http://www.visitvortex.com If you like antique shops, privately-owned bars and restaurants with a unique small town atmosphere, horse shows, festivals and family-filled neighborhoods, you’ll love Saugerties. Bring your appetite to the annual Garlic Festival held at Cantine Memorial Field every September, where everything is garlicked-up, from pickles to French fries to funnel cake. Experience the annual Mum Festival at Seamon’s Park in early October where the landscape is a myriad of beautiful Autumn colors. Head to Partition Street for a a stroll through this picture-perfect upstate town. Saddle up at HITS, the town’s equestrian center and most notable attraction for horse-loving city folk heading upstate for a relaxing summer getaway. Saugerties is a stop you don’t want to miss on your journey through the historic Hudson Valley.