Summer in New York State

The season is bright with blue skies and happy travels. 
Adirondack Balloon Festival

Feel the warmth on New York beaches from Long Island's white sand coast to the gentle waves of the Great Lakes. Discover your next adventure whether it's whitewater rafting down the Hudson River Gorge or soaring over Letchworth in a hot air balloon, your time in New York State will be a summer to remember.

Families will love taking the kids to New York's amusement and water parks like Six Flags Great EscapeDarien Lake and Adventureland--just to name a few. Get everyone outside as the warm weather reveals lush green forests and sunny mountain peaks. Hike the Appalachian Trail in Bear Mountain State Park, bike the scenic Seaway Trail or camp under the stars at Watkins Glen.

Great Escape and Splashwater KingdomWhether you're with the family or traveling solo, summertime is your time to kick back and relax. Get a taste of New York wine country from crisp Rieslings in the Finger Lakes to vineyard tours along the coastal North Fork. Experience the colorful galleries and outdoor festivals that attract artists and history-buffs, like you, to international hotspots from The MET to historic Allentown and countless others.

New York believes in summer fun. Here are some things to get you started:


Summer Highlights

Show some love for New York State

Come get social with your favorite state!