Trip Planning for late Summer
January 14, 2010 6:43 PM Subscribe
Trying to figure out the prefect trip for late July. So far my top two choices are Upstate New York and Montana. I'm not set on either but we have family in Milton and Cold Spring NY and I have heard that Montana is nice in the summer. I'd love any and all suggestions. We are in Texas so we are looking for a cool climate break (70s or 80s are ideal). Also we will have our 5 month old with us.
posted by madmamasmith to travel & transportation around New York, NY (6 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Here are the criteria....
*Affordable hotel/ b&b...with character. Would prefer under $1oo a night. Have always wanted to stay in a haunted hotel, so that'd be cool
*nature that's accessible...so that we can go on hikes or maybe go swimming
*quaint downtown/ not over run by tourists. With at least one cool coffee shop/ bookstore/ museum/ restaurant/ co-op
something like Alpine or Marfa Texas perhaps but with outdoor activities and slightly more to do. For the record, places like Jackson Hole are not our cup of tea. Too overpriced, too touristy. We want some place with history, where we can stroll around town or drive to scenic spots, hike or swim and just relax. And somewhere we won't spend an arm and a leg.