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What’s better than snowy outdoor adventures, relaxing spa escapes, and rip-roaring indoor water parks? Being able to do it all and more all in one place! Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend to unwind or an exciting family retreat filled with outdoor thrills, plan an unforgettable New York getaway without ever leaving your resort. From a Catskill lodge with the state’s largest indoor water park to a ski retreat in Chautauqua-Allegheny, indulge in winter bliss at these 14 all-in-one resorts.
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The Sagamore Resort (Adirondacks)
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Surround yourself with commanding views of Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains at The Sagamore Resort. Nestled on a secluded private island, this family-friendly luxury resort spoils with rooms boasting extraordinary lakefront views, spacious balcony suites, cozy lodge stays, multi-room houses, and accessible accommodations. With 70 acres to explore, there’s never a shortage of adventures to be had. Splash and relax in the indoor pool overlooking the lake or warm up in the hot tub. Have fun in the expansive indoor rec center with everything from rock climbing to mini golf to a movie loft. Let the beauty of the Adirondacks inspire your relaxation in the spa that features a salt and sound therapy lounge, hydrotherapy area, and 13 treatment rooms for facials and body massages. After an exciting day of activities, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the Sagamore’s four winter dining options. Chill out every January during Glacier Ice Bar Weekends and for even more winter wonder, book the Weekends in Winter Package to enjoy daily breakfast for two, champagne and gingerbread upon arrival, and other perks.
The Otesaga Resort (Central New York)
Historic elegance and iconic charm await along the shores of Otsego Lake at the Otesaga Resort in Cooperstown. Settle into one of the luxurious guest rooms and oversized suites with lakefront views, and then rejuvenate in the tranquility of the onsite Hawkeye Spa, offering a menu of unique massages and facial treatments. For a stress-free spa stay, book the Hawkeye Spa Package which includes one 50-minute signature massage or facial, no extra resort fees, and charming accommodations. Walk, run, or snowshoe on picturesque trails and then recharge with tasty cuisine from elevated comfort food at the Hawkeye Bar & Grill to gourmet coffee at the Mohican Market to delicious cocktails at the Fire Bar. Make the most out of your Cooperstown getaway and upgrade to one of the hotel packages like the Double Play Package (includes admission to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and a souvenir mini baseball bat), the Winter Stay and Play Golf Package (includes access to the Leatherstocking Golf Course), or the Bed and Breakfast package (includes a breakfast buffet each morning of your stay).
Mohonk Mountain House (Hudson Valley)
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Voted #1 resort in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic for 2023 by Condé Nast Traveler, the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz promises an unforgettable winter getaway. At this Victorian castle resort surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest, everything you need for a memorable getaway is included as part of your nightly rate, plus kids get to stay and eat for free during winter and spring breaks. Settle into one of the elegant guest rooms, suites, or the Grove Lodge house, each with their own fireplace and touch of Victorian luxury. Glide across the ice on the award-winning outdoor skating rink, traverse 85 miles of scenic hiking paths with MICROspikes®, cross-country ski or snowshoe on 30 miles of groomed trails, or fly down the snow tubing hill. Warm up indoors in the heated pool or unwind with a massage at the award-winning spa with an outdoor heated mineral pool, veranda and solarium, a salon, steam room, and sauna. Indulge in farm-to-table cuisine, enjoy weekend mountaintop brunch, and cozy up by the fireplace for afternoon tea in the Lake Lounge.
Greek Peak Mountain Resort (Finger Lakes)
A mountain of memories awaits at Greek Peak Mountain Resort in Cortland. This year-round destination has everything you need for a wonderful winter getaway. Check into the Hope Lake Lodge, found at the heart of the resort, with cozy Adirondack-style hotel rooms and suites. Log homes and townhouses are also available, perfect for families and larger groups. Splish, splash, and relax in the lodge’s Cascades Water Park with four waterslides, a wave pool, waterfalls, and more. Greek Peak is also a premier ski resort with 55 trails, six aerial lifts, two surface lifts, a beginners slope, four terrain parks, and night skiing. If skiing isn’t your thing, the resort also has snow tubing, so everyone can get in on winter fun. Fly down the mountainside on the zipline or take a ride down the mountain coaster. Unwind with a massage or facial at the Waterfalls Spa. After you’ve had your fun, grab a bite to eat at one of the seven options on site including a steakhouse, pub and grill, cocktail lounge, cafe, and deli. Make the most out of your Greek Peak retreat with a wide variety of packages including waterpark and ski combo passes, meal vouchers, spa credits, and more.
