Go golfing and enjoy the indoor/outdoor pool complex at this sprawling 4-star resort in northern New Jersey’s Kittatinny Mountains
Hotel at a Glance: Minerals Hotel
Just an hour outside of New York City, there’s adventure year-round at the Minerals Hotel, which is set amid northern New Jersey’s green hills at the Crystal Springs Resort. On a warm day, hit the links at an award-winning golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones (one of six championship courses within 5 miles). Head to the resort’s sports club for activities such as tennis, yoga, fitness classes, and personal training. What’s more, the sprawling resort also offers plenty of other relaxing diversions including indoor and outdoor pools and spa services. Since some activities are not available daily, please contact the property for a specific schedule.
- Woodsy decor adds a rustic touch to guest rooms; choose a luxury room for a king-size bed and a gas fireplace.
- Vitamin-infused facials and decadent body rituals let you relax the natural way at Elements Spa, one of two spas on site.
- Stay active: Go on a horseback ride, get a nice stretch at an onsite yoga class, or visit the pools, sports courts, and more than 80 weekly fitness classes.
Vernon, New Jersey: Mountain Adventure Year-Round
No matter what the season, it’s hard to stay inside in Vernon, New Jersey. Set in the foothills of the Kittatinny Mountains, Vernon draws outdoor enthusiasts with hiking and mountain biking in warmer months and downhill skiing in winter. With an array of trails, lakes, and greens, visitors can take in the beautiful outdoors with the various offsite activities that are available, including skydiving, hot air balloon rides, and winery and farm tours.