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Explore New York with I Love NY

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I Love NY is reminding all New Yorkers of the great things to see and do in New York state this summer. In June alone, hundreds of events will take place statewide. Some highlights include:

Path Through History Events

More than 200 special events are planned for New York State’s Path Through History Weekends , June 7-8 and 14-15, at venues throughout the state. Path Through History Weekends are designed to make it easy to experience the Empire State’s rich heritage and diverse attractions. Attractions include the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum & Center for Comedy in Jamestown, the National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House in Rochester, and State Parks. For more information, visit the Path Through History website.

Baseball Hall of Fame

In recognition of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 75th anniversary, festivities are taking place in Cooperstown this summer. Highlights include an anniversary birthday and member celebration, June 12-14; the annual Hall Of Fame Weekend, July 25-28; and an anniversary concert on August 2 at the Clark Sports Center.  For more information, visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum website.

Americade Motorcycle Rally

Americade is the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, attracting over 100,000 annually. Come for the day or for the week to the “Best Riding Event in the U.S.” with the most factory demos, a massive motorcycle expo, lots of incredible motorcycle events and more amazing rides than any other event in the country! Visitors will also want to check out all that the Village and surrounding Warren County have to offer. For more information, visit the Americade website.

The Business Council supports New York’s broad tourism industry that includes culture, history, restaurants, entertainment, destinations, parks and more.

In 2013, New York hosted almost 9 million visitors that generated approximately $7.7 billion in state and local taxes while producing 24,800 jobs for New Yorkers.

For more information on these great New York events and more, visit the I Love NY website at www.iloveny.com.

Yankees and Mets promote NY tourism

Players from New York’s two major league baseball teams will star in an “I Love NY” tourism campaign this summer.  The new ads, set to debut on Thursday, will air on the YES Network and SNY throughout July and August, and be shown in the team’s home stadiums.

Each ad will feature a different player promoting things to do in New York and promoting it as a vacation spot.

Some of the ads can already be seen online.