Plan Your 2024 RV Adventures: Top RV Friendly Events in NY

Planning your RV adventures for 2024 is a fantastic idea! New York State offers a variety of RV-friendly events and destinations. Let Wilkins RV get you on the road with either a New RV or a quality Used RV.

New York RV Adventures 2024
The Road to RVing Adventure in NY

Here are some top RV-friendly events in New York to consider for your 2024 travel plans:

New York State Fair (Syracuse)
Experience the excitement of one of the largest state fairs in the country. The fair features entertainment, agriculture exhibits, and delicious food. There are RV campgrounds nearby for convenient accommodation. The Empire State RV Park Campsites are supplied with water, electric (120 volt/30amp or 240 volt/50amp), sewer and locations for garbage disposal. You must bring/supply your own water hose, sewer pipe and electrical cords to reach water/electric hookups and sewer drop.
You must only use the water/electric hookups and sewer drop that are provided for your respective location. For more details click here.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Adirondack Balloon Festival (Queensbury)
Witness the stunning sight of colorful hot air balloons filling the sky. The Adirondack Balloon Festival offers a unique and picturesque experience. Check for RV parks in the surrounding area.

Letchworth State Park (Castile)
Known as the “Grand Canyon of the East,” Letchworth State Park is a must-visit destination for nature lovers. The Genesee River roars through the gorge traversing over three major waterfalls between cliffs–as high as 600 feet in some places and surrounded by lush forests. Enjoy hiking, waterfalls, and scenic views. Look for RV campsites within or near the park.

Saratoga Race Course (Saratoga Springs)
If you’re a fan of horse racing, plan a visit to the historic Saratoga Race Course. RV parks in the region provide convenient options for staying close to the action. Saratoga maybe know for horse racing but in the immediate area there are attractions for the whole family. You’ll never be bored. Attractions range from amusement and entertainment centers to painting and crafts to paintball and ziplines and more. Check out everything there is to do near Saratoga Springs and start planning all the ways you can have fun today.

Great New York State Pumpkin Blaze (Croton-on-Hudson)
Experience the magic of thousands of hand-carved pumpkins. Meander through an 18th-century landscape and discover a breathtaking display of more than 7,000 illuminated jack o’ lanterns—all designed and hand-carved on site by our team of artisans. See our twirling pumpkin Ferris wheel and take in our gourd-eous circus sideshow. Complete with synchronized lighting and an original soundtrack, this one-of-a-kind event is not to be missed!
This family-friendly event is perfect for RV travelers. Check for nearby RV parks or campgrounds.

Pumpkin Zee Bridge

Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival (Rhinebeck)
Another fantastic hot-air balloon event, this festival in the Hudson Valley features balloon launches and other family-friendly activities. Look for RV-friendly accommodations in the area.

Lake George Elvis Festival (Lake George)
Elvis Has Left the Building… LOL
The event has now been reimagined as the Empire State Tribute Festival, and will be held for the second year in a row at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. This year’s festival is slated for May 2 – 5, 2024. For a unique and entertaining experience, attend the Lake George Elvis Festival.


Finger Lakes Wine Festival (Watkins Glen)

The Finger Lakes region in New York is renowned for its scenic landscapes and, of course, its wineries. There are several wine excursions and tours available for those interested in exploring the vineyards and tasting the local wines. Without a doubt the summer’s main event is the Finger Lakes Wine Festival is an experience for all, wine aficionado or casual festival goer. The event voted “Best Wine Festival” by readers of USA Today continues to be a fan favorite New York State wineries, live music and entertainment and more. Multiple RV parks around Watkins Glen offer a comfortable stay for festival enthusiasts.

Other popular options include:

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Seneca Lake is the largest of the Finger Lakes, and the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is one of the oldest wine trails in the country. It features over 30 member wineries, each offering a unique wine-tasting experience.

Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Known as the “Crooked Lake,” Keuka Lake has a wine trail with several wineries that boast stunning views. This trail is also home to some excellent vinifera and hybrid wines.

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Cayuga Lake is the longest of the Finger Lakes, and its wine trail includes numerous wineries, each with its own charm. You can expect a diverse range of wines, including Rieslings, Cabernet Francs, and more.

Hiking and Wine Tours:
Some companies offer combined hiking and wine-tasting tours, allowing you to enjoy both the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes and its delicious wines.

It’s advisable to check the current status and offerings of wineries before planning your excursion, as availability and tour options may vary. Additionally, consider booking a guided tour for a more informative and stress-free experience

These are just a few of the amazing attractions that NY State has to offer RVers. Remember to check event dates, and RV campground availability. Enjoy your RV adventures in New York. Come and see Wilkins RV today and let them help get you on the road to adventure.

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