Villa Roma Resort (Catskills)
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Revel in Catskill winter bliss this season at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon. Find relaxation in one of the cozy lodging options ranging from six-person spacious suites to deluxe rooms with private balconies. When you book a winter getaway at Villa Roma not only will you unlock views of the beautiful snowy landscape, but also access to onsite activities, three meals a day, and other perks, all included in your rate. Start your day out on the Villa Roma slopes where you can ski, snowboard, or tube down the mountain, or explore the area on cross-country ski trails. Afterwards, warm up in front of the fireplace at the Ski Chalet or take a dip in the indoor heated pool or hot tub. Relax indoors with a massage, facial, or manicure in the spa and salon. Get the whole family together and hit up the sports complex with bowling, go karts, and a bounce house, or the game room with an arcade, ping pong, and pool table. Round out the day with dinner and drinks at one of the seven dining establishments onsite, and make sure to check out Club Forum, which has live entertainment every night. If you’re looking to upgrade your Catskill getaway, check out Villa Roma’s winter weekend packages.
Holiday Valley (Chautauqua-Allegheny)
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Plan an unforgettable getaway that the family will be talking about for years to come at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville. Choose from three lodging accommodations: the Inn found at the base of the slopes with traditional rooms and suites with personal Jacuzzi tubs, the Tamarack Club located steps from the base lodge with deluxe rooms, studios, and apartments, and various off-site rentals. Head up the mountain and ski or snowboard down some of the best slopes in the state with options for all levels. The resort also has a terrain park, night skiing, tubing hills, and trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. For even more outdoor adventure, take a ride through the snowy woods on the Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster. Relieve tension at the Ellicottville Oasis Spa found in the Tamarack Club for massage therapy, manicures, and pedicures, or warm up in the heated indoor pool or dry sauna. Refuel with tasty treats at one of Holiday Valley’s five dining options. End the day in front of the fireplace with a warm beverage or at one of the resort's exciting events that include live music performances and festivals. Be sure to check out the Lift and Lodge package which includes day passes to slopes with your overnight accommodation.
Rocking Horse Ranch (Hudson Valley)
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Get a taste of country living with a luxurious twist at this 500-acre all-inclusive ranch resort in Highland. Rocking Horse Ranch is the ultimate family getaway with a variety of activities, delicious dining, outdoor adventures, and more all included in your overnight rate. Book a night in one of the cozy Western-style rooms or suites in the Main Lodge or Oklahoma building. Experience the magic of the season in the Winter Fun Park where you can go snow tubing, snowboarding, or skiing down “Big Hill” where a magic carpet ride will bring you right back to the top. Glide across the ice skating rink and after warm up with some hot cocoa. Explore the snowy wonder of the ranch on horseback alongside an experienced guide. Get a taste of summer at Big Splash Indoor Water Park where it’s always a balmy 85 degrees, or float under the snow in the outdoor hot springs. Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow at the indoor archery range or play a game of bowling in the Lucky Horseshoe Arcade. Enjoy a family meal prepared by CIA graduates in the Longhorn Dining Room. End the night in the Silverado Saloon with nightly entertainment including live music, magic, comedy, and animal shows.
Gurney’s Montauk Resort (Long Island)
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Oceanside elegance can be found year-round along the pristine beach at Gurney’s Montauk Resort. This iconic Hamptons destination is the only year-round resort in Montauk, hosting 158 rooms, suites, and beachfront cottages, all delivering dramatic ocean views. Take a wintry walk down the 2,000-foot private sand beach, dubbed one of the most glorious beaches on Long Island by Travel + Leisure. Take a dip in the heated indoor pool that looks out over the Atlantic, and unlock ultimate relaxation in the 30,000-square-foot Seawater Spa and Bathhouse. Take wellness classes like yoga, pilates, and strength training, or a mixology workshop and create your own cocktails. If you’ve got little ones in tow, check out the kids crafts and activities calendar or head to the pool for “dive-in” movie nights where you can watch family-friendly films from the heated pool. Cozy up for a seaside dinner in one of the heated igloos or alongside one of the fire pits. Tillie’s serves up tasty new American cuisine if you prefer to dine indoors. Upgrade your Gurney’s stay with the Seawater Spa Escape package which includes perks like a $300 nightly spa credit.
Lake Placid Lodge (Adirondacks)
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Take in the breathtaking lakeside views from the secluded shores of the Lake Placid Lodge. Check into one of the 30 rustic yet luxurious guest accommodations ranging from intimate rooms in the main lodge to lakeside suites to one bedroom cabins, all channeling the Adirondack cabin vibe. Winter is the most magical time of the year at the lodge, where you can go ice skating or explore the snowy campus via snowshoe or cross-country ski. You’re also centrally-located to some of the region’s best downhill skiing opportunities including Whiteface Mountain and Mount Pisgah. Indoors, participate in family-friendly activities like arts and crafts or enjoy a s’more out by the firepit. Indulge in delicious farm-to-table fare at the two establishments onsite, or get an exclusive glimpse into the lodge’s impressive wine cellar.
