Romantic getaways in New York State offer a diversity of nearby attractions From the thrill of alpine skiing in the Adirondacks, to the scenic beauty of a Lake George cruise, romantic getaways in New York State offer a variety of options for couples of all ages and persuasions. From the Mansion, you can enjoy the following:
Only one hour north of Saratoga is 3 mountains of skiing and riding. The summit Elevation is 3600 feet with a 2100' vertical drop. Gore has 59 Alpine trails, including 6 glades; 13 cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails. The complex has 10 lifts; 1 Gondola, 2 Quads, 3 Doubles and a high speed Triple. 95% of the trails have snowmaking with 24 miles of trails the longest run is 2.9 miles. For information: http://www.goremountain.com/
With three operating cruise ships see the beauty of Lake George on a scenic shore line cruise. The docks are less then an hour from The Mansion. Further information: www.lakegeorgesteamboat.com
The beauty of the Green Mountains of Vermont are less then an hour from The Mansion. So, whether you are looking to tour the picturesque villages, ski the mighty slopes or shop till you drop at the Manchester Outlet Mall The Mansion is a perfect jumping off point. For information: http://www.1-800-vermont.com/
Your Mansion home puts you close to many fine antique centers. With prices far below the rates of New York City you can spend a great day hunting for just that perfect piece. The Mansion staff will be happy to help you route an interesting trip.
Twenty buildings on 32 acres of grounds and gardens, house exhibits on logging, boats and boating, mining, outdoor recreation, transportation, rustic furniture, and on-going programs and special events offer a variety of interesting activities for the whole family. For Information: http://www.adkmuseum.org/
You can ride the tour boat through Champlain Canal Lock 5 which is one of the highest on the Champlain Canal System. The tour is located 10 minutes north of Schuylerville. For more information: www.canals.state.ny.us
Discovered in 1842 by Lester Howe, his underground cave is located about 45 - 60 minutes south of Saratoga. 156 feet below ground Howe Caverns features an 80 minute guided tour with underground boat ride. For further information: www.howecaverns.com