When it’s so hot outside that the chickens are laying hard boiled eggs, that’s the time I start thinking about fleeing the city. Usually hubby and I head to the Hudson Valley, Berskshires or Catskills as my parents did and my grandparents before them.
Mountain house in Austerlitz, NY
I’m a mountain person as is my husband. We like to bring the dogs and go for hikes, cool off in swimming holes and have some awesome meals featuring locally grown produce. There’s always plenty of culture around the areas that cater to NYC weekenders, whether it’s performances, art or just good ole’ antiquing. The best part about it is that there is no “scene”. You can wear Birkenstocks to any event if you want, not that I would ever be caught dead in those hippy dippy things!
This summer we’re thinking of heading farther north to Vermont. The trip will be all about the dogs as there is a place called Dog Mountain with a nearby B&B that caters to canines. Because we don’t want to spend our entire trip on a dog ranch, we may actually hit the beaches in Maine. That’s a thought anyway, not that we’ve had a chance to plan anything out yet.
So, what’s your getaway preference? A beach house? Lake house? Or mountain hideaway?
Lake House in New Zealand