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Category - Summer

Motorcycle Rallies & Festivals Planned for Northern New York Hot Spots This Summer

May 21, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Use #GoTourNY to Find Motorcycle Rallies & Great Riding in the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands

1000 ISLANDS, N.Y. - This summer, the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands will echo with the roar of motorcyclists from around the country as they gather for events showcasing the unique attractions and scenic routes of Northern New York.

The Adirondacks and 1000 Islands offer some of the most scenic and immaculate roadways in the state, traveling along historic corridors while providing access to motorcycle rallies and events. Download free tank maps, find event details and tips for where to ride at www.GoTourNY.com, then head to the Lake George Area on May 30, for the week-long Warrensburg Bike Rally, held at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Warrensburg.

2015 Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest set for June 5-7

May 19, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Wilmington Bike FestWilmington, N.Y. - With a mix of road bike, mountain bike, uphill, downhill, serious competition and family fun, the annual Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest is set for June 5 - 7, 2015.

The weekend begins on Friday, when spectators will enjoy incredible stunts, jumps and tricks at the Wilmington Bike Park as Krushers Stunt Team, from Montreal, Quebec, return for the free jump jam and trials exhibition. Other events Friday evening include Sam Perkins and Carsinn Wilson performing bike acrobatics.

NYC & Co. Encourages New Yorkers to Explore Their Own Backyards as Part of See Your City Campaign

May 18, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Second Phase of Marketing Effort Gives New Yorkers a Unique Perspective on the Five Boroughs Collaboration with Social Media Ambassadors Encourages Sharing of Experiences, Tips, Stories and More through Imagery

New York, N.Y. (May 18) - Today NYC & Company announced the next phase of See Your City to motivate New Yorkers to explore the diverse neighborhoods and boroughs of their city. The second phase of the campaign, sponsored by American Express®, highlights 10 new neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs and features expanded social integration to showcase the City as a must-see destination for New Yorkers. The campaign strategy is inspired by the U.S. Travel Association's Project: Time Off, an initiative aimed to change mind-sets, shift American culture and motivate Americans to use more of their paid time off (projecttimeoff.com). For more information on the campaign and neighborhoods, visit nycgo.com/seeyourcity.

Celebrate Gay Pride in New York City this Summer

May 13, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

NYC Pride ParadeWith Pride Events in All Five Boroughs, NYC Remains Popular Destination, Attracting LGBT Visitors from Around the Globe

New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company, New York City's official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, encourages visitors and locals to celebrate Pride this summer in the five boroughs. Pride Week 2015 is scheduled for June 21-28, but celebrations will take place throughout June and July. Pride Week embraces the rich diversity and vibrant culture of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in New York City, paying homage to the groundbreaking historical events that took place in New York City and impacted the gay rights movement, such the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Adirondack Region Lakes to Host Sailing & Boating Events for Summer 2015

May 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Boating Regattas Planned for Northern New York Waterways

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This summer, cool off in the Adirondacks during one of the region's many boating races and festivals, or enjoy a quiet sail along some of the most scenic shoreline in New York State.

Boating in the Adirondacks is an essential part of summer for visitors and residents alike, and the region's vast supply of navigable waterways have created a vibrant community of paddlers, boaters, sailors and swimmers.

Adirondack Mountain Bike Trails Continue to Expand for 2015 Season

May 12, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Mountain Bike Fests Kick Off on Trails in June

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - The Adirondack Region is a growing mecca for mountain bikers in the Northeast, offering well-maintained trails, and a community of riders that welcomes visitors to explore and enjoy their favorite trails.

Integral to maintaining Adirondack mountain bike trails are the volunteer organizations that do everything from securing funding for signage to raking leaves and pine needles off the trails. Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA), a project of the Adirondack Ski Touring Council, is leading the charge around Lake Placid, Wilmington and Saranac Lake, adding on to existing networks so that all levels of riders have plenty of options.

Ride the 1000 Islands Region with New Tank Maps & Routes on www.GoTourNY.com

Apr 29, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

gotourny.comMotorcycling Website Features Tailored Routes with Trip Tips for NY's 1000 Islands

1000 Islands, N.Y. - For motorcyclists, the 1000 Islands offer pristine roadways and untapped adventures featuring castles, historic waterways and smooth, winding roadways through state forests and parklands.

This summer, plan a motorcycling adventure through the 1000 Islands Region for an immersive, one-of-a-kind getaway and explore dozens of pristine parks and unique heritage attractions, including two castles, historic towns and summer festivals.

Spring Whitewater Season Approaching in New York’s Adirondacks

Apr 9, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Hudson River Class IV & V Rapids Expected in Northern New York

Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This spring, beginning about mid-April, the Adirondack Region of Northern New York's rivers will churn out some of the most intense whitewater in the country on the Hudson River for a "big water" rafting season that fades by mid-summer, but is epic while it lasts.

Adirondack whitewater rafting guides offer safe passage down the 17-mile stretch of the Gorge, which is renowned for its intense spring rapids. Book a whitewater rafting trip now to experience the Hudson River's awesome big water season.

The Catskills to Host Pro-Am Cycling Competitions This Summer

Apr 9, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Cycling Events Take Catskills By Storm in 2015 with Challenging Endurance Racing Routes

 

Greene County, N.Y. - Home to challenging hill climbs boasting names like the "Devil's Kitchen," the Catskills lay claim to some of the toughest cycling routes in New York, providing the ideal location for several highly anticipated annual cycling competitions.

Greene County Classic at Windham Mountain June 13 is an annual stop on the Anthem Sports Great American Cycling Series. Over 400 racers will ride through the town of Windham, and followed by the Tour of the Catskills Devil's Kitchen Preview Ride in nearby Tannersville.

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Launch New Kaaterskill Clove Experience

Apr 9, 2015 by I Love New York Staff

Explore the Catskills' Incredible Contributions to American Art & History on a New Discovery Trail

Greene County, N.Y. - The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County unveil a new self-guided discovery trail through the historic mountains and river valleys of literary fame and artistic acclaim: The Kaaterskill Clove Experience.

The Kaaterskill Clove Experience provides visitors with renewed contextual access to the area's important historic sites, hiking trails and cultural attractions. Recognized for its scenic beauty, the Clove's landscape has inspired countless artists for generations, and the experience's stops represent key places in American history.

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