Summer is a popular season for a quick romantic getaway to a nearby inn, bed and breakfast, or a historic lodge. Whether you are looking for a lakeside retreat, a quiet farm, beautiful mansion or a stylish hotel, there are many excellent choices near New York City. Plan a relaxing trip and rejuvenate with spa treatments, great food, shopping and fun activities.
1.Lake George Boathouse Bed & Breakfast
© Lake George Boathouse Bed & Breakfast
This unique and elegant bed & breakfast is located directly on Lake George. Just moments away from Lake George Village, the Lake George Boathouse B&B has received multiple awards for its special position in the quiet lakeside town.
Accommodations include rooms and suites. All guest areas are equipped with air conditioning and high-speed Wi-Fi, and each morning visitors are treated to a delicious three-course breakfast in the B&B's Great Room. To stay busy, guests can explore the shops, restaurants, and beaches in Lake George Village and Bolton Landing. Guests can also take advantage of the spa, fitness center, 18-hole golf course, and indoor pool at the nearby Sagamore Hotel and Resort.
44 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing, NY 12814, Phone: 518-644-2554
2. Cromwell Manor Inn
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When visiting the Hudson Valley, visitors can't go wrong with an overnight or two spent in the historic Cormwell Manor Inn. The Inn offers twelve rooms and one suite spread throughout two buildings steeped in history, all with private baths.
The main building, the Manor House, is a brick mansion built in 1820, and the original home on the property, 1764 House, dates back to 1764.The grounds invite guests to sit and enjoy the gardens or catch a stunning sunset. In the winter, visitors often spend a few hours in front of one of seven fireplaces. Breakfast is a gourmet affair served fresh daily at a private table in the formal dining room. Read more
174 Angola Rd, Cornwall, NY 12518, Phone: 845-534-7136
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3.Mill House Inn
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Located in the historic village of East Hampton NY, the Mill House Inn offers guests the choice often rooms and suites. All rooms have a private bathroom and a variety of high end, boutique-style amenities. The inn has been praised not only for its style but also for its service. Personal vacation assistants are on hand to create a bespoke itinerary for guests' Hampton holiday.
Breakfast and snacks are of particular interest at the Mill House Inn, and their extensive menu promises a freshly made, gourmet breakfast every day. Entrees of note include lobster frittatas and crayfish and and ouille étouffe omelets. The inn also offers a self-serve snack bar stocked with house made treats.
31 North Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, Phone: 631-324-9766
4. White Fences Inn
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The White Fences Inn is located between Southampton and Bridgehampton and provides visitors with a choice of five newly renovated guest rooms. Unique in its modern touches, the White Fences Inn offers guests the opportunity to lounge by the pool, enjoy the beach, or explore the area's boutique shopping.
The innkeepers take special pride in their breakfast offerings, which are served in the modern dining room. Breakfast includes freshly brewed coffee and teas accompanied by fresh squeezed orange juice. The breakfast menu changes daily and may include favorites such as Yogurt Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries and Local Honey, Ricotta Cream with Berries and a Balsamic Reduction, or Asparagus Avocado Egg Sandwich. Read more
371 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976, Phone: 631-500-9013
5. A Butler's Manor
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Originally constructed in 1860, A Butler's Manor Bed and Breakfast is an elegant weekend getaway for couples. Southampton is the premier village in the Hamptons and is the perfect location from which to explore the area.
A Butler's Manor is located near the center of downtown and nearby beaches. Each of the five guest rooms has a private bathroom and is accessible by a front and back staircase. Guests are also invited to enjoy the large living room with its wood-burning fireplace. The grounds of the inn include an acre of landscaped gardens and a full-sized saltwater swimming pool. Read more
244 North Main St, Southampton, NY 11968, Phone: 631-283-8550
6.Whistlewood Farm Bed and Breakfast
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What better way to enjoy the country than to spend time on a working farm? Located in Rhinebeck, NY, Whistlewood Farm Bed and Breakfast is a working farm complete with horses, free-range chickens, cows, and adopted donkeys.
Guests may choose from seven rooms in the main Lodge and Carriage House, each with unique character. The inn is decorated in eclectic antique furnishings and features fireplaces, comfy sofas and chairs, and handmade quilts. Guests enjoy breakfast staples of coffee and tea, buttermilk pancakes, French toast, waffles, scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, fruit compote, bacon and sausage, and fresh muffins.
