Give the gift of Upstate New York this year.  Here is a list of 19 different items from the region, and all of them are listed for sale on Amazon right now.  What an eclectic selection.  Something for fans of I Love Lucy, for fans of Upstate stock car races, for fans of Upstate foods like bagels and maple syrup, and so much  more.  So if you are in a pinch for your gift giving this year, go ahead...give the gift of Upstate New York!

19 Unique Upstate NY Christmas Gifts On Amazon Today

If you are stuck giving a gift to a certain loved one this year....think Upstate New York. Here is an eclectic list of 19 items, all reasonably priced, and all on Amazon right now. They reflect our region's history in a most unique way, from a wine bottle paying tribute to native daughter Lucille Ball, to a half gallon of real, gooey scrumptious Upstate Maple syrup, to a cookbook from a favorite Catskills diner, and to a 1,000 piece puzzle featuring dozens of favorite area craft beers. Order now!

Light Up Your Holidays With These 16 Upstate "Festival of Lights"

It has become a holiday tradition for the whole family. More than 50 New York State communities have drive-through Christmas lights festivals which run (for the most part) all the way to New Years. It is great fun to ride in the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle as you gaze upon thousands of twinkling lights, animated characters, and lighted exhibits from local businesses. Here are some of the best. We hope you check them all out!

"It's A Wonderful Life" Film Stars in Its Own Upstate Museum

One of the most beloved films in Hollywood history is remembered in its very own museum in Upstate New York! The 1946 Frank Capra classic, "It's A Wonderful Life," is honored with a museum in Seneca Falls, NY. It is believed that Capra patterned the movie's fictional Bedford Falls after this Upstate village. Check out the pictures and stories below and judge for yourself. Is Seneca Falls, NY the real Bedford Falls?

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