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Oct 12th, 2013, 06:46 AM
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Late Oct., Foliage, Fireplace, Jacuzzi?

Hi all,

This will only be a three day weekend so don't want to drive more than 3 hrs (from Glenside which is just northwest of Philly), less is even better. Our ideal place, as said in subject title, will have beautiful foliage, and lodging with fireplace and Jacuzzi. Hills preferred.

Hope to find lovely place, not tacky, tho' realize we're late in the game (as usual) for this time of yr. As former CT residents, we suddenly found ourselves nostalgic for spending some quality time amidst the colors!

Thanks in advance for any recs.
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Oct 12th, 2013, 07:52 AM
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Thanks clarkgriswold, unfortunately, those are all farther than works for us for this trip. The search is on!
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Oct 12th, 2013, 05:41 PM
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Mohonk Mountain House in New Palz is 2 hours, 55 min. from Glenside.

http://www.mohonk.com/
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Oct 12th, 2013, 06:13 PM
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Oct 12th, 2013, 08:03 PM
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Late October? What weekend? The Adirondacks are already past peek this weekend, and will be bare within two weeks, as will most of NY State.
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Oct 13th, 2013, 07:45 AM
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Poconos?
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Oct 13th, 2013, 07:56 AM
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The Poconos would be the closest for you and would be lovely.
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Oct 14th, 2013, 06:07 PM
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Thanks, all. We like the idea of the Poconos because of how close they are but have been finding many of the places to stay that have what we want, are already booked. DebitNM and schmerl, if you have any specific lodging ideas, I'd love to hear them!
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Oct 14th, 2013, 08:15 PM
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Have you tried the Eaglesmere Inn located in the Endless Mountains of PA?

I have a house in the Poconos on Bear Lake.

I think the leaves will be at their peak this week.

It has been warm here, however. In the 60's today.

There is also the Lodge at Woodlach in Hawley. More of a spa, however. My friends love it.

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Oct 15th, 2013, 03:48 PM
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OK, it was in late 90's. It was owned by Caesar's back then and is still around - Paradise Stream. It has the cheesy champagne glass tub etc but we actually REALLY liked it. It was really a pretty area and as I recall the food was good. But that was a long time ago. I looked on TripAdvisor and it still gets decent reviews:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Rev...nsylvania.html
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Oct 16th, 2013, 08:31 AM
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Hmmm, might be too late with the suggestions here, but have you looked into Lewistown, PA? Lovely little town and a great ride through the hills.

Or you could just book into a Chestnut Hill B&B and go into Fairmount Park!
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Oct 31st, 2013, 07:34 PM
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Thanks, all, I'm saving some of these ideas for next time. We ended up at Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi in Pocono Pines, and while the place had pros and cons, we had a very lovely long weekend. Much foliage in Pocono Pines was past peak but still some brilliant yellows and oranges. On our way back we spent the afternoon in Jim Thorpe, and it was only a bit past peak there, very pretty!
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