New York is a magical place, but what makes NY an even better destination to visit? A bed and breakfast in New York. Whether you’re staying in New York City or Upstate New York, there’s a fantastic b&b option waiting for you.
A PREMIER CATSKILL MOUNTAIN ESCAPE Our secluded location at Lake Joseph, along with our exceptional amenities, set the stage for your Catskill getaway. We offer 17 rooms and suites featuring whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, king or queen size beds and private sundecks. Some units have kitchenettes, and many are pet-friendly. Enjoy a hearty country breakfast each morning before your day’s adventure. Relax in the afternoon or evening in our library or billiard room, by our seasonal heated pool, or in the privacy of your room with a couple’s massage! Surrounded by lush wilderness and unblemished nature, our property is your mountain playground as you explore the miles of wooded trails by foot or on our complimentary bikes. You’ll enjoy swimming, fishing, boating and more with the use of our complimentary kayaks or rowboats on our private lake. During the winter it’s time for on-site sledding, snowshoeing, or cross-country skiing with our equipment available for guest use. As the sun sets each day, gather around the outdoor fire pit to cozy up and enjoy roasted marshmallows.
The Idlwilde Inn has been home to families and welcoming visitors to the tranquil Finger Lakes region for well over a century. The Inn is located at the southern tip of Seneca Lake, just a short walk from downtown Watkins Glen and close to both the Watkins Glen State Park and the Watkins Glen International Raceway. Idlwilde Inn is an 18-room Victorian mansion built in 1892 that sits on two and a half acres in a park-like setting with a great lawn and formal gardens. This charming house has a character given by exquisite craftsmanship of an earlier era, with a meticulously detailed staircase, moldings, ornamental ceilings, slate roof and eight decorative fireplaces. There are several sunrooms, a romantic turret room, a huge breezy wrap-around porch, enclosed gazebo, and carriage house all overlooking the beauty of Seneca Lake. The Inn boasts 15 well-appointed guest rooms. Victorian antiques and comfortable common areas make this Watkins Glen bed and breakfast an unforgettable experience for guests.
The 1795 Acorn Inn is a AAA Four Diamond property. The only B&B in New York state to have received this prestigious award for 23 consecutive years. We pride ourselves in what we do and strive to provide guests with the ultimate, relaxed escape while enjoying all the Finger Lakes has to offer. We are over 200 years old but lovingly restored with modern day conveniences. Five soundproofed guest rooms and suites, all with private baths, await your visit. We are located in the country, just a short 7 mile drive from Canandaigua. Our peaceful, perennial gardens offer respite from warm summers and busy days exploring. Bristol Mountain ski resort is just 4 miles from the Inn and offers downhill skiing and snowboarding, cross country skiing, zip lining and an Aerial Adventure park. Hiking, kayaking, cycling and more nearby await those seeking an active retreat. Wineries, breweries and distilleries, antiquing and quaint shops abound for those looking for a more relaxed escape. Regardless, we are happy to have you stay and look forward to providing you with a central location from which to relax and explore the Finger Lakes. Hope to see you soon.
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Located in the heart of the historic village of East Hampton NY, the Mill House Inn is what has popularly been called a “hospitality hybrid.” What does that mean for you? Its ten unique rooms and suites offer the privacy and comfort of a luxury boutique hotel, while still delivering the intimacy, comfort, and local flavor of the world’s best small inns. This is a remarkable place, where a friendly face is always eager and waiting to make you a great cup of coffee or to offer a plate of ridiculously good homemade eats. Our personal assistants delight in sharing their Hamptons with you. Whether that means setting up a picnic for you on their favorite secluded beach, creating a map of local bike trails and back roads that’s been customized just for you, or securing a coveted reservation at an eternally booked restaurant. Or maybe you’d prefer to try that less-heralded joint that the locals whisper about and much prefer … our team practices what we call “the art of hospitality” to make sure your visit is more than you could have imagined.
