Dear EscapeMakers — Dutchess County offers 800 square miles of breathtaking vistas; fascinating historic and cultural sites; family-friendly activities; artisanal food and wine offerings; and olorful fairs and festivals. Sunset Sensations Wine & Food Events: Thursday, June 8 2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie Now in its 12th year, Sunset Sensations guest chefs rotate creating three treats for you to sample, each paired with wines by area wine merchants. Stroll along the kitchen gardens hearing a…

The winter blues have officially set in and we’re all looking for a little something to look forward to. What better time to get away for some R&R than Valentine’s Day? Whether it’s a trip with your honey or a getaway with your besties, we could all benefit from a little cozy weekend escape come February. Or — better yet — give the gift of a weekend getaway this year! Mom, Dad, sister, boyfriend, wife…a…