Shower? Check. Clothes that aren’t meant for working out? Check. Babysitter? Check. “Where do you want to go?” “I don’t care. Where do you want to go?” Sound familiar? We feel pretty lucky to live in Westchester County, where there are tons of options for awesome date nights. But honestly, sometimes the sheer number of places to go and things to do can be overwhelming. Often, we end up sticking to the same old places. We decided to branch out, and compiled a list of the best, coolest, most fun and unique places in Westchester County for a date night (or a girls’ night out!). To check out more date night ideas click here.
Weekend Getaways in New York
B & B Ranch is a small country inn located in the hills outside of Cooperstown, New York. B & B Ranch opened in 2012 as Central New York’s premier equestrian center, Piedmontese beef producer, and as a center for agricultural tourism, “agritourism,” and farm-to-table food and friendship.
434 Bedbug Hill Road, Fly Creek, NY 13337
Nestled at the base of Bear Mountain along the Appalachian Trail, the historic Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge is the idyllic destination getaway for the adventurer, the romantic, or those looking to celebrate a memorable wedding or special event.
3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, New York 10911
The Bird & Bottle Inn is a favorite destination for travelers seeking a relaxing getaway experience. The surrounding local area provides access to the beautiful foliage, wine tours, historic buildings, boutique shopping, West Point, the Culinary Institute, numerous museums, horseback riding, biking and walking trails, apple picking, fly fishing, or just relaxing by the fire.
1123 Old Albany Post Road (Route 9), Garrison, NY 10524
Buttermilk Falls’ extraordinary 75 acre Hudson River Valley estate offers a remarkable selection of lodgings, a farm-to-table restaurant, an organic kitchen garden and orchard, a world class spa, gardens, trails and animal sanctuary. Numerous Hudson River Valley attractions, are close by. Join Buttermilk Falls for the day, for an evening, for a weekend or a week-long retreat. You can even plan your very own special event.
220 North Road, Milton, NY 12547
Surrounded by 25,000 acres of preserved wilderness, the Minnewaska Lodge opens the door to adventure and offers a retreat from the ordinary. Sitting at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains, you’ll find endless activities from hiking and climbing to relaxing while taking in the picturesque cliffs of Gunk’s Ridge.
3116 US-44, Gardiner, NY, 12525
Mohonk Mountain House is a unique resort poised along the banks of Lake Mohonk in the Hudson Valley. Just 90 miles north of New York City, this National Historic Landmark resort near the Catskills is an accessible getaway for families, couples, or anyone seeking to “unplug.”
1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
Discover a legendary island playground that has welcomed guests for over a century. Their AAA Four-Diamond resort offers celebrated dining, diverse lodging options, and year-round activities that embrace the splendor of the Adirondacks.
110 Sagamore Road, Bolton Landing, NY 12814
Weekend Getaways in New Jersey
Innovation, fun and adventure flow like the wine in their Wine Spectator Grand Award Winning Wine Cellar – nestled in the heart of the Garden State’s picturesque northwest. From the roots in their farms to the lifts on the neighboring ski slopes, you’ll find 4-seasons of extraordinary less than an hour from New York City.
3 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419
Weekend Getaways in Connecticut
With exciting games, world class cuisine, electrifying entertainment, shopping, and 5-star service, Foxwoods is the top largest resort in the Northeast.
350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket, CT 06338
Perfectly landscaped gardens, acres of grounds overlooking the water, a private white sand beach, restaurants, entertainment, a premium spa and so much more.
1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498
Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania
The romantic Inn at Bowman’s Hill is the recipient of the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond Award for the 11th consecutive year in 2018. And best of all, New Hope is strategically located just 90 minutes from New York City, less than three hours from Washington DC and close to Philadelphia.
518 Lurgan Road, New Hope, PA 18938