Treat yourself to a pampered stay at the charming Asa Ransom House in Clarence, NY. This 19th-century inn is an easy drive from the many activities and attractions of Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The inn houses a restaurant, herb garden, gift shop, and library for guests to enjoy during their stay. Each morning enjoy a three-course country breakfast in the quaint dining room. Partake in an exquisite afternoon tea with dainty sandwiches and desserts. Our on-site restaurant is open to the public, and uses herbs from our organic garden to create award-winning dishes. Couples, business travelers, and small groups will enjoy the luxurious accommodations at the Asa Ransom House. Guestrooms and event facilities have distinctive decor featuring period furnishings and antiques. Reader’s Choice Awards for: #1 Bed & Breakfast, Most Historical Charm, Most Romantic Setting.
This Waterford, NY bed and breakfast offers luxurious rooms and accommodations in New York. We can cater Vegans, Vegetarians, and Gluten Free Diets for breakfast.Our bnb in Waterford provides Three breathtaking rooms to choose from, each with their own flavor, name, and woods or water views. Each room has a private bathroom (see Victorian Bathrooms slideshow below). With Italian Egyptian cotton linens, down feather beds comforters and pillows, you'll want to stay an extra night! High speed, wireless internet throughout the entire estate. Air-conditioned with TV and free Netflix without sacrificing quality or service. Book your stay today! Click our link above to Book Direct for your next memorable escape in Waterford, New York.
**We will be closed until Early September due to COVID-19. Please expect communications to resume in early August. Thank you and Safe Travels. I am offering a very private, romantic suite with a view of historic Overlook Mountain on it’s own floor 10 minutes from historic Woodstock New York and the equally wonderful town of Saugerties... On a back road off of a back road off of a back road. The suite is on the third floor of the house and is accessed by an outdoor spiral staircase. Please take this into account if you have an issue with stairs. King Bed with a nice mattress and bedding - Spectrum Cable with HBO & Showtime - Easy access to your personal Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu Accounts. Large Flat Screen Television w DVD player & nice selection of films - Boze CD Player with connector cable for music from your phone or computer - Free WI-FI High Speed 300 mps Spectrum Internet - Cathedral ceiling with ceiling fan - In suite "green" AC & heat. In room JACUZZI tub & separate shower - Private “Breakfast Galley” kitchenette with view of Plattekill Mountain. Large outdoor HOT TUB (with view & wildlife) - Wonderful outdoor shower - Your own private “Zen Garden” and Sun/Moon deck. Nice two person hammock. Private covered deck with porch swing and amazing view - Quarter mile of your own beautiful private nature trails on the property with four meditation spots. Minutes from the New York Thru-Way (I-87) - Great Restaurants - Galleries - Antiques - Hiking - Fishing - Biking and Climbing. Under two hours from Manhattan.
WE WELCOME YOU to our cozy historic home surrounded by nature's tranquil beauty and stunning views, yet only 7 miles from downtown ITHACA with it's vibrant bohemian spirit, top-notch restaurants, off-beat boutiques and fun entertainment. Nestled at the foot of CAYUGA LAKE, Ithaca is the liveliest enclave in the Finger Lakes, part thanks to the presence of CORNELL UNIVERSITY and ITHACA COLLEGE. Enfield Manor near Ithaca NY in the Finger Lakes Region is a small, traditional B&B which offers a variety of rooms to choose from, each with tasteful decoration and design. All rooms have Wifi, Air conditioning, comfortable mattresses, clean tiled private bathrooms with showers AND...... We are PET FRIENDLY! ( Do consult the pet policy on our website under "Policies" ) Breakfast is "fresh from the pan" and there is a menu to choose from. If you have a special diet please let us know when you make a reservation. Enjoy breakfast at the place of your choice; on our cozy porch, in our beautiful dining room or on our spacious patio which boasts splendid views! We also offer a cozy private PET FRIENDLY cottage which is ideal for a romantic get away from the stresses of daily life and very popular with honeymooners. This is a dog friendly area; Leashed dogs are allowed in the local State Parks and most wineries allow dogs on their terraces. When traveling with another couple, you may consider booking both the Harriet Tubman Suite and the Alex Haley Room as they are both situated at the end of the passage upstairs. The entire premises, sleeping 8-10 people, can be booked for your special anniversary, Cornell or Ithaca College graduation weekend or as a group vacation rental. Our property is located on 15 acres of organic conservation land of which 5 acres is a dedicated Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. Green practiced are actively observed and our electricity is generated by 92 solar panels. Enfield Manor is surrounded by over 100 wineries/breweries and distilleries. Spend a day touring the two scenic local wine trails and don't hesitate to bring back a bottle or two to enjoy on our spacious patio which boasts fantastic views towards Ithaca. Hikers will love this area as we are close to 4 state parks, all with impressive waterfalls and hiking trails. We are looking forward to meeting you! Tom and Inez
Escape to Monier Manor Bed & Breakfast, located in Naples, NY surrounded by the gentle hillsides of the Finger Lakes Region. Naples is the southern getaway to all the Finger Lakes has to offer. In a great location near both Canandaigua Lake and Keuka Lake enjoy the wineries, restaurants, hiking, biking, water activities or just relax in our iconic village.
