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Orange County, N.Y. Unveils Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Getaways


Love is in the Air: 

Orange County, N.Y., Unveils Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Getaways, 

Fusing Classic Charm with Modern Romance!

ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. (Feb. 1, 2024) – Attention lovebirds! Escape to Orange County, N.Y., for an enchanting Valentine’s Day getaway. Immerse yourselves in the allure of historic inns, estates and cottages, some with roots dating back to the 1700s. Experience the perfect fusion of classic elegance and modern comforts, creating an irresistible ambiance for a romantic retreat.

According to Amanda Dana, Director of Orange County Tourism & Film, a Valentine's Day stay here is something you won't forget! So, bring your special someone for an evening filled with ambiance, luxury, stunning scenery and all the elements for a truly romantic experience. You can stay for just the night or make it a weekend adventure of exploring delightful downtowns, award-winning craft beverage spots, and restaurants catering to every taste.

Just a few of the county’s exquisite accommodations:

The Thayer Hotel, 674 Thayer Road, West Point, N.Y.: Indulge in a night of luxury in this legendary hotel, where history, tradition and elegance embrace modern comfort. Nestled on a hilltop, commanding spectacular views of the Hudson River, the hotel has been a national treasure since opening in 1926. Former U.S. Presidents, global leaders, and celebrities have graced its halls, making it a truly unparalleled experience.

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Stagecoach Inn, 268 Main St., Goshen, N.Y.: Immerse yourself in an idyllic retreat at this historic inn that exudes a timeless allure with classic elegance and modern comfort. As one of the Hudson Valley’s premier venues, the inn boasts five deluxe guest rooms named after people integral to the inn’s formation, a ‘new American’ style restaurant and bar and breathtaking grounds. Delight in a romantic stroll through the historic village of Goshen, adding an extra touch of charm to your stay.

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Orange Inn Boutique Hotel, 159 Main St., Goshen, N.Y.: Enjoy up-to-date amenities in a building that dates to the 1700s. Personalized service from your hosts creates a unique, intimate experience. The Orange Inn has been a longtime favorite in Goshen. A courthouse turned post office then transformed into an inn, the hotel has hosted guests from the likes of George Washington to James Cagney.

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Rushmore Estate, 14 Castleton Drive, Highland Mills, N.Y.: A Spanish Colonial mansion and 50 private acres await to enchant you with beauty and timeless elegance. Built as a residence in 1908, Rushmore Estate has only four suites, each lavishly designed, guaranteeing privacy, luxury, and personalized attention. The ballroom features vaulted ceilings with elegant plaster carvings, French doors opening to a stone patio, oak floors and an oversized fireplace. Sip cocktails fireside in the library or step outdoors and admire the stunning vistas and stone-and-stucco clocktower with its original Tiffany clock still ticking inside.

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Glenmere Mansion Hotel, 634 Pine Hill Road, Chester, N.Y.: Indulge in a refined retreat within the confines of a hilltop mansion overlooking a 150-acre estate. Originally constructed in 1911, this Italianate haven served as the retreat for industrialist Robert Goelet and his esteemed family, establishing itself as one of America’s most distinguished county residences. Once a gathering place for royalty, aristocracy, and leading artists, this historic gem has been meticulously transformed into a premier luxury hotel and spa. Glenmere, with its two exceptional restaurants and top-tier recreational amenities, including a full-service spa with a bathhouse, invites you to experience a stay characterized by relaxation, sophistication and European-style elegance. 

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Cedar Lakes Estate, 1 Team USA Way, Port Jervis, N.Y.: Cozy cottages on a timeless private estate for escapes with modern comforts offer pastoral charm and inspiring landscapes. The 500 acres of winter wonderland include breathtaking views overlooking lakes, rolling hills and stunning mountains.

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About Orange County Tourism & Film

Orange County Tourism & Film, based in Goshen, N.Y., is the county’s tourism and film production headquarters and a participant in the I LOVE NY program. A comprehensive listing of area attractions, lodging, events and film resources can be found at Additionally, a fun, free, 60-page travel guide is available for digital download at