Thanksgiving is the perfect time to get away from New York. Luckily, there’s no shortage of remarkable stays, outdoor adventures, and cozy destinations just a short drive away. Enjoy the holidays surrounded by nature and comfortably installed in these 10 special Thanksgiving getaways, ideal for disconnecting and creating memories.
ten Wilbraham Mansion – Cape May, New Jersey
Treat yourself to colonial luxury at the Wilbraham Mansion in Cape May. Throughout the property, guests enjoy opulent period decor and modern conveniences. Fireplaces and an indoor pool make this property ideal for fall and winter stays. There’s plenty to see in this coastal region of New Jersey, but the cozy comfort of this converted mansion will be hard to leave.
9 The Roxbury – The Catskills, NY
Cabins and lodges are easy to find in the Catskills, but this unique stay is truly one of a kind. Each room and suite has its own theme, ranging from 1970s kitsch to colonial elegance. Two spas offer a steam room and dry sauna, as well as a range of relaxing and invigorating treatments. Free Wi-Fi makes it easier for guests to get out of town while staying connected.
8 The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa – Jackson, NH
A short drive from White Mountain National Forest and Wentworth Golf Club, this welcoming inn is well-situated for a weekend of outdoor sports and comfortable relaxation. Mountain views, fireplaces, and New England charm welcome guests looking for a break from city life. This adults-only resort features a bar/lounge, a restaurant, and a health club.
seven La Reserve Bed And Breakfast – Philadelphia, PA
Escape to the city of brotherly love with this classic vacation. From fireplaces in rooms and ornate colonial-era decor, La Reserve is a luxurious yet charming bed and breakfast. Guests are located in the historic center of town, a short walk from Lombard Street and Rittenhouse Square. This adults-only B&B offers a delicious breakfast each morning.
6 The Inn at Erlowest – Lake George, NY
On a beautifully wooded property on the edge of Lake George, the inn offers panoramic views in a serene and natural environment. Interiors are reminiscent of the colonial era, with ornate wallpaper, stained glass, and brocade throughout. The fireplaces in the rooms add a deliciously warm touch. A game room, free WiFi, and private lake access are available at this adults-only getaway.
5 Saybrook Point Resort & Marina – Old Saybrook, CT
A short drive from New York City, this resort offers well-appointed rooms, indoor and outdoor lounges, and views of the Atlantic Ocean. The on-site spa, indoor pool, and fitness center allow guests to stay at their best while enjoying pure relaxation. Ideal for a weekend to disconnect and recharge, the spacious rooms envelop guests in comfort and classic style.
4 The Sayre Mansion – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Each room is unique in this converted mansion. Contemporary and Colonial style rooms are available, including a room with a glass ceiling for stargazing. Fireplaces, free Wi-Fi, and decks/patios provide both convenience and comfort. Guests enjoy a delicious breakfast included in their stay each morning. The mansion is a short walk from the Lehigh River to the north and the eponymous university to the south.
3 The Menhaden – Greenport, NY
Contemporary and hip, with a black and white color scheme and modern furnishings, The Menhaden is a refreshing Hamptons experience. Close to ferry ports and train lines, the Menhaden is easily accessible. Guests can enjoy rooftop fire pits with panoramic views of Greenport Harbor and sunny bedrooms. The black-clad bar and on-site bike rentals add a touch of fun to a relaxing and romantic stay.
2 Christopher Dodge House – Providence, RI
Located in the charming neighborhood of Smith Hill, the converted home is accessible to downtown and the area’s most important sights and attractions. Rooms embrace traditional New England aesthetics, with exposed brick, wood accents, and fireplaces throughout the property. Guests can enjoy a homemade breakfast each morning, as well as free Wi-Fi and a business center to stay connected or plan a full day of activities in historic Providence.
1 Cobble Mountain Lodge – Lake Placid, NY
Nothing like a weekend in a wooden cabin. Cobble Mountain Lodge elevates the log cabin experience with modern amenities, furnishings and finishes. Nestled in the middle of the pine forest, the lodge enjoys panoramic views of the mountains and sky in all directions. An evening around the fire pit perfectly caps off a day of quiet relaxation or exploring the bustling Lake Placid area. Here, guests immerse themselves in nature and comfort just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of New York City.