aaa_carandtravelny.jpgby Gerald Bartell Original Publish Date - February 2011 "Agritourism" sounds like a course, not a trip, I thought, heading north on the New York State Thruway. But something sweetened the prospect: I was off to learn how maple syrup is gathered, processed and, best of all, consumed. My mouth watering, as I pictured French toast and blueberry pancakes dripping with syrup, I moved on, ready to visit two farms and one restaurant who join with hundreds of others in New York to produce and sell 20 percent of the United States' maple syrup. Read more at AAA New York CAR & TRAVEL