Oswego County Sites Featured in 2012 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine

Great Lakes Seaway Trail, NY and PA – Looking for travel tips for the 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway along the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania?

The 64-page full-color Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine featuring travel tips and ideas for exploring the scenic byway that includes the Erie Bayfront, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Oswego, the 1000 Islands, Ogdensburg, and hosts of waterfront communities is now online at www.seawaytrail.com/travelmagazine/digital/ <http://www.seawaytrail.com/travelmagazine/digital/> .

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The 2012 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine highlights the entire byway region’s War of 1812 history; unique architectural sites including Frank Lloyd Wright and Frederic Law Olmsted masterworks; agricultural bounty from farm markets to wineries; and some of the world’s best sports for freshwater fishing and boating.

For those who enjoying exploring outdoors, more than 100 Great Lakes Seaway Trail “Outdoor Storyteller” signs are listed throughout the magazine with GPS coordinates.

Outdoor enthusiasts can use GPS units to find the 75 hidden caches of the Great Lakes Seaway Trail GeoTrail.

The magazine announces the new self-guided, American Volkssport Association-approved Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Walking Series of self-guided tours in nine communities (Ogdensburg, Sackets Harbor, Oswego, Pultneyville, Youngstown, Lewiston, Williamsville, and Buffalo, NY; and Erie, PA).

The calendar includes exciting festivals, events, and activities from angling to apple picking, jazz to jousting, and cultural and culinary delights. American and Canadian quilters are invited to create “Beauty of the Byways” quilts for the March 16-17, 2013 Great Lakes Seaway Trail Quilt Show in Sackets Harbor, NY, at the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Discovery Center.

The magazine’s back cover invites readers to complete a short survey to be eligible to win a $1,200 Great Lakes Seaway Trail vacation package.

Oswego County attractions in the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Travel Magazine include: H. Lee White Marine Museum, Safe Haven Museum, and the Great Lakes Seaway Trail War of 1812 Walk in Oswego; the War of 1812 battles of Oswego and Sandy Creek; Civil War Weekend at Fort Ontario in September; the unique architecture of the Richardson-Bates House Museum, local farm markets and world-class fishing and boating opportunities.

The magazine is available in print at hotels, restaurants, attractions and information centers in New York, Pennsylvania, and in Ontario, Canada, and at AAA and other travel offices in New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

The Fort Drum Relocation Readiness Program includes the magazine in its packets for newly-arriving soldiers.

The magazine is also available at the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Discovery Center in Sackets Harbor, NY, and the Seaway Trail satellite office in Webster, NY.

A print copy can be requested at www.seawaytrail.com/travelmagazine or by contacting 315-646-1000 x200 or [email protected]