Whether you are craving a trip to the mountains, a few days on a lake, or a romantic weekend on a quiet country estate, there are many amazing options in New York. Head to the Adirondacks if you love fresh mountain air, visit the Hudson Valley to hike through beautiful forests, explore the Finger Lakes wine country, or check into a stylish inn in the Hamptons, NY to relax in the sun. Scroll to see the full list with photos or jump to the table of contents.


Inns of Aurora

Inns of Aurora

Tucked away on the shores of Lake Cayuga, the historic Village of Aurora is a wonderful choice for an unforgettable romantic getaway. The village is a designated National Historic District where you will find 5 perfect inns from which to choose. The flagship property is the elegant Aurora Inn, which was built in 1833. It offers an excellent blend of charm and luxury. The other inns include E.B. Morgan House (1858), Rowland House (1903), Zabriskie House (1904) and Wallcourt Hall (1909). All five inns offer the perfect ambiance for a romantic getaway and all offer access to Inns of Aurora Resort & Spa, several bars and eateries, winery tours and wonderful outdoor experiences.

Inns of Aurora, 391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026, Phone: 315 364 8888

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Glenmere Mansion, Chester

Glenmere Mansion, Chester

Glenmere Mansion, a member of Relais & Chateaux, is situated on a 150-acre estate with Glenmere Lake views, giving you the opportunity to explore the land with romantic strolls or relax at the full-service spa. The adults-only retreat was built in 1911 for industrialist Robert Goelet and is about one hour by car from New York City. You can spend a relaxing afternoon at The Spa at Glenmere Mansion and dine at one of the restaurants on site.

634 Pine Hill Rd, Chester, NY 10918, 845-469-1900

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The Maidstone, East Hampton

The Maidstone, East Hampton

The Maidstone showcases its Scandinavian heritage creating an eclectic space for couples to discover and enjoy. There are a total of three cottages and 16 rooms, each of which was individually designed with inspiration from a Scandinavian celebrity. You get to enjoy complimentary yoga, beach parking, Kronan bikes, a concierge, a spa, a library, and there is even a place for well-behaved pets. Every morning, you are welcome to have breakfast from the continental Scandinavian buffet with the option of adding items from the menu.

207 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631-324-5006

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1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

1000 Islands Harbor Hotel is one of Upstate New York's few AAA Four-Diamond luxury resorts, located in the charming city of Clayton along the banks of the picturesque St. Lawrence River. The hotel, which provides convenient walking access to area attractions such as the Clayton Opera House, the Antique Boat Museum, and Boldt and Singer Castles, features spacious guest rooms and suites. More ideas: Beaches Near NYC

200 Riverside Dr, Clayton, NY 13624, Phone: 315-686-1100, Video

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Mount Merino Manor Bed & Breakfast, Hudson

Mount Merino Manor Bed & Breakfast, Hudson

With fireplaces throughout the Victorian home and stone pillars to complete the picture of refinement, Mount Merino Manor Bed & Breakfast in Hudson provides couples with a charming vacation experience where they can make the most of a weekend of romance. Visitors have their choice of seven spacious suites and guest rooms to select from with features such as spa-jetted showers, whirlpool tubs, candle-lit fireplaces and beautiful views. Each room has individualized decor featuring period pieces, fine fabrics, and other beautiful furniture pieces. There is Wi-Fi throughout the manor and guests are welcome to use the plush robes, Egyptian cotton towels, soothing bath salts, and aromatherapy bath products.

