14 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To New York

Everyone has their own stereotypical views of each state throughout the country, we can’t help it! There are just certain things we relate to some states more than we do others. For most people who have never called the Empire State their home, they think of things like New York City, Niagara Falls and our mouthwatering pizza when they dream about New York. But if you do plan on making the move to this amazing state of ours, there’s a handful of things you’ll want to know about before you really dig in your feet.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you’re someone that wasn’t originally from New York, tell us what surprised you most about moving here! To feel more state pride, check out these 13 Things That Will Always Make New Yorkers Think Of Home!