Taking a road trip is an experience that never gets old. It could be an hour or two, or perhaps 10 hours or more; road trips bring family and friends together like nothing else. There's just something amazing about a long drive and the conversations and sights that go along with it. A plane ride can't replicate it.

Here in New York State, there are plenty of terrific destinations; from New York City to Western New York; the southern tier and upstate -- New York is a goldmine for road trip destinations.

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The destination is the most important thing when it comes to a road trip. Many times, it's a vacation that brings you to one of the many places in New York, especially when it comes to a large city, event or anywhere near the water.

Now that fall is here, that just adds to potential road trip destinations in New York State.

Which spots make for the best though? Here are the nine best road trip destinations in New York State!

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