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Five Magnificent Vanderbilt Mansions

Beyond the Biltmore, four Vanderbilt properties in Rhode Island and New York still serve as powerful reminders of the family's prodigious wealth.

New & Noteworthy: A Finger Lakes Spa

With its new spa and salon, housed in a group of traditional-style buildings, the Inns of Aurora becomes a year-round destination in the Finger Lakes.

Auberge to Open in the Hudson Valley

Auberge is set to open Wildflower Farms, 90 minutes from Manhattan, in Hudson Valley. It will be set on 140 acres and surrounded by orchards and gardens.

The Maker: A Remarkable New Boutique Hotel

Recently, the city of Hudson has found a new identity as a retreat for New Yorkers. A new hotel, The Maker, is a fashionable bohemian refuge there.

Two Memorable Hotels in the Finger Lakes

In the Finger Lakes region of New York, we discovered two new hotels, one in Aurora, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, and the other in Canandaigua.

7 Favorite Finger Lakes Wineries

Recently, we had the pleasure of exploring the Finger Lakes and tasting its high-quality wines. These are some of my favorites wineries in the region.

An Unexpected Delight: The Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass, in upstate New York, is remarkably extensive. As the most comprehensive collection of glass in the world, it is worth a visit.

The Chatwal Acquires a Rustic Sibling in the Catskills

Our recommended hotel on West 44th Street in Manhattan, The Chatwal, will acquire a rustic sibling in the Catskills called The Chatwal Lodge, opening in April.

The Maker Opens in Hudson, New York

Hudson, New York, is suddenly and unexpectedly fashionable. The Maker, a stylish new boutique hotel there, is the logical continuation of that trend.

A Relaxing Road Trip From New York

Our editor hits the open road for a tour of the rural Northeast. He visits hotels in the Litchfield Hills, the Berkshires, the Hudson Valley and the Catskills.

Northeast Road Trip: Sights Along the Way

Here are a few of the places we explored on our road trip through the Litchfield Hills, the Berkshires, the Hudson Valley and the Catskills.

A Resort of One’s Own: Best Hotels to Buy Out

A hotel buyout gives guests a blank slate on which to create a bespoke experience. Here are 15 Harper properties that provide perfect refuges from the world.

A Perfect Day In... Brooklyn

This daylong itinerary takes in Brooklyn, the hippest borough of New York City. Enjoy eating, shopping and museum-hopping and see what all the hype is about.

Best Cocktail Bars: Editors' Choice 2020

Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.

13 Exceptional Hotels for Bird-watching

There is no shortage of luxurious retreats located in significant birding spots across the globe. Here are 13 exceptional hotels for bird-watching.

Aman Comes to Manhattan

The original Aman properties were small, exquisite retreats in Asia. Lately, however, the group has expanded to city hotels.

A Day in the Hamptons With Goop

Foraging on an organic farm and dinner by a Michelin-starred chef from Meadowood? An invitation to Goop's Road to Table event is too good to pass up.

Debut of The Whitby Hotel

Firmdale Hotels opens its second overseas venture: The Whitby Hotel, just off Fifth Avenue at West 56th, offers a prime midtown location near Central Park.

Noteworthy Changes at The Lowell

The Lowell, always a Harper favorite, has a new dining option, lounge and bar. All three complement the personality of the hotel quite well.

The Best New Cocktail Bars in NYC

New York City is a cocktail town. Here are 11 new bars where the drinks are imaginative and the settings breathtaking.

Hudson Valley Road Trip Itinerary

Enjoy a Hudson Valley road trip itinerary based on our editor's travels through the beautiful, scenic New York valley in the September Hideaway Report.

6 Essential Photo Galleries in New York City

From Pace/MacGill to Howard Greenberg, New York is a paradise for photography collectors year-round. These six galleries are proof.

Top 10 Tea Salons in NYC

The time-honored tradition of afternoon tea is alive and well — on Mother's Day and all year long — at these elegant tea salons in New York City.

Our Favorite Ethnic Food Markets of NYC

Reflecting the astonishing diversity of its population, New York City offers markets that cater to widespread ethnic tastes. Here are some of the best.

New York Hotel News

With the surge of visitors have come new additions to the ranks of high-end hotels, including the Whitby Hotel and a downtown Four Seasons.

New York's Latest Upscale Asian Restaurants

With the introduction of three new restaurants, upscale Asian food gets easier to find in New York City.

Union Square Cafe Reborn

Union Square Cafe transformed the restaurant world — in New York and beyond. After closing in 2015, it's reopened a few blocks away from the original.

Top New York Restaurants

Fine-dining establishments have returned to New York. There are now several newcomers likely to appeal to Hideaway Report members.

Escape the City: NYC Day Trips

New York City has an infectious, energetic vibe, but it's also a relief to escape to the countryside. This itinerary makes a fine complement to a city visit.

Lake Kora: An Adirondacks Lodge Fit for a Vanderbilt

Once owned by the Vanderbilts, Lake Kora is the greatest of the “Great Camps,” a luxury Adirondack lodge that can now be reserved in its entirety.

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