52 Pells Rd, Rhinebeck, NY 12572, Phone: 845-876-6838
7.Collective Governors Island (opening in May 2018)
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Governors Island, a tiny 172-acre spot of land not even 800 yards from Manhattan’s New York Harbor, has seen many different uses and many different residents. It started as a Native American fishing camp, and during Civil War it became a prison for Confederate prisoners and later was the US Coast Guard Headquarters. The new “glamping” retreat that is being developed on a piece of undeveloped land will attract some very different guests. On its grassy hills, with beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline, the developers are busy erecting luxury tents as one of the Collective Retreats that are popping up all over the country. It is envisioned as a seasonal retreat and a quick staycation destination for New Yorkers that is easily accessible by a 5-minute ferry. The guests will certainly not have to rough it, as the tents will have all the amenities of a luxury hotel, such as hot showers, coffeemakers, king-sized beds, and chandeliers. The retreat will also have a large indoor-outdoor “lodge tent”, which can be used for weddings and other festivities. A restaurant, food trucks, a bar, and a yoga pavilion are also in the making.
Governors Island, NY 10004, Phone: 970-445-2033
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8.Edward Harris House
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In a historic residential area in Rochester, NY sits the intimately sized Edward Harris House Bed and Breakfast Inn. Built in 1896, this Inn offers guests four rooms from which to choose. Each room is uniquely decorated in period antiques and comes with its own private bath. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, seasonal fresh flowers, bottled water, welcome chocolates, and guest robes.
The Edward Harris House is a one block away from Rochester shops, cafes, fine dining, and galleries. Breakfast is freshly made daily with herbs picked from an onsite garden and includes homemade entrees, fresh farm eggs, fresh baked breads, muffins, yogurt, jams, and fruit.
35 Argyle St, Rochester, NY 14607, Phone: 585-473-9752
9.Beds On Clouds
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Located in the Catskills Mountains in the historic town of Windham, NY, Beds on Clouds is a bed and breakfast dedicated to guests' complete relaxation. All five guest rooms and two studio suites feature hand painted clouds on the bedroom ceiling. Each room also includes a feather bed, TV, and Wi-Fi.
The inn is located on a 1/2 acre of gardens to enjoy, and other activities in the area include hiking, skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, apple picking, bike rentals, golfing, and horseback riding. Guests can take advantage of a homemade breakfast in the dining room or on the wraparound porch. The menu includes buttermilk pancakes, fresh fruit, and French omelets.
5320 Main St, Windham, NY 12496, Phone: 518-734-4692
10.The Inn at Silver Maple Farm
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The Inn at Silver Maple Farm is a spacious country inn located in the Berkshire Foothills in upper New York State. Though the inn features classic Shaker influences such as large handmade beams, cathedral ceilings, and lots of light, it is not short on modern amenities.
Each of the inn's eleven guest rooms has its own private bath, individual climate control, cable TV, high-quality toiletries, and wireless internet. Some rooms even have fireplaces and large soaker tubs. A hearty vegetarian country breakfast is served each morning in the dining room and library.
1871 State Route 295, East Chatham, NY 12060, Phone: 518-781-3600
11.The Inn at Bedford Post
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If you are looking for a romantic, spiritual retreat, stay at the eight-room Inn at Bedford Post wich offers luxurious accommodations, most with a romantic fireplace and Frette linens. The inn is home to the Yoga Loft, housed in an old restored barn on an historic 1860'sproperty, surrounded by 15 acres of beautiful, lush landscape. The studio's serene atmosphere is created bya vaulted ceiling, old wood beams, wood floors and tall wall-to-wall windows. Bright and open, the studio offers a range of yoga classes such as Hatha, Vinyasa, Anusara, Kundalini and Iyengar. There are also frequent workshops, guest speakers, private sessions, private yoga parties, trainings, immersions and much more. The studio has a team of experienced instructors passionate about what they do.
954 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, Phone: 914-234-7800
© Albrego Allegria
Albrego Allegria means "inn of happiness" in Italian. At the Albrego Allegria in Windham, New York, the innkeepers strive to provide guests with a happy and relaxing experience. The inn has twenty-one guest rooms, each with a private bath, flat-screen television, and telephone.
The property also includes a separate carriage house and cottage for larger groups. Guests staying at the main house will enjoy amenities such as a guest pantry with complimentary beverages and snacks, a lounge with a large fireplace and board games, wireless internet, and of course, a hearty breakfast each morning. Restaurants, museums, and opportunities for shopping, hiking, and bird watching can all be found nearby.
43 State Route 296, Windham, NY 12496, Phone: 518-734-5560
13.Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast
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Located in New York's southern Adirondack Mountains, the Lamplight Inn B&B is a charming inn with thirteen unique guest rooms. The inn is spread across two buildings: the 1890 Victorian building and the Carriage House. True to its name, the 1890 Victorian building was constructed more than 100 years ago.