Welcome to Arbor View House an award-winning North Fork Long Island Bed and Breakfast Inn- Greenport NY wineries. We are a Wine Country Bed and Breakfast (B&B) with award-winning gourmet breakfasts, boutique hotel accommodations, fireplaces, and romantic getaways. Consider us your Home away from Home.
The Bell House Inn is a boutique Glens Falls Bed and Breakfast offering 5 chic, luxurious guest rooms. We are an inviting alternative to the area hotels, offering our guests a memorable stay. Our immaculate guest rooms are elegantly appointed giving the feel of old romance inter-mixed with all the comforts of home. A 10 minute walk from Downtown Glens Falls a fast growing city in the Southern Adirondack Mountains. Downtown offers a large selection of restaurants and eateries, art and entertainment, shopping, sports, parks and nightlife. An easy drive to Saratoga Springs and Lake George Village.
The Greenville Arms 1889 Inn, a Catskills bed and breakfast, where you’ll find our unique blend of a historic Victorian Inn filled with an ever changing gallery of fine art, a house-made artisanal chocolate line, and the only locally owned espresso bar in town. We welcome guests year-round, so you can experience all of the beautiful seasons not only on our five acres of lawns and gardens, but within the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River Valley region.
The Swann Inn of Beacon is located at the base of Mt. Beacon. Our restored Victorian B&B has Victorian-inspired rooms in a private country setting. We have the Red Parlor Suite on the first floor, the Blue Sky Room, the Green Willow Room, and the Tranquility Suite on the second floor, all with private en-suite bathrooms, just five minutes by car from Main Street in the charming town of Beacon, New York. We offer a full homemade breakfast, an all-day self-serve coffee/tea bar with cookies or cake. Join us for a romantic getaway, family reunion, wedding guest accommodations, graduations, small group stays or just to get away from it all. We are located just a short walk to Scenic Hudson's Mt. Beacon Park, the Swann Inn is a perfect location for travelers and hikers visiting the Mid-Hudson Valley.
The Starkey House is an updated guest house situated in Dundee, NY, in the central wine region of the Finger Lakes, upstate New York. Guests traveling solo, coupled, or in friends and family groups have enjoyed staying here since 2011. Travelers may pick from six rooms with private porches or added den spaces. There is one private entry new suite with kitchenette. All rooms are clean, airy, and nicely appointed and all have private, ensuite baths. The house is situated on 2 acres of lawns and gardens overlooking and a short walk to Seneca Lake. Enjoy a quiet country night of sleep but have access to everything our internationally acclaimed region has to offer within minutes. The best part is Cathy's handcrafted breakfast which is included each morning and prepared from local farm produce. She caters to all eating styles by request and will accommodate your dietary needs.
