Friday, August 16, 2013

YNN's "The Getaway Guy" has released a new book, which features the ABM!

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CLAYTON, New York (August 16, 2013) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that it has been featured in the newest book by Mike O’Brian, better known across New York State as The Getaway Guy on Time Warner Cable’s regional news network.

The Getaway Guy: 50 MORE Day Trip Getaways with Mike O'Brian features 50 exciting destinations across New York State. From hidden waterfalls to family-friendly parks and discoveries, as well as haunted getaways, O’Brian leads you throughout the state by highlighting unique and exciting locations. Whether you're looking for adventure, a historical experience, or just a relaxing day with someone special, there's something for everyone and this new book provides details and information to make coordinating a trip easier.

“We appreciate the opportunity to work with Mike in preparing his newest book and having the ability to highlight the Museum,” explained Michael Folsom, ABM Director of Marketing and Communications. “Mike has an outstanding track record with providing readers and viewers with excellent information necessary for planning an adventure and it’s an honor that he has recognized the Museum as a must-see destination.”

The ABM is featured on pages 14 and 15 of the new book, which includes information, pricing, and photographs. 

“The Antique Boat Museum is one of the best kept secrets on the southern banks of the St. Lawrence River," shared O’Brian.

In addition to authoring books, O'Brian is host of YNN's popular travel segment, The Getaway Guy, which is seen in more than 2 million homes across New York.

The Getaway Guy: 50 MORE Day Trip Getaways with Mike O'Brian is available for purchase at the Antique Boat Museum Store, which is open daily 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Museum admission is not required to shop.

Located on the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands, the Antique Boat Museum features a collection of over 300 antique and classic boats, among thousands of recreational boating artifacts. In August 2014, the Museum will host the 50th annual Antique Boat Show and Auction, the longest running show in North America. For more information please visit the Museum’s website at