Articles Mentioning Lake George Hotels

The Most Haunted Hotels in New York

It’s the middle of October and that means we’re elbow-deep in pumpkin-carving, costume planning, and spooky stories. Whether or not you believe in ghosts, it’s still fun to indulge in a little spooky storytelling this time of year. At Oyster, we love all things hotels — and we get a special thrill from (supposedly) haunted…

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…

Our 4 Favorite Lake George Lodges

It’s May, which means that Lake George is busy bursting to life after a long winter nap (i.e., off season). For decades, the mountain resort town in Upstate New York has been a massively popular summertime destination — especially for families. Lake George’s star attraction is its namesake freshwater lake, which bristles with boaters, swimmers,…

The Best Hotels for Family Reunions in the U.S.

Whether you have a yearly getaway with family members or the cousins are begging for a vacation outside of grandma’s house, a reunion at a family-centric hotel is an excellent option. Feature-packed resorts mean rambunctious youngsters have an outlet, and adults can retreat to a spa or pool when in need of some alone time.…

The Best Cheap Getaways, According to Oyster.com Editors

They say money can’t buy you happiness. True, but we’d like to add to that and declare that a thick wallet doesn’t necessarily get you a memorable vacation either. There’s no doubt a boatload of cash could score you a gourmet meal at a five-star restaurant and swanky digs to rest your head, but there…

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…

6 Awesome Lake Hotels on the East Coast

When you want a break from the usual beach vacation (or are simply looking for a waterside getaway on a smaller scale), the picturesque pull of a lakeside resort awaits. Whether you wish to indulge in some relaxed contemplation or partake in active adventuring, nothing beats the charming towns, beautiful landscapes, and range of water…

The 6 Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

When summer comes, travelers look to beaches and lakeside retreats are often overlooked for their larger, sandier (and more crowded) oceanfront counterparts. We here at Oyster love the surf and sand just as much as the next sun worshipper, but we’d caution against forgetting about the picturesque lakes that dot the U.S. Not only do…