Luxury accommodations at historic Inn on the Main in Canandaigua, NY. Built in 1840 this Victorian inn provides discriminating travelers with the convenieces of today while also providing a glimpse of the past. Noted for outstanding hospitality and cleanliness, as noted on Tripadvisor. For a romantic encounter, a girls getaway, or relaxing escape to explore the Finger Lakes region, this Inn has it all. Situated in the Historic District, the inn is just a stroll away from a variety of shops, restaurants and historic homes and sites, as well as Canandaigua Lake. The spacious five guest rooms and suites are each uniquely decorated with plush bedding and antique furnishings. The charming Inn on Main guest rooms all have private baths, several with walk-in showers, or with antique soaking tubs. Guest will enjoy a multi-course breakfast featuring fruit appetizers, main entrees and warm sweet desserts, should a savory dish be served that day. The amenities include central air, off-street parking, private baths, luxury rooms, some with fireplaces and Jacuzzi’s, bath products, blow dryers, and guest refrigerators in common areas. Located within walking distance of Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansions, Granger Homestead, downtown district, the New York Kitchen, and Canandaigua Lake, there are a variety of activities and attractions for guests to see during their stay at 1840 Inn On the Main. CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR OTHER SPECIALS & GREAT PACKAGES!
Escape to The Bed and Breakfast at Oliver Phelps, an elegant B&B in the heart of the Upstate New York wine country and the gorgeous Finger Lakes. Come and relax in one of Canandaigua’s premier 19th century historic homes just a short walk from downtown dining, shopping and Sonnenberg Gardens. The Oliver Phelps home features 12 foot ceilings, impressive archways, five working fireplaces, wide planked wood floors, off-street parking, free secure WiFi and plenty of guest space to relax. There are five comfortable guest rooms all with private en suite bathrooms. Updated to accommodate CDC sanitizing and distancing protocols. We could be your small wedding venue , or small retreat venue call for details. 585-396-1650
Just one and a half miles from the north end of Canandaigua Lake, in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central New York, innkeepers Robert & Donafaye St. John welcome you to this beautiful award-winning 1885 Victorian bed & breakfast. Tranquility abounds over the five acres of our Finger Lakes Bed and Breakfast. Each of our five romantic guest rooms/suites have been decorated and furnished in a way that allows you to feel comfortable and relaxed. A full three course gourmet breakfast is served daily with fresh baked goods, fresh fruits, breakfast meats and gourmet entrees. Enjoy our elegant yet comfortable Victorian parlor, a delightful setting to enjoy conversation, play a board game, read a book, or simply enjoy the cozy fire and refreshments. Our magnificent 200 year old copper beech tree provides a canopy over several porches and patios, and are wonderful places to spend time either alone or meeting other guests and making new friends. Complimentary hot and cold beverages, bottled water and snacks are available at all times. Each season brings something special to the area. Year round events and festivals, wineries, breweries, museums, antiquing, shopping, casinos – the region is a place to enjoy in all seasons. At Canandaigua Lake, there is a sandy beach, beach house and snack shop in Kershaw Park where you can sunbath, and swim. Or, visit Onanda Park beach, just minutes away, where you can swim, take a picnic lunch, or hike through the trails. Launch your own boat on the lake (we have space for a few small boats to park on our property) or there are a number of marinas that rent boats by the hour, half day or whole day. The area is perfect for cyclists, and we have a secure area for bike and sporting equipment storage for guests. There are three nearby golf courses. Winter brings skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and winter festivals. Wine and beer tours are offered year round. The closest airport, Rochester International is 35 minutes west. We’re just 30 minutes to Rochester, 90 minutes to Corning, 90 minutes to Buffalo, 3 hours to Albany and 5 hours to NYC…so come and visit us soon! At Sutherland House, you will find exceptional hospitality and attention to detail, for an unforgettable stay. If there is anything we can do to make your visit with us more enjoyable, please don’t hesitate to call upon us.
Our lovely 1859 Italianate brownstone is in the middle of one of the most beautiful landmark blocks in the historic Chelsea section of New York City. Here you’ll find an oasis of peace and quiet in your own fully-equipped studio apartment. It is in sharp contrast to the sometimes circus-like atmosphere of many large midtown hotels.
Rustic & Romantic 1854 Farmhouse Stay. Seven-Acre Hobby Farm produces Pure Maple Syrup and Farm Fresh Eggs. All Reservations include Our Farmhouse Breakfast Basket and One Complimentary Package ... See Website for Details. Farmhouse Suite Description: Private One-Bedroom Queen Suite with Full Kitchen, Living Area, Bathroom, Outdoor Deck and Laundry Facility. We are located 20 minutes south of Syracuse and only 2 miles from Cazenovia Lake. Take a breath of fresh air and let us host your countryside getaway!
