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5 Reasons Crystal Springs Resort Serves as the Perfect Backdrop for Fall Bucket List Escapes

by Mary Melnick

Oct 2, 2023

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For travelers who love all things autumn, Crystal Springs Resort, New York City’s closest destination resort, features special offers and experiences to meet the demands of everyone’s fall bucket list. Located only 80 minutes outside New York City in Sussex County, New Jersey, Crystal Springs Resort offers a quick getaway to enjoy fall foliage. Are any of these new offers or experiences on your bucket list?

Pumpkin Spice, Apple Picking & Local Vineyard Lovers

For families, friends and couples looking to soak up all things fall, the resort’s Harvest Trail Offer provides the most popular way to check off things on your fall bucket list. The Fall Harvest Trail invites guests to explore small businesses such as apple orchards, pumpkin patches, farmers markets, cider houses, wineries, breweries and distilleries. The offer includes one fall experience such as apple picking, $20 pumpkin or farm goods credit, or a local wine tasting. Guests of the offer also enjoy  a stay at the AAA-Diamond Grand Cascades Lodge, $40 breakfast credit per reservation per night and a fall-themed basket.

Oenophiles Savor Wine Tastings & Dinner

Wine lovers can enjoy exploring the resort’s world-renowned, subterranean 45,000-bottle wine cellar and participate in one of the resort’s seasonal wine tastings. Guests can also enjoy a three- or seven-course dinner with wine pairings at the resort’s award-winning Restaurant Latour.

Nature Enthusiasts Take in Fresh Air with Goat Yoga & Forest Bathing

Home to the largest resort-based solar farm in the Northeast, the resort proves loving nature is one of the its core fundamentals. Nature lovers can enjoy outdoor activities like forest bathing and walking the 3-mile, on-property nature hike trail or a nearby part of the Appalachian Trail. You can also participate in goat yoga, hike with goats and meet local farm animals.

Golfers Enjoy Stunning Mountain Backdrops

Golfers looking to enjoy a couple more months to perfect their swing can book the Fall Swing & Stay offer to enjoy stunning views of Kittatinny Mountains’ fall colors while playing a round at the resort’s six championship-caliber golf courses.

Relax and Unwind with Pumpkins

The resort’s two spas feature fun autumn-themed treatments including the Pumpkin Enzyme Facial and Cranberry Facial at Minerals Hotel’s Elements Spa, and a Crushed Cabernet Body Scrub at Grand Cascades Lodge.



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