Summer Fests off Amtrak’s Adirondack Line
Dear EscapeMakers — The perfect Summer food and beverage getaways await
you off  Amtrak’s Adirondack route! Plus, SAVE15% on Amtrak travel
within New York State!

A town-wide celebration! For five days, interact with local food vendors and farmers selling local goods, a parade, live music, and of course, fireworks! Click here for area lodging options. STOP: Ticonderoga + cab (5 mins.).

ILOVEBBQ FEST – 7/7-7/9 – This famous competition draws competitors from across the country and is rated one of the top 10 BBQ fests. There’s also a freestyle motocross stunt show, live music and lots of games, vendors and activities. More on lodging and packages. STOP: Lake Placid (Westport, NY) + connecting thru-way bus (45 mins.).

10TH ANNUAL PIGOUT – 7/15 – One of the most loved events in the Capital Region, the Troy Pig Out is a full day of fun where culinary competitors duke it out for best BBQ, and people flock to Riverfront park to taste some of the area’s best food. More on lodging. STOP: Rensselaer + cab (5 mins.).

CHIP FESTIVAL – 7/16 – Prepare your taste buds for a legendary experience. Salty? Spicy? Cheesy? Potato? Corn? Thick-cut? Razor-thin? No matter how you slice or flavor them, people love chips. Check out the 2nd Annual Chip Festival in the birthplace of the potato chip: Saratoga Springs, NY! More on lodging and packages. STOP: Saratogas Springs + cab (5 mins.) or walk.

EXPLORE KINGSTON DEAL – If you love RevWar or maritime history, Kingston is a dream of a walking town! Book the $169 mid-week special at the historic Rondout Inn or get 1 night free when you stay 3 nights. Also Smorgasburg returns to the Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, NY 7/15-16 & 8/19-20 featuring some of the Hudson Valley and a few of our favorite Brooklyn vendors as well music and kids activities. STOP: Rhinecliff + cab 20 mins.). 172 5th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
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