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Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, NY (July 21, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, will host the longest, continuously running Antique Boat Show for the 59th year Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6.

Cars lined up during the inaugural Cars & Coffee in 2022Clayton, N.Y. (June 12, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, invites you to join them for the annual 1000 Islands Concours d’Elegance on June 24th!  This year’s show celebrates the Golden Age of Sports Cars and 70 years of Corvette alongside cars of all makes and models.  Cars & Coffee returns for the second year in a row and is open to all car enthusiasts to show off their cars and admire others.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, NY (May 25, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum, North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today the details of their popular 1000 Islands Family Free Day that will be held Saturday, June 3rd.  Free admission to the ABM is offered all day and fun family activities will be held from 10 AM – 3PM.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, N.Y. (May 24, 2023) – The Antique Boat Museum is pleased to announce the 2023 summer session of the Captain School at ABM with instructor Captain Tom Trovato.  The Captain School at ABM offers courses necessary to secure a captain’s license.  During this session, the Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) is being offered.  Upon completion of all coursework and testing, students will have the materials to apply for their Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) through the U.S. Coast Guard at the OUPV level.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedMake a summer escape to the Empire State as new music festivals, museums and outdoor attractions  welcome visitors, while new lodging and dining provide comfort for every type of trip 

New York, NY (May 18, 2023) – The summer travel season is one of the most popular times to explore new places and events, and New York State is poised to welcome travelers this year with outdoor experiences and festivals that make any summer getaway shine. Let the shimmer of a lakeside campsite, the luster of a renovated retro motor lodge, the polished performers of a music festival, or the sparkling glassware in a new restaurant or brewery light the way to a fun-filled summer. …

T. Smith Jr. Carp 2022Waddington, NY.  - The 20th Annual St. Lawrence International Jr. Carp Tournament will be held August 3 – 5, 2023.  To commemorate this milestone, organizers are planning additional highlights; to include inviting all Grand Champions to return, along with many others who were instrumental in its popularity and success throughout the years, beginning in 2003. The tournament takes place on the banks of the St. Lawrence River along a 30 miles stretch of New York’s northern border, stretching from Massena to Ogdensburg, testing the skill and techniques of young carp anglers over two days.

NYS Parks Recreation Historic PreservationOswego, N.Y. – The Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archaeology will return to the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center at 26 East First Street in Oswego, NY on March 25-26, 2023. The conference will run from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. The program will include speakers, exhibits, author book signings, refreshments, lunch on Saturday, and a Sunday afternoon tour of the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum.

1940s Diver HelmetOswego, N.Y. -- The proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary that would span the waters from Wayne and Cayuga counties east to Oswego and Jefferson counties has been featured in a public television story produced by WPBS-TV, Watertown, New York, for its weekly current affairs show, WPBS Weekly: Inside the Stories, and re-aired by Great Lakes Now, a monthly magazine-style show housed at Detroit Public TV.

We Are NYView Weekly I LOVE NY Fall Foliage Reports Available Every Wednesday, Beginning September 14, Here

Watch New Broadcast and Digital Marketing Campaign Showcasing Popular Seasonal Attractions and Destinations Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the start of New York State's 2022 fall foliage and travel season, highlighted by the return of I LOVE NY's Fall Foliage Reports and a new I LOVE NY broadcast and digital marketing campaign to showcase popular fall activities and attractions. I LOVE NY is also collaborating with the state's network of heritage tourism destinations on this year's Path Through History Weekend, scheduled for October 8 to 10, which will feature special events and activations at the state's rich history and historic sites.

Marquette Wine Bottle Barrel and GlassFairport, N.Y. -- A partnership between Iron Smoke Distillery and Thousand Islands Winery has produced a limited-edition bourbon barrel-aged wine which is getting noticed by connoisseurs and recreational drinkers alike. The medium-bodied, red, dry table wine is made from premium marquette grapes and matures in bourbon-soaked barrels for six months before bottling. 

“Their barrels. Our grapes. The taste profiles really mix well,” said Steve Conaway, owner of Thousand Islands Winery. “No wonder you get a perfect blend when you take two legendary institutions, both grounded in locally-sourced, New York State grown ingredients –put them together --and let Mother Nature have her way.” …

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