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CELEBRATE JULY 4TH AT TICONDEROGA
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.).
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.).