It features a wood-burning fireplace, a large great room, and an elegant wraparound porch. With five guest rooms and suites, the Carriage House is the smaller of the two buildings. Guests at the inn enjoy walking around Lake Luzerne, visiting the nearby Saratoga Racetrack, and hiking along the 100 miles of trails that are close to the property.
231 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846, Phone: 518-696-5294
14.Alpine Homestead Bed & Breakfast
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The Alpine Homestead Bed & Breakfast is situated high in the Adirondack Mountains. Each of its four beautifully decorated rooms come with a private bathroom, thick robes and towels, and other special amenities. Open year-round, the inn is close to some of upstate New York's most popular destinations, andthe Adirondack Museum, Gore Mountain Ski Area, Schroon Lake, and the town of Saratoga are all minutes from the Alpine Homestead B&B.
The inn also has indoor and outdoor spaces for special events. With its prime location, the Alpine B&B is the ideal venue for an intimate wedding, a family reunion, a corporate gathering, or a birthday party.
1314 County Route 29, Olmstedville, NY 12857, Phone: 518-251-4697
15.Point Au Roche Lodge
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Point Au Roche Lodge features eight guest bedrooms that come with private bathrooms, high-end amenities, and decks that offer stunning views of the Vermont Mountains. Some of the rooms come with special extras such as a Jacuzzi or a fireplace. Wi-Fi access, a full, hot breakfast, and fresh coffee and herbal tea are included in every guest reservation.
To stay entertained, guests can visit the restaurants in town, head to Point Au Roche State Park, try rappelling or rafting at the Ausable Chasm, or go fishing at Lake Champlain. The area is also popular with cycling enthusiasts because of its miles of bike trails.
463 Point Au Roche Road, Plattsburg, NY 12901, Phone: 518-563-8714
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16.Barcelona Lakeside Bed & Breakfast
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The Barcelona Lakeside Bed & Breakfast houses four elegant guestrooms that vary in size and amenities. Two of the rooms offer stunning views of Lake Erie and the Barcelona Harbor, while the other rooms look out to the peaceful vineyards that surround the property.
Thanks to its beautiful location, Barcelona Lakeside is an ideal location for a wedding ceremony, a honeymoon, or a romantic weekend getaway. Activities and attractions in the area include a handful of wineries, areas for kayaking, cycling, and hiking, and several museums and opera houses. Barcelona Lakeside B&B is open to guests year-round.
8223 E Lake Road, Westfield, NY 14787, Phone: 716-326-3756
17.Saratoga Farmstead Bed & Breakfast
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Known for being Saratoga's only green B&B, Saratoga Farmstead prides itself on creating great experiences for guests while protecting the environment. The B&B sits on 10 acres of peaceful hills outside of central Saratoga Springs. Each of the inn's eight themed bedrooms are decorated with beautiful rustic furniture and fitted with high-end amenities, including Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and luxurious toiletries.
Guests can stay busy by visiting the Saratoga Race Course, catching a show at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, relaxing at Lake George, or shopping in the city center. Yaddo Gardens and Saratoga National Historic Park are also close by.
41 Locust Grove Road, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Phone: 518-587-2074
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© Spencer Hotel
The Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit community on Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State where approximately 7,500 persons are in residence on any day during a nine-week season to learn and explore. The Spencer Hotel is in the heart of the Chautauqua Institution and provides guests with the opportunity to experience a uniquely literary themed hotel.
All rooms are dedicated to authors, and local artists decorated each guestroom to honor the lives and works of the author. The rooms include a select library of the author's work. The Spencer Hotel also offers common areas for playing a board game, curling up with a good book, or engaging in conversation.
25 Palestine Ave, Chautauqua, NY 14722, Phone: 800-398-1306
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19.Alynn's Butterfly Inn
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This unique butterfly-themed inn is located high in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake George. Each of the five guest rooms feature free Wi-Fi, televisions, and spacious private bathrooms, whilesome of the guest accommodations have Jacuzzi tubs and electric fireplaces.
A reservation at the hotel includes a large hot breakfast and fresh homemade treats served throughout the day. The 176 acres that surround the property are available to guests for horseback riding tours, hikes, and nature walks. Other local attractions include Lake George, Great Escape Amusement Park, and more.
69 State Route 28, Warrensburg, NY 12885, Phone: 518-623-9390
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20.Bellinger Rose Bed & Breakfast
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Nestled in picturesque Mohawk Valley, the Bellinger Rose Bed and Breakfast is geared toward business and leisure travelers. The inn features four rose-themed guest rooms, and visitors enjoy private bathrooms in each room, an onsite spa, plush terry robes, high-end toiletries, air conditioning, and a DVD player.
