Summer Style: Travel With the Workshop/APD Team

Summer’s winding down but there’s still plenty of time for one last getaway. Take a trip with the Workshop/APD team – our recommendations for local excursions, food, cultural outings and fun are below.

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Tyler Chavers, senior project manager, Interiors

Tyler Chavers, Senior Project Manager, Interiors: “For a great weekend trip upstate, head to Hyde Park, NY. I went recently and had the best time- I didn’t want to leave!”

 

STAY:  The Journey Inn – aquaint, homey B&B serving incredible breakfast

 

TO DO:

• Tour the Vanderbilt Mansion and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s home

• Head to a drive-in movie

 

TO EAT:

• 5-Star Indian at Cinnamon

• A modern, Hudson Valley Interpretation of Irish cuisine at Bia, Rhinebeck

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Andrew Kline, Design Director, Sr. Associate: “Let’s talk about Sullivan County in New York’s Catskills. There are so many cool, lesser-known towns along the Delaware River to explore!”

 

TO DO:

Nonneta and Friends Pottery Studio –  My friend and teacher runs this wonderful gift shop/gallery in Barryville

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If you can’t escape the heat – we’re talking Alaska, Iceland or Arcadia National Park, Maine – Product Designer Ruoxi Wang recommends a NYC staycation (or a quick overnight) that will truly transport you:

 

TO EAT:

• Take a tour of Asia with these authentic NYC restaurants – Uluh (China); Yakiniku Futago (Japan); Hao Noodle (China) Pinto Garden (Thailand), Laut (Malaysia)

 

TO DO:

• Head to a nearby cultural center like Dia:Beacon; The Parrish Art Museum; Clark Art Institute; Noguchi Museum; and Four Freedoms Park/ Roosevelt Island

• Pick fruit at its peak at Kelder’s Farm, Kerhonksen, NY