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HIT THE ROAD!

The leisure sector is ready to welcome you back with open arms. We sought out design-centric and alternative lodging experiences with a slice of magic that only hospitality companies can deliver, so let's hit the road already!

For months we’ve been hearing the travel buzzwords…drive to destinations, revenge travel, the return of the roaring twenties. The pent-up demand is real, the summer serge is starting, vacation days are being spent, and we are here to tell you that the leisure sector is ready to open the road for you – and eager to show you the new and better experiences that await.

Last week, a colleague and I were lucky enough to have a site visit in upstate NY to meet with a client about a potential new project. Knowing that we had an early morning meeting and a long drive ahead of us, we decided to turn it into an overnight trip, an adventure, property review, and a scouting mission. Our goal: Discover inspirational and unique retreats for our clients, co-workers, and our families to HIT THE ROAD!

We sought out design-centric and alternative lodging – with bonus points for great eats and drinks, adjacent adventures, a view that reaches beyond our own four walls, and that slice of magic that only a hospitality company can deliver.

With these parameters in mind, we are happy to present Bergmeyer’s curated collection of DRIVE TO DESTINATIONS: Northeast edition!

A little something for everyone. Remote cabins, converted hipster motels, high-end guest houses, camping, and glamping. Properties and brands creating and delivering unique experiences for unique guests. We dare you to hit the road …please report back!

Camp, Glamp, and Everything in Between.

INTROVERT/ EXTROVERT

Falmouth, MA
Cabins and airstreams give you a solid camping experience, with shared social activities. All set in Falmouth on the Cape.

1.5 hours from Boston.

SOLITUDE

Epsom, NH
Cabins with giant windows angled perfectly for privacy and just right views of the woods. Somewhere between camping and glamping – outdoor fire pits, and private bathrooms. You’ll find your solitude here.

1.5 hours from Boston.

INTRIGUE

Kingston, NY
Where old meets new. An old brick factory on the river meets an amazing event venue, an open-air restaurant with individual cabins perfectly spaced with views of the river. Bonus points for curated record collections and turntables in each unit.

3.5 hours from Boston.

VARIETY SHOW

Kennebunkport, ME
So many options for sleeping here – glamping, cabins, A-Frames, covered wagons – set in a traditional campground with a pool, a lodge, and a few miles from the coast.

1.5 hours from Boston.

HOT TICKET

Nantucket, MA
Right in downtown Nantucket, three unique buildings become one beautiful project. All the food, courtyards, cocktails and boutique retail you could dream of.

Drive time + ferry: Around 3 hours from Boston.

TREAT

Hudson, NY
For the foodie, the vintage shopper, and the escapist. Individually curated guest rooms, private use of hotel amenities – café, restaurant, and gym onsite. A literal home away from home, but better.

3 hours from Boston.

LAUNCH PAD

North Adams, MA
Where a roadside motel