Monday can wait! Take a break from the chaos with a perfectly planned upstate getaway
The Hudson Valley and Catskills are destinations New Yorkers can’t get enough of. Unlike typical travel guides, Easy Weekend Getaways in the Hudson Valley & Catskills ditches the well-worn antiquing, golfing, and family-friendly activities for a focus on what’s really drawing creative and trend-forward travelers up northexperimental art, incredible agriculture, action-packed outdoor adventures, artisanal producers and makers, bizarre and fascinating historical attractions, rustic-chic bed and breakfasts, holistic retreats, and more, all hidden within a stunning landscape that delights year-round.
While these regions continue to gain popularity with city-dwellers, trying to make a break for it has always been a complicated DIY process. This guide takes the work out of piecing together an itinerary so that overworked travel-obsessives can get the most out of their precious time off with these curated upstate getaways.
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About the Author
Carly Fisher is a James Beard Award– nominated travel, food, and lifestyle journalist whose work has been featured in GQ, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, CNN Travel, Fodors, and more. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Table of Contents
Map: Easy Weekend Getaways in the Hudson Valley & Catskills 10
Primer: Where Are the Hudson Valley & Catskills? 12
Top 10 Experiences 21
Chapter 1 Planning Your Trip 23
Chapter 2 Art Worth Name-Dropping: Weekend Escapes for Art Lovers 37
Chapter 3 Will Travel for Food: Weekend Escapes for Foodies 61
Chapter 4 Boozy Stopovers: Weekend Escapes for Tipplers 81
Chapter 5 Flash from the Past: Weekend Escapes for History Geeks 113
Chapter 6 Hurry Up and Relax: Weekend Escapes for Spas and Retreats 123
Chapter 7 The Great Outdoors: Weekend Escapes for Tree Huggers 133
Chapter 8 Only in Upstate New York: Weekend Escapes for Eccentrics 177
Chapter 9 Festivals and Seasonal Stops 187
Chapter 10 Itineraries 205