Dear EscapeMakers — Fall has arrived at Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern with a NEW Fall Menu! Autumn is the season of harvest festivals, crisp morning air and of course spectacular foliage! Leaves are reaching peak color and apples and pumpkins are being gathered. These are just some of the amazing reasons to stay, dine, and celebrate in the Hudson Valley – only 2 hours from NYC! The Tavern at Diamond Mills welcomes Autumn with…

Dear EscapeMakers – Fat Apple Farm presents its 3rd Annual Harvest Celebration Weekend on Saturday, October 12th through Sunday, October 13th! Book an all-inclusive overnight Hudson Valley farm escape (located in Columbia County — only 2 hours from NYC) for only $150/per person. Enjoy the fresh air, delicious food and the breathtaking bucolic views! Your ticket includes a farm walking tour, floral workshop, butchering demo, a kimchi workshop, morning yoga class, a delicious farm-to-table dinner…

Dear EscapeMakers — There’s an arts & culture explosion happening in the Hudson Valley! The eco-friendly Croff House, a gorgeous Victorian inn circa 1875 and just 2.25 hours from NYC (walkable from the Amtrak station), celebrates the diversity and creative spirit that thrives in Columbia County! As the only gay-owned and operated bed &  breakfast in Hudson, NY, The Croff House has supported Hudson Valley’s growing LGBTQ community since 2009. The inn has several common…

  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…