Should you stay or should you go? Do both at Metro-North’s Getaway Day Staycation Showcase in Grand Central Terminal. Learn about nearby destinations and package deals for daytrips and longer, no vehicle needed. Just take the train to enjoy hiking, biking, shopping, historic sites and family-friendly destinations in the Hudson Valley, Long Island, and Connecticut.
The Getaway Day Staycation Showcase is Wednesday, May 17, 11am to 3pm, in Vanderbilt Hall.
One convenient staycation destination is the New York Botanical Garden, to see the fabulous Chihuly glass art exhibit. The NYBG is one of the vendors at the Staycation Showcase.
Here are more destinations, and destination hotels, you can meet with:
Empire City Casino
Long Island Rail Road
NY Welcomes You
Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
Storm King Art Center
The NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce
Town of Fairfield
Trinity Cruises/ Go Peekskill
Visit New Haven
Even Hotel Norwalk
White Plains Crowne Plaza Hotel
There’s also special music performances from MTA Make Music Under New York:
- 11am to Noon – Luellen Abdoo, violinist
- Noon to 1:30pm – Gabriel Aldort- Galdort Gumbo, Pop keyboard and vocals
- 1:30pm to 3pm – Inti & the Moon, Latin fusion trio, guitars, and cajon
And a chance to win trips and other freebies, including –
Applebee’s -Dinner for 2 Gift Certificate
Centennial Golf Club – Weekday Golf Packages for 4
Empire City Casino – Dinner for 2
Lockwood-Matthews Mansion Museum -4 tickets for a 45 Minute Tour
Maritime Aquarium — Family 4-pack admission Tickets
New York Botanical Garden — 4 All-Garden Passes ($100 value)
Storm King Art Center – 1-Year Family Membership
Trinity Cruises/ Go Peekskill – 2 Gift Certificates for Sightseeing Cruise
Even Hotel Norwalk – Overnight Stay with Breakfast for 2
White Plains Crowne Plaza Hotel – Overnight Stay with Breakfast for 2
Hudson Valley Renegades – Family 4 Pack Game Tickets
What’s your favorite Staycation destination? Add a comment, below.