Many visitors to New York might not know this, but there are more than 200 charming and historic covered bridges throughout the state! While we’d love to put all of the covered bridges in New York into one giant list, it’s nice to slow things down a bit and soak in these beautiful pieces of history. We’ve handpicked some of the most beautiful covered bridges in New York and compiled them into one list. You can easily turn this into the ultimate day trip bucket list!

Do you live near any of these covered bridges in New York? It’s so impressive how many of them have withstood the tests of time! Share with us your thoughts in the comments section about these historic places in New York. Or if you have a few more covered bridges that you know of, make sure to shout them out, too!

How about a road trip to see some of these covered bridges in New York? Just make sure you check out our road trip essentials packing list before you hit the road!

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