As much as Harlemites love their city, most will agree that it’s nice to get away, even if just for a weekend staycation. Scenic rides, fall foliage, and fireplace-adorned cabins are just a few hours away from Harlem USA.
Leave the pumpkin spice latte at your neighborhood Starbucks and get outdoors to take in the fresh fall air while it’s here.
Serene Cottage Rental
This adorably snug cottage is perfect for a romantic weekend with your loved one. Located in Woodstock, this intimate destination is only 2 hours away from the city. Surrounding the Catskill Mountains, the area offers activities like biking, hiking, and rock climbing. Plan your active adventures for the daytime and cozy up with a movie in the evening.
Serene Cottage Rental, Woodstock, NY.
The Point Resort
The Point Resort, nestled on Lake Saranac in the Adirondacks, is where nature meets luxury. The only Forbes 5-star rated resort in Upstate New York is housed in 4 log mansions complete with rooms providing lake views, stone fireplaces, and swanky bathrooms. On Saturday nights the resort is transformed into a Black Tie event. Bring your best attire!
The Point 222 Beaverwood Rd, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.
New York Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Garden, the 250-acre garden located in the Bronx, is currently offering a “What’s Wonderful in Early Fall” exhibition including a variety of guided tours and nature walks. After exploring the foliage in the botanical space, head over to the newly opened Hudson Garden Grill, offering full-service dining and cocktails.
New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10458.
Buttermilk Fallls Inn & Spa
For those really looking to detox from the city, Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa is the ultimate destination embodying serenity and simplicity. Just two hours away from the hustle and bustle of Harlem, the 75-acre estate offers a large selection of cozy lodgings from guest rooms to guest cottages, a farm-to-table restaurant, and a world class spa.
Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa 220 North Rd, Milton, NY 12547
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