With countless inns, bed & breakfasts, and small boutique properties, the Hudson Valley is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Add the splendor of fall foliage—and it’s even better! So check out these inn-spiring suggestions, and take your relationship on the perfect mini-vacation.
Lower Hudson Valley
Castle Hotel & Spa, Tarrytown
Get the royal treatment when you pamper yourselves at this award-winning, 31-room estate overlooking the historic Hudson River. Awaken your senses with a Couples Treatment at the luxurious Sankara Spa, then linger over the 7 Course Chef’s Tasting Menu at the renowned Equus restaurant.
Bricktown Inn Bed & Breakfast, Haverstraw
Make yourself at home in a bygone era in this charming Victorian B&B built in the 1800s. Surrounded by an eclectic mix of antiques and family heirlooms—guests enjoy lazy afternoons on the porch and home-cooked breakfasts, afternoon tea with freshly baked scones, cookies and tea sandwiches.
Hudson House Inn, Cold Spring
Currently on the National Register of Historic Places, this riverside inn built in 1832 is truly part of Hudson River history. Take in the wonderful vistas of West Point, Storm King Mountain and beautiful Hudson River, then meander over to Cold Spring’s quaint, antique-filled shops. Two large guest suites and 11 rooms—many with river views—await you.
Mid Hudson Valley
Hudson Valley Rose, Middletown
This elegant 1847 Georgian stone house is set at the foot of the Catskills on 60 acres of farm, pasture and woodlands. Guests are invited to choose from a variety of picnic baskets and country quilts – and pick a special spot for the perfect picnic of local cheeses and wine with cold cuts, fresh fruit and baguette.
Saugerties Lighthouse, Saugerties
The ultimate nightlight. Recommended by the New York Times and Lonely Planet, this 1869 landmark beacon on the Hudson River serves as a living museum and a renowned bed and breakfast. Turn the clock back over 100 years and allow yourself to experience the rustic simplicity and charm of this unbelievable gem.
The Roundhouse, Beacon
Located on a corner of Beacon’s walkable Main Street, this historic property—complete with a boutique hotel and an award-winning American restaurant—overlooks a rushing waterfall. Stroll through town for shopping, dining, brewery tastings, live music and more. Then, wind down with a drink by the fireplace in the hotel’s lounge.
Upper Hudson Valley
Deer Mountain Inn , Tannersville
Open year round, this classic turn-of-the-century escape features six superb rooms, upstate dining experiences, and breathtaking views of the Catskills. Two 4-bedroom rental houses are also available on the enchanting 168-acre wooded property.
Inn at Green River, Hillsdale
Looking for a dreamy getaway? This luxurious1830 Federal-style farmhouse offers seven romantic guest rooms—many with fireplaces, deep-soaking tubs, two-person showers or whirlpool tubs. The serene country setting is sure to warm hearts this autumn.
The Morgan State House, Albany
An unrivaled example of late 19th-century elegance and design, this regal inn embodies European hospitality. Steps from historic Washington Park and the best that Albany has to offer, it’s a wonderful spot from which to explore the city, or just cozy up in a signature bed, complete with feather mattress and down comforter.
Berkshire Mountain House, Stephentown
This contemporary, hilltop bed & breakfast with walls of glass and spacious decks affords panoramic views of the spectacularly colorful Berkshire Mountains. Warm up on 50-acres of trails and, if weather permits, take a dip in the spring-fed swimming pond.