2024 Spring Travel Guide

SPRING HAS ARRIVED IN LIVCO, bringing along with it all the sights and sounds of the season, from rushing, powerful waterfalls to lush fields of green, from budding and blooming forests to lapping lake waves newly freed from the ice. The landscape has thrown off its wintery mantle and is looking ahead to sunnier days. 

Now is the time for seasonal outdoor exploration, before the weather gets too warm while you can still watch the woods and farmlands spring to new life right before your eyes. Whether you choose to explore by car, foot, bicycle, horseback, or even kayak, it’s an experience you won’t forget. Prefer to explore a more urban setting? The land isn’t the only thing coming alive in LivCo. Our charming downtowns and villages take on a new vibrancy as the temperatures warm, making it easy to stroll from historic sites to boutique shops, farm-to-table restaurants to artsy galleries. 

Of course, if you can make it to LivCo for some of our premier, annual springtime events, there’s nothing better to put you in a sunny mood. Through the end of May and early June, the Tree Peony Festival at Linwood Gardens draws in visitors to see corners of the estate that are rarely open to the public. Also in early June, the New York State Yoga Festival at Letchworth State Park will bring some peace and tranquility to your life, and the Camp Lima German Festival gives you a taste of German culture and cuisine, without ever leaving town.

The Summer Solstice at Hillcrest Estate is certainly a can’t-miss event in a historic setting. Meanwhile, the Dansville Dogwood Festival brings small-town fair fun to visitors in early May, as does Caledonia’s Trout Festival in early June. For a dose of whimsy, make tracks for the Fairy Festival in Dansville. Or if you’re lucky enough to spend Memorial Day weekend in LivCo, the Red, White & Blue Balloon Festival at Letchworth State Park is a must, as hot air balloons take to the skies over the park’s gorgeous gorges and waterfalls.

Of course, this spring, LivCo will also welcome visitors for the once-in-a-lifetime Great North American Eclipse, a total solar eclipse happening on Monday, April 8th. Sitting in the path of totality, LivCo is one of the few locations in the country where guests are assured a spectacular view of this astronomical phenomenon. 

Whatever your reason for visiting, we’re so glad you’re here. As you, your family, and your friends soak up all the seasonal fun LivCo has to offer, we hope you leave with a spring in your step — and already planning to come back for more.

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