Fewer things are as exciting as a move all the way across the country. Are you lured by the prospect of regularly seeing Broadway shows in New York City, going on wine-tasting tours in upstate New York (one of the best regions for wine tasting in the country), or hiking in the Adirondack mountains? You might be motivated by adventure, a relationship, or a new job. Whatever the reason, it’s time to get prepared. A cross-country move from California to New York requires careful planning to make sure it all goes smoothly.
Whether you’re packing up a small studio apartment or an entire house, here’s the lowdown on what you should know before making a move, suggestions on the best places to live in New York State, and practical tips on how to move from across the country. When the time comes to pack up those boxes, you’ll be prepared and ready to go!