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2 hours of NYC!

Dear EscapeMakers,

Are you concerned about gas prices this summer and thinking about all the things you won’t be able to do?

Fortunately for those on a tight budget the Warren County Farmers’ Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival (July 31st – August 6th) offers affordable family fun for an entire day!

• Rides & Equestrian Events
• Demolition Derby & Tractor Pulls
• Elvis Impersonator
• Pie Eating Contest & Pony Races
• Live Animals & 4H Events
Food & Live Music & More!

This is one event where you can get a lot of mileage out of your admission price of between $4 and $6 per person….AND it’s FREE PARKING and only a 90-minute ride from NYC!


For more info: Click here!

Supported in part by a grant from New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
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Dear Escapemakers – The Dome Car arrives September 23rd! Take Amtrak’s® Adirondack® Service to the 38th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival at the Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport in Queensbury, NY! FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL! The oldest and largest hot air balloon event on the East Coast takes place September 23 – September 26, 2010!

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Enjoy the journey with Amtrak past the scenic fall foliage of the Hudson Valley and the Adirondack Mountains. Amtrak will take you there in the easiest, most care-free and environmentally-friendly way to witness the launch of over 90 spectacular hot air balloons, plus live music, food, fireworks and more!

From the Saratoga Springs or Fort Edward Stations, rental cars and taxis can be arranged to transport you to the festival.
For more transportation info, see page 8 of New York by Rail.


For more info visit: Amtrak.com

 
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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!
ENTER HERE

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!

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Dear EscapeMakers,

ENTER to WIN a FREE Hot Air Balloon Ride, PLUS Fair Passes and tickets to special shows!

The Warren County Farmers’ Fair & Hot Air Balloon Festival in New Jersey takes place August 1st – August 7th!

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? Plus, there’s a Hot Air Balloon Festival and launch at sunset — simply gorgeous!


It’s only a 90-minute ride from NYC. See you all there!

For more info:
Click here!

 
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