Travel

Travel Guide: Countryside Weekends

October 3, 2018

The Glass House in New Canaan, CT


Hudson Valley, NY


Stay


Rivertown Lodge

This cozy-chic lodge features a spacious backyard and bikes for borrowing.

731 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534


Wm Farmer & Son’s

Enjoy historic yet modern accommodations, an eclectic aesthetic and farm-to-table fare.

20 S Front St, Hudson, NY 12534


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Fish & Game

Tasty farm-to-table dishes are served in a warm, welcoming atmosphere at this former blacksmith shop.

13 S 3rd St, Hudson, NY 12534


BackBar

This offbeat Malaysian restaurant is situated in the back of a vintage store so you can feast and shop in one stop.

347 Warren St, Hudson, NY 12534


Gaskins

Indulge in a locally sourced burger and other new American dishes at this inviting eatery.

2 Church Ave, Germantown, NY 12526


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High Falls Conservation Area

This park is home to eight miles of hiking trails and two breathtaking waterfalls.

540 Roxbury Rd, Hudson, NY 12534
Westwind Orchard Pizza in Catskills, NY
Rivertown Lodge in Hudson Valley, NY


New Canaan, CT & Bedford, NY


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The Inn at GrayBarns

Located on the Silvermine River, this refined inn is a quick three-mile drive to architect Philip Johnson’s glass house.

194 Perry Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850


Bedford Post Inn

A stay at this beautiful inn, co-owned by Richard Gere, includes complimentary classes at the onsite yoga loft.

954 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506


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Tavern at GrayBarns

This idyllic restaurant specializes in comforting classics like roast chicken in a scenic dining room.
194 Perry Ave, Norwalk, CT 06850


The Inn at Pound Ridge

Renowned chef Jean-Georges transformed an 1833 home into an elegant eatery.

258 Westchester Ave, Pound Ridge, NY 10576


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Grace Farms

Situated on 80 sprawling acres, this non-profit center is a true haven for nature, arts and spirituality.

365 Lukes Wood Rd, New Canaan, CT 06840


The Glass House

Take a guided tour of this stunning home designed by architect Philip Johnson.

199 Elm St. New Canaan, CT 06840


Devil’s Den Preserve

Hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers will marvel at this 1,700-acre preserve.

33 Pent Rd, Weston, CT 06883


Storm King Art Center

Discover modern sculptures at this open-air museum, located just one hour north of the city.

1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553


Dia:Beacon

Explore contemporary works from the likes of Agnes Martin and Andy Warhol at this modern museum, housed in a historic printing plant.

3 Beekman St, Beacon, NY 12508
The Glass House in New Canaan, CT


Catskills, NY


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Mohonk Mountain House

Founded in 1869, this hotel is set in a Victorian castle overlooking the beautiful Hudson Valley.

1000 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561


Scribner’s Catskill Lodge

These newly renovated digs provide a rustic oasis and views of the Catskill Mountains.

13 Scribner Hollow Rd, Hunter, NY 12442


Deer Mountain Inn

Complimentary breakfast and sublime mountain views highlight this cozy hotel.

790 Co Rd 25, Tannersville, NY 12485


Foxfire Mountain House

Bask in the relaxing ambiance of this hotel positioned on 10 private acres.

72 Andrew Ln, Mt Tremper, NY 12457



Eat


Phoenicia Diner

This quintessential diner offers locally sourced comfort food with a modern twist.

5681 NY-28, Phoenicia, NY 12464


Brunette

This barber shop-turned-bar offers natural wine, cheese and snacks in an elegant setting.

33 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401


Westwind Orchard Pizza

Rustic wood-fired pizzas await you at this rural gem.

215 Lower Whitfield Rd, Accord, NY 12404


Brushland Eating House

Nestled in the mountains, this eatery serves modern fare with a nod to the past.

1927 Co Rd 6, Bovina Center, NY 13740


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Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Hike to your heart’s content or just peep fall foliage at this massive preserve.

5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson, NY 12446


Mohonk Preserve

A member-supported nature preserve boasting 8,000 acres of cliffs and forests.

3197 Route 44 55, Gardiner, NY 12525


Twin Star Orchards

Apple picking, cider donuts, wood-fired pizzas—this orchard has it all.

155 N Ohioville Rd, New Paltz, NY 12561


Arrowood Farm Brewery

Sip delicious beer and snack on artisanal food at this beautiful farm.

236 Lower Whitfield Rd, Accord, NY 12404
Hudson Valley, NY
High Falls Conservation Area in Hudson Valley, NY

Litchfield County, CT


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Grace Mayflower

This charming inn sits on 60 acres of idyllic countryside and offers luxury spa services.

118 Woodbury Rd, Route 47, Washington, CT 06793


Winvian Farm

Seasonal cooking classes, wellness treatments and a farm-to-table restaurant await you at this 18-cottage resort.

155 Alain White Rd, Morris, CT 06763


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Arethusa Farm

This dairy farm’s on-site restaurant, al tavolo, prides itself on utilizing its own milk, butter and cheese.

822 Bantam Rd, Bantam, CT 06750


Ore Hill & Swyft

Dine on wood-fired pizzas and artisanal pastas at this rustic, lodge-style restaurant.

3 Maple St, Kent, CT 06757


Community Table

Seasonal, sustainable and locally sourced foods anchor this invitingly sleek spot.

223 Litchfield Turnpike, New Preston, CT 06777


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Steep Rock Preserve

Enjoy hikes alongside riverbanks and hillside views at this 1,000-acre park.

2 Tunnel Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794


White Memorial Conservation Center

This 4,000-acre sanctuary features a natural history museum and 40 miles of hiking trails.

80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759


White Flower Farm Store & Gardens

Channel your inner green thumb at this family-owned-and-operated plant store.

167 Litchfield Rd, Morris, CT 06763


Pergola 

This artistic store sells much more than flowers—vintage planters, antiques and botanical prints to name a few.

7 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777


Plain Goods

A lifestyle shop with a serious eye for all things understated and elegant.

1 New Preston Hill Rd, New Preston, CT 06777


Privet House

This charming store offers a curated selection of vintage home goods and furniture.

13 E Shore Rd, New Preston, CT 06777
Grace Farms in New Canaan, CT