Modern Cabin Getaway in Shohola, PA

By |2022-06-05T13:26:41+00:00June 5th, 2022|Real Estate|

Just 2 hours from NYC, this 1970s restored cabin is the idyllic Pocono retreat. Design and craftsmanship are at the forefront of this lovingly renovated getaway. No detail was missed — from the unique knobs on the kitchen cabinets to the upcycled antique clawfoot tub to the winding stone path ...

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 Blind Pig in the Hideout Lake Ariel, PA

By |2022-05-30T00:02:35+00:00March 11th, 2022|Recent Stays|

Get cozy by the fireplace in this contemporary chalet with mountain views. Relish in the lofty, exposed wood ceilings, bamboo flooring, and chef’s kitchen. The paired-down Scandinavian-style decor and varied textiles create an inviting atmosphere. Located near hiking trails and back country skiing, this retreat is a short drive away from the small hamlet towns of the Catskills, including Bovina, Bloomville, Delhi, and Hobart. Check out our guide to farm-t0-table restaurants and farmers market in Delaware County!

Before & After: Camp Caitlin

By |2022-02-02T21:42:00+00:00January 20th, 2022|Design|

Caitlin Cowger, owner of Camp Caitlin, has a piece of advice when it comes to buying your Upstate dream home: “Don’t look for the house of your dreams. Renovate the house of your dreams.”

A Guide to Milford, PA

By |2022-01-15T22:29:42+00:00January 5th, 2022|Weekend Guides|

70 miles from NYC in the Pocono Mountains, Milford, PA is the embodiment of small town, American charm. For many New Yorkers — including myself — its treelined Main Street will spark nostalgia. As a transplant from Ohio, it was hard to put my finger on ...

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. 

Zimmermann Farm in Milford, PA

By |2021-09-28T19:55:27+00:00August 2nd, 2021||

This historic farm estate in Miford, PA is a private sanctuary now available for exclusive private events. Manned by a team of NYC hospitality veterans, Zimmermann Farm is at the ready to throw any manner of party or customize any private culinary experience. Look out for pop-up chef dinners and art and design exhibitions that pay homage to the home’s legacy. For contact information or inquiries, check ZimmermannFarm.com.

Serene Sanctuary in Mountainhome, PA

By |2021-01-08T16:01:23+00:00October 25th, 2018||

Across a private bridge and nestled on 10 private acres, the Serene Sanctuary lives up to its name. With two living rooms – one with a billiards table – this is a great escape for traveling friends or families. Unforgettable views from the kitchen nook, which overlooks the rushing creek that borders the property. Conveniently central to all the attractions the Pocono Mountains have to offer. While you're here, grab a beer or glass of wine at the Mountain View Vineyard, and stock up on produce and dry goods at one of the many roadside farmstands in the area. 

A Guide to Honesdale, Pennsylvania

By |2021-05-07T16:03:33+00:00December 13th, 2017||

Two hours (or 115 miles) from NYC, a small mountain town is the unlikely home to some of the Northeast's best food, shopping, and scenery. With a slew of new businesses alongside the old, its Main Street is coming back to life. And for once, it's not upstate New York (!); it's ...

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