Best Vacation Spots in Hudson ValleyThe best resorts in the Hudson Valley
Hudson Valley (and nearby) Best Autumn Excursions 2013 - Hudson Valley Magazine - September 2013
When your holiday has blurred into a blurred mind, a week-end at one of these five places in the area could be exactly what the physician ordered. Lounging in a spas in the Finger Lakes, playing a game of New Jersey Gulf all night, a Poconos hotel, sleeping in a tapered Valley Land Mark Laodge or "glamp it up" in the Adirondacks - wherever you are, you get a good shot of R&R in a unique area.
Marquees, tipis and small holiday resorts renovate the campsite.
The Hudson Valley and the hinterland are full of unparalleled seclusion - from camping to small homes - that allow you to be one with the great outdoors without sacrificing the comfort of home. We have a small resort at our doorstep and another mike retreat that Forbes Magazine describes as "the most gorgeous little home in America", as well as tipis and marquees to help you remember your bedtime.
Children are welcome during family week (1-8 July) or family weekend (17-19 August), children under 17 pay $118 per person per city. The 160-hectare campsite, run by John and Rachael Shafer, houses four tented tent with tarpaulin walls, roofed verandas and queen-size cribs. Domestic dishes are cooked over an open fire and kayak, canoe, swim and whitewater riverafting are offered to the host.
Situated in the centre of the Finger Lakes, Firelight Camps offers everything you could possibly want - walking, cycling and canoeing - as well as a spas, open-air Yoga courses, a steak house and the closeness to vineyards, farmers' market, shops and musees. Booking your visit for a Tuesday and enjoying Firelight Life, the camp's concert programme.
Be it a hut overlooking the riverbank and a full swim or nature in a pop-up marquee, all Jellystone visitors have easy entry to its 40,000 square metre aquatic garden, two outside swimming pool, jump cushion, minigolf, spaghetti balls, life tunes and wallkill river spot.
There is a hot outdoor showers available for our customers (environmentally safe bathing equipment is provided) and all food is cooked in the back country open area. Canoing, kayak, rock climbing and bow shooting are just a few of the things that our visitors can do. Alternatively, set off to discover the Finger Lakes vineyard and cheesepaths.
Select from nine "tiny" homes, which the owners Bob Malkin describes as "a blend of the best of a motorhome fleet and the best of a holiday home" along Catskill Creek. Every house is fully furnished with bed linen, crockery, heating and air conditioning, a full bathroom, an outside terrace and a barbecue.
In July a new Swimmingpool is opened and the guest has entrance to a kitchen gardens, a dogshed, and a dogshed. Sojourn in the most attractive little home in the world" The experience: Almost all of this 180 square meter building is made of steel - and is located on an area of 30 hectares in the scenic Hudson Valley.
The Forbes magazine named it "the most gorgeous little house in the world". It is really out of the electricity network (solar collectors, a lavatory with flushing and a LPG system and a LPG system ), but still has Wi-Fi acces.