If you and your loved one can’t remember the last time you devoted time to just the two of you, it’s time to pack your travel bag and head to the Catskills!  Surrounded by picturesque mountains, rushing waters and quaint villages you’ll find the Emerson Resort & Spa.  An award-winning Spa, fireside dining and rooms with two-person, air-jetted tubs provide the perfect setting for romantic things to do in Upstate NY. The Emerson and the breathtaking vistas of the Catskill Mountains are an excellent spot for couples looking to escape their day to day routine and enjoy some quality time together.

Hunter Mountain and Mountain Top Arboretum

Of all the romantic resorts in New York, you’ll find that Emerson Resort & Spa’s unique location in the Catskills makes us the perfect spot for you and your sweetheart to enjoy a peaceful getaway. Couples looking for ski adventures can visit nearby Belleayre Mountain for perfectly groomed terrain that’s a favorite with the locals.  The Catskill Thunder, Belleayre’s high-speed gondola, gets you to the top of the mountain in no time.  Hunter Mountain is another upstate NY ski destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Hunter has introduced new trails, expanding their skiable acreage by 33%.  Looking for something a little less adventurous? Visit the Mountain Top Arboretum, a public garden dedicated to the conservation of native plants and exotic trees. The Arboretum’s mountain top elevation creates a unique environment for research and enjoyment of the spectacular history of the Catskills landscape.  Following skiing or a stroll through year-round gardens, make a stop at one of the breweries and distilleries that have marked the Catskills and the Hudson Valley as the premier distributor of craft beverages. With advance notice, the Emerson can provide shuttle service to neighboring Woodstock Brewing or Union Grove Distillery.

Romantic Things to do in Upstate NY

Emerson Resort and Spa is the perfect destination for a couples getaway NY. Enjoy treatments inspired by nature and our VIP Couples Retreat, the ultimate spa experience for two.  You and the love of your life can cozy up by the fire (many of our rooms feature gas fireplaces), enjoy an intimate dinner at our signature restaurant, Woodnotes Grille, experience the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope or simply enjoy a guided nature walk or a slow stroll along the Esopus Creek. Ditch your neighborhood for the weekend and enjoy all of the amenities and excursions that inspire romance. You’ll find the best things to do in Upstate NY at Emerson Resort & Spa, so book your romantic getaway with us today!