11th State - Entered the Union July 26, 1788
Discover New York!
Expand your horizons. Find what you love. There are so many places to discover in New York State. Each of the major regions is filled with culture, historic sites, abundant waters, and natural wonders: New York City, Long Island, The Hudson Valley, The Catskills, Capital Region-Saratoga, Adirondacks, Thousand Islands-Seaway, Finger Lakes, Greater Niagara, and Chautauqua-Allegheny.
Explore the New York State Capital region, and see why experts call it the most beautiful state capitol in the country.
From Rochester's wide ranging culinary scene to visiting one of the many festivals Rochester hosts or even stopping by the mall to explore a shopper’s paradise, you’re sure to find something to love!