A new take on an old favourite Garlic Prawns. If they are on an Asian menu I find it hard to pass them up. Are you a fan? This dish is from @malayanorchidrestaurant
where the food is delicious 😋
Looking for a serene weekend getaway? Love animals too? Then @clovecottages
is the place for you! Book your stay at this lovely, seven cottage, Eco-friendly spot with breathtaking views of the Shawangunk Ridge, and you'll also get to spend some time with the owners two pet llamas, many cats, a dog, and three hens! Read more about this local, High Falls getaway in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below.⠀
What could be better on a steamy summer day than a refreshing glass of ice cold cider? Stop by the tasting room and farm stand at @twinstarorchards
this weekend and grab yourself some delicious @brooklynciderhouse
cider, then head out to the food pavilion for some KILLER pizza and burgers. Keep and eye out for our upcoming fall magazine to see where this local orchard and cidery pops up!⠀
Summer is for kayaking! (Well, when it's not raining at least.) Kayaking on the Hudson River is one of our favorite summer activities, and with only a few weeks left to the season, you better believe we'll be getting as much kayaking in as possible!
Did you know you can hire out our Stone’s Throw Cafe for your next function? 😃 perfect for 21st birthdays! Send us through an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us at 4771 6915
It looks like we're in for a rainy weekend here in the Hudson Valley, but worry not, there's still plenty to do even in the rain! Like paying a visit to a local distillery. Visit Brian and Todd at @uniongrovedistillery
in Arkville for a tasting of their award winning Vly Creek Vodka and their newest and very limited product, Drie Brook Rye Whiskey, and read all bout this local distillery in our summer issue at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below.⠀
Happiness is a warm puppy… or kitten. That may be true, but keeping your dog or cat healthy and happy requires regular trips to the vet and finding good care for them while you are away. @earthsangelsvet
in Wappingers Falls provides both conventional and holistic approaches to checkups and healing, along with boarding facilities for both dogs and cats. Read more about this local Hudson Valley veterinary hospital in our upcoming fall issue! ⠀
Looking for a good way to get over the mid-week hump? How about planning your next weekend getaway? Book a stay at @cs_coachhouse
in High Falls, a beautiful historic property tucked away along a stream with a seasonal waterfall on ten landscaped and wooded acres. Peace. Quiet. Relaxation. We promise, you'll thank yourself later! Read all about this local Hudson Valley getaway in out summer issue at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below.⠀
is a small specialty grocery store and cafe in Saugerties, with an emphasis on local products. At Olsen & Company you'll find everything from local cheeses, jams, syrups, pasta, honey, sauces, herbs, meats, dairy, eggs, artisan bread, and baked goods, to home and body products. The cafe also serves organic coffee and espresso and their seasonally based lunch menu changes weekly to monthly based on what is available from local farms. The next time you're in Saugerties, be sure to stop on in! Video by @mattpetricone
Australia’s tallest single-drop waterfall does not disappoint! There are still spots available on next week’s tour, so hit up @north_queensland_tours
before you miss out! 📍Wallaman Falls
Thinking about spending the weekend in the city? Our rooftop pool is open to the public and it’s calling your name. 👙
Artist Rodney Greenblat's shop showcases some of his best creations and is a visual feast for the eyes, popping with bright colors and clever, cheerful characters that are as fun for adults to look at as they are for kids. Read more about this local shop in our EAT • STAY • PLAY Catskill piece in the summer issue, and keep an eye out to see where this shop pops up in our upcoming fall magazine! Link to Catskill piece below.⠀
Thinking about purchasing an engagement or wedding ring? Need something repaired or resized? Looking for a unique, one of a kind piece of statement jewelry? Then @hudsonvalleygoldsmith
in New Paltz is the place for you! Stop in to the shop on Main Street to check it out for yourself and read a q&a between us and owner David A. Walton in one of our previous magazines at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below.
Weekends at Rambutan are weekends well spent. Book your function today! 💃🏾 Thanks for celebrating with us, @kee.ahn.
Shakshuka anyone? Find this delicious dish and so much more at @oriole9ny
and read all about this Woodstock eatery in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below.⠀
Join us today from 3pm and then again at 5pm for our Taco Tuesday specials.. #eatstayplay
Open from 12pm. Enjoy the view, cocktails, beers and wines, signature steaks, ribs, burgers and seafood!
Have you stayed with us? Take a look at one of our spacious and cozy suites!
A very special thank you to @hvdrones
for this weekends Instagram takeover! Here's a behind the scenes shot of their drone in action. Aerial views of the Hudson Valley really do put into perspective how beautiful a place it truly is, and how lucky we are to call this valley our home. ❤️
Winter warmers with a beachside view! Join us at @espl_coffee
this morning for that much needed caffeine hit!
With comfy robes and views like these… you'll find it hard to leave your room. Stay with us a little longer and discover all the perks of our Relaxation Comes in Waves package. Visit the link in our bio to find out more.
