It's officially after Labor Day, which means that for most people summer is over.

Technically, the start of autumn is on September 23rd, but everyone is looking ahead to fall activities as we head further into the month of September. Once October is here, it's a full fall mindset.

The weather certainly isn't fall-like, with 80-plus degrees forecasted Tuesday and Wednesday. However, fall weather is expected next week with a blast of cooler air.

There are few states in the country that are better than New York for the fall.

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The cool part about New York state is the fact it's geographically located in a spot that gets the best of all four seasons. October in New York is magical -- the fall foliage is incredible and there are plenty of Maple farms and apple orchards to enjoy. The weather is perfect for hoodies and jeans, lots of pumpkin spice everywhere and the number of fall festivals are unmatched.

New York also has plenty of high school and college football, with the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets and Giants for pro football enthusiats.

There are also plenty of haunted attractions, such as haunted houses, haunted mazes and scary tours through famous buildings and attractions.

There are also quite a few small towns that celebrate fall in the best ways.

From Western New York to the nearest upstate suburbs of New York City, there are countless amazing places to enjoy everything autumn.

Here are the 10 best towns for the fall season in New York state.

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