August 2010

Dear EscapeMakers,
Our staff recommends The Warren County Farmers’ Fair and Hot Air Balloon Festival in New Jersey! Take your family and friends for a good old-fashioned small town country fair: cotton candy, Elvis impersonator show, tractor pulls, demolition derby, rides, crafts, did we mention cotton candy?

Accessible by bus, it’s only a 90-minute ride from NYC. Plus, there’s a Hot Air Balloon Festival and launch at sunset! (New this year – The Monster Balloon!) The fair takes place August 1st – August 7th. Enter to Win a FREE Hot Air Balloon Ride, Fair Passes with Tickets to Special Fair Shows and get more info about the event! Click here.

Get Fit & Active! Enjoy a fun-filled outdoor adventure close to home. Westchester County, NY has 18,000 acres of parkland, wooded hiking and biking trails, lakes, streams, the Long Island Sound and the Hudson River! 11 hotels in Westchester County are offering packages for every budget (starting as low as $116 per night), with a variety of amenities including breakfast, bike rentals, movie tickets and four-day passes to Playland Amusement Park in Rye. No car? Take Metro-North or Amtrak. For more info on Westchester’s Great Outdoors and packages, Click here.

Don’t forget to Enter for Amtrak’s Green Getaway Sweepstakes!

Prize Includes:
• 2 Roundtrip Amtrak® passes from NYC to Rochester
• 3-day hybrid rental car to explore the area 
• 2 nights lodging at the all new MINTY WELLNESS – an organic and vegan hotel getaway in Darien Center, NY
• Rejuvenating Massage for 2 and use of spa facilities
• Full Breakfast for 2 both mornings
• $250 Towards your choice of shopping, dining
and attractions in Genesee County, New York

Leave the car at home! Book a getaway on Amtrak to
New York State and receive 20% off! Mention code V557! 172 5th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217
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