Surrounded by mountains, pristine lakes and rolling farmlands, four-season elegance awaits you! Escape to a lavish revival of the classic Adirondack-style lodge. Unquestionably the grandest property in the tri-state region, easily accessible from NYC & Conn (1 hr) as well as Philly and South Jersey (2.5 hrs). Avail at Approx Half The Rack Rate. The strong wooden beams, natural stonework, and forest-green color reflect the surrounding mountains. Be in awe of the amazing tropical Biosphere Pool & Reflections Spa Complex with a freeform indoor pool, water slide, hot tubs, steamroom & sauna. In the warmer months, choose from over 10 outdoor pools include infinity pools with waterfalls. Stay in and cook in the gourmet kitchen, eat on the terrace overlooking a panoramic view of the golf course with a breathtaking 5-mile sunset view down the valley side of the mountain spanning three states. Or enjoy one of the resort restaurants or local pubs. Getaway to a golf, ski, family, girlfriend.
Hiking In The Area: Hiking Links
Hikes with Kids
Sklylands Winery Trail: www.albavineyard.com
http://www.wvwinery.com/ (NY State)
Martha Stewarts Tour & Bog of the Grand Cascades Wine Cellar during the Martha Stewart LO sales conference that occurred at Grand Cascades Lodge
Family Adventure Links in the Area: http://www.thefamilytravelfiles.com/ezine/articles/553/
Underground Sterling Mine Tour http://www.sterlinghill.org
Corn Mazes / Pumpkin Picking / Halloween Events 973-764-0764
Haunted Hay Rides http://www.njhalloween.com
Forest of Fear 845-351-5174
Warwick NY Applefest
Warwick Corn Mazes 845-469-3176
Lakota Wolf Preserves / Wild Animal Preserves
Surrounded by mountains, pristine lakes and 7 championship golf courses, four-season elegance awaits you!!! Escape to a lavish revival of the classic Adirondack-style lodge with rustic wooden beams & natural stonework. Unquestionably the grandest property in the tri-state region, easily accessible from NYC & Conn (1 hr) as well as Philly and South Jersey (2.5 hrs). Be in awe of the amazing tropical Biosphere Pool & Reflections Spa Complex with a freeform indoor pool, water slide, hot tubs, steamroom. In the warmer months, choose from over 10 outdoor pools include infinity pools with waterfalls. Stay in & cook in the gourmet kitchen, eat on the terrace overlooking a panoramic view with a breathtaking 5-mile sunset view down the valley spanning three states. Or enjoy one of the resort restaurants or local pubs. Perfect for a golf, ski, family adventure, winery, spa or girlfriend getaway! See the activity list below in this listing. Rental requests must be made 2 wks in advance!
Other Activities: Kayak, Canoe, Ballooning, Skylands Winery Tour, Appalachian Trail, Mine Tours, Drive-In Movie, Autumn Activities, X-Country Ski, SnowShoeing
Golf: 7 Championship New Jersey Golf Courses, just one hour away from Manhattan. The Crystal Springs Resort is the premier golf resort destination in the Northeast with 7 outstanding New Jersey golf courses all located with a 5-mile radius in beautiful Sussex County, NJ. Our New Jersey golf courses have been designed by the game's best architects... Fazio, Robert Trent Jones, Von Hagge, Rulewich... and offers golfers the best in course conditioning, golf outings & golf memberships. There is simply no other collection of New Jersey or New York golf courses that can compare!
Ballyowen -- #1 public New Jersey course & named among top 50 golf resorts in US by Golfworld and named by Golfweek as one of the Top 50 Golf Resorts in the World.
Black Bear -- the closest of Crystal Springs golf courses to New York City featuring some of most spectucular New Jersey golf scenery.
Crystal Springs -- named on Golf Digest 2006 list of Top 50 Most Challenging Golf Courses in America.
Cascades Golf Course -- like Ballyowen & Wild Turkey, another Rulewich design that is perfect for recreational, competitive, or corporate golf.
Wild Turkey -- perienally listed as 'one of the New Jersey's Top New Public Courses' by the top NJ and NY golf experts.
Great Gorge-- Fazio-designed 4-Star 27-hole NJ golf course combining 3 great nines; Lake, Quarry, Rail.
David Glenz Golf Academy - featuring PGA National Teacher of the Year David Glenz, the Academy offers the best in NJ golf lessons & golf school
Ski: Two skiiing or boarding options - Mountain Creek & Hidden valley - both within 3 miles of Grand Cascades Lodge. Drive or take the courtesy shuttle from the Lodge.
Located in the Appalachian Mountain Range in New Jersey, the Mountain Creek Ski Resort boasts 1,100 foot vertical drop, 46 trails. 11 lifts. 7 tubing lanes. 7 terrain park trails. 36 rails. 1 huge SuperPipe with stadium lighting. 170 skiable acres. 1,000 snowguns. 16 miles of trails. 45 trails lighted for night riding. Loads of greens and blue trails, two double-black and 10 diamonds. Several trails over one-mile long. Be surprised what these 4 peaks all connected by trails and lifts provide - so close to home.
Terrain Park - industry-wide reputation as home to one of the best terrain parks in the country creating the largest park in the East. The park has hosted top-tier professional competitions, including the US Grand Prix of Snowboarding.and the US Olympic Halfpipe Team selection in 2006.