Dear EscapeMakers — celebrate Autumn with Oktoberfests,
food fests and music!SAVE 15%on Amtrak travel within
New York State and Montreal!
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Roktoberfest – September 17-18th
Its Oktoberfest with a twist including entertaining live music, specialty brews and games all designed to celebrate the festive autumn season at Six Flags!
Amtrak Stop: Glens Falls + taxi to Queensbury
(10 min). More here!
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Jazz & Harvest Festival – Sept 23-24th
Finger Lakes Fun! Friday features jazz entertainment and wine and beer tastings (fee for the tastings), 5-9pm. Saturday is Harvest Day with live entertainment, kids’ activities and fun for the entire family. Amtrak Stop: Rochester + car rental car (1.5 hours). More here!
Scarecrow Festival – Sept 25th
Support and celebrate the harwordking
merchants, farmers, and artisans of the Catskills – hardhit by Hurricane Irene. Hayrides, craft and food vendors throughout the festival. Everyone is invited to enter the Scarecrow Contest with his or her scariest scarecrow.Amtrak Stop: Hudson + car rental (1 hour). More here!
Kids Expo – October 1st
Full of interactive booth displays, music, food, a petting zoo, train rides, boat rides on the Hudson, arts and crafts and much more! Shuttles will take visitors to and from the Walkway over the Hudson where there’ll be even MORE activities! Amtrak Stop: Poughkeepsie. Walk to Poughkeepsie Waterfront at Waryas Park(2 minutes). More here!
Adirondack Harvest Fest – October 1-2nd
Celebrate the traditions of Fall and enjoy spectacular foliage. Wagon rides, cider pressing, pumpkin painting, and more. Amtrak Stop: Glens Falls + rental car to Blue Mountain Lake (1.25 hours). More here!