Dear EscapeMakers — In the land of gorges and waterfalls, while hiking among some of the most scenic state parks in NYS, one can certainly work up an appetite! What better to satiate that hunger than local and delicious farm fresh foods. Ithaca is home to one of the most renowned farmers markets in the country – the Ithaca Farmers Market! This waterfront market, on the shores of Cayuga Lake, offers a surprise around every…

Winter Getaways for Family Fun in the Sullivan Catskills! Dear EscapeMakers – There’s nothing like a fun-filled snowy day in the Sullivan Catskills. Whether you have little ones or kids that are grown, a winter getaway packed with family fun will leave you with memories to last a lifetime…If you’re looking for an all-inclusive family resort, the Villa Roma Resort and Conference Center is your best bet. Whether you’re a family of two or eight,…

Dear EscapeMakers — Winter’s chill has finally made it to the Finger Lakes region, but Ithaca, NY is proud to offer a wealth of memorable food and farming-related events even in the colder months. Ithaca is never short on festivals, and winter is no exception – this year’s Ice Festival on December 9th will feature a Chowder Cook-off, and the weird and wonderful Rutabaga Curl at the Ithaca Farmers Market on December 16th is a…

 Dear EscapeMakers — Step away from “busy” and fall into relaxation, served up with fresh food and the craft brew scene this season in Central New York. There is so much to do, see and experience in Central New York and fall is a great time to take advantage of it all! Always a classic family trip, Central New York offers dozens of patches where you’ll find gorgeous gourds and other goods. You might also get…

  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 colorful fairs and festivals. Beacon Sloop Club Annual Corn Festival: August 13 Seeger Riverfront Park, Beacon Enjoy locally-grown and ready-to-eat Hudson Valley sweet corn on the cob, a variety of other great food, family fun, & folk music on the Hudson Riverfront. Jazz in the Valley: August 20 Waryas…

Dear EscapeMakers — There’s a new local FARM TRAIL! Westchester County, in the scenic Hudson Valley, has agricultural roots. Whether visiting for the day or the weekend, the Westchester County Farm Trail gives you the opportunity to visit their beautiful farms while tasting fresh locally made food. Bordering New York City, Westchester has more than 7400 acres of farms that provide high quality, seasonal ingredients – from lettuce to lamb – to the area’s remarkable…

Ithaca, New York is in Full Bloom. Indeed, Spring has sprung, and in Ithaca that means the greenery isn’t the only thing that comes to life. April marks the reopening of their nationally acclaimed Ithaca Farmers Market at Steamboat Landing, where you can literally kayak, paddleboard or boat up to shore. If you’re not the nautical type, bike or run to this community hub of art, food, wine and cider tasting, with live music and…

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If you can not view this html email click here GREAT GETAWAY ALERT! Quick Local Getaways within 500 miles! The Perfect Pairing: Art & Wine Dear EscapeMakers — There couldn’t be a more ideal pairing of one-of-a-kind beautiful artwork and magnificent handcrafted wine. Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes marries the two together in perfect harmony. Immerse yourself in a world of art and wine, and leave feeling more knowledgeable and well-traveled. Celebrate the arrival…

If you can not view this html email click here   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY March 22, 2016 ESCAPEMAKER OPENS AGRITOURISM POP UP SHOP AT THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT EscapeMaker.com, NYC’s guide since 2000 to local getaways, opens the first ever pop up shop dedicated to local farm, winery and brewery getaways, running March 31st-April 24th within the historic Fulton Stall Market at the South Street Seaport. Presented by Amtrak, the EscapeMaker Pop…