Northeast vacation during COVID? Consider these 20 properties

Beaches. Pools. Lakes. Ice cream. Lobster rolls and fried seafood. That’s the norm in the Northeast during the summer. But, what about a Northeast vacation during COVID?

It’s a time of year when people are normally traveling all over the place. You might be wondering what to do with the rest of your summer. And what about the fall? Or the rest of 2020? 2021?

Where can you vacation during COVID?

As COVID numbers continue to trend in the wrong direction for the United States, we continue to be more limited in where we can travel. This is a dynamic situation, and things are changing daily. But overall, here’s the trend if you are thinking about a vacation during COVID. As a US citizen, if you are going to travel near term, domestic is your safest bet.

For more detail on this, read my article covering the Top 50 destinations in the US for your post-quarantine vacation (linked here).

If you are thinking about taking a vacation during COVID, I need to tell you something. There are so many amazing properties spread across the US that were designed for social distancing. And that was wayyy before it was the travel industry’s hottest trend! If you don’t believe me, read on.

This article is going to dive in to the Northeast region of the United States. I will share 20 of my favorite properties in the top right corner of the country for your Northeast vacation during COVID.

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Top 20 Northeast properties for your post-quarantine vacation

Whether you live in the Northeast, driving distance from the Northeast, or you’re willing to fly to the Northeast, there’s a breathtaking option for you. 

They are all in remote locations, have tons of outdoor space, and offer secluded accommodation options. For example, cottages, cabins, villas, bungalows, private homes, or full buyout.

We’ve chosen options at different price points and rounded things out geographically within the Northeast. Everyone has different needs and priorities, so they are not listed in ranking order. 

It is also not an end all, be all list. There are too many great properties to include them all. If you do not find something that matches your needs, please reach out and ask (email me directly: I am happy to have the conversation and guide you in the right direction!

You might be looking for a near term driving distance getaway. Or maybe you’re planning ahead for a time when you will be ready to travel. Either way, continue reading and use this hand-picked list as a starting point. 


VIP perks and amenities for you

I am partnered with many of these properties (e.g. Virtuoso), which means free stuff and VIP treatment for you! For starters, this means:

  • Free breakfast daily
  • Food, beverage, or spa credits to use during your stay
  • Potential room upgrades

Plus, I will always contact the properties directly on behalf of my clients. This ensures they are ready to welcome you personally, and gives you the best chance of receiving extra amenities and room upgrades 🙂


Winvian Farm | Morris, CT – Recharge and indulge at this 113-acre escape in the woods. Choose from 19 uniquely designed cottages.

  • Open: Now
  • $599++ per night


Chatham Bars Inn | Chatham, MA – Kick back, relax, and unwind on a pristine New England beach. Choose between rooms in the Main Inn or cottages spread across the sprawling oceanfront property.

  • Open: Now
  • $585++ per night

Wequassett | Harwich, MA – A meticulously landscapes luxury hideaway on the Cape. Choose from rooms and larger, cottage style rooms spread throughout the waterfront property.

  • Open: Now
  • $695++ per night

Harbor View Hotel | Martha’s Vineyard, MA – A luxurious, elegant island experience at an iconic landmark. Choose from rooms and cottage style rooms.

  • Open: Now
  • $459++ per night

White Elephant | Nantucket, MA – Island charm, natural beauty, and timeless waterfront surroundings. Choose from rooms, cottages, private homes, and loft style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $625++ per night


Camden Harbor Inn | Camden, ME – Picturesque views and indulgent amenities on Maine’s rocky coast. Choose from an array of rooms and private homes.

  • Open: Now
  • $300++ per night

Hidden Pond | Kennebunkport, ME – Slow down and breathe deeply at this tranquil forest escape. Choose from a range of bungalows and cottages hidden throughout the property.

  • Open: Now
  • $650++ per night

White Barn Inn | Kennebunkport, ME – Warm hospitality and rustic charm in a beautiful coastal town. Choose from an array of rooms and cottages.

  • Open: Now
  • $579++ per night

Cliff House | Ogunquit, ME – Refined luxury and serenity stretched across 70 cliff-top acres. Choose from room, suite, and cottage style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $479++ per night


Inn by the Sea | Cape Elizabeth, ME – An elegant retreat on a sandy beach along the coast of Maine. Choose from rooms and suite style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $429++ per night

New York

Lake Placid Lodge | Lake Placid, NY – Where rustic lakefront elegance meets modern convenience. Choose from room style accommodations in the main building and cabins spread throughout the grounds.

  • Open: Now
  • $600++ per night

Inns of Aurora | Finger Lakes, NY – A storybook village set on calm lakefront shores in wine region. Choose from rooms and private homes spread across the lakefront property. 

  • Open: Now
  • $250++ per night

Lake Kora | Long Lake, NY – Charming luxury lodges set on a 1000-acre wilderness escape. Full buyout only (12 rooms, maximum 24 guests).

  • Open: Now
  • $19,980++ per night (full buyout only)

The Point | Saranac Lake, NY – Gracious hospitality and exclusive luxury meets privacy in the wilderness. Choose from 12 luxurious cabin accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $1750++ per night

Topping Rose House | Hamptons, NY – A luxury haven in the heart of the Hamptons, where old meets new. Choose from rooms and cottage style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $600++ per night

Troutbeck | Amenia, NY – A 250-acre estate for the romantic, the creative, and the adventurous. Choose from an array of room style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $1279++ per couple, per night (all inclusive)

Rhode Island

Ocean House | Watch Hill, RI – Immerse yourself in luxury and tranquility on the oceanfront. Choose from a variety of rooms on property and a collection of cottages within close proximity.

  • Open: Now
  • $1000++ per night

The Chanler Inn at Cliff Walk | Newport, RI – A unique blend of contemporary serenity and gilded elegance. Choose from room and villa style accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $950++ per night


Twin Farms | Barnard, VT – Retreat, relax, and reconnect at Vermont’s only 5-star resort. Choose from a variety of cottage and cabin style accommodations spread throughout the property.

  • Open: Now
  • $1700++ per couple, per night (all inclusive)

Lodge at Spruce Peak | Stowe, VT – A luxury getaway steeped in natural mountainside beauty. Choose from room, cabin style, and private home accommodations.

  • Open: Now
  • $250++ per night

Again, this is not an end all be all list. But, whether you’re looking for a Northeast vacation during COVID or if you’re planning ahead for a time when you will be ready to travel, this hand-picked list is a great place to start. 

Most luxury travelers don’t have the time, knowledge, or expertise to plan truly awesome vacations. I offer a personalized travel planning and concierge service to help you save time, access the best travel experiences, and travel hassle free.

I am partnered with many of these luxury properties (e.g. Virtuoso), which means VIP perks and amenities for you! To contact me directly, email To start planning your trip today, click SCHEDULE A CALL below.