Welcome to Lívingston
Quite unlike anywhere else in Guatemala, this largely Garifuna town is fascinating in itself, but also has the attraction of a couple of good beaches and its location at the end of the river journey from Río Dulce.Unconnected (for the moment) by road from the rest of the country (the town is called 'Buga' – mouth – in Garifuna, for its position at the river mouth), boat transportation is logically quite good here,... Read More
Top experiences in Lívingston
Hudson Valley New York Great Estates Pass
Your Distinctly Dutchess Great Estates Pass will provide you admission to nine historic attractions in Dutchess County in Hudson Valley, NY. Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Home, Library & Museum, "All that is within me cries out to go back to my home on the Hudson River" - FDR. Springwood is the estate that he loved and the place he considered home. Visit America's first Presidential Library for the only President elected to four terms. Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site - The only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady, Val-Kill welcomes visitors in the style of Mrs. Roosevelt. Vanderbilt National Historic Site is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War. Staatsburgh State Historic Site is the elegant country home of Ogden and Ruth Livingston Mills. Sitting atop a grassy hill overlooking the Hudson and Catskills, their house is a fine example of a great estate built by America's financial and industrial leaders during the Gilded Age. Clermont State Historic Site - Originally built by Robert Livingston around 1740 the mansion sits along the banks for the Hudson with spectacular mountain views. Mount Gulian Historic Site is the Dutch Colonial homestead of the Verplanck family. Its history is interpreted to from the Native Americans of the land through the Dutch Colonial, Revolutionary War and Civil War periods. Wilderstein Historic Site - Thomas Holy Suckley and his wife Catherine Murray Bowne purchased the river front site In 1852. He was a descendant of the Beekman and Livingston families whose estate houses were prominent landmarks in the Hudson River Valley from the 17th through the late 19th centuries. Locust Grove Estate - Overlooking the Hudson River, the 200-acre estate includes an Italianate villa designed in 1851 for artist and inventor Samuel Morse by architect A. J. Davis. Beginning in 1895 new owners William and Martha Young redecorated the mansion with their vast collection of art and antiques, and added new gardens.
Shore Excursion: Rio Dulce and Hot Springs Tour with Visit to the Children's School
You will depart from the cruise terminal by boat, cruising along the shores to the village of Livingston, where you will stop to use the restrooms and pick-up bottled water. Then you will visit Rio Dulce Canyon with its 300 feet walls full of vegetation, the fresh water springs, the Cow’s cave, and the Pioneer’s Wall where the pirates wrote their names. On the way to the Children’s School, you will see how the native catch the famous “Silver fish” Catch of the Day. Swim in the fresh waters of Tatín Creek if you wish. At the school, the children will sing folkloric songs and interact with you, from there you will visit the hot water springs and go inside the cave where Juan Tatín, the pirate used to hide (optional), you will also see the lake of Lilies and the Birds Island, followed by lunch at Posada El Delfín.Then you will have a short city walking tour, there you will be able to buy souvenirs and other things, then back at the terminal 1.5 hours before departure.
Central American Journey
Escape the resorts and discover something extraordinary in Central America. Visit six countries on this adventure and experience mighty ruins, clear Caribbean waters, rainforests, and breathtaking scenery along the way. Explore indigenous Mayan villages and meet locals for an immersive experience that few travellers get to know. While you're free to choose your own adventure, your accommodation and transportation are included. Our expert CEOs will help you make the most of your time. Take a trip that's packed with all the things you need and nothing you don't – 32 days of maximum adventure at minimum cost.
Find your paradise somewhere between the blazing Mexican sun and the cool Guatemalan highlands on this 16-day odyssey. Wander Antigua’s cobblestone streets and its local markets before experiencing the diverse beauty of Lake Atitlán and its indigenous villages. Geared to the adventurer wanting to capture some of Central America's finest highlights, this trip will ensure that you really pack some punch into those postcards home.
Best of Central America
From ancient ruins to active volcanoes, get off the beaten track and discover extraordinary Central America – on a shoestring. Make sure your passport has space because this exciting 33-day trip hits most of Central America, as it covers tropical rainforests, volcanoes, colonial cities, and all the breathtaking scenery in between. Explore indigenous Mayan villages and soak in the region's incredible culture. Our CEOs will ensure your accommodation and transportation are covered – so you can choose the activities and sights that interest you most – the adventure is yours to choose!
Trek though jungle backdrops to Mayan ruins and chill out on white-sand beaches under the Caribbean sun. Check out Guatemala, Belize, and Mexico and experience the region’s diversity. Wander colonial Antigua’s cobblestone streets and shop for treasures before experiencing the natural beauty of Lake Atitlán, its indigenous Mayan villages, and striking volcanoes. One of our most popular trips, this adventure offers natural wonders, excitement, and culture with enough time to socialize and do your own thing.