Step back to an earlier age. To a time that saw the conclusion of the American Revolution. Our inn was built in approximately 1796 and began servicing the stage coach run (along what is now Route 96) in 1819. We have four, fully appointed guest suites and we invite you to come and spend the night with us. Located just 1/2 mile east of Phelps, seven miles north of Geneva, and we are midway between Rochester and Syracuse NY. We have two family suites that sleep up to 6 people comfortably. The Bolero Room is carefully appointed for a romantic getaway for two. Guests are invited to spend time in the spacious common areas and enjoy our deck. All of our rooms are on the first floor, with no stairs between the complimentary parking and your room. While the inn is over 200 years old, the amenities are up to date with wireless internet and cable TV.
This charming Vermont Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of The Shires, a beautiful region nestled between the Taconic Mountains to the west and the Green Mountains to the east. It's 8 miles to Manchester and just 12 miles to Bennington. Our 16 guestrooms are spread over 3 buildings, all of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. We also have a full-service restaurant and tavern on-site.
The INN at Ormsby Hill is southern Vermont's premier romantic bed and breakfast. A truly luxurious Vermont country inn in Manchester Vermont is a perfect destination for intimate getaways, honeymoons, celebrations and relaxing escapes. The INN at Ormsby Hill is an historic property situated on Route 7A and shares a rich history with the area. Built in 1764 by Thompson Purdy it is one of the oldest structures in Manchester and the first to have electrical service. We are proud to be one of twelve 4-Diamond Inns/Hotels in Vermont. Stay one evening in our exceptional accommodations, and you’ll find out why.
A Charming Vermont Getaway Welcome to our Bennington, Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Perhaps you have passed by the inn on a previous trip to Bennington, or gotten to know us on Instagram. If not, let us tell you a little bit about The Four Chimneys Inn. Perched between a traditional Vermont Inn and a Boutique hotel, our Vermont B&B has an intimate, yet grand feel reminiscent of the graceful summer homes of days gone by. Each uniquely appointed guest room maintains its old world details while offering all of the amenities of modern day life. Crisp and Clean. Quiet and Unhurried. Our guests know best, citing that the inn provides a magical respite from the day to day frenzy. The perfect spot for a romantic getaway or sister weekend. A longstanding favorite lodging choice for Bennington College families. (just 5-minutes away). And perfect for business travelers. Fully equipped with modern amenities, its no surprise that many area HR departments entrust their visiting business travelers and VIPs to our care. We hope you’ll come see us soon!
This picturesque Inn lies in an ideal location in Southern Vermont. The Wilmington Inn is located along the Deerfield River, adjacent to the Valley Trail & minutes from Mount Snow. Our Inn is rich with history, but with modern amenities & personal traditional touches. Help us complete our puzzle of the week or enjoy a local beer in front of the fireplace enjoying a homemade treat. Our cozy & tranquil accommodations include a number of spacious rooms & suites designed for comfort & ease. We gladly welcome groups as well, ranging from a family reunion, corporate outing to weddings. Our hospitality focused associates are dedicated to ensuring each stay is flawless.
The Strong House Inn is a historic 1834 Inn with 14 guestrooms, centrally located in the Champlain Valley of Vermont. Each room is individually decorated with private bathrooms, TV's and complimentary wifi. Planning an event? The Inn has event space for your family reunion or intimate wedding celebration. Middlebury and Burlington are within a short distance and the Strong House Inn makes a great home base for hiking, biking, boating, antiques and more. Come stay with us and plan your next adventure in the Champlain Valley of Vermont.
