, the leading online local getaway guide for the New York City metro area announces its: TOP 10 Local Women’s Getaways 1. Corning, NY — So you want to be a star? Head to the Fingerlakes! Package includes 2 nights lodging, 2 deluxe continental breakfasts, 1 dinner, a gift basket, 1 manicure, 1 pedicure, 1 full body massage, 1 facial, PLUS…. a 3-hour recording session with your own CD to take home! Package starts at 279.00 per person based on 4 girlfriends in a deluxe 2 bedroom suite. 2. Marietta, PA — Amish Country is calling your name! And so are the quilts, the crafts and the covered bridges! Stay at one of the Around Town & Country B&B’s of Lancaster County. Packages start at $199 for 2 nights lodging, breakfast and dinner for two. 3. North Stonington, CT — High roller ladies take note: When you stay at the luxurious Hilltop Inn and Suites, you get a complimentary stretch limo ride to Foxwoods or Mohegan Sun Casinos. Package includes accommodations for two nights, a roll of quarters for the slots, a bottle of champagne, continental breakfast and limo service to casinos for $299. 4. Reading, PA — Everyone needs an outlet! Shop till you drop with a Girlfriends Getaway. Pamper yourself all day at a spa and then hit the outlets. Packages start at $100 per person and include accommodations, spa treatments and outlet discounts. 5. Cape May, NJ — Experience seaside shopping and Victorian tours and special events! Cape May is always bustling with activity no matter the season. The Duke of Windsor Bed and Breakfast offers Super Saturday Specials and 10% off services at the Cape May Day Spa. Rooms start at $125 per night on the weekends. 6. Philadelphia, PA — Philly is more fun when you sleep over! While you’re there, visit the Degas Exhibit or experience fine dining at one of Philadelphia’s popular restaurants! Stay one night, get the second night FREE at participating hotels, PLUS… get a free Philly Overnight Guide through 3/30/03. 7. New Berlin, PA — Build your own yoga retreat! Package includes 1 night lodging, (deluxe queen room with whirlpool bath), dinner and breakfast at The Inn at New Berlin, 1-hour classic Swedish massage, Plus… one integral yoga class. Single person retreat starts at $299, two-person retreat starts at $439. 8. Hammondsport, NY — WOW! Glass and Air! Package includes 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, a gift basket, 1 dinner, 1 session at a local glass studio, personally making your own glass pieces to take home, PLUS… 35-minute “super Skimmer” plane tour of Keuka Lake and the surrounding area for $299.00 per person based on double occupancy. 9. Millmont, PA — Bike inn to inn! With its gently sloping terrain and tranquil rural vistas, the area has become a haven for bicyclists. Maison Boisee offers a “Bike-Inn-to-Inn Tour.” Stay at one of 3 area B&B’s and leisurely pedal onto the next for another evening of pampered elegance. Guided by customized maps delineating twenty to thirty miles of terrain per day, cyclists revel in a three-day inn-to-inn cycling tour which includes overnight accommodations, three full breakfasts, and luggage transportation between inns. Mid-week package starts at $199.00 per person (based on double occupancy). 10. Easton, PA — Historic tours, shopping and festivals in the Lehigh Valley! Take a peaceful cruise on a canal boat or blaze the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. Stay at the exquisite Lafayette Inn in Easton. Rooms start at $105 per night and Suites at $160 per night. WHAT: has compiled a Top 10 list of Local Women’s Getaways. All are within 500 miles of New York City. WHO: is the leading online travel getaway guide for the New York City metro area, averaging over 150,000 unique users per month. With just a few clicks of a mouse, a traveler can create a printable personal itinerary with prices, directions, travel tips, transportation schedules, phone numbers and website addresses. WHERE: At the EscapeMaker Web site,, a user can immediately find a perfect getaway, concert, festival or special event within 500 miles of New York City that is accessible by car or by public transportation. WHEN: is available 24 hours a day and regularly updates its Web site with new destinations. Users can also sign up for a weekly travel bulletin, a monthly free weekend contest and other giveaways. For more information contact: Caylin Sanders President 718-398-5766 Don’t know where you want to go? Just answer 5 questions and let Escapemaker GUIDE the way!