Articles Mentioning Catskill Region Hotels

Where to Go in the Hudson Valley

If the Hamptons are where New Yorkers go to hobnob with swanky sunbathers, the Hudson Valley is where they travel for antiquing, camping, and washing away stress with quaintness. Harriman State Park attracts nature lovers from around the country, while Beacon is an artsy getaway with artisanal shops and interesting museums. Before you plan your…

The Most Romantic Mountain Escapes in the Northeast

If you and that special someone need a vacation — preferably one that’s relaxing, laid-back, and peaceful — a mountain retreat in the northeast might be a winning choice. The six regions we list below offer a mix of outdoor activity, beautiful scenery, and friendly villages to explore. Plus, they all make for a great…

12 of the Best Small Towns in New York

New York is mostly famous for the Big Apple and the Hamptons, but there’s so much more to the Empire State. Many Americans — and even New Yorkers themselves — could hardly fill in a map of the state outside these two areas. The New York City-ers’ assumption that upstate New York is an indiscernible…

7 Budget-Friendly Weekend Trips From NYC

According to TripAdvisor’s Summer Vacation Value Report, New York City is one of the most popular destinations among tourists this summer. And if there’s one thing New Yorkers have some trouble dealing with (aside from waiting on line, bars that are too loud, bars that are too quiet, drivers who don’t know where they’re going,…

Top Hotels for a Summer Getaway From NYC

Summers in NYC walk a fine line between blissful (refreshing cocktails on rooftop bars) and unbearable (sticky subway seats, sweat-soaked streets). Luckily, when things veer towards the latter, it’s easy to flee the concrete jungle — and the hordes of tourists that flock here during the warmer months — in a jiff. From the Jersey…

6 Awesome Hotels for Reliving Summer Camp 

Between the songs, the campfires, and the mosquitoes, summer camp had its highs and its lows. Fortunately, hotels have adopted some of our favorite summer camp qualities, like fire pits for roasting s’mores, woodsy decor, and picturesque natural settings. Take your pick of properties, located from the mountains of Colorado and France to the Catskills…

Where to Travel in New York Outside of NYC

It’s no surprise that New York City continuously ranks high as one of the most popular travel destinations in America. The five-borough city packs in a plethora of attractions, from the light-filled Times Square and lush Central Park to Lady Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge. But after navigating crowded subway trains, dining elbow-to-elbow with other…

8 of the Best Spring Getaways on the East Coast

When most people think about spring getaways, they think about the Caribbean. They think about getting a jump start on their tan and getting far away from it all — with an ocean between their vacation and their office. But the spring shoulder season is actually a great time to take advantage of the prime…

Creepy Abandoned Hotels Across the U.S.

Courtesy of Lecates via Flickr When business slows and the game is up for struggling hotels, sometimes there’s nothing for the owners to do but leave everything as is and shut the whole mess down. From ill-advised, Gold Rush-era expansion to miscalculating the willingness of travelers to pay for luxury in the middle of nowhere,…

Catskills vs. Adirondacks: The Best Destination for Each Season

We are firm believers that both the Catskills and Adirondacks are gorgeous, must-visit spots for all four seasons. The summer lakes, spring hikes, fall foliage,, and winter snow sports are just a few reasons we feel blessed to have these versatile destinations right in our own backyard. (Oyster.com is headquartered in New York City.) But…