Do you need a break from the hectic life of the city? You have options that aren’t too far away that will keep you in the style that you appreciate most. These are our four favorite luxury weekend getaways ideas from New York. Plan to take one or more of these getaways soon!
Mohonk Mountain House
Nestled in the Hudson Valley a mere 90 miles north of New York City sits Mohonk Mountain House. This stately resort is a National Historic Landmark with 40,000 acres of forest. In addition to its ideal setting, the Mohonk Mountain House is home to an award-winning spa. They also serve up impressive farm-to-table cuisine for your dining pleasure. Book the two-level Mountain View Suite for capital views of the entire valley.
This two-level tower suite is the ultimate Victorian castle experience. Relax on your private balcony overlooking the lush forests and farmlands of the Hudson Valley. This two-level suite is the perfect setting to host friends and family. The lower level features a formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace, full bathroom, and a plush queen sleeper sofa. A curved staircase leads to the king suite with a panoramic view of the Catskill Mountains. The luxurious master bathroom features a glass shower, soaking tub, and double vanity.
Awarded a 2017 Reader’s Choice Award by Condé Nast Traveler, Winvian Farm features 18 luxury cottages designed to indulge the senses and recharge its guests.
Far from the madding crowd, in the Litchfield Hills, lies a quiet getaway. Set on 113 acres and bordering extensive woods and lakes, Winvian Farm was created to recharge and indulge. A place like this is difficult to describe for it lacks nothing. Winvian Farm aspires to host you with no airs but graces, no extravagance or opulence, only warmth and treats. The 5-star cuisine, the wines, the Spa and the team are as unexpected as the experiences that one ultimately enjoys.
With a gorgeous spa and a world-class restaurant as well as plenty of activities to keep you relaxed as well as distracted, Winvian Farm is not far from the city, but a world away from all that causes stress.
The Sagamore Resort
If a golfing weekend appeals to you, nowhere will you find a more relaxing luxury golf weekend escape than The Sagamore Resort.
Discover a legendary island playground that has welcomed guests for over a century. Our AAA Four-Diamond resort offers celebrated dining, diverse lodging options, and year-round activities that embrace the splendor of the Adirondacks.
The Sagamore Resort is far more than just golf, though, you’ll also be happy to find a wide range of dining options, a full-service spa, and plenty of other activities to fill your time if you’d like. It’s also a great getaway year-round as the resort adapts to the weather to keep its guests happy.
During the cooler months, The Sagamore transforms into a winter wonderland with skiing, ice skating, and snowshoeing nearby along with exclusive events like our Glacier Ice Bar and holiday celebrations.
The Chautauqua Experience at the Athenaeum Hotel
A noted Chautauqua Institution, the Athenaeum Hotel is a three-season hotel that was established in 1881.
Throughout Chautauqua Institution’s summer season, Athenaeum Hotel guests are inspired by a variety of learning, recreational and entertainment programs that are all part of the unique Chautauqua experience. For 140 summers, people have come to Chautauqua’s 750-acre community to experience arts, education, concerts, lectures and lively discussions. The Chautauqua Institution gate pass, which is necessary for hotel guests, gives you access to most of the 35 other events that are offered each day. During the spring and fall months, the Athenaeum Hotel acts as a host to well-organized conferences, beautiful weddings, and special events. A Chautauqua Institution gate pass is not needed during these months.
Escaping your hectic life in the city can often prove to be beneficial in many ways. So, tell us, which of our suggestions appeals to you most? Back in the city when you need a distraction, take time to visit our answers to the question, What Are the Best Theatres in New York?