Destination Guides

Three Adirondack Getaways to Book This Summer

By |2024-04-09T00:17:37+00:00March 15th, 2023|Weekend Guides|

Sure, the Catskills are closer – but have you even Adirondacked? At six million acres large, the Adirondack Mountains are the largest protected natural area in the lower 48 states. The park is bigger than the Yellowstone, Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Park combined — and it’s right in our ...

A Guide to Portland, Maine

By |2022-07-12T22:45:41+00:00July 6th, 2022|Destination Guides|

Just over 300 miles from NYC, a trip to Portland, Maine is likely just how you picture it... which is, filled with lighthouses and lobster rolls. This historic sea town marries the old world and the new world — from its cobblestone downtown streets to a bustling dining scene, ...

A Roadtrip Through Southern Colorado

By |2021-05-10T12:23:45+00:00May 9th, 2021|Destination Guides|

As we pine for the open road, here is a dose of inspiration, via a week spent traveling through rural southern Colorado. The goal was to explore areas of the state less typically on the tourist path, to rely on printed maps, instead of GPS, to ...

Warner’s Camp in Upper Jay, NY

By |2023-09-22T19:07:31+00:00December 2nd, 2019||

If you're traveling to the Adirondacks with family or friends, let Warner's Camp in Upper Jay, NY be your home base. 4 bedrooms sleeps up to 12 guests in this recently renovated 1800s guesthouse in the Adirondacks High Peaks region. The house is perched so close to the river that you can hear and see it from nearly every room. Cook your meals in the well-appointed kitchen, and enjoy meals from the living room on the screened-in patio, both of which overlook the Ausable River. Pet friendly!

A Guide to Saratoga Springs, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:12:08+00:00November 20th, 2019||

  Located 3.5 hours from New York City, most people associate Saratoga Springs for its famous horse racing. But has far more to offer than its equestrian reputation! Situated just below the Adirondack Mountains, its namesake comes from the natural springs which can be found all over this historic city. ...

A Low-Key Guide to Miami, FL

By |2021-01-06T15:49:27+00:00April 10th, 2019||

  I know exactly what you're thinking: low-key Miami? That's like an oxymoron, right? Yes, in a town overflowing with fancy beach hotels, cheesy nightclubs, and rampant self-absorption, it's easy to dismiss Miami as a place with #zerochill. However, with some careful maneuvering, Escape Brooklyn founder Erin Lindsey and travel buddy/sommelier/wine writer ...

An Off-Season Visit to Yosemite National Park

By |2021-09-13T15:01:17+00:00March 21st, 2019||

  Let’s face it: winters are tough in New York. If it’s not the snow – and it usually isn't– it’s the rain, ice, endless cloudy days... and let's not forget the wind tunnels. Whatever “it” is, it sucks – so every February, the EB crew packs it up and heads West ...

A Roadtrip through Norway

By |2021-01-06T19:12:36+00:00January 29th, 2019||

  Photos & Story by Peter Crosby | Follow Peter @pbcrosby on Instagram and see more work at Tempted by family in Norway and long-held desire to visit the Land of the Trolls, my partner and I planned a 750km road trip along the West Coast of Norway and ...

One Month in Morocco

By |2021-01-06T19:28:58+00:00January 16th, 2019||

For the month of May 2017, Escape Brooklyn contributor Brianna Stachowski traversed Morocco's many magical landscapes. From the chaotic cityscape of Marrakech to the seaside town of Essaouira; the Blue City in the mountains to the vast Sahara Desert, Brianna took photos and careful notes of her favorite finds along the way. Aside from the beautiful ...

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