17 Fall Getaway Packages Near NYC

Finger Lakes Air Balloon Ride

Ever been smack in the middle of planning the day’s itinerary and felt you needed a vacation from your vacation? These top notch hotels have taken the planning out of your hands and created programs at varying price points—offering biking, ziplining, hot air ballooning, hiking, museum and vineyard hopping, sailing, massaging, and many more -ings—to keep every member of your party happy, well-fed, and most importantly, relaxed.

Here are 17 great fall getaways near NYC:

NEW YORK

Springdale Farm Bed and Breakfast | Rochester
Package:
“Wine Trail Tour de Force”
Perks: For the foodies out there in need of some R&R, Springdale Farm B&B is the place to be. After waking up to an organic, gourmet breakfast prepared in-house, a town car will take you on a scenic drive around Canandaigua Lake to six of the area’s best vineyards.
Price:
From $650 for double occupancy for two nights.
How to get there: Take Amtrak Empire Service line to Rochester. Take a waiting taxi the remaining 20-minute ride.

Black Sheep Inn | Finger Lakes Harmony Hill Retreat
Package:
“The Sky’s the Limit”
Perks:
Start the day with a delicious organic breakfast, see the Finger Lakes from a private hot air balloon, and return to solid land where a wine tasting will be waiting. On day two, the Black Sheep Inn will send you off to explore the region with tickets to the Curtiss Museum and a cooler packed with local goodies, like meats, cheeses, breads, and dips.
Price:
From $570/pp for a two night stay through October
How to get there:
Consult oM’s guide to renting a hybrid car in Manhattan.

Harmony Hill Retreat | Catskills
Package:
“Horsin’ Around – riding the range Catskill style”
Perks: For those willing to eschew traditional lodging for a memorable experience, settle into your tree house yurt or mountain chalet atop the Harmony Hill Retreat. Enjoy spectacular views of the Catksills mountain range from atop a saddle on a two hour relaxed guided trail ride with Broken Spoke Stables. Pause for a prepared picnic lunch, giddyup then return to your cozy accommodations and a campfire or cookout on the BBQ grill.
Price: $490 for 2 nights lodging on the weekend; 2 hr. trail ride, picnic lunch (for one person deduct $100)
How to get there: Check the Adriondack Trailways bus schedule from NYC to Delhi, NY and let Harmony Hill know you need shuttle arrangements in advance. Consult oM’s guide to renting a hybrid car in Manhattan.

Hotel Le Jolie | Brooklyn
Package: “Brooklyn Brewery Package”
Perks:
That much needed escape is just a subway ride away. This chic Euro-styled property provides you with complimentary breakfast and two tokens for a 12-ounce beer on tap at nearby Brooklyn Brewery.
Price: From $194/night. Valid only Saturday and Sunday nights.
How to get there:
Take the L to Lorimer

CONNECTICUT

Inn at Kent FallsThe Inn at Kent Falls | Kent
Package:
“Yoga and Pilates Retreat”
Perks: Get out of town from November 2-4, and de-stress at this 18th century inn located in the heart of beautiful Litchfield County. In between six yoga and pilates sessions, explore the area’s many outdoor attractions like the Housatonic River, Lake Waramaug, and The Appalachian trail. Breakfast and lunch, and luxurious rooms with fireplaces and private baths are included in the package.
Price: $735
How to get there: Take Metro-North to Bethel. From there take a taxi or consult oM’s guide to renting hybrids in NY.

WASHINGTON D.C.

hotel georgeGeorgetown Suites
Package:
“Staying Power Package”
Perks:
Discover the other side to Washington D.C., quaint, historic Georgetown, for a fraction of the cost. Receive free breakfast, wifi, and 20% off per night when staying at least three nights at Georgetown Suites. With a three day stay, you’ll have plenty of time to grab a sweet treat at Georgetown Cupcake and sit in for tea service at nearby Ching Ching Cha.
Price:
From $135/night
How to get there:
Consult oM’s Manhattan to Washington D.C. public transportation advisor.

Hotel George
Package:
“Exploration DC with the Family”
Perks:
For the family who wants to walk every inch of the Capitol, Hotel George is here to help. Book the Exploration DC package and you’ll receive four all day Metro passes, and your choice of two adult and two child tickets to the Newseum, Spy Museum or Madame Tussaud’s. Other perks include City Guides, Kids Quest Maps, Kimpton Kids packs, apples, cookies and water.
Price: From $448/night
How to get there:
Consult oM’s Manhattan to Washington D.C. public transportation advisor

PHILADELPHIA

15988_10151873822864050_2079291729_nCrowne Plaza Philadelphia West
Package:
“Scares and Skulls”
Perks:
Crowne Plaza places you in the heart of Philly and prepares you for a day of scenery and substance, with an abundance of tickets to a collection of Philly’s most popular sites, including the Eastern State Penitentiary, Mutter Museum, Laurel Hill Cemetery and the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Breakfast for two at Avenue Grill is also part of the deal.
Price: From $134/weekday night
How to get there:
Take Amtrak Northeast Regional line to Philadelphia- 30th Street Station. Consult oM’s public transit guide to Philly.

