20 Gorgeous Places To Visit In New York State

New York City is a wonderful place to visit (or shoot a movie in!), and an even more wonderful place to live if you happen to find yourself so lucky. But when we think “New York," we tend to forget that the city is just one small part of a larger, even more amazing state. 

While travel to Brazil may not always be in our price range, there is tons of natural beauty right here in the U.S. To inspire you to travel this year, we’ve gathered the 20 most gorgeous places to visit in New York State—from Riesling wine country in the Finger Lakes region to the Montauk Point Lighthouse, it’s time to get out there!

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Irina Gonzalez,

An NYC-based journalist, web editor, and food writer, she started her career with an internship at Latina magazine while receiving her bachelor’s at New York University. Her work has appeared in Time Out New York, MamasLatinas.com, FamilyCircle.com, TheFrisky.com, GoodHousekeeping.com, and more. When she’s not checking out the latest taco restaurant in New York City, scouring for the best tapas in Barcelona, or dreaming of visiting Alex Atala’s restaurant in Brazil, she’s blogging about her favorite recipes, healthy eating tips and maintaining her 100 pound weight loss on HealthyLatinFood.com. You can always find her on Twitter (@msirinagonzalez) & Instagram (@msirinagonzalez) talking about her latest delicious meal.

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