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Chic Retreats in the Northeast

Updated: May 22

If you’re looking to get off the grid, you can safely unplug, unwind, and recharge in any one of these chic retreats in the Northeast.

I suggest you look, book, and go asap as domestic travel is off-the-chains, and boutique hotels are busting at the seams. Also, consider these iconic spots for top leaf-peeping come fall. These oases are as evocative in summer as they are in winter and every season in between.

New York - Lake Placid Lodge

The iconic Lake Placid Lodge in Lake Placid, New York, other than its glorious mountains, is most known for hosting the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics. Therefore, winter sports enthusiasts abound.

However, popular activities rotate seasonally. In the winter, guests can partake in many unique snow-driven activities like dog sled rides on the lake, Olympic Oval ice skating, skiing, and snow bonfires. In spring and fall, guests can go whitewater rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, boating, practically anything mother nature allows.

The fun is for our furry friends, and the Lake Placid Lodge is dog-friendly, as guests can bring up two dogs in individual cabins; they also have accessible rooms. The spacious suites on-site with natural wooden beams complement the view of the expansive lake.

Food enthusiasts also descend en masse. The two dining options on the property are Artisans, offering a seasonal menu and sprawling views of the Whiteface Mountain and the Lake below. The more casual Maggie’s P