In today's economy, it might be cheaper to dig for a rock to put on your wedding ring.

One of the coolest experiences lies tucked away Upstate. Did you know that you can tour and even prospect in a diamond mine here in New York?

New York State has a lot of excellent tourist attractions. Have you heard of New York's very own Grand Canyon?

This breathtaking gem filled with so much natural beauty is tucked away in a town that is unknown to many New Yorkers. This beautiful spot should be on every hiker's bucket list.

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Here's another cool place to check out.

Do we have any Indiana Jones fans out there? You can hunt for some buried treasure in Upstate New York and it is far less dangerous than some of the situations that Harrison Ford finds himself in.

You can mine for Herkimer Diamonds in Upstate New York.

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You can camp or rent lodging and prospect between the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains.

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During certain times of the year, you can visit the Herkimer Diamond Mine in Herkimer, New York and at certain times of the year, you can mine for your very own treasure. These aren't the expensive diamonds that you would pay The mine offers a cool experience that allows you to dig and mine for Herkimer Diamond quartz crystals on site. According to their site, these are some of the oldest, clearest, double-terminated quartz crystals.

I don't know how much you can take but these do have value. What is the value of Quartz crystals? According to Statista, you can cash in a kilogram or for about $200. These are based on numbers reported in 2022. The mining part of the resort is currently closed for the season but is set to open in April of 2024. You can reserve a spot now.

The mine is located at 4601 NY-28, Herkimer, New York and the experience has amazing reviews on Google.

Here is a video tour of the diamond mine shared on YouTube:

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