The bed and breakfast’s property includes 100 acres of woodlands, offering shade as well as secluded spots. The manor and surrounding woodlands provides guests with stunning views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. You can watch the sunset from the wrap-around porch or play a game, read a book, or watch a movie in the cozy parlor. Every morning, guests are served a full country-style gourmet breakfast in the well-lit dining room. Breakfast includes home baked breads or muffins, seasonal fresh fruit, a hot entrée, local bacon, and fresh eggs. R

4317 NY-23, Hudson, NY 12534, 518-828-5583

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The Chalet of Canandaigua, Canandaigua

The Chalet of Canandaigua, Canandaigua

The Chalet of Canandaigua is surrounded by wooded hills in Canandaigua within the Finger Lakes region. There are three bedroom suites to select from, each with a fireplace, king-sized bed, soaking tub, and full walk-in shower, making them perfect for a romantic weekend.

The inn’s private location gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy romantic walks along the trails, strolls by the ponds, or take excursions to wineries and other nearby attractions. There is a romantic balloon ride that leaves from the chalet so you don’t have to worry about transportation. There are also numerous nearby trails, places to golf, and skiing in the winter.

3770 NY-21, Canandaigua, New York 14424, 585-394-9080

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Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel enjoys an enviable location on the edge of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes Wine Country. From this serene base, you'll be ideally placed to explore all the sights and attractions of the area, including wineries, breweries, historic attractions and more.

Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, 16 N. Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891, 607 535 6116


Placid Bay Hotel

Placid Bay Hotel

Placid Bay is widely known as the original Winter Olympic Village, which was established to host the 1980 winter Olympics. The Placid Bay Hotel offers visitors a great base from which to explore this beautiful part of the Adirondacks Mountains. The hotel is located right on the shores of Lake Placid, where it offers a range of fun water sports and other activities including hiking, horseback riding, cycling, cross-country skiing and more. You can choose from a selection of guestrooms and cottages, including some which feature romantic fireplaces and/or kitchenettes. Other on-site amenities include a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and an attractive garden with romantic fire-pits.

Placid Bay Hotel, 2187 Saranac Avenue, Lake Placid, NY 12946, 518 523 2001


The Mansion Inn, Rock City Falls

The Mansion Inn, Rock City Falls

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The Mansion Inn in Saratoga transports guests back in time with six fireplaces, original gas chandeliers, and an unsigned Tiffany chandelier. The entire building has been decorated and furnished with Victorian antiques and there are two formal parlors where you can enjoy a glass of wine or socialize with other guests. The library features relaxing seating options, books, and a grand piano. If you prefer, you can relax by the pond where you will find swans and a cascading stream. There is a complimentary innkeeper’s reception every evening, and you have the option of adding a range of packages to your stay such as romantic snacks, cakes, or wines. More weekend getaways from NYC.

801 Route 29, Rock City Falls, NY 12863, 888-996-9977

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The Inn at Erlowest, Lake George

The Inn at Erlowest, Lake George

An intimate weekend at The Inn at Erlowest gives couples the chance to stay in a turn-of-the-century Queen Anne stone castle right along historic Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains. There are a total of ten guest rooms at The Inn at Erlowest, each of which has been restored and furnished with turn-of-the-century antiques. Each room is slightly different; some have views of the lake, gas fireplaces, and whirlpool tubs for two. For years, The Inn at Erlowest has been known for its culinary excellence. You can have dinner next to the fireplace, watch the kitchen from the Chef’s Table, or enjoy private dining in the Wood Room. All ingredients are local and seasonal, and add impactful flavor to the contemporary dishes served with an extensive wine list. More info

3178 Lake Shore Dr, Lake George, NY 12845, 518-668-5928

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Sherwood Inn, Skaneateles

Sherwood Inn, Skaneateles

The Sherwood Inn began as a stagecoach stop in 1807. Today, the building is fully restored with pegged wood floors, four fireplaces, fine wood detailing, and antique furniture. It can be found along the scenic Skaneateles Lake. There are 25 guest rooms, each of which is meticulously and individually decorated to create a charming and cozy environment. The menu at the Sherwood Inn is seasonal, and serves different specialties throughout the year.

