It’s no wonder they call this place Topnotch; leave the heat, humidity and pressures of everyday life behind in favor of Vermont’s awe-inspiring sights.
Where: Topnotch Resort and Spa. 4000 Mountain Rd., Stowe VT. 802-253-8585; www.topnotchresort.com
What’s special: Located in a pristine wooded estate, guests enjoy a massage; swim outdoors or indoors; hike; bike; and access full golf privileges at the exclusive Country Club of Vermont, featuring panoramic mountain views. Here, tennis is king: Six outdoor courts and four indoor courts offer more than 30 programs for all ages and levels of play. Unwind with a yoga class or work out in the fitness center.
The deal: Topnotch’s “Back to Us” package includes overnight accommodations — Hudson Valley readers upgrade to the Executive Room. Also featured in the package: a welcome gift of Champagne and box of chocolates; one 50-minute select spa treatment per person, per day; and daily access to the spa exercise facilities, indoor pool, and basic fitness classes (includes spa gratuities). Prices vary by date, but rates generally start at $377 (plus tax). Click here to book this exclusive offer.
When: Through July