SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — “Destination New York” returns with a tourist’s-eye view of the Empire State, with great ideas for family getaways this summer.  The July edition includes:

  • Governors Island is a quiet getaway just minutes from the heart of New York City.
  • The Mohawk-Hudson Bike Trail, linking to the Erie Canalway Trail.
  • A celebration of the region’s first people at the Akwesasne Cultural Center.
  • A luxurious Finger Lakes Bed-and-Breakfast created from the remains of an old barn.
  • The Central New York Living History Museum, with a look at the fondly-remembered custom-made Brockway Motor Trucks.
  • A march into history at Old Fort Niagara in Western New York.
  • Plus: Majestic Waterfalls, a historic grist mill, Fort Ticonderoga, and more.

“Destination New York” is hosted by Carrie Lazarus and John Kucko, and produced by Jim Lamanna at NewsChannel 9 WSYR in Syracuse.