26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152, 315-685-3405

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The Inn at Lake Joseph, Forestburgh

The Inn at Lake Joseph, Forestburgh

The Inn at Lake Joseph in the Catskills is a beautiful lakeside retreat with 16 romantic rooms and cottages. This upstate New York getaway is pet-friendly which means that you can bring your pooch along on your relaxing trip surrounded by mountains and lakes.

You will find snacks and lunch set up 24 hours a day, and there is always a hot breakfast in the morning. A 2,000-acre forest sits just next to the inn, providing opportunities for hiking along numerous trails. You can also go snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing, kayaking, play tennis, go boating, or swim in the pool or lake. Other amenities include a billiard room, games room, library, outdoor fire pit, and the ability to rent equipment such as bikes, kayaks, volleyballs, and more.

162 St Josephs Rd, Forestburgh, NY 12777, 845-791-9506


Batcheller Mansion Inn, Saratoga Springs

Batcheller Mansion Inn, Saratoga Springs

The Batcheller Mansion Inn is located in the center of Saratoga Springs along Congress Park and gives guests the chance appreciate an elegant mixture of living history and atmosphere in a Victorian home. Throughout the building you will find period pieces, hand-carved marble fireplaces and original furnishings. Guests can select from one of nine rooms to stay in - there are standard, superior, and deluxe rooms available. Each room is slightly different and all are named after famous individuals who have visited the Batcheller Mansion.

20 Circular St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, 518-584-7012


Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat, Lake Clear

Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat, Lake Clear

Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat is designed as a relaxing escape that lets you enjoy indoor amenities when you’re not exploring the nearby Adirondacks. Each of the rooms has a unique story and is eco-conscious. The Lodge hosts discovery workshops throughout the year, and you can also go scuba diving, canoeing, biking, hiking, kayaking, golfing, horseback riding, or explore the area with a guided adventure. If you prefer winter activities, there is ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, downhill skiing, skijoring, tobogganing, and snowmobiling. The on-site restaurant serves all meals and has seasonal Adirondack dishes. You can also have a drink in the Wine and Beer Cellar.

6319 NY-30, Lake Clear, NY 12945, 518-891-1489

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Winter Clove Inn, Round Top

Winter Clove Inn, Round Top

Winter Clove Inn is an all-inclusive getaway nestled between the Hudson Valley and the Northern Catskill Wilderness Preserve, making it the ideal spot to appreciate the surrounding nature. The inn has an expansive front lawn, large porch, and gorgeous landscaping. There are rocking chairs to lounge in while taking in views of the Hudson River, as well as an outdoor pool, heated indoor pool, waterfall, tennis court, basketball court, playground, antique bowling alley, 9-hole golf course, shuffleboard court, hiking trails, and cross-country skiing. Every stay includes three meals per day, so you never have to worry about finding somewhere to eat. If you are looking for affordable weekend getaways in Upstate NY, ask about all-inclusive rates at the Winter Clove Inn. More Hudson Valley day trips

557 Winter Clove Rd, Round Top, NY 12473, 518-622-3267

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The Red Coach Inn

The Red Coach Inn

The Red Coach Inn is a historic hotel overlooking the gorgeous Upper Rapids of Niagara Falls. This Inn dates back to 1923 and has the atmosphere of an English country house with a Tudor exterior.

Sit back on the enclosed porch of the Rapids Room to get a great view of the panoramic Niagara Rapids or take advantage of the library in the Fireside Room. Breakfast is included with every stay, and you can also have lunch or dinner in the on-site restaurant. The Grill Room has a natural stone fireplace, making your dining experience warm and cozy, or you can eat by the koi pond and garden on the patio in the summer. Read info

2 Buffalo Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14303, 716-282-1459


Hobbit Hollow Farm, Skaneateles

Hobbit Hollow Farm, Skaneateles

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Hobbit Hollow Farm sits on top of a hill, presenting guests with beautiful views of the meadows below as well as Skaneateles Lake and the nearby vineyards. This Colonial Revival farmhouse dates back to the turn of the century and has five guest rooms that are comfortable, elegant, and fitted with period furniture. You will find private baths, four-poster beds, and antique accessories, adding the finishing touch to your romantic getaway.