YO1 Longevity & Health Resort (Catskills)
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For those looking for a rejuvenating wellness retreat, the YO1 Longevity and Health Resort in Monticello is the place to nama-stay. Spend your retreat in one of the serene and peaceful rooms which all feature lakefront views. Choose from a variety of all-inclusive packages ranging from those taking their first steps into the wellness world to specific stays for stress and restoration to a winter rejuvenation retreat, each one customized to your goals. Participate in daily yoga and guided meditation, unwind in the sauna or with a massage in the spa, float in the hot tub or heated pool, explore the snowy Catskills on one of the hiking trails, and more. Delicious gourmet vegetarian meals and cold-pressed juices are also included in the experience, custom-made for your experience.
Saratoga Arms (Capital-Saratoga)
Located in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs, the historic Saratoga Arms Hotel is sure to provide a luxurious and unforgettable getaway. This inn, originally built in 1870, boasts 31 elegant and charming rooms and suites with fireplaces or whirlpools. Delight in a tasty farm-to-table breakfast served daily featuring gluten, vegan, and dairy-free options, and a chef’s selection of locally-sourced small plates are available throughout the day. Discover Saratoga’s bustling main street, Broadway, with locally-owned shops, restaurants, boutiques, and more, all just steps away from the hotel. The best way to stay at the Saratoga Arms is with one of their all-inclusive packages ranging from date night specials to Gilded Age experiences to self-care retreats. All packages come with their own unique set of perks including shopping vouchers to use in the city, facials and massages at Complexions Spa, and more. However you plan to spend your day, be sure to end it alongside the outdoor firepit with a warm beverage.
Inns of Aurora (Finger Lakes)
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Discover the calming vibes of the Finger Lakes from a lovingly-restored historic home at the Inns of Aurora. Settle into one of the six luxurious yet homey lodging accommodations ranging from private cottages to intimate lakefront mansions to charming inn rooms. Throughout the campus, scenically nestled alongside Cayuga Lake, participate in outdoor activities including hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing on the Inns’ trails, birdwatching (with complimentary binoculars), historic walking tours, and more. Indoors, find peace during expert-lead yoga classes, relieve tension with a trip to the spa and sauna, or participate in culinary workshops. If you’re looking to explore Finger Lakes Wine Country, climb aboard the complimentary winery shuttle which transports you to the area's award-winning wineries. End the day with farm-to-table cuisine at one of the four onsite restaurants alongside live music, or grab a s’mores kit and gather around the firepit under the stars. Packages like Spa and Stay are also available, giving you access to two spa treatments daily plus other inclusions.
Whiteface Lodge (Adirondacks)
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Immerse yourself in the rustic elegance of the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, tucked into the picturesque woodlands of the Adirondack Mountains. Cozy up in one of the luxurious one, two, or three bedroom suites all complete with cast-iron fireplaces, private balconies, and fully-equipped kitchens. Explore the great outdoors on a cross-country ski or snowshoe adventure, glide across the ice at the ice -skating rink, or just enjoy a s’more and warm beverage from one of the fire pits. Indoors, get the family together for a round of bowling in the old-fashioned alley, encourage friendly competition in the Family Game Room, or grab some popcorn and watch a movie from the 56-seat surround sound theater. Find relaxation at the spa with a massage, facial, or salon appointment, soak in the hot tub, or float around in the heated indoor pool. End the day with Adirondack-inspired cuisine at Kanu, delight in live music and a hand-crafted cocktail at Peak47. Not to mention, the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies, Whiteface Mountain, is just a short drive from the lodge. Take the stress out of your mountain getaway and book an all-inclusive package which includes all resort amenities, meals, and activities.
Kartrite Resort (Catskills)
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Plan a getaway for the whole family at this Catskills resort home to the state’s largest indoor waterpark. Found in Monticello, the Kartrite Resort features 324 exquisitely-designed one, two, and three bedroom suites, and a luxury lodge experience that includes four waterpark passes, daily crafts, live entertainment, scavenger hunts, family game nights, and more with your overnight rate. Splish, splash, and have a blast in the waterpark where it’s 84 degrees year-round. Lounge under a private cabana while the kids zoom down rip-roaring water slides. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of the resort’s innovative restaurants from fine dining at Bixby’s to quick bites at the Surfside Grille. If you’re looking for outdoor adventures, Holiday Mountain offers skiing and snow-tubing, just seven minutes away, and parents can pay a visit to nearby Resorts World Catskill Casino, under two miles away. Finish out the day with s’mores at one of the sunset fire pits and it’s sure to be an unforgettable family getaway.
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