Scholastic Magazine Names Great Lakes Seaway Trail in Top 4 Family Road Trips for 2013

Sackets Harbor, NY – Scholastic Parent and Child Magazine has named the Great Lakes Seaway Trail as one of its top four Great Road Trips for 2013, selecting destinations to keep the whole family entertained and amazed.

The 518-mile Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway runs alongside the freshwater shoreline of New York and Pennsylvania.

Themes for traveling the leisure driving and boating route include maritime heritage and lighthouses, nature study, volkswalking, geocaching, coastal agriculture, quilting, military history, and water fun.

Among the more well-known family attractions on the byway is the National Museum of Play at The Strong in Rochester, NY.

The 2013 travel guide to the Great Lakes Seaway Trail is posted online at

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