Wayne County, N.Y. - Wayne County Office of Tourism invites you to share in our “Holiday Traditions” guide. We have teamed up with local tree growers, specialty shops, restaurants, museums and wineries to create the 2013 Wayne County Holiday Guide - everything you need to make your holidays a success.
Need the perfect tree? Need a special gift? Want to plan a romantic evening? Answers can be found in this year’s Holiday guide. The guide features five tree growers: Urtz’s Evergreens and Franke’s Nursery in Marion; Keymel’s Christmas Trees in Walworth, The Apple Shed in Newark and Alexander’s Christmas Tree Farm in Ontario. No matter where you live there’s a Tree Farm near you.
For your holiday shopping plan a visit to Artisan’s Loft in Pultneyville, The Emporium Village in Ontario, Heluva Good Country Cheese Store in Sodus, Kitchen’s Country Market in North Rose, Lukacs Pottery Studio in Sodus Point and Mackenzie’s in Palmyra. You can plan a stop for lunch or dinner at The Franklin House Tavern in Sodus Point or Orbaker’s Drive-In in Williamson. Read more »
Finger Lakes Counties Launch Print and Online Campaign to Draw Visitors to Region
Auburn, N.Y. - The Finger Lakes Region is proud to announce the launch of its “I Love Fresh Air” Campaign, a program that will show off the many outdoor assets the region has to offer. Cayuga County, along with 12 other county partners, began designing the campaign after receiving a grant through I Love NY (ILNY). Since then, both a magazine and companion website found at http://www.lovefreshair.com/ have been created through the program.
The magazine is a high-end publication written by Finger Lakes insiders. It includes a long list of outdoor activities to try while visiting the Finger Lakes, including hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, swimming, skiing, hang-gliding, and many more. The magazine includes mentions and photography from all 13 counties participating in the program. Read more »
Gloversville, N.Y.- The Fulton County Tourism Department has announced that the official 2013 Route 29A Chain of Lakes Map is printed and ready for distribution. The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce is the designated tourism promotion agency for Fulton County that promotes tourism utilizing I LOVE NY tourism matching funds. This map is one of many brochures that the Tourism Department produces to attract tourists to the area.
“The Route 29A Chain of Lakes Map is an informational map highlighting dining, shopping, lodging, recreational services, and attractions in close proximity to the lakes along the 29A corridor,” states Gina DaBiere-Gibbs, Director of Tourism. Read more »
Sackets Harbor, N.Y. - The 2013 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine is packed with ideas for exploring the 518-mile National Scenic Byway that hugs the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania. The leisure driving and boating route spans five distinct areas along the coastline: the Erie Bayfront and Presque Isle in Pennsylvania, the Western NY Lake Erie metropolitan hub of Buffalo-Niagara Falls, the expansive Lake Ontario shoreline and its centerpiece at Rochester, the recreation-rich Eastern Lake Ontario waterfront, and the international 1000 Islands-St. Lawrence Seaway. Read more »
New visitor’s guide outlines events, sightseeing, and more in Tioga County for 2013!
Owego, N.Y. - The Tioga County Tourism team recently debuted the 2013 edition of the annual visitor’s guide to Tioga County. The guide is a compilation of Tioga County’s best of the best. Year after year, the guide offers both visitors and local residents a diverse menu of events, shops, and recreation. The guide contains an exhaustive calendar of events and remains a positive space for local tourism businesses to showcase what makes their services special. Read more »
Seneca County, N.Y. -
WHAT: Release of official 2013 Travel Guide, completely overhauled travel tool, available in printed and digital versions, created to enhance tourism and visitation to major attractions located in central Finger Lakes region.
WHO: Seneca County Chamber of Commerce -official Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA), responsible for marketing and representation of Seneca County tourism-based attractions and businesses.
WHY: Highlights include
- The last portion of a two-year overhaul process was completed for the 2013 guide. Designed by Clark CSM Marketing Communications, the new 40 page guide incorporates multi-dimensional imagery that seamlessly encompasses the entire top portion of 2-page, chapter spreads. Read more »
Winning entries to be featured in 2014 calendar
Waterford, N.Y. - Entries for the 8th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest are being accepted now through September 6, 2013 . Winning photos will be displayed in the 2014 Erie Canalway calendar.
Keep your camera clicking all summer long. Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit prints and digital images in four contest categories: Bridges, Buildings and Locks; For the Fun of It; On the Water; and the Nature of the Canal.
The contest captures and shares the beauty, history, people, and distinctive character of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, which is comprised of the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga/Seneca, and Champlain Canals, and their historic alignments, and surrounding communities. Read more »