Nearby attractions include the Farmer's Museum, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Herkimer Diamond Mines, and New York's Erie Canal. The Adirondack Mountains are also within driving distance of the Bellinger Rose B&B.
611 W. German Street, Herkimer, NY 13350, Phone: 315-867-2197
21.Hickory Grove Motor Inn
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Located directly on Ostego Lake, this family-friend inn is the perfect getaway for budget-conscious guests. Amenities at the property include free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms for each room, a free continental breakfast, fresh-brewed coffee, and access to barbecue grills and picnic tables.
Guests can stay busy by using the inn's free paddleboats, going fishing, or enjoying a picnic on the banks of the river. A handful of fine restaurants and several golf courses are located nearby as well. Hickory Grove Motor Inn is open from April to September each year.
6854 State Route 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326, Phone: 877-547-9874
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22.A Wicher Garden Bed & Breakfast
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Each of the four guestrooms at the Wicher Garden Bed and Breakfast has been uniquely decorated and comes equipped with top-of-the-line amenities. The rooms include a king- or queen-sized bed and a private bath. This inn located in Finger Lakes Region of New York is designed to maximize guests' relaxation time.
A four-course country breakfast is served daily, and guests are encouraged to enjoy the extensive gardens and relax in the home's hammocks. Information on the area is provided so guests wishing to visit the numerous parks and trails in the area can get personalized information.
5831 Dunning Avenue Rd, Auburn, NY 13021, Phone: 315-252-1187
23.The Savannah House Inn
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The Savannah House is a charming Southern inn located on Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York. The inn offers nine guest rooms and four individual cottages, all decorated in the Southern style. Room amenities include private baths, queen-sized beds, cable television, and wireless internet.
The property is made up of 26 acres and includes hiking trails, horseback riding, picnic areas, and access to Seneca Lake. The Savannah House also overlooks the Wiemer Vineyards and is close to the Finger Lakes Wine and Beer Trails. The inn even offers guests a card good for discounts and free samples at many local wineries. Read more
3927 State Rd 14, Himrod, NY 14842, Phone: 607-243-7787
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24.Chalet of Canandaigua
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In the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York is the three-bedroom bed and breakfast the Chalet of Canandaigua. The private location of this inn promises a peaceful retreat and intimate and luxurious accommodation. Each of the three suites comes with a private bath, full walk-in shower, soaking tub, king-sized bed, and fireplace.
This inn even offers of hot air balloon rides launched from the Chalet, and the innkeepers are also happy to arrange for in-room treats such as chocolates and flowers, catered dinners or picnic lunches, massages, and personalized tours of the local vineyards.
3770 State Route 21 South, Canandaigua, NY 14424, Phone: 585-394-9080
23 Perfect Summer Getaways from NYC
- Lake George Boathouse Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Lake George Boathouse Bed & Breakfast
- Cromwell Manor Inn, Photo: Cromwell Manor Inn
- Mill House Inn, Photo: Mill House Inn
- White Fences Inn, Photo: White Fences Inn
- A Butler's Manor, Photo: A Butler's Manor
- Whistlewood Farm Bed and Breakfast, Photo: Whistlewood Farm Bed and Breakfast
- Collective Governors Island (opening in May 2018), Photo: Collective Governors Island
- Edward Harris House, Photo: Edward Harris House
- Beds On Clouds, Photo: Beds On Clouds
- The Inn at Silver Maple Farm, Photo: The Inn at Silver Maple Farm
- The Inn at Bedford Post, Photo: The Inn at Bedford Post
- Albrego Allegria, Photo: Albrego Allegria
- Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Lamplight Inn Bed & Breakfast
- Alpine Homestead Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Alpine Homestead Bed & Breakfast
- Point Au Roche Lodge, Photo: Point Au Roche Lodge
- Barcelona Lakeside Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Barcelona Lakeside Bed & Breakfast
- Saratoga Farmstead Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Saratoga Farmstead Bed & Breakfast
- Spencer Hotel, Photo: Spencer Hotel
- Alynn's Butterfly Inn, Photo: Alynn's Butterfly Inn
- Bellinger Rose Bed & Breakfast, Photo: Bellinger Rose Bed & Breakfast
- Hickory Grove Motor Inn, Photo: Hickory Grove Motor Inn
- A Wicher Garden Bed & Breakfast, Photo: A Wicher Garden Bed & Breakfast
- The Savannah House Inn, Photo: The Savannah House Inn
- Chalet of Canandaigua, Photo: Chalet of Canandaigua
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