The Shaker Mill Inn is a unique family and pet friendly Inn that can be a comfortable and safe alternative in these days of Covid-19. Each room has a private entrance. There is a self-check-in/check-out process. There are no common eating or gathering areas, and we use cleaning and food handling techniques recommended by the Health Department. Each room is equipped with a kitchen or kitchenette so that you can enjoy your breakfast in your room or on your patio. The rooms and grounds are spacious, which will make for a relaxing visit to the Berkshires. Conveniently located in the central Berkshires near Lenox, Lee, and Stockbridge, The Shaker Mill Inn offers cozy bed & breakfast rooms with king and queen beds, private baths and rooms with a private deck or balcony. Business travelers will find convenience in our Greylock Suite that includes a large living room for gatherings or entertaining clients and a secure Wi-Fi. For summer lodging, Shaker Mill Inn is 10 minutes from the Tanglewood Main Gate. We are committed to running a virus free B&B, with the health and safety of our guests our main concern. We hope you consider us the next time you want to get away.
The Golden Stage Inn offered travelers bed and board before Vermont became a state in 1791. Today, this New England Inn reflects over 200 years of history in its 6 guestrooms and 2 family suites. Golden Stage is truly a four season inn, located in the Okemo Valley which has rich outdoor recreation opportunities all year round. The Inn is just four miles from Okemo Mountain, one of the best family ski areas in Vermont and 15 miles from Killington Mountain. You can hike some great trails, shop for antiques and quality crafts, or fish in the mountain streams. Within 30 minutes’ drive you will find renowned summer theater, sounds of symphony or folk music, and fine art galleries. Golfing is a prized pastime at the superb nearby courses. Whatever your pleasure, you will most certainly find relaxation and warm hospitality at the Golden Stage Inn. From April through June (and again in November) we’re offering discounts for parties seeking to rent the whole Inn for family reunions, weddings, workshops or business retreats.
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Most people probably don’t think of a b&b when they think of NYC. Maybe a glitzy hotel or an upscale motel pops to mind first. But don’t write off some of the coolest New York bed and breakfast spots you’ll likely ever see. From classic brownstone houses near Manhattan to funky little gems in Harlem, expect the unexpected from NYC’s bed and break scene.
New York state is so much more than NYC, of course. Ithaca is one of the most gorgeous places you could possibly visit in New York,, overflowing with botanical gardens and stunning nature like the Cascadilla Falls. There are bed and breakfast aplenty in Ithaca, and that’s just one of New York’s amazing attractions.
Fort Ticonderoga is a famous historical landmark built by the French back in the 1700’s. They used the Fort to help protect themselves against the British back in the day. Worth checking out if you’re looking for some history to discover while visiting New York.
Adirondack State Park is a beautiful expanse that rivals any other National Park you’ll find in the U.S. Containing thousands of streams and even more forest, you can hike, ski, paddle, and walk to your heart's content.
Also consider the Catskills if you’re looking for a dose of nature. Located in the Southeast of NY, there are lovely trails for hiking & exploring. This is a phenomenal place to see the leaves change in Fall as well!
With so many different options for a bed & breakfast New York experience, take your time and do a little research to find out which area of NY you’d love to discover.
New York is famous for its dining and you can expect almost any type of food on Planet Earth to be available in NY. Italian, Greek, Mexican...there’s everything and anything a foodie could ever dream of in this mecca of cuisine.
If you’re in NYC and looking to check out one of the most famous spots in the city, Peter Luger Steakhouse is an institution that’s been delighting hungry patrons for decades. Luger Steakhouse serves up melt in your mouth USDA Prime steaks on a boat of melted butter just like they did in the 1950’s. Truly a once in a lifetime steakhouse experience.
For great Italian you picked the right place. NY has a Little Italy in nearly every borough, and spots like Dominick’s, Roberto’s, Celeste, or Esca will fill that Italian craving in no time.
In reality, any food you want you can have in the Big Apple. You’ll find gems around every corner so be sure to give that delicious looking pizza joint a try. It just might be the next big thing.
New York’s history needs very little explaining to the average Americans. As one of the most powerful and influential states in the U.S., and indeed the world, New York is rich in history and stories.
New York was one of the original 13 colonies that made up the United States. As the leading entry point for new migrants into the United States, New York captured the rich culture of Europe through Italians, Germans, Irish, Polish, and many more unique nationalities that formed the exciting melting pot that still remains today.
The strong industries that centered around NY like finance, banking, fashion, and real estate continue to exist in the state today, making it among the wealthiest few states in America.
