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Category - Long Island

Bright, Beautiful Fall Colors Spreading Across New York State

Oct 3, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

Whiteface Mountain (Photo by Sue Cameron)Columbus Day Weekend offers peak leaf peeping in Adirondacks, Catskills, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Central New York regions This is the fourth 2012 FALL COLOR REPORT for New York State. Reports are obtained from field observers and reflect expected color conditions for the coming weekend. FALL COLOR REPORTS are issued every Wednesday afternoon. Albany, N.Y. - Leaf peeping and Columbus Day ...

Paint a Pumpkin, Stomp Some Grapes, It’s Harvest Festival Time in New York State

Sep 11, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgAlbany, N.Y. -- Autumn in New York State is a glorious season for lovers of farm-fresh food, fine wines, toe-tapping music and family-friendly fun. As the air turns crisp and trees don their stunning fall cloaks of color, the state comes alive with harvest festivals celebrating everything from apples and pumpkins to wine and cheese.   On fall weekends when there's no official festival on tap, ...

New York State Has More Leaves Than Anyone Else

Aug 22, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

One of three waterfalls at Letchworth State ParkState's Official Fall Foliage Color Reports Begin September 12 Albany, N.Y. - Okay, while we cannot say with absolute certainty that New York State has more leaves than anyone else, we can say that we believe New York's foliage bounty and beauty make it the most desirable autumn travel destination for "Leaf Peepers" nationwide. And it is a fact that New York State has almost as many acres of ...

Long Island Winterfest Wins Arts Destination Marketing Award

Aug 1, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

licvb.JPGHauppauge, N.Y. - The organizers of the annual Long Island Winterfest: Jazz on the Vine are honored to announce that the program has received the Arts Destination Marketing Award presented by Americans for the Arts and Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). The award is bestowed annually to leaders from local tourism bureaus and local arts agencies that work together to ...

2nd Annual Long Island Toy Show Taking Place July 8

Jun 11, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

long-island-toy-show.jpgThe only one-day toy & collectible convention on Long Island Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Wars, Video Games, Comic Books & more Hempstead, N.Y. - The Long Island Toy Show is the only toy and collectible show on Long Island that focuses on video games, comic books, toys and much more. This toy convention on July 8 runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with early admission available from 9 ...

Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex Holding Grand Opening of New Visitor Center and Headquarters This Weekend

May 17, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

The Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex and the Friends of Wertheim Refuge are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of our new Refuge Complex Visitor Center on Saturday, May 19th (rain or shine). The new facility, located at 340 Smith Road in Shirley, includes an interactive exhibit hall featuring Long Island ecosystems, an environmental education classroom, and a nature store run by the non-profit Friends of Wertheim.You're invited to the Grand Opening of the new visitor center on May 19th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Shirley, N.Y. - The Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex and the Friends of Wertheim Refuge are thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of our new Refuge Complex Visitor Center on Saturday, May 19th (rain or shine). The new facility, located at 340 Smith Road in Shirley, includes an ...

Embark On a Journey of Discovery during New York State Museum Week

May 7, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

museum-week-logo-2012.jpgMore than 200 Museums participating in first-ever celebration, May 31 - June 6 New York, N.Y. - New York State is celebrating the diversity and richness of its museums by inviting residents and visitors alike to discover the fascinating worlds of art, photography, history, science, pop-culture and more. From May 31 to June 6, more than 200 museums across the state will be part of the inaugural ...

10 Surprisingly Exotic Vacation Ideas Sure To Please the Whole Family in New York State

Apr 30, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack2.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - Riding a camel, watching a battle reenactment, and attending pow wows  aren't the first things that come to mind when someone mentions New York. However, just a short drive from the skyscrapers and bustle of the nation's most populated city, the state of New York has glorious white sand beaches, vast farmlands and the Adirondack Park, the largest park outside of Alaska, with ...

Visitors Bureau Launches New Weddings Site for Long Island

Mar 22, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

licvb.JPGHauppauge, N.Y. - Planning a wedding on Long Island just got easier with the launch of the new Weddings Section of the official tourism bureau website for Long Island at www.discoverlongisland.com/weddings. From this portal you can explore unique wedding venues, including beaches, wineries, mansions, and banquet halls. You can request a free comprehensive facilities guide. And you can even ...

New York State Ushers In Spring Season with an Enticing Variety of Festivals & Events

Mar 8, 2012 by I Love New York Staff

iloveny-stack.jpgAlbany, N.Y. - Spring is just around the corner and that means cities and towns across New York State will be celebrating the arrival and excitement of the season with  a variety of festivals and events. From mid-March through mid-June, visitors can enjoy the booming food and wine scene, sensational concerts and shows, cultural and artistic exhibitions, adventurous outdoor activities and ...
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