Heading into the month of June, berry season is upon us in and around New York State! Plan a day trip or weekend getaway with family and friends and indulge in the juicy, sticky bliss of picking a bright red strawberry or a plump, ripe blueberry straight from the vine. This sweet season is fleeting, so check out a few spots near you in the list below and make your plans via Amtrak or Zipcar today!
1-2 Hours from NYC: Sullivan County
Neversink Farm (raspberries) Amtrak to Rhinecliff + cab.
2-3 HOURS FROM NYC: Dutchess County
Fishkill Farms (strawberries, cherries)
Mead Orchards (strawberries, cherries, blueberries)
Amtrak to Rhinecliff + cab.
3 HOURS FROM NYC: Delaware County
Greenane Farms (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries). Amtrak to Hudson + cab.
3-4 HOURS FROM NYC: Central New York
Brick House Acres (raspberries, blueberries, blackberries)
Candella’s Farm (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries) Amtrak to Schenectady + cab.
4+ HOURS FROM NYC: Tompkins County
Littletree Orchards (raspberries, cherries)
Kestrel Perch Berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries, elderberries) Amtrak to Syracuse + cab.
Also, join us on Friday, June 16th at the Union Square Greenmarket for EscapeMaker’s County Fair Jamboree! We’ll be celebrating the berry season with homemade pies, snowcones, cheese and more. For more information, visit our Facebook page!