Explore more with an overnight stay at one of Orange County’s unique lodging properties
ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (June 20, 2019) – Summer is here and the warm weather begs visitors to explore the multitude of fun and unique attractions in and around Orange County, N.Y. While just an hour’s drive from New York City, overnight accommodations within this popular Hudson Valley destination allow for the most fun, comprehensive, and diverse sightseeing itineraries, as well as time for rest and relaxation. With a choice of special lodging amenities from cooking lessons to spas, fine dining, rooftop cocktails and historic charms, memorable Orange County experiences can begin as soon as check- in.
Such famous landmarks, parks, and historic sites as Bear Mountain State Park, Storm King Art Center, and West Point deserve lengthy visits. Sample the county’s booming farm-to-table movement and the dozens of craft beverage producers including Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery, and Angry Orchard’s Innovation Cider House. Spend hours shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, exploring Motorcyclepedia Museum, playing golf, or rafting the Delaware River. Take time to pedal the paved Heritage Trail or zipline at the Castle Fun Center. Attend summer event highlights like the New York Renaissance Faire, the New York Air Show, and free West Point Band concerts at Trophy Point. The longer the stay, the greater the possibilities.
“We have so much to offer! Take a few days to soak up all the historic sites, shop ‘till you drop, or spend time in the great outdoors,” says Orange County Tourism Director Amanda Dana. “Casual travelers, as well as visitors looking for luxury, will find a wide range of properties to consider as they plan their visit to Orange County, N.Y.”
A sampling of Orange County, N.Y. accommodations with special amenities includes:
Borland House Inn, 130 Clinton Street, Montgomery: Relax at this stately Greek Revival home in the heart of Montgomery’s historic district. The inn offers five rooms with private baths and a restaurant with farm-to-table dining and cooking classes. theborlandhouse.com
Caldwell House, 25 Orrs Mills Road, Salisbury Mills: Rest your head at this upscale 1803 colonial home with 14 air-conditioned rooms and private baths located on seven beautifully landscaped acres. Relax and rejuvenate after a day of exploring the county at The Caldwell House’s on-site spa. caldwellhouse.com
Glenmere Mansion, 634 Pine Hill Road, Chester: Nestled deep in the farmlands of the lower Hudson Valley, atop a magnificent 150-acre estate, sits this mansion with 18 guest rooms and two superb restaurants. The same estate that once welcomed royalty and leading artists has been reborn as a premier luxury hotel and spa. glenmeremansion.com
Stagecoach Inn, 268 Main Street, Goshen: The Hudson Valley’s premier inn and restaurant can be found within an elegant mansion built in 1747. Despite its historic past, the five-bedroom inn features private baths and all the modern updates and amenities for 21st-century travelers. The on-site restaurant offers casually elegant dining in several sitting rooms and a stone veranda overlooking three acres of manicured lawns. stagecoachny.com
Thayer Hotel, 674 Thayer Road, West Point: On the grounds of America’s oldest military academy, the Thayer Hotel features 151 rooms with 23 recently renovated executive suites and award-winning dining options at MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant and the Zulu Time Rooftop Lounge. thethayerhotel.com
Orange County Tourism recently unveiled a fun, free, totally revamped, 55-page travel guide, highlighting its tourism destinations, as well as suggested itineraries and lodging. The guide is available for digital download or by request at www.orangetourism.org/travel-guide.
About Orange County Tourism
Orange County Tourism, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging, and events can be found at www.OrangeTourism.org. For a free copy of the Orange County Travel Guide, e-mail email@example.com or call 845-615-3860.