www.GoTourNY.com Features New York State Routes Through the 1000 Islands & Adirondacks

Cape Vincent, N.Y. (July  7, 2015) - In the 1000 Islands and Adirondacks, the dog days of summer fade into fall with the scent of savory barbecue, the roar of a motorcycle on an open road and the sweet reward of a local brew at the end of the ride.

Both regions offer an array of food and wine events located along the scenic motorcycle routes featured on www.GoTourNY.com.

Find your ride and download a free tank map and set a course for delicious, thirst-quenching festivals, including:

Brew at the Zoo and Wine Too kicks off July 31 at the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park in Watertown. Enjoy two evenings of strolling the zoo grounds while sampling beer, wine and spirts paired with treats from local purveyors.
Tickets are $35 at the door. Download the Central 1000 Islands Loop.

Plattsburgh Brew Fest on August 1 at the City Beach in Plattsburgh is an inaugural celebration of the Adirondack Coast's growing number of microbreweries, cideries and wineries, the brew fest kicks off with a full day of sampling, food vendors, live music and paddling on Lake Champlain. Camping is available nearby. Tickets are $38. Download the Adirondack Coast Route.

16th Annual Piseco Volunteer Fire Dept. BBQ and Harley Raffle on August 8 in Piseco is a must for Harley-Davidson motorcycle fans. Enjoy delicious barbecue and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win Harley gear or a 2015 Harley-Davidson FXDLR Dyna Lowe Rider valued at $15,539, or $10,000 in cash.

Tickets are $20 each and only 2,000 will be sold. Download the Central Adirondacks - Long Loop.

Thousand Islands' Winery Pirates Festival on August 13 at the Thousands Islands Winery in Alexandria Bay features swash-buckling fun as the winery is plundered by pirates suffering from "Robin Hood syndrome" - so there will be plenty to share. Part of the 10-day Bill Johnston's Pirates Days, guests may enjoy live musical entertainment from classic rock band, The Bad Husbands Club, watch a sword fight and dine on flavorful barbecue. Admission is $5 and pirate costumes are encouraged. Download the Northern
1000 Islands Loop

The 8th Annual Cape Vincent Oktoberfest is slated for September 27 in Cape Vincent. Highlights include the Autumn Farmers' and Crafters Market and a beer garden
featuring authentic German beers and wines. The Enzian Bavarian Band will be performing German songs complete with authentic dancers. Admission is $17 and includes a free sample of New York State and German beers and wines. Download the 1000 Island Cape Vincent - Carthage Loop.

Adirondack Coast Wine, Cider & Beer Festival October 10 at the Crete Civic Center in Plattsburgh features live music, beer, wine and hard cider tastings, locally made treats and vendors. Tickets are $35.

Whether looking for a day trip, or planning a multi-day motorcycle tour through the U.S. and Canada, visit www.GoTourNY.com for comprehensive route descriptions and free tank maps.

About GoTourNY.com

www.GoTournY.com is supported by a grant awarded to the Adirondack Regional Tourism Council and 1000 Islands Region by Empire State Development and the New York State Division of Tourism under Governor Andrew Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Council Initiative.



Rebecca Steffan

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