Where are the best places to escape for a weekend off the grid? We’ve got your list right here — check out the 7 best weekend getaways in New York! Not looking for a relaxing weekend away? How about exploring NYC a bit then?
Escape for the weekend at Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Mountain House is a family-owned and operated resort since it was founded in 1869. It is a National Historic Landmark that has welcomed famous and prominent guests, including five U.S. presidents, Chester A. Arthur, Rutherford B. Hayes, William Howard Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Jefferson Clinton. Today, it remains a favorite place to getaway because of its natural beauty and world class amenities.
Experience the iconic Otesaga Resort Hotel
Located in Cooperstown, the Otesaga is an iconic hotel established by the prominent Clark family in 1909. This historic resort has received numerous awards and accolades including AAA’s Four Diamond Award. It features world class amenites including a premier golf course and an award wining spa.
Relax and unwind at the Graham & Co.
Just less than three hours from the “Big Apple”, the Graham & Co. is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Found in the Catskills at the foot of Hunter Mountain, this 20 room hotel offers activities all throughout the year. Whether it’s swimming in the pool or lounging in one of the hammocks, guests will surely have a relaxing stay.
Stay at the historic Bear Mountain Inn
Bear Mountain Inn has been welcoming guests since it was built in 1915. This historic resort offers breathtaking views of the Hessian Lake and the Hudson Valley. It features three dining options, a spa and a gift shop.
Spend a relaxing weekend at Barlow Hotel
Found in the heart of Hudson, the Barlow is situated in an Art Deco building built in the 1800s. This hotel has been voted as the “Best Lodging in Columbia County” by the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce in 2014 and 2015. Although the hotel does not have a restaurant nor a bar, it offers guests discounts to the city’s best restaurants, shops and galleries as part of the “Barlow Privileges” program.
Chill out at the Surf Lodge
Built in 1967, the Surf Lodge has become a favorite destination of travelers from near and far. This chic boutique hotel in Montauk offers great views of Fort Pond. Its features a seasonal restaurant headed by internationally acclaimed Australian Chef Chris Rendell.
Taste award winning wines at Shinn Estate Vineyards and Farmhouse
The Farmhouse Inn is located in an 1880 homestead surrounded by beautiful vineyards and a famous winery. Shinn Estate Vineyards has received numerous awards and accolades both for their wines and the Inn. Guests can take the vineyard and barrel cellar tour, and sample their award winning wines.