A relatively short 90 miles from New York City, the Outlier Inn sits on 12 acres of property in the Southern Catskill mountains. This retreat space of sorts that features a bit of everything: there’s a swimmable pond that sits right next to a geodesic dome perfect for glamping and a tiny house built out of recycled materials (yes, there is electricity. No, there is no running water). You’ll also get to spend time with animals in the two separate pastures, enjoy an outdoor firepit and—last but not least—step into a super cool recording studio that features a few isolation booths, a control room, a live room and more. As we said: expect a bit of everything.
When the stress of the city gets to be too much, or you just need a little peace and quiet, there are options near and not-too-far for a quick escape. You can sneak off for a restorative massage or therapeutic pampering at one of the best spas in New York, take a little day trip to unwind in a nearby small town or plan a longer weekend getaway to reset. If you need to get away from people in general, then a secluded getaway is the way to go.
If the hustle and bustle of daily life in New York has you dreaming of snowshoeing in the Adirondacks, walking along the ocean in Rhode island or roasting marshmallows over an open fire in the Catskills, these secluded spots are just the thing. From a cabin in the woods to a quiet town to a tiny house near a stream, these idyllic rentals and destinations will give you plenty of space to recharge your batteries. You’ll escape the crowds and have the opportunity to do things like hiking, cycling and camping. If seclusion is your thing, then check out these spots for a memorable, restful getaway.
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