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Posts from June 2018

Nathan's Famous 4th of July Hot Dog-Eating Contest

July is like the Saturday of summer; we’re officially in the swing of warm-weather fun, but there’s no stress about the season coming to an end anytime soon. Best of all, the month is packed with festivals, celebrations, fairs, and hot-dog-eating contests to make summer memorable. Read on to see the exciting events happening statewide that’ll make you forget all about how much you’re sweating.

Taste of Buffalo

Whether you’re into pizza, burgers, donuts, or Garbage Plates, it’s safe to say that New York State is a place for foodies. Not only do we have some of the best restaurants in the world, but we also celebrate food all summer long at various festivals and events—many of them including music, entertainment, competitions, and more! We’ve rounded up some of the best food festivals and events going on this summer across the state. Fill up your calendar now so you can fill up your belly later!

Mohonk Preserve

If taking a road trip is on your summer bucket list, then New York is the place for you. Right here on the I LOVE NEW YORK blog, we've already given you road trip ideas whether you're interested in driving across the state from Albany to Niagara Falls, seeing the lakes of the Adirondacks, exploring Cayuga Lake, or seeking out the scenery of the Catskills. This road trip is for families who want to savor mountain vistas in the Hudson Valley.  

Robert Treman State Park

If your idea of fun is packing the whole fam in the car for a few hours of the license plate game and perfecting your harmonies to the oldies, you've come to the right place. Here on the I LOVE NEW YORK blog, we are releasing road trip ideas to last all summer, whether you prefer to cross the entire state snapping pics of all of the sites or pack as many lakes into one day as possible. This road trip provides gorge-ous views by Cayuga Lake—see what we did there?

Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain

The first official day of summer comes pretty late in the month, but we all know that summer is a state of mind. So we’ve lined up an itinerary of fun events, festivals, and celebrations happening all over New York State to get this season started!