###Contact: Christine Hoffer Washington County Tourism 518-222-7450 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Edward, N.Y. - Visitors looking for a spring getaway can enjoy Washington County, New York's scenic landscape and agricultural bounty during three special events this season. Information about these spring events and other getaway ideas are available online at http://www.washingtonnycounty.com/. Maple Weekend, put on by the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association, offers visitors an inside look at Maple Syrup production throughout the county. The event takes place on March 17th and 18th as well as on March 24th and 25th at several Maple farms throughout Washington County. Visitors can learn more at www.newyorkmaple.com/find_a_sugarhouse.html#Washington or at http://www.mapleweekend.com/. The largest one-day Pro-Am cycling race in the United States, the Tour of the Battenkill, takes place throughout the scenic countryside of Washington County on April 14th, with additional racing events on the 13th and 15th. Visitors can watch the racers compete along the route and enjoy the variety of shops and restaurants throughout Cambridge, Greenwich and Salem. More information on the Tour of the Battenkill is available online at http://www.tourofthebattenkill.com/. Visitors can see alpacas, goats, sheep, and rabbits and learn more about the farms and farmers who raise them during the 20th Annual Farm and Fiber Tour on April 28th and 29th. The event includes spinning, weaving and felting demonstrations at area participating farms. Visitors can learn more at http://www.washingtoncountyfibertour.org/. Visitors can stay at an area hotel, motel or bed and breakfast to make their spring getaway weekend even more enjoyable. To learn more about Washington County, New York's seasonal events and vacation opportunities, please visit http://www.washingtonnycounty.com/. About Washington County, New York Located where the Hudson River Valley meets the mighty Adirondacks, scenic Washington County offers visitors charming country roads, covered bridges, agri-tourism and farm experiences, local artisans and cultural activities, charming boutiques for shopping and so much more. Visitors can learn more about Washington County at http://www.washingtonnycounty.com/.