The 4,000-pound German still at Finger Lakes Distilling
Sure, it’s great to get away for the weekend and just relax. But it’s also fun to try something new. We found these offbeat travel packages
in EscapeMaker’s exhaustive database of northeast getaways. So grab your bobsled helmet, night vision goggles or spelunking shoes,
and get ready for an experience you won’t soon forget!
And while you’re on the road, check out these quirky attractions and larger-than-life roadside charmers
which are WAY off the beaten path, like Lucy the Elephant in NJ, and the Mark Twain home in CT!
Inn at Jim Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, PA
Join in on a fun and fascinating weekend with one of America’s foremost astrologers and psychics
, Ray Sette, and the Pennsylvania Paranormal Association. Package includes a two-night stay, breakfast vouchers daily, dinner at the Broadway Grille & Pub, two exciting and enlightening seminars and a workshop.
Rosemary’s Legacy, Montour Falls, NY
One of the great new “stops” in the Finger Lakes Region is Finger Lakes Distilling, a spirits distillery. Local farmers provide the raw material for their products. This package includes a private tour of the distillery
, free tasting and a free bottle of Glen Thunder Corn Whiskey. In addition to overnight accommodations, you’ll receive a themed dinner and breakfast.
“Night Walk” Package
Mariaville Lake Bed & Breakfast
This 1830 Federal -style inn is far enough in the country where there is minimal light pollution upon the night sky. Take a walk, guided by your innkeeper, and experience the full night sky
with a night vision scope. You will be amazed at what you can see!
School Break Family Fun Package
Howe Caverns Motel
Howes Cave, NY
Looking for something to entertain and educate the kids during their school break? Take them on a guided tour of a living limestone cave
! After the tour they can mine for gemstones. Anything they find, they get to keep! Top it all off with a sweet treat of Howe Caverns own homemade fudge.
The Ultimate Olympic Winter Package
Placid Bay Inn, Lake Placid, NY
This package, based on a three-day ski and stay, includes inn lodging and the Ultimate Winter Passport, which includes: three days of skiing at Whiteface Mountain, Nastar Run, admission to the Olympic Sports Complex, ice skating on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval, admission to the Olympic Jumping Complex with an elevator ride to the top of the 120-meter tower, admission to the Olympic Museum, 20% off a Bobsled ride
and numerous other discounts.