Save with Metro-North’s Overnight Summer Getaways
July 08th, 2014
Want to make those carefree summer days last longer? Metro-North wants to help you extend those hours by offering discount overnight getaway packages to some great destinations throughout New York and Connecticut.
“The Hudson Valley and Connecticut have some wonderful hotels and overnight accommodations right near the beach and other outdoor adventures,” said Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti. “Each offers a comfortable stay with its own amenities and is easily accessible from one of our stations.”
Our Overnight Getaway Packages include luxury resort properties, campgrounds, hotels by the beach and access to shopping.
A unique resort sitting along the banks of Lake Mohonk in New Paltz, NY – the Mountain House is an accessible getaway for families, couples or anyone looking to unwind. The hotel has an award-winning spa that offers a variety of treatments and an outdoor heated mineral pool.
And, if the outdoors is where you plan to be during your stay at this historic Victorian castle resort, then you’ll find no shortage of options. Activities such as hiking, canoeing, golfing and mountain biking are readily available in a spectacular natural setting.
· Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Afternoon Tea and Cookies
· Complimentary tour of historic Mohonk Mountain House
· Complimentary tennis, fitness/yoga classes, guided hikes, and Wi-Fi
· Round-trip Metro-North rail tickets to/from Poughkeepsie Station
· Free Shuttle to/from Poughkeepsie train station
Rates begin at $297 per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes and gratuity are not included in package price. Blackout dates apply. Click here more information about Mohonk Mountain House.
Take Hudson Line to Poughkeepsie Station. The hotel is located at 1000 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz. Pick-up/drop off arrangements are made directly through the hotel.
For those who want the camping experience without a car full of gear – Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground will deliver the necessities right to your campsite.
Located just an hour and a half outside Grand Central Terminal, campers can take the train right to the Beacon station and grab a shuttle to the fully catered camping resort. After a scenic train ride, adventurers can take a scenic hike of their choice. Hikes range in duration from a half-hour to five hours. The staff will supply you with almost everything needed to spend a relaxing weekend in the woods.
· Round-trip rail fare from your boarding station
· Round-trip shuttle service from the train station to the trail head and 10% off the price of your campsite
Prices range from $157 to $213 - for a two-night stay (double occupancy). Just make a reservation seven days in advance to receive your train tickets and choose one of our discounted stays. For more information and to reserve this package, visit http://www.maloufsmountain.com/ or call (845) 831-6767.
Take the Hudson Line to Beacon Station and connect with the shuttle. All pick-up and drop-off arrangements made directly with Malouf Mountain’s staff
Winner of Trip Advisor’s 2014 and 2014 Certificates of Excellence, the Madison Beach Hotel, located in Madison, CT, features 32 elegant guest rooms with a furnished balcony overlooking the water.
Whether you’re looking to relax by the beach, take a bike ride along the shoreline or enjoy the Grassy Strip Music and Arts series – the resort provides the perfect setting and accommodations.
And, the Wharf and Sounds of the Sea Spa offers luxurious treatments in a relaxing atmosphere in order to wind down from your day’s activities.
· Two round-trip Metro-North and Shore Line East train tickets
· Continental breakfast for two
· A 20% discount in the Wharf and Sounds of the Sea Spa
Prices start at $239 per night for a Water View room based on availability Sunday through Thursday. Price does not include taxes and gratuities. For more information or to book your package, visit http://www.madisonbeachhotel.com/ or call (203) 245-1404.
Take the New Haven Line to New Haven Station. From there connect with the Shore Line East train to Madison Station. The hotel is located at 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT 06443. Pick-up/drop-off arrangements made directly through the hotel.
If you can’t decide whether you’d rather play at the beach or enjoy a more urban outside dining/shopping experience, the Courtyard by Marriott, Stamford Downtown Beach Package offers both.
For a day at the beach, guests have three options -- Cove Beach, Cummings Beach, or West Beach. Each caters to a different clientele (family-oriented, secluded or a happy combination). And when you’re ready to go from “surf” to “turf” -- the hotel offers a full-service restaurant, Napa and Company. It was recently rated the best restaurant in Connecticut.
Hotel price is $159 per night (double or single occupancy) plus tax. For more information or to reserve your package, visit http://www.marriott.com/stfcy or call (800) 817-3430.
· Round-trip rail fare from your boarding station
· Complimentary transportation (hotel shuttle) to/from the Stamford Metro-North Station, beaches and hotel
· Complimentary admission to the beach (a $20 value)
· Two complimentary beach towels
Take the New Haven Line to Stamford Station. Please call (203) 358-8822 prior to arriving at the Stamford Station to arrange for pick-up. Transportation is available from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. only.
For more information on Metro-North Overnight Getaways packages, go to: http://web.mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/getawaysovernight.htm.
To watch a video about some of Metro-North's Connecticut hotel getaways, click here.