Introducing: the Escape Club by Escape Brooklyn

By |2022-04-29T18:42:07+00:00April 24th, 2022|Travel|

Escape Brooklyn is thrilled to introduce our monthly newsletter: the Escape Club. Each month, subscribers will get access to discounts and giveaways to some of our favorite Upstate hotels, Airbnbs, restaurants, shops and more with loads of discounts and perks, exclusive to our Escape Club members. Looking to buy Upstate? Every month, ...

A Guide to Hudson, NY

By |2022-04-29T18:38:57+00:00April 7th, 2022|Weekend Guides|

Hudson, NY is the perfect town for your maiden voyage upstate — in fact, it was ours! This once "sleepy town" now brands itself the "downtown of Upstate" with 200 independent establishments including antique and boutique shops, hotels, art galleries, restaurants and bars, mostly along Warren Street. Visually, this charming town is a treat, delighting visitors and aesthetes with its stunning and Wes Anderson-esque architecture. The restoration of some 300 historic buildings in two square miles makes it one of the historically richest, and most diverse architectural cities in New York State.

The Rex in Promised Land State Park, Poconos Mountains, PA

By |2021-10-17T15:01:59+00:00October 17th, 2021|Pet-Friendly Getaway|

Just 100 miles from NYC, newly opened boutique hotel The Rex was designed to bring a nature driven experience to Philadelphia and New York City urban-dwelling explorers and travelers alike. Set just outside the Promised Land State Park in the Poconos Mountains, access to the outdoors waits just outside your hotel room with the ability to hike, kayak, paddle board, mountain bike, snowshoe, snowmobile and cross country ski within a 20 minute radius of the Rex. (Or spend your days on the hotel grounds by the bonfire and soaking in the cedar tub — we won’t judge!)

A Guide to Promised Land State Park in the Poconos, PA

By |2022-04-21T22:28:15+00:00October 5th, 2021|Weekend Guides|

One hundred miles from New York City (and ~125 from Philadelphia) lies Promised Land State Park. Located in the Poconos region, famous for its natural scenic beauty and 150 lakes, this somewhat-undiscovered gem of a park boasts 50 miles of hiking trails, winding country roads and a new boutique hotel that’s completely upped the game in the local hospitality scene. 

A Guide to Woodstock, NY

By |2021-10-16T16:21:49+00:00September 1st, 2021|Weekend Guides|

For many, the word Woodstock conjures up images of tie dye, hippies, and free love at the 3-day outdoor music festival... that did not actually take place here. (It actually took place in Bethel, which is about 1.5 hours southwest.) That didn't stop Woodstock from becoming a bohemian destination though; ...

The Amelia in Hudson, NY

By |2021-07-24T15:01:02+00:00July 24th, 2021|Recent Stays|

Freshly opened and currently in soft launch, The Amelia offers eight spacious, thoughtfully designed guest rooms and suites in Hudson, NY. Housed in a Queen Anne-style private residence, the beautifully restored retreat features a pool and has availability now & all summer long. From their modern furnishings to indulgent baths, the hotel blends traditional and modern aesthetic; rooms are richly appointed with Matouk bed linens, Frette bath towels, and rain showers. Common spaces include an elegant library, outdoor decks and porches, and of course, the seasonal pool.  Check out the Escape Brooklyn Guide to Hudson, NY for tips on what to do, where to stay, and where to eat & drink while visiting the area.

Beach & Bay Bungalows in West Hampton, NY

By |2021-09-28T20:02:00+00:00July 6th, 2021|Recent Stays|

This magical retreat (rentable via StayMarquis) is one of the Hamptons' last affordable getaways, where eight adorable bungalows sit facing Moriches Bay, steps away from a private beach. Each bungalow is connected through a series of boardwalks heading to the water, perfect for sunset watching and easy mornings on the hotel's complimentary stand-up paddleboards. S

A Weekend Guide to Troutbeck & Northeastern Dutchess County, NY

By |2021-05-10T13:36:41+00:00January 7th, 2020||

Just under 100 miles from NYC, the northeastern edge of Dutchess County is home to open pasture, rolling hills, lush forest, little rivers and picturesque towns. Thanks to the efforts of conversationists, this part of New York remains largely unspoiled — and has been a paradise for lovers of the outdoors for hundreds ...

Rolling River Guest House & Residence in Parksville, NY

By |2021-01-06T14:43:23+00:00April 29th, 2019||

  The Catskills are reviving! Previously the Rolling River Cafe Gallery & Inn, this idyllic 7.35 acre country estate is a rare riverfront property on Little Beaverkill River with 1000 feet of waterfront. The property features two well-preserved homes, fully-updated to code, with new roofs and utilities, including perfect WiFi and ...

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 ...

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