of the hotspots compiled by Zip Holidays, specially for you. Here we go!

1.    Erie Canal
A great place to be for families on holiday to New York, Erie Canal stretches from Albany to the Buffalo terminus where the beautiful waters fill up the Lake Erie. A pleasure boat ride on the canal is a must do if you happen to be here during your holiday in 2011. In addition to historical sites on the way, there are sprawling parks along with hiking and biking paths – choose as per your interest! The lush green forests and charming little villages along the towpaths near the Canal add another lovely dimension to this perfect family getaway in New York.

2.    Corning Museum of Glass
The most comprehensive glass museum in the world can be found near the Finger Lakes. The amazing collection includes masterpieces from ancient civilizations of Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas down to present day works. A unique experience for your holidays in 2011.

3.    The Culinary Institute of America
If you are a foodie, this is the hangout for you. Situated at Hyde Park, the Culinary Institute of America serves finger-licking delicacies from around the world. The five restaurants are staffed by students and have won awards in the past. The Hudson Valley campus houses world-class chefs that train aspirants in the art of cooking. Surely a gastronomic delight for 2011 holidays.

4.    Whiteface – Lake Placid
Lake Placid has world-class amenities for all kinds of winter sports. The beautiful snow-clad mountains offer great skiing opportunities along with facilities for ice skating and shopping. You could wind up your New York 2011 holiday here with a relaxing day at the spa.

5.    Black River
Head off for some exciting time amid the rapids along the Black River at Thousand Islands. The Class IV-V white-water rafting experience is worth having during your holidays in 2011. In summers, as water levels plummet, the rapids become Class III – perfect for families on holiday.

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