The Roundhouse | Beacon, NY
For an easy weekend getaway from New York City, hop on the Metro-North and head to Beacon.
A stay at the design-centric Roundhouse Hotel is perfect for the aesthetically focused couple looking for a place to rest in a town full of artisanal food, modern art and eclectic shopping.
The 1850 House | Rosendale, NY
Couples enthusiastic about history will love The 1850 House where photos of Rosendale from the early 20th century align the walls and a cozy reading nook includes cutouts from New York Times articles.
We recommend booking online as you'll be rewarded with a free bottle of champagne.
Castle on the Hudson | Tarrytown, NY
For your next fairy tale getaway, skip Disney (which is nowhere near NYC anyway) and head straight to Tarrytown. Here you'll be able to stay in a historically landmarked castle. Enjoy the royal treatment: the hotel offers goose-down comforters, five-star dining and a full service spa.
Inn at 400 West High | Charlottesville, VA
The train ride passes through just three states but what awaits at the end of the six-and-a-half-hour journey is a picturesque setting that feels worlds away from NYC. Nestled in the watchful shadows of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia’s Charlottesville is home to long sleepy country roads, idyllic farms, and delicious homemade breakfasts.
Trout Lake Club | Diamond Point, NY
Outdoorsy couples looking for a step up from camping should head to the cabins of the Trout Lake Club in the Southern Adirondacks. Enjoy the lake during the day, grab an ice cream cone before movie night and then huddle around the campfire as darkness descends.
The Deacon Timothy Pratt Bed and Breakfast | Old Saybrook, CT
This bed and breakfast is the perfect spot for a romantic retreat with fireplaces, jacuzzis (in the room) and an on call masseuse. Book a couple's specific package and you'll be rewarded with chocolate and champagne. The Connecticut seaside is beautiful too.
Inn Victoria | Chester, VT
Tucked away in Southern Vermont, the Inn Victoria is simply adorable with its decorative lamps, plush pillows, and tea kettles. Additionally, the inn is part of the Vermont Inn to Inn Walking Tour so it can be a launch point for a meandering adventure to 3 other inns throughout the Vermont countryside.
The Mirror Lake Inn & Spa | Lake Placid, NY
Perfectly perched near Mirror Lake, the Inn & Spa offers cozy nooks to curl up in with a book in the winter, and direct access to the lake for swimming and boating in the summer. Among all of the Adirondack options on this list, the Mirror Lake Inn & Spa offers the most pampering and luxury of them all.
Skytop Lodge | Poconos
Perched in the Poconos, a tad over two hours west of New York City, there is a place completely deserving of the label “hidden gem.” First opened in the late 1920s as a gentlemen’s golf club, Skytop Lodge is a National Trust Historic Hotel and 5,500-acre camp for couples and families alike.