A Conversation on Moving Upstate with Brooklyn Cider House

By |2021-01-04T21:54:20+00:00June 12th, 2019||

It seems like everyone wants to move Upstate these days, but no one knows how. The move from Brooklyn to the Catskills was natural for the Escape Brooklyn crew (and so many others) — so, we're here to help! In collaboration with the Ulster County Office of Economic Development (Ulster County includes towns like ...

A Daytrip to Harriman State Park

By |2021-05-05T12:31:53+00:00May 27th, 2019|Escape Listings|

Did you know: New York's second largest park is just 30 miles from NYC? Harriman State Park is a haven for hikers, cyclists, and lovers of the outdoors. Known for its 31 lakes, it also features 200+ miles of hiking trails, along streams, woods, and beautiful vistas of the ...

Affordable Artist Housing in Beacon, NY at West End Lofts

By |2021-01-04T22:06:21+00:00May 20th, 2019||

In recent years, the Hudson Valley has been transforming. As more and more artists, entrepreneurs and other expats burn out on NYC, many set their sights on their neighboring towns to the north. From Hastings-on-Hudson to Poughkeepsie, the Hudson Valley is a promise of more space, easy access to nature, and a slower ...

7 Things To Do In Cooperstown, NY That Aren’t Baseball

By |2021-01-04T22:14:07+00:00May 19th, 2019||

When most people think about Cooperstown, NY they think of baseball. And while, yes, it's home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum–it's so much more than that! (Especially for those of us who are kinda 'meh' on sports.) Just about four hours from NYC, this little town offers everything ...

A Winter Escape to Hasbrouck House in Stone Ridge, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:53:28+00:00January 31st, 2019||

  Two hours from New York City, Hasbrouck House offers a luxurious respite where nature meets history. The twenty-five room, four-season getaway is housed Dutch Colonial stone mansion dating back to 1757; after a lengthy gut renovation in 2015, it reopened in 2016. Since then, the hotel has broken in just ...

Escape Brooklyn x GQ in Newfoundland Labrador, Canada

By |2021-01-06T19:53:54+00:00January 1st, 2019||

Last July, Escape Brooklyn paired up with GQ to create a travel guide for the photographically-inclined to Newfoundland & Labrador. It's an easy four hour flight from NYC, but travelers will feel a world away here, with dramatic landscapes, crazy-good seafood, and all the cute nautical villages you could hope for. "When she wants to ...

Affordable Artist Housing in the Hudson Valley

By |2021-01-06T18:32:52+00:00November 30th, 2018||

In recent years, the Hudson Valley has been transforming. As more and more artists, entrepreneurs and other expats burn out on NYC, many set their sights on their neighboring towns to the north. From Hastings-on-Hudson to Poughkeepsie, the Hudson Valley is a promise of more space, easy access to nature, and a slower ...

A Shopping Guide to Kingston, NY

By |2021-11-28T13:48:02+00:00November 20th, 2018||

Years ago, Escape Brooklyn first created a guide to Kingston, NY inspired by a trip to its downtown area. Retail pioneers Kingston Wine Co. had just opened shop there, with a handful of others including Milne, Hops Petunia, Brunette Wine Bar, and Clove & Creek. Nowadays, the "downtown" area of ...

A Modern Barn in Fleischmanns, NY

By |2021-04-26T19:56:50+00:00November 13th, 2018||

Take in panoramic mountain views from this dreamy converted barn, located just minutes from Belleayre Ski Resort in Fleishmanns, New York. While the structure dates back to 1900, it's more recently been converted into a lofty three bedroom, two bathroom dream home. It's rustic and grand at the same time, evoking ...

A Guide to Buffalo, NY

By |2021-05-07T15:58:45+00:00October 31st, 2018||

On the far side of the state, New York's second largest city is a mere one hour flight from NYC. Thanks to its proximity, plus its mix of architecture, food, public parks, landmark waterfalls, shopping — and yes, its chicken wings — Buffalo is a totally weekend-worthy jaunt. It's not ...

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