3061 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152, 315-685-2791

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The Black Sheep Inn and Spa, Hammondsport

The Black Sheep Inn and Spa, Hammondsport

The Black Sheep Inn and Spa is a romantic getaway for couples looking to explore the Finger Lakes Wine Country, giving them all the comforts of a historic home. You can select from a room with a full, queen, or king-size bed and all rooms have handmade organic soaps in the bathroom.

The spa offers a range of indulging experiences such as massages with handcrafted products. If you find shopping more appealing, there is a Mercantile on site, perfect for buying souvenirs. If you find yourself wanting to explore a little, the inn arranges luxury excursions to nearby areas, such as trails, wineries and microbreweries.

8329 Pleasant Valley Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840, 607-569-3767

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34 State Historic Luxury Suites Skaneateles

34 State Historic Luxury Suites Skaneateles

The picturesque village of Skaneateles on the Skaneateles Lake is a delight for all senses. It is the place that inspired famous painter John Barrow to create some of his most spectacular landscapes. The house in which he lived, built in 1834, is today the home of 34 State Historic Luxury Suites Skaneateles, an opulent, luxurious bed and breakfast that will envelop you in the unexpected comfort and coziness of a real home. Stroll through the village to the Skaneateles library to see some of the John Barrows masterpieces.

34 State Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152, 315-730-4690

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The Inn at Taughannock Falls, Ithaca

The Inn at Taughannock Falls, Ithaca

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A popular wedding and special occasion destination, The Inn at Taughannock Falls is a great choice for a romantic getaway at any time of the year.

The property covers 12 beautiful acres in the heart of the Finger Lakes Wine Trail and is ideal from either a relaxing or an active outdoor escape. The luxurious accommodation is spread across 4 buildings and you have the option to choose between romantic vintage style rooms in the Victorian Inn or something a little more modern in the Parkview or Lakeview buildings (some of these have private spa tubs). For the ultimate treat you can book the entire Hillside Lake House for your special getaway.

The Inn at Taughannock Falls, 2030 Gorge Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886, 607 387 7711


East Hampton Art House B&B, Clearwater Beach

East Hampton Art House B&B, Clearwater Beach

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You will find the East Hampton Art House B&B perfectly tucked away in the historic artist’s community of Clearwater Beach. The villa property has many luxurious perks including access to the private Clearwater Beach and Marina. The location is a little remote and exclusive, the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. There are just 3 guestrooms, each of which is beautifully appointed, offering plush comfortable beds and separate seating areas. The Master Spa Suite has a romantic fire place and a double whirlpool spa tub. The property boasts a huge outdoor pool as well as an indoor pool, fitness room, complimentary cycles and more. Breakfast is cooked to order.

East Hampton Art House B&B, 9 Bon Pinck Way, East Hampton, NY 11937, 631 907 4645


Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown

Otesaga Resort Hotel, Cooperstown

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The Otesaga Resort Hotel has been helping guests make vacation memories for more than 100 years. The beautiful historic hotel is perfectly nestled on the edge of Lake Otsego, where it provides a luxury base from which to explore this beautiful part of New York State. Activities include boating, soaking up the sun around the outdoor pool or teeing off on the scenic 1909 Leatherstocking Golf Course which meanders along the lake shore. There are several restaurants and bars to take care of your dining needs.

Otesage Hotel, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326, 607 547 9931


The Lodges at Cresthaven, Lake George

The Lodges at Cresthaven, Lake George

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Peacefully dotted around the shores of Lake George, The Lodges at Cresthaven are perfect for a romantic getaway in New York State. The property covers 11 scenic acres and there are various sized lodges to choose from.

The Lodges at Cresthaven, 3210 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George, NY 12845, 800 853 1632


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