Best Weekend Getaway in Upstate New York

For those of us that are not rushing to hop on flights, we can still have epic road trips, weekend getaways, and staycations. As you can imagine, a weekend getaway in the Catskills was the perfect escape from the city.

The Alder is the newest addition to Resorts World Catskills. It's part of a "Resort Campus" which includes another hotel and casino.

The Alder was a great option. It's connected to the hotel, quiet, and 3 minute walk from the casino. Be sure to ask for the schedule of resort activities during check-in.

The Alder offers a multitude of amenities and offerings. The amenities include a spa, gym indoor pool, and a live band/concert. Don't worry there was a variety of eateries. And tons of games: volleyball, corn hole, table tennis, connect four, and Top Golf swing suites.

The resort activities included yoga, tequila tastings, cooking classes, mixology class, trivia, karaoke. Some of the activities are an additional cost.

There are tons of local activities if you run out things to do at the resort campus. Some of the activities include: kayaking, fishing, distillery, brewery, winery, hiking, and skiing to name a few.

Due to COVID, there are restrictions in place to keep everyone safe. Be sure to check the website ahead of you stay and plan accordingly.

Have you considered a weekend getaway in lieu of international travel?

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