Emerson Resort and Spa • Mt. Tremper, New York

Emerson Resort and Spa sits in the heart of the Catskills, two hours away from Saratoga in one direction, and from New York city in the other. It offers rustic lodge accommodations, as well as a contemporary inn for guests in the main building. They welcome well-behaved dogs!

Emerson Resort has a selection of indoor specialty shops, allowing visitors to stay inside during inclement weather. Their claim-to-fame is the world’s largest kaleidoscope, which is set up in their silo. They offer three unique ten-minute shows for a small price.  Fine dining is available on premises. The spa offers an extensive treatment menu.

Visit: 5340 Route 28, Mount Tremper, New York (845) 688-2828; emersonresort.com