I LOVE New York! You’ve seen the logos, you know the phrase and you may have even heard a song or two but now we’re here to tell you all the reasons why it is we truly love the Empire State. Let’s check out these 14 undeniable reasons why everyone should love New York state!
1. We have the world's greatest city!
That’s right! The Big Apple, the place you instantaneously visualize whenever you hear someone say New York. The Empire State Building, Times Square, The Statue of Liberty, the list could quite literally go on.
2. Speaking of Apples...you'll love our Apple Picking!
When it comes to living in New York, so many of our favorite fall treats are made from apples. For New Yorkers, apple picking is one of the several outdoor activities we get to do before the snow comes and covers our state! We love it and we live for it every year.
3. We've tweaked pizza to perfection and it's amazing.
That’s right, since we’ve already got your stomachs rumbling from the thought of Apple sweets and all Falls treats, we’ve decided to throw in the desire for pizza as well. While pizza may not have originated from New York, we definitely put our finishing touches on it.
4. We have all four seasons!
A luxury of living in the upper right corner of the U.S., New York brings spring, summer, fall and winter all to your door step no matter where you’re living in the state.
5. Our waterfalls are breathtaking and we have plenty of them!
In New York, we absolutely love our waterfalls. From our most famous falls like Niagara to the secret gems you'll have to pry out of us, we'll never stop gushing about them!
to check out some of our articles on New York's incredible waterfalls!
6. Our adventurous rivers!
There's nothing like an afternoon spent on any one of New York's rivers! Whether you're just looking to cool of or take an exciting kayak trip, you'll always enjoy the beauty of our waterways.
7. Our historic and eye catching lakes!
Rightfully given the nickname “Queen of American Lakes” pictured above is the glorious Lake George. Between this Upstate gem and our famous Western New York Finger Lakes and many more, you’ll find yourself wishing you could never leave!
8. We have a piece of the Atlantic Ocean!
To all of New York's lucky Downstate residents, the beautiful ocean is only but a hop and a skip away!
9. Our magnificent mountains!
Home to the largest state park in the country, New York has a never-ending list of gorgeous mountains that will give you one-of-a-kind views.
10. We have America's oldest race track!
While other states may be focused on racing cars, New York has the oldest racing track in the country for horses.
11. We have some pretty amazing festivals.
From balloons to chowder and even wine, we love getting together and celebrating our favorite things.
12. We have the best sports teams and even greater fans!
When it comes to sports, our state goes hard. Infamously known for being passionate, you may have heard of some of our teams.
13. Our wineries are the best!
From Long Island all the way to the Finger Lakes, New York has been bringing its residents scrumptious wine for ages! While we may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to wineries in America, we assure you they won't disappoint!
14. We're basically in the middle of everything.
Depending on your exact whereabouts, you’re almost always within a few hours of several surrounding states or maybe even a different country!