It’s no secret the Catskills erupt into the most vibrant colors each fall. Travelers flock to the region to take in its beauty and enjoy outdoor activities. This season, stay at Callicoon Hills Hotel, a 65-room property celebrating nature.
The historic building first opened in 1905 as a family boarding house. Now, the hotel welcomes guests from across the country. In addition to its cozy rooms, this winter Callicoon Hills adds 10 A-frame glamping cabins, a yoga deck and sauna to the property.
Callicoon Hills boasts many outdoor communal spaces, a seasonal pool, patios with firepits and Adirondack chairs, and covered porches with rocking chairs. Nearby, guests can enjoy a lake and creek for countless activities. From hiking and swimming to fishing and birdwatching, the 23 acres of Callicoon Hills make nature each guest’s playground. Outside the property, guests can venture to Callicoon town for an array of shopping and drinking options, as well as a local farmers market and historic Callicoon Theater.
The property also offers a seasonally driven restaurant and café, open to both guests and locals. Conover Club Restaurant serves brunch and dinner, with comfortable and relaxing seating at the bar, in the dining room or on the outdoor porch. Highlighted dishes include fresh soups and salads, roasted chicken, steak frites, vegan tacos and more. For breakfast, Rise & Shine Coffee Shop offers seasonal selections of both hot and cold breakfasts, as well as coffee and other espresso drinks.
Dog-friendly and ADA-accessible, Callicoon Hills embraces all travelers, encouraging all to enjoy the Catskills at their own pace. Guests can choose to stay at the Boarding House, Pool House or Ridge Rooms.
If you want to get away to the Caribbean this winter from the frosty Northeast, JetBlue has you covered, with recently launched flights from New York City (JFK) to St. Kitts and Nevis (SKB). The flights are now offered Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The destination becomes the 28th the airline services from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips.
Located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve renowned for its spectacular sea life, Vakkaru Maldives invites guests to feel the magic of the festive season in the Maldives. The secluded beach island, just a 30-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport, will offer an exciting array of events, exquisite dining experiences and holiday-themed activities for guests.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
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