Today, New York is the fourth most populous state in America. New York City (NYC) is still one of the few top tier powerhouse cities worldwide, attracting businesspeople, artists, entertainers, and everyone in between.
New York has so much to do that you might be overwhelmed if you’re looking for a starting point. NYC alone has Manhattan, Central Park, Brooklyn, Harlem, Midtown, Chelsea, and more.
If you’ve come to NY to do some shopping or high-end nightlife, visit SOHO. The fashionable neighborhood in Manhattan has gorgeous cast-iron buildings scattered among luxury shops & restaurants. This is your people watching mecca from a trendy coffee shop (if you’re into that kind of thing)
Harlem is a funky neighborhood known for its legendary jazz clubs like Showman’s Jazz Club, and eye poppingly good soul food at joints like Sylvia’s, a true NYC institution.
Chelsea, another popular neighborhood has an incredible must-see called the High Line. It’s a park built on old tracks on the west side of Manhattan.
Midtown is your sightseeing capital of NYC with famous landmarks like the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and the newly renovated Hudson Yards. This is where you’ll find most of NYC’s skyscrapers and also the central business district where commerce happens.
On the other hand, if you’re trying to get out of NYC, a great up and coming destination to visit is Saratoga Springs. Home to the National Museum of Horse Racing and Hall of Fame, this hub of horse racing is a fun place to check out.
The Saratoga Auto Museum has a massive collection of race cars and vintage cars, so definitely add that to the list as well.
You definitely won’t run out of things to do when you visit New York. Broadway, Niagara Falls, the Adirondack Mountains, Times Square, Long Island, the Finger Lakes….the must-see list is never ending when it comes to the Empire State.
For some of the most striking natural beauty in the U.S., you’ve got to check out the Finger Lakes. The group of 11 narrow lakes that resemble fingers (obviously) are gorgeous strips of water surrounded by lush greenery...and wineries. The Finger Lakes region is home to more wineries than anywhere else in the state if you’re looking to try some delicious grapes while immersed in natural beauty.
Is NYC your destination? Besides having more than enough to see & do for several lifetimes, NYC also has its own share of nature. The Central Park (Central Park) has to be seen to be believed. Covering over 850 acres of prime city land, Central Park has dazzled amazed tourists & residents since the park was completed in 1876. During the winter, rent a pair of skates at Wollman Ice Skating Rink & experience your own real life winter wonderland. You’ll be able to see the NYC skyline while you’re whizzing around the rink.
The Central Park Zoo is a perfect place to bring kids if you’re traveling with a family. From lemurs to sea lions to leopards, they’ve seriously got it all.
Sightseeing around the city is another major activity that can consume most of your day if you want it to. The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a world famous attraction & surely on the bucket list for great sites to see around the world. Times Square is the center of the lights & action with its crazy colorful billboards and Broadway shows.
If you’re staying in NYC for a while then you won’t be able to miss the iconic brownstone houses that cover much of Brooklyn, Bushwick, and Williamsburg, and give New York its gritty charm.
Upstate New York is obviously a totally different scene then the glitz and glamour of NYC. With more space & tranquility, you might want to consider a change of scenery instead of spending all of your time in the City. Upstate is perfect for that dose of calm relaxation.
Once again, with so much on offer, it really is worth carefully planning what you care about seeing, and what kind of vacation you’re feeling.
New York is much more than skyscrapers and beautiful glass buildings. The stunning mountain ranges, forests, and lakes make the Empire State a surprisingly awesome place to visit if you’re looking to spend some quality time in the great outdoors. Western New York contains stunning parks like Letchworth State Park, with sparkling waterfalls drawing in photographers & campers from all over the place who are looking for an escape in New York.
Niagara Falls is the oldest state park in the country (established 1885) and is definitely a can’t miss location. Famous for its massive waterfall, it’s a bucket list spot for tourists from around the world.
The Adirondack State Park is the largest state park in America, and is roughly the size of Yellowstone, the Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon parks...combined!! If you’re a big-time park adventurer then you’ve definitely got to add Adirondack to your list.