The Rittenhouse Hotel
Package:
“Remarkable Rittenhouse”
Perks:
For an abode that is a vacation in and of itself, The Rittenhouse Hotel delivers. A $100 food and beverage voucher for the property’s three eateries, including The Mary Cassatt Tearoom, and complimentary use of the hotel’s sauna, health club, steam room and pool will make for a relaxing, rejuvenating stay. Other perks include gifts for kids and 20% discounted tickets to the Philadelphia Zoo, Adventure Aquarium, and Please Touch Museum.
Price: From $499/night.
How to get there:
Take Amtrak Northeast Regional line to Philadelphia- 30th Street Station. Consult oM’s public transit guide to Philly.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Hampton Inn Littleton
Ziplining through New HampshirePackage: “
Bretton Woods New Hampshire Zip Line Package”
Perks:
For some high-flying fun at a low price, Hampton Inn Littleton’s Bretton Woods zip line package is miles above the competition. Bring a companion and enjoy an overnight stay, hot breakfast and two tickets to see the most scenic views of Mount Washington from the Bretton Woods Canopy Zip Line, courtesy of Bretton Woods Resort. Relax in the indoor heated salt water pool post-zip.
Price:
From $339/night
How to get there:
Take Amtrak Northeast Regional to Boston- South Street Station. Transfer to the Amtrak 8334 bus that will take you to Littleton.

VERMONT

Grunberg Haus | Waterbury
Package: “Green Mountain Getaway”
Perks:
Grunberg Haus is offering a taste of the best of Vermont, including handmade Lake Champlain Chocolates, local wine, of pound of Green Mountain coffee beans, a tour of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory, and a fulfilling breakfast.
Price:
From $225-$425, depending on the room/season
How to get there:
Take the Amtrak Vermonter to Springfield, MA. Transfer to the Amtrak 3554 bus that will take you to Waterbury-Stowe.

down the road from grunberg hausInn to Inn
Package: “No-car-required Self-Guided Inn to Inn”
Perks:
No car? No problem. Bruce, a local naturalist and friend of Inn to Inn, will pick you up at the train station or airport and chauffeur you to your hotel and then on to trek Vermont’s trails. The Inn to Inn package provides hikers with the freedom to trail-blaze and stay the night wherever they please. Marvel at the fall foliage visible along the Robert Frost Trail, and stay at one of the area’s corresponding inns.
Price:
Varies
How to get there:
Take the Amtrak Northeast Regional Line to Rutland. Catch a taxi for the remaining 20 minute ride.

 

Essex Resort & Spa | Essex Junction
Package:
“Escape to the Resort”
Perks:
Taking in picturesque views of the Green Mountains and the rippling beauty of Lake Champlain is always a good idea in the fall. Essex Resort & Spa provides resort accommodations, a three course gourmet meal for two, tickets to the Essex Cinema, so that paying attention to a movie at Essex Cinema (also complimentary) is all you need worry about.
Price:
From $328/night, including taxes and resort fees
How to get there:
Take the Amtrak Northeast Regional line to Essex Junction.

BOSTON

Liberty Hotel Biking in Boston
Package:
“Urban AdvenTours Bike Package”
Perks:
When the T is too much work and walking is a bit of a bore, the Urban AdvenTours Bike Package comes through and allows visitors a bicyclist’s view of Boston. Included in your stay at Liberty Hotel, enjoy complimentary water bottles, de-stressing digs, and two city bike tours of places like the Italian North End, historic Beacon Hill, Fenway Park, and Back Bay. Price: From $609/night
How to get there:
Take Amtrak or Megabus to Boston South Street Station.

Hotel Commonwealth
Package:
“Fenway Family Fun”
Perks:
Sox fans and baseball enthusiasts alike will be hooked on the Fenway Family Fun package available at Hotel Commonwealth. Four tickets to a behind-the-scenes tour of Fenway Park and a Fenway room overlooking the stadium will keep you abreast of the hard-hitting action on the field and off.
Price:
Starting at $319.
How to get there:
Take Amtrak or Megabus to Boston South Street Station.

RHODE ISLAND

Inn at Block IslandThe Inn at Block Island
Package:
“Indian Summer” Special
Perks:
No one likes to say farewell to summer. The Inn at Block Island wants you and a guest to fight off fall with a two night stay, two free ferry tickets, complimentary food and wine, and two towels and beach chairs to soak in the last of the summer sun.
Price:
From $278-$478/two nights, Sunday-Thursday until October 8
How to get there:
Take the Hampton Jitney to Montauk. Take the Viking Fleet Ferry to Block Island.

The Bellevue House | Block Island
Package:
3rd Annual Block Island Yoga Retreat Perks: Block Island’s pristine natural environment is an ideal retreat for yogis. This October 4-6, head to the island for this great deal, featuring two nights of accommodations, daily breakfast, welcome reception, three 90-minute morning and evening yoga classes with Kripalu-trained instructors, a bicycle to use during your stay, one round trip Pt. Judith ferry ticket (and a free drink on board), complimentary Nature Conservancy maps of Block Island trails, and free sweatshirts.
Price: From $329/shared bath or $429/private bath
How to get there:
Take the Hampton Jitney to Montauk. Take 66 Bus towards 66 CCRI / URI, which drops you right off at the Ferry Terminal where the Pt. Judith Ferry departs. Photos: indykethdy, Harmony Hill Retreat, Inn at Kent Falls, stereogab, Mural Arts Program, NY Ziplining Company, Urban Adventours, Forty 1 North, Grunberg Haus

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Comment(4)

  • Somerhyme
    August 26, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    Gosh, those hotel prices are high! Can you list more moderately priced alternatives?

  • Ramona
    August 26, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Great post, thanks!
    One of our favorite Connecticut
    hotels
    is Spa at Norwich Inn. It’s really nice and immersed in
    great scenery.

  • Mine
    September 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    any cheap accommodations for single backpacker?

  • Lauren Matison
    October 14, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Our guide to camping has some cheap cabin options around Lake George and Lake Placid. Graham & Co in Phoenicia is great and has single room rates for $99. Let oM know if you have somewhere specific in mind. Happy travels.

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