Dear EscapeMakers — Join us this July! DUTCHESS PINTS & POLITICAL FIGURES TOUR (VIA DIRECT BUS TO THE HUDSON VALLEY FROM BRYANT PARK) Saturday, July 21st & Sunday, July 22nd — Included: Lunch & dinner, tours of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val Kill Cottage, the FDR Home “Springwood Estate” and Hyde Park Brewery, plus a beer sampler and a crash course in brewing! RESERVE NOW! DUTCHESS FRUIT FARMS & BERRY PICKING (VIA METRO-NORTH RAILROAD FROM GRAND CENTRAL…

Dear EscapeMakers — Stop at a local farm, meet the farmers, tour the crop fields, and visit with the animals. On Open Farm Days, August 12th & 13th, participating farms in Tompkins County will be opening their doors (and barns, and pastures, and more) just for you! Experience life on a local farm and learn about how your food is grown and the people in the community who help bring the farm to your fork!…