Fall Foliage Science with Mike Snyder Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation Commissioner, Mike Snyder talks about the science behind Vermont’s Fall Foliage. With Owl’s Head Trail in Groton State Forest as a scenic background, Mike discusses what helps reveal the glorious red, orange and yellow colors in the leaves as the trees prepare for winter. See more EscapeMaker.com videos on our YouTube channel!  

The craft beer scene has been exploding in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes, find out why. Learn more at fingerlakesbeercountry.com. See more EscapeMaker.com videos on our YouTube channel!    

Westchester has it all in the fall! From apple picking to pumpkin patches, spooky Halloween adventures to family friendly fun, you’ll find your perfect autumnal getaway in Westchester. See the colorful foliage, breathe in the crisp air and enjoy all Westchester has to offer during one of our favorite seasons of the year. Plus there are multiple ways to get there, including stops on Amtrak! Plan your trip at //escapes.visitwestchesterny.com/ See more EscapeMaker.com videos on…

Hanna Bail is proprietor of Threshold Farm, a small, diverse biodynamic farm, which is protected by the Columbia Land Conservancy. The farm specializes in tree fruit; vegetables; and grass-fed beef and pork, fed with strictly organic and soy free grain and the farm’s fruit and vegetables. Farm records dating from the 1700’s to present show that Threshold farm has never been treated with pesticides, herbicides or artificial fertilizers. The farm’s own cowherd fertilizes the fields…

Dear EscapeMakers — The end is near! Grab your chance to peep brilliant fall foliage leaves and pick apples at pick-your-own orchards in NY – and only a few hours from NYC! Watch our apple/hard cider video (left) brought to you by the New York Apple Association and with the support of GrowNYC Greenmarket! Thanks to Pennings Farm, Warwick Valley B&B, Wilklow Orchards, Bad Seed Cider, The 1850 House and Hudson Valley Farm House Cider….

Dear EscapeMakers — There are still apples to be picked at pick-your-own orchards in New York State and brilliant fall foliage leaves to be peeped – and only a few hours from NYC! Watch our Apple Agritourism video brought to you by the New York Apple Association and with the support of GrowNYC Greenmarket!   Thanks to Pennings Farm, Warwick Valley B&B, Wilklow Orchards, Bad Seed Cider, The 1850 House and Stone Ridge Orchard. Visit…

  Dear EscapeMakers — Cider Week is almost here (10/21-10/30) and New York apple farmers and cider makers are counting on your support! It’s time to drink, pick, crunch and bake apples galore! Cider Week NYC celebrates craft cider by increasing its presence in top restaurants, bars, and retail shops across New York City through cider-centric tastings, dinners, classes and more! What’s your favorite apple? For a variety guide, nutrition info and recipes, visit New…

Dear EscapeMakers — See below for escapes ideas off Amtrak’s routes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont! Plus, now you can get 20% off with the VisitVermont discount! For a list of overnight packages via AMTRAK, visit Vermont Tourism, click here!  MT. SNOW HARVEST/OKTOBER FEST Oct. 8-9th Features beer from 25+ German and local breweries, food, crafts, pumpkin painting and more – the perfect Vermont family-friendly event for fall foliage season! More on lodging. STOP: Brattleboro…

Roxbury Farm is a community-supported farm, which was founded by Jean-Paul Courtens in 1990. Roxbury grows vegetables, herbs, grass-fed pork, lamb, and beef for over 1000 shareholders representing over 1200 families in four communities–Columbia County, the Capital Region, Westchester County and Manhattan–on 375 acres in Kinderhook, New York. In 2016, Roxbury Farm CSA is celebrating its 26th year as a CSA community. Since 1991, when it started with 30 members in Manhattan, the farm has…

Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle for an adventure outdoors in upstate New York. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, archery and skeet shooting. See more EscapeMaker.com videos on our YouTube channel!