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.
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, ...
In Parksville, New York, the sun-drenched Willowemoc Hideaway is a fresh take on Catskills cabin with modern amenities, thanks to its recent complete renovation. Sleeping six guests in three comfy bedrooms, this upscale gem is the ideal spot for a family or group, boasting over 3 acres of land, a wraparound deck, fire pit, and a sweet little sunroom that's perfect for your morning coffee or afternoon yoga session. Outside, spend your day in the hammock, exploring Willowemoc State Forest's 40 miles of trails, or try your luck at fly fishing. Loads of cute shops, cafes and breweries in nearby Livingston Manor and Roscoe are just minutes away. High on our list: shopping at Long Weekend, Life Repurposed and Taylor + Ace; stock up on wine at Upstream Wines & Sprits; and the many trails around Frick Pond and the Delaware Wild Forest.
In Raquette Lake, New York, the iconic Great Camp Sagamore offers an immersive, all-inclusive retreat for those looking to fully unplug in nature. Currently in its 126th year, this fascinating National Historic Landmark from America’s Gilded Age was once a private getaway for the wealthy and famous — including the Durants, Vanderbilts, Emersons and more.
100 miles from NYC, this super-stylish Airbnb in Hurleyville, NY is full of delightful surprises and thoughtful touches. There’s much to explore in this home, like an entire wing of the home hidden behind swinging doors, cleverly disguised as a wall. In the living room, floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the woods gives guests the sensation of treehouse living; while an entire wall of mirrors in one of the bedrooms makes for a captivating bedroom experience. Finally, down the stairs into a fully finished basement, a second living room has a wood stove, plus a bar tucked into a nook, offering speakeasy vibes.