When you think of New York State, you probably imagine New York City. At least that’s what people who don’t live here imagine. When it’s not New York, it’s usually something to do with snow and cold.
New York State is not just urban, grey, cold and hostile skylines. Every state has these things, but too much of New York goes unnoticed and doesn’t get the recognition it deserves.
Spring, summer and fall are beautiful in New York. From western New York to the Hudson Valley and up to the northern region of the country, this state has a lot to offer.
Scattered around are some truly hidden gems that you should visit. Some of these places are famous but for some reason have gotten a bad reputation over the years.
Access to water, friendly people, more to do than you think, sights and food are all reasons these places are great. Sure, they’re not as big as New York and don’t have the number of attractions that big cities have, but they’re worth a visit in the not-too-distant future.
Here are some absolutely gorgeous places in New York State that are underrated.
9 Most Underrated Places in New York State
The most underrated places in New York State.
New York State’s Most Overrated Places
New York State’s Most Overrated Cities.
WATCH: This is the richest city in every state
Just saying the names of these cities immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, fancy cars and fancy restaurants. Read on to see which city in your home state won the title of richest place and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows, your hometown might even be on this list.
WATCH: Here are the pets banned in each state
Since the regulation of exotic pets is left to the states, some organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States, are advocating for standardized federal legislation that would prohibit the ownership of large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.
Read on to see which pets are banned in your home country, as well as nationwide.
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Read on to find out the average life expectancy in each state.