Most think of New York City when they think of New York, however the rest of the state offers an abundance of recreational activities and attractions outside the city limits. With the available lots for sale in New York, you could stake your claim to a state with so much to offer. Land for sale in New York is plentiful as a majority of the state is dominated by forests, farms, rivers, mountains and lakes. Upstate NY is also home to many small towns that have that hometown USA feel with a strong community feel and great schools. New York State has many state parks and two large forest preserves. The Catskill Mountains, just a couple hours north of New York City, offer a variety of recreational uses. The Catskills offer countless areas to go tubing, rafting, hiking and skiing. Buying a piece of acreage for sale in this part of New York will give you the wilderness retreat anyone would dream of. New York State is also home to the Adirondacks, or Adirondack Mountains. Roughly the size of Vermont and the largest state park in the US, the Adirondacks provide some of the best opportunities for camping, boating and fishing in the Northeast. Cheap land for sale here can be found in the more remote areas providing the perfect environment for a log cabin in the woods.