Let’s be honest .. it took a lot to make it to Friday and this looks like a pretty good reason to have an early knock off 😉 #weekendfeels
At the top of Cavill Mall sits Soul Boardwalk - the art of dining, the art of shopping.
This weekends weather looks to be shaping up quite nicely for a hike or bike ride to Minnewaska State Park's Lake Awosting! Read more on this lovely local lake and how to get there in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below. Photo by @dannywild11
“Having a business that the next generation is interested in being a part of is an achievement; it doesn’t always happen in agriculture. But the only way to live is to find something you love and make it pay, and here we are.” - Chris Kelder, @keldersfarm
Read all about this family run local farm in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below. ⠀
A double zinger with some added fries at KFC? sure, why not! Enjoyed the crunch as well as that slight hint of chilli in their jam. 🍔🙌
The Amsterdam in Rhinebeck boasts farm-to-table fare, including seasonal dinner and weekend brunch menus, and an impressive selection of cocktails and wines. The space offers all the comforts of country living with the refined feel of city dining, featuring light-colored walls, dark wood tables and seating, a fireplace, and warm lighting. Haven't visited yet? What are you waiting for! Read more about this popular Rhinebeck eatery in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com and plan your visit today. Link to piece below. @lovetheamsterdam
Photo by @jenmayphoto
Viva Surfers Paradise - home for 10 days to Australian and International tribute artists! Step back in time and see Elvis, Buddy Holly, Freddie Mercury. David Bowie and Elton John. Free entertainment and activities throughout the 10 days. Stay tuned for details. On to July 22 @visitsurfersparadise
Crispy Chicken Burger 😋 will rock your world! Southern-style chicken breast schnitzel, Aussie cheddar cheese, fresh salad and our Hog’s ranch dressing. Get your burger fix at Hog’s! 🙌
Rad image by @_taara
catering for the winter with these long sleeve monochrome swimsuits
Looking for a caffeine hit? Can't beat mornings at @espl_coffee
Another hot, steamy summer day calls for another night of not cooking dinner! Instead of heating your house up with your oven or stove top, why not head over to @terrapin_restaurant
in Rhinebeck and enjoy this instead? Beautifully cooked and ever so delicious, the Organic King Salmon and Green Chile Hollandiase is a Benedict inspired dish, with poached egg, roasted fingerling 'home fries' and asparagus. Read all about this local Rhinebeck, farm to table eatery in our summer magazine at visitvortex.com. Link to piece below. Photo by @rcolletphotography
Looking for something to do this weekend? How about some back country camping?!?! Follow our Back Country Camping 101 guide by Krysti of @unboringexploring
to disconnect from the stresses of life and escape into nature. Link to piece below.⠀
"For three years now, guests have been able to book the Luv Shack—a charming one-bedroom cottage just steps from the @thecountryinnkrumville
restaurant—or one of three suites at the Inn’s bed-and-breakfast, and enjoy luxe comfort in the peaceful hills. You’ll be welcomed with housemade truffles and escorted to your cozy, spotless room, complete with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a flat screen TV. Located minutes away from hiking trails, breweries, wineries, shopping, and more, the Inn provides easy access to nearby attractions where you can spend all day enjoying the delights of the region, and then retreat back to your hideaway to let the Rinaudos spoil you rotten, awakening to a breakfast crafted from the freshest seasonal ingredients." Start planning your getaway today, and read more about the Rinaudos and their lovely restaurant and Inn in our upcoming fall issue!
Whales are being spotted off Magnetic Island. Pop into Rambutan to see @north_queensland_tours
to book a tour before they sell out!😍🐋
📷: Townsville Whale Watching
Whether it's a weekend away with your loved one, family or best friends, Hilton Surfers Paradise has got you covered. If you're staying in a two, three or four-bedroom Residence for three nights or more, upgrade your stay with the Relaxation Comes in Waves package and you'll receive daily dining credits, drink vouchers for Fix Bar, discounted spa treatments at eforea: Spa, late check out, two for one breakfast, free wifi, complimentary parking and more. T’s & C’s apply. Visit the link in our bio to learn more.
DOUBLE DATES AT SOUL BOARDWALK
Going on double dates can be a lot of fun. Spending time with other couples can be an even better way to improve your own relationship, causing you to feel much closer with your partner.
Check out our latest blog (link in bio) for more ❤️
Planning your Hudson Valley weekend? Sweet, quirky Catskill is just far enough off the beaten path to give you a wonderful sense of discovery, but easy enough to reach via the thruway or an Amtrak to nearby Hudson and a quick ride across the bridge. For more on this town full of local makers, quaint shops, excellent food and more check out our EAT • STAY • PLAY CATSKILL feature in the summer magazine. Link to piece below.⠀
Today is National Bikini Day - so get into @ripcurl_aus
and check out there huge selection! 👙