Aerial View-Mohonk

Perched on top of the Shawangunk Ridge, 90 miles north New York City, the elegant Mohonk Mountain House is an ideal weekend getaway any time of year. The Nature Conservancy named the Shawangunks, with their sandstone cliffs and copious rock-climbing…

Block Island sits out in the ocean between Montauk and Rhode Island, edged by soft sand beaches, sharp bluffs, and pebbled coves. Weathered shingle-style homes are tucked around the island and house the year-round population of 1,000. The refreshingly…

Wolffer Kitchen

Sag Harbor is different from the rest of Long Island’s East End. This former whaling village and deep-water harbor cherishes its maritime roots and keeps things low key and down-to-earth, relatively speaking. Its inviting Main Street is packed with…

Newport, Rhode Island is justifiably proud of its storied inheritance. The original colony was founded on principles of religious tolerance, so an embracing ethic and open-minded spirit are defining characteristics. In the 19th century, wealthy industrial families with names like Vanderbilt…

If you’re intrigued by eco-conscious travel, meet Hilton Head, a barrier island with a deep green soul. Initial development emphasized environmental awareness over making a buck, so slow-paced growth trumped rapid expansion. Visitors reap the benefits of this preservationist…

Wheatleigh

Whether you retreat to a Berkshires estate landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted or to a boutique inn on Shelter Island, the rooms at the following breathtaking destinations will quickly fill up with winter weary travelers—and you’ll want to be one of…

Whitewater Rafting on the Hudson

For a summer city break with a hint of yeehaw!—be it horseback riding through the Adirondacks, whitewater rafting down the Hudson River, or sailing on Seneca Lake—book one of these great hotel packages offering plenty of adventure and relaxation…

Burlington inn

After the winter we’ve had, we need no special occasion to get out of town other than to celebrate spring. These nine getaways under $200 are as beautiful as they are budget-friendly. Let nature—and nurturing innkeepers—rekindle the romance at…