03 Nov 5 CHARMING HUDSON VALLEY INNS FOR YOUR NEXT GETAWAY
Given the Hudson Valley’s rich history and natural beauty, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular vacation destination year round. For New York City residents who need a relaxing getaway but don’t have the time to devote to long stints on the road or in an airplane, the Hudson Valley is the perfect option.
Nothing says “Hudson Valley getaway” like a stay at a quaint bed and breakfast or historic inn. To help you narrow down your choices, here are five of our favorite Hudson Valley accommodations.
HILLTOP HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST
43 Depot Hill Road, Armenia, NY 12501
Built in 1909, this beautiful historic inn is nestled amid the foothills of the Berkshires, just 3 miles from the Connecticut border. It’s the perfect blend of old and new, with guest rooms furnished with period furniture and antiques, and modern amenities like Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals prepared by the innkeepers and relax in the comfort of natural surroundings.
The Hilltop is within close proximity to the nearby town. Go horseback riding, book a wine tour, or explore nature. It’s the perfect backdrop for your Hudson Valley escape.
THE GRAND DUTCHESS
7571 Old Post Road, Red Hook, NY 12571
Boasting a beautiful location in Dutchess County, The Grand Dutchess bed and breakfast is pure Victorian elegance, with comfortable antiques-outfitted rooms with breathtaking art. Delicious home-cooked breakfasts offer plenty of opportunities to mingle with your fellow lodgers.
Sit back and relax on the Dutchess’ two large porches, or venture to nearby Rhinebeck for dinner or Annandale-on-Hudson for a show at The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts. The natural setting is beautiful and breathtaking wherever you go, whenever you visit.
THE 1850 HOUSE INN & TAVERN
435 Main Street, Rosendale, NY 12472
The 1850 House Inn & Tavern has operated as a hotel ever since the building was erected in around 1850. You don’t have to be a historian to enjoy a quintessential historical experience at this inn. A stay at the 1850 and a walk through beautiful Rosendale is enough to see why this part of the Valley is one of the most beloved historic sites in Ulster County.
Located west of the Hudson, many of the rooms at the 1850 offer views of the Hudson River or the Catskill Mountains. No matter what room you stay in, you’ll have the chance to fully experience the beauty of the Hudson River Valley.
STONEGATE BED & BREAKFAST
34 North Road, Highland, NY 12528
Escape the stresses of everyday life with a stay at the Stonegate, a Victorian mansion built in the 1890s. The Stonegate offers guests easy access to some of the Hudson Valley’s best attractions, including the Mohonk Preserve, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vanderbilt Mansion, and the Locust Grove Estate.
Guest accommodations include large private bathrooms and modern amenities like flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. You can also upgrade your room to include a fireplace or extra space if you’re traveling with a larger group.
THE WOODSTOCK INN ON THE MILLSTREAM
48 Tannery Brook Road, Woodstock, NY 12498
Considered Woodstock’s most popular bed and breakfast, the Woodstock Inn offers views of the Catskills and the Millstream, with charming private rooms and quaint cottages. The property’s expansive lawns and sunny gardens are the perfect spots for relaxing, reading or just enjoying the views, while the rooms combine all the modern amenities you expect with the charming style you want. Aveda toiletries, continental breakfast, fireplaces, and in-room spas are just a few of the amenities you can take advantage of during your stay.
The Woodstock is also located near some of the area’s best attractions, including the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild art colony, Maverick Concerts, and the Thorn Preserve.
TRANSPORTATION FOR YOUR HUDSON VALLEY VACATION
Vacations are for relaxation. Make the most of your escape to the Hudson Valley by booking chauffeured car service. Not only will a car service relieve you, your significant other, or a member of your group of driving duties; it will provide you with a comfortable, late-model vehicle that will allow you sit back and take in the scenery in style.
Contact Executive Ground Transportation today to choose your vehicle and make your reservation for your next getaway.
Photo Credit: David Goehring