This magical riverfront cabin is an oasis of tranquility and mid-century modern design, situated on the banks of the Ten Mile River. Spend summer days cooling off in the river, then move to the streamside dining table for al fresco dinners. At night, a fire pit on the deck is the perfect spot to get cozy – or gather round the fire pit in the front for an expansive view of the stars. The centerpiece of the outdoor oasis is the creekside wood burning hot tub, giving off serious "spa in the forest" vibes. Load it up on your arrival to get the water warming, then spend the day alternating between creek dips and hot tub sessions. This sweet getaway sleeps six guests, with games and books for kiddos – and dogs – so bring the whole family! For easy drinks and dinners, location is walkable to Blue Fox Tavern; and just a few minutes into the town of Narrowsburg, with its great shopping, farm-to-table restaurants, river activities, and more. Check the Escape Brooklyn Guide to Narrowsburg for more information on the area.
100 miles from NYC, midcentury beach getaway Goldie Point is wonderful year-round, but would like you to know about "Secret September" and "Summer’s Not Over October." Currently it's September, the weather is still hot, the water is warm, and the masses of tourists are totally gone. A few months later, experience what the owners call “Wes Anderson Winter,” where the season and stillness create the perfect environment for recovery and wellness at the beach — in total solitude.
Less than 100 miles from NYC, find the magical Moody Pond House: a brand new, modern home tucked away on 18.5 acres in the impossibility picturesque Warren, Connecticut. Named after the gorgeous pond on the property, the popular rental home offers a cushy, private retreat year-round.
120 miles from NYC, laid-back getaway Callicoon Hills is a century-old gem nestled in the valley of the Catskill Mountains. This modern retreat, envisioned by design team Post Company (formerly known as Studio Tack), offers an updated take on the resort culture that one defined this region of the Borscht Belt — a throwback to its Dirty Dancing days.
In Hunter, New York, Killercat Mountainhouse is a great group spot sleeping up to 10 guests. This Catskills vacation rental delivers the delightfully unexpected, from Parisian-chic décor and animal prints, to kid-friendly game room with vintage arcade games and ping pong. Plan a wellness morning with yoga on the deck followed by a sauna session, then bask in the warm weather as you enjoy sunsets from the hot tub and stargaze by the fire pit. For an even more premium experience, take advantage of their on-call spa services and get an outdoor (or indoor) massage on the oversize deck.
Offering two bedrooms, this design-forward home shares one bathroom, a kitchen, and a living room/dining room area stocked with fun board games. Enjoy meals at the long dining table, or head outside for al fresco dining in the fresh Catskill Mountain air.
This sunny vacation rental in Hudson, NY offers charm of its original 1800’s schoolhouse, tastefully updated with modern amenities. The sun-filled vacation rental is the perfect spot to take in the season whose views and hilltop location, surrounded by tall trees, gives us serious treehouse vibes. In summer, gather and dine outside to one of multiple decks (including the rooftop) for al fresco dining. In winter, light up the wood stove and have a cozy dinner in the sunroom, surrounded by snowy treetops. Should you ever want to leave, it's 15 minutes into the bustling town of Hudson, NY, and less than 10 to iconic outdoor sculpture museum Art Omi,where guests can peruse the expansive grounds on bicycle. While you're in Hudson, stock up on goodies for the house at grocer Talbott & Arding, and grab some natural wine at Grapefruit Wines. Check out the Escape Brooklyn Guide to Hudson, NY our complete list of recommendations, including our favorite restaurants, shopping, and exploring in this magical part of the Hudson Valley.
On eight private acres in the heart of the Catskills, Airbnb in Margaretville, NY Nestled in the Pines gives us all the jungalow vibes, offering gorgeous views of the forest, a giant soaking tub, and plus plentiful space to spread out to spend time with loved ones. In addition to the main house which accommodates four guests, a small cabin is also available for two and can be used upon request. Inside, you can relax by the fire, listen to records, play board games or go upstairs to the movie theater loft. Outside, venture onto the deck, complete with lounge chairs and a grill and then wander down into the yard to the fire pit for s’mores and star gazing.
Spring has officially sprung, and we’re so ready to refresh and renew after a long, dark winter. To help our readers plan a much-deserved recharge, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite wellness and spa getaways in Upstate New York.
Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of North Hudson, NY, the magical Elk Lake Lodge is a perfect destination for those seeking adventure, privacy, and Adirondack wilderness immersion. Located at the end of a five mile dirt road, inside the 12,000 acre Elk Lake Clear Pond Preserve, ...