Most people think of New York City as the vacation destination. People from all over the world grow up watching Spiderman sling through its skyscrapers. They listen to music that was born by the artists who inhabit the streets of the Bronx and Brooklyn. The social movements of the Lower East Side inspire people on every continent.
So it is no wonder that so many people forget about all the beauty of upstate New York. For those who are in the know, upstate offers glorious landscapes, beautiful foliage, and truly special lodging. Let’s go through a mini-tour of two fantastic housing options for your upstate New York getaway.
Saratoga Casino Hotel
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The Saratoga Hotel and Casino will leave you breathless. It has 117 rooms, a steakhouse, spa whirlpool, and of course, a casino. While most people here will likely be amateurs, it is not a bad time to brush up on the basics of betting. This way, you can make the most out of your stay here.
The decadent interior architecture is inspired by Broadway, and you will feel the glamour throughout your stay. The lobby features swirling elegant carpet, and stunning stained glass ornamental fixtures along the ceiling. It is truly stunning.
This luxury matches the comfort. The rooms are high-quality with, earning the hotel Four Diamonds. The outdoor terrace has a cozy fire burning, and the pool and spa will help you relax while you’re getting away.
The exterior aesthtic, however, offers a striking contrast to the luxurious interior. From the outside the hotel portrays a rustic, yet elegant look. The hotel strives to and succeeds in combining high-class luxury and entertainment without sacrificing the essence of Saratoga Springs.
To help guests get the most out of their stay, the hotel offers packages. This will help you save when you combine steakhouse meals, fun at the casino, and your nights of lodging at this truly remarkable hotel.
Cozy Luxury at Pondside Barn
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Now is a great time to travel upstate. With such a heavy year fading into the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to escape the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Not only is it a good time emotionally, it is also a good time financially.
As tourism is dropping, so are prices. With all of the recommendations in this article, feel free to ask for a discount. This is the time. Hosts are desperate for guests, and are likely to be willing to accept discount propositions. After all, it never hurts to ask.
Why not start with this boutique cabin in Saugertie, New York. It’s name on AirBnB is “Barn on the Pond Barn Style Lodging.” It is a place you could never forget once you set your eyes on it.
Up to twelve of your closest friends and family can stay here. Together you can enjoy the stone fireplace underneath the exposed wooden beams. There is an outdoor firepit for ehw inter as well.
In the summer months, you can enjoy the pool and spa just for your group. All of this luxury is just for you in the middle of a beautifully wooded area. Of course, you can go for a more natural feel and enjoy the pond. This is a great place to enjoy the Hudson Valley and its many attractions while also enjoying domestic luxury.
And we, of course, cannot forget about the kitchen. Deigned as an open concept, or as a stage for any chef to show off their skills. From the bright red facade, to the details throughout the house, this barn will have you captivated from beginning to end.
Now is the time!
You have done it. You have made it through 2020, and probably have earned a self-care mini retreat. Take you and your loved ones somewhere to decompress, spend quality time together and feel the healing power of Mother Nature. The beautiful buildings of Upstate await!