Weather in New York differs greatly depending on where you’re staying. Long Island, New York City, and other parts of Downstate New York have very hot summers and cold winters...although the winters tend to be much warmer than Upstate New York.
Western NY and Upstate New York have some pretty harsh winters so be sure to pack plenty of warm jackets if you’re visiting the Adirondacks, Buffalo, or any of the lake regions such as the Finger Lakes.
During the summer you’ll definitely want to pack shorts or lighter clothes, especially if you’re staying around NYC. The subway can get pretty warm and the city traps a lot of heat from all of the hustle and bustle.
There’s nothing like experiencing NY like a local. Staying in a hotel just won’t give you the same atmosphere of incredible innkeepers that know the neighborhood like the back of their hand, or being nestled in just the right spot to have tranquility while still being close to the action.
A quick and easy check-in at your little getaway is always standard, along with blazing fast wifi and friendly hosts.
Whether you’re staying in something as small as a guest house or as large as a full bed & breakfast, you’ll always get that personal touch that makes you feel like part of the family.
If you happen to be a fan of staying in a Victorian home or partial to a Victorian bed & breakfast, you’re in luck. New York features many of these cozy spots
At a New York bed & breakfast, expect the best when it comes to amenities. Free wifi is a given these days, and your b&b will come equipped so you’ll always be connected (if you want to be). Free parking is clutch, especially when you’re staying in one of the most densely populated states in the country. B&B’s pride themselves on hospitality and taking care of you, and taking the stress out of your vacation with free cancellation and free parking is just the start of the care you can expect from your hosts.
The guest rooms at a New York b&b are styled in almost every fashion imaginable. Whether you’re into cozy & quaint, or modern & sleek, there’s a B&B that’ll fit your taste. Most of the rooms come equipped with oversized tubs to soak after a long day, as well as incredibly comfortable beds that’ll be pretty hard to get out of in the morning.
Complimentary breakfast (usually homemade) is not a bad way to start the morning. Many of the innkeepers use locally sourced ingredients to cook up a mouth watering meal that’ll get your day started the right way.
If you’re visiting New York City, it goes without saying that you’ll be able to walk or take the subway to almost anywhere around the City. Everything is pretty much walking distance if you stay in a bed and breakfast around the sites you want to see the most.
If you’re staying in other places around the great state of New York, a car is most likely going to be necessary to get around. Renting a car is simple & easy these days.
Trying to hit multiple parks and sites around the state? Then you’ll definitely need a car as the desirable attractions can be spread pretty far apart.
New York has several massive airports; John F. Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR) are all fantastic options with flights to every conceivable location on Earth between them.
New York has a massive variety of b&b options based on where you’re staying in the state, and what you’re looking for.
Healthy living your scene? There are vegan bed and breakfast New York options if you’re looking for carefully crafted meals that are all natural.
Are you headed out on a private getaway with your special someone? A romantic bed and breakfast New York option you definitely won’t want to miss is the 1871 House in NYC. Nestled right in the heart of Manhattan merely steps away from some of the best shopping & dining the world has ever seen, this is a great spot to bring your loved one & spoil them!
Known as one of the best bed and breakfast New York has to offer , the Colonial House Inn located in the neighborhood of Chelsea has all of the excitement of one of New York’s most exciting parts of town combined with a quiet, quaint place to wind down your nights. Check out their amazing rooftop garden. The Inn is just blocks from The High Line and all of Chelsea’s best dining & entertainment.
Looking for the premier upstate New York bed and breakfast option? Then you can’t miss the Inn at Lake Joseph. Featuring 17 rooms with whirlpool tubs, cozy fireplaces, and queen or king sized beds tucked away on Lake Joseph in the Catskills, this is the getaway spot you’ve been looking for. A complimentary country breakfast awaits you in the mornings, and during the day there are miles of wooded trails to explore along with free kayaks, bikes, or rowboats to rent for some lake fun. Can’t get that at your average hotel, can you?
No matter what specific type of New York bed and breakfast you’re looking for, it’s almost a guarantee that you’ll find it in the Empire State. Bed and breakfasts have a long history in one of America’s original 13 colonies, and you’re bound to find a diamond for that perfect vacation you’re planning out.