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Nature - Resorts and Lodges in New York
Those travelers who consider the state of New York to simply be an extension of New York City may not think of The Empire State to be a nature getaway destination. However, outside the bright lights is a whole different world exemplified by the natural beauty of the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, the Finger Lakes region, and so much more. There are 180 state parks spread out across New York. Check out Bethpage State Park, home to the famous Bethpage State Park Black Golf Course. When you are done with Bethpage, head to other great areas like Lake Erie State Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park, and Roberto Clemente State Park. The Finger Lakes National Forest is another great spot for outdoor exploration in New York. Situated between the Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, and measuring only 16,259 acres, it is actually one of the nation’s smallest National Forests. Get in touch with nature the next time you are planning a trip to New York.
Truly the gateway to the wilderness, Ampersand Bay Resort is at the threshold of six million acres of pristine forest preserve. As the largest forest preserve in the lower 48, you can enjoy seeing the wildlife firsthand, or by visiting one of our wonderful area museums and outdoor recreation centers where guides and naturalists await you.
Tucked into the Adirondack Mountains, you can experience all of the majestic beauty the area has to offer, all from your own room! Explore the area with nature hiking trails or, depending on the season, winter sports are always a great option for you too! Reconnecting with nature has never been easier!
A vacation at Ridin-Hy Ranch Resort is sure to take your breath away. This stunning Adirondack Mountains setting provides you with that refreshing natural air and an abundance of incredible outdoor activities. With 700 acres of scenic trails, you are sure to discover plenty of unique spots during your vacation. Enjoy a relaxing hike through the...
Indulge in a walk through the beautiful, award-winning gardens at Rocking Horse Ranch for a bit of calming. Their expert landscape team and in-house horticulturist, Maureen Wild, would be glad to talk to you about the designs! The breathtaking gardens are sure to relax and inspire you on your New York getaway.
Explore 170 acres of farmland when you stay at the Fieldstone Farm Resort! Surrounding trails let you wind your way through the breathtaking natural scenery, where you will find streams, ponds and much more. Keep your eyes open for the abundance of wildlife, too!
Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes region, Geneva on the Lake features a terrace with breathtaking views of the English style gardens. This is the perfect place to enjoy a light lunch on a sunny day. Explore the area with hiking trails through Watkins Glen Gorge and State Park or the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge.
The beautiful Hudson Valley and surrounding Catskill Mountains of New York are home to one of the most stunning natural surroundings on the planet. From hiking, biking, tubing and kayaking to skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing – there’s an activity that’s perfect for anyone looking to experience the great outdoors. Located in the heart of...
Amongst the majestic peaks of the Catskill Mountains, you'll fall in love with the fresh air and abundant wilderness. Enjoy a hike through the many mountain trails, explore the canopies on a zip-line tour, or ride along the paths on horseback! Nature-lovers of all ages will enjoy the beautiful setting of The Country Place Resort.
Awake at The Thompson House and enjoy a full breakfast for plenty of energy as you embark on the hiking trails of the Catskills Mountains. The area has many different types of terrain for hikers of all skill levels. The Windham Mountain Outfitters can get you ready for any type and length of trail you choose. Experience the natural environment up...
There's so much space to explore just outside your door! Windham Path is a 1.5-mile loop showcasing streams, trees, and wildlife. Hikers will find plenty of wilderness to walk, as the Hudson River, Kaaterskill Falls, and historic sites can be discovered on short strolls or all-day hikes. Aquatic activities can be found when you visit the serene...
Ranked as one of the "Ten Best Wilderness Lodges in North America" by Outside Magazine, Elk Lake Lodge gives you all of the outdoor beauty you're looking for in your next nature getaway. Mount Colvin and the Dix, Macomb, and Nippletop Peaks make up just a portion of the Adirondack beauty that surrounds you at every turn. Elk Lake covers a...
Get out of the house and into the fresh air at Boulders Resort, where there are plenty of outdoor activities. Spend the day on the lake, take the kids to the playground or wander through the trees to find a perfect picnic spot! Natural Stone Bridge and Caves aren't far and a great place to explore!
Not all travelers come for the great outdoors, but one cannot deny the beautiful scenery that surrounds The Hotel Dylan. For those that are nature lover's there is plenty to explore. Check out Windham Mountain Resort for some fun, or take a guided hike with PeekaMoose Adventures. The countryside is your canvas, so paint the town red!
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