Dear EscapeMakers — The perfect fall food and beverage getaways, festivals and packages await you off Amtrak’s Adirondack Service route! Plus, SAVE 15% on Amtrak travel within New York State! ADIRONDACK BALLOON FESTIVAL – 9/21 – 9/24. Don’t miss this spectacular, FREE event! The 45th annual Adirondack Balloon Festival is the oldest and largest balloon event on the East Coast. Make a weekend out of it at a cozy B&B nearby. STOP: Adirondack to Fort Edward

Dear EscapeMakers — In Central New York, take your pick from eight quaint counties that each offer amenities and activities worth experiencing. You deserve to treat yourself, and there’s no better place to do it than in the heart of New York State. Savor tasty flavors from one-of-a-kind restaurants, wineries and breweries. After enjoying some of CNY’s tastiest cuisine, consider tapping into Brew Central, America’s Craft Brew Destination. A great brewing tradition and current quality put