The Sullivan Catskills are filled with refreshing beverages! Fall and winter seasons are perfect for planning a cozy weekend getaway spent indoors around fires, warm food, live music, friends and a tall one. Plan your escape to some of the amazing breweries featured in this video: Roscoe Beer Company, The Catskill Brewery and the Callicoon Brewing Company. Make a craft beverage weekend out of it and visit some of the fabulous brewers, distillers, vintners and…

Take any road through Dutchess County, head in any direction, and eventually, you’ll pass a farm. More likely, several. Agriculture is a driving economic force in the Hudson Valley, and a way of life. To get the complete Hudson Valley Farm Fresh experience, avail yourself of the many opportunities to enjoy its bounty. Many family-owned farms welcome you to pick-your-own produce, make purchases from their farm stands, or join them during family-oriented festivals. Vineyards will…

In Letters to a Young Farmer, the first book from Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Westchester County, some of the most influential farmers, writers and leaders of our time share their wisdom and insight in an anthology of 36 essays and letters. Stone Barns’ seeds were planted in the 1990s by the Rockefeller family, together with conservation planners, organic farmers and many others who came together to set a common vision and…

Head up to the Great Western Catskills in Delaware County for the 6th Annual Bovina Open Barn & Studio Tour. Meet the local artists, makers and farmers who make Bovina the perfect environment for creation and collaboration. Visit cometobovina.com to learn about the participating studios and farms, schedules and more. Video courtesy of Mark Foster of Foster Built Coffee. For more information on where to stay, eat and play while in the region, visit http://www.greatwesterncatskills.com.

Cows get the best care in Central New York, where the cream (and milk and cheese) rises to the top. Get dairy products right from the farm or at the counter of a country store. Want to find more of the freshest flavors in New York? Fresh fruits and veggies. Unique brews and goodies. Fantastic outdoor markets and food-focused festivals. Take your pick in Central New York, a fresh destination with an endless selection of…

It’s maple season, Escapemakers! When cold wintry days start to transform into spring, northeasterners know that this short and sweet (yes, pun intended) season is upon us. This rings especially true for the state of Vermont. Vermont maple syrup — rich in flavor, rich in heritage — is a signature agricultural product in the Green Mountain State. The sugar makers of Vermont care deeply for the high quality maple syrup products they create, building relationships…

On a chilly afternoon in late December in Sharon Springs, NY, a small upstate village located just 180 miles north of NYC, farmer Jay Lavery decided to spice up his daily barn chores at his Permaculture Inn farm. With his goats by his side and his broom in hand, Lavery performed a soon-t0-be-viral dance to Sia’s Cheap Thrills. What was meant as a light-hearted and fun shared video has not only brought smiles to over…

Waterfalls, wineries, things to do, places to eat…it’s all here! But can you spot the “vintage” Ithaca Commons? Or perhaps one of your favorite artists on the marquee at the State Theatre? See the whole city from your desktop with this fun documentary-style piece on all there is to do in the “GORGES” city of Ithaca, NY. For more inspiration for your next weekend getaway, Visit Ithaca online today!

For those who enjoy finely-crafted beverages, Long Island, New York is paradise. With dozens of Long Island brewery operations, fifty wineries and even a distillery that uses locally-grown potatoes, you’re sure to find your drink of choice (or even a new favorite) here in Long Island’s Suffolk County. Drink responsibly. Video created by CASBAH PICTURES, for the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau. Visit the Long Island Craft Beverage Trail map at: http://www.LIBeverageTrail.com See more…

At Amtrak we know the future of the Northeast Corridor depends on the investments we make today, which is why we are excited to announce the upcoming arrival of the next-generation of high-speed rail. The new trainsets will replace the current Acela Express equipment and begin service in 2021. For this project, we are pleased to be partnering with Alstom, a leading global provider of innovative systems and equipment in the railway sector. Alstom will…