Hiking buffs know its time to enjoy New York's scenic trails from Giant Ledge in the Catskills to Breakneck Ridge on the Hudson River and many more outdoor adventures. Spring events are in full bloom at open air festivals like Rochester's annual Lilac Festival and many more flower shows throughout the state.Shed your winter coat and have some fun--it's spring in New York State.
The season is buzzing with fresh aromas and tasty treats. Smell what's cooking at the hottest food events like New York's annual International Food Festival, satisfy your sweet tooth with maple sugaring in the Adirondacks or sample local beer at New York's craft breweries. If there's forecasted spring showers, head inside for colorful creations at New York State art museums from Albright-Knox Art Gallery to the MoMa and countless other cultural hotspots.
Here are some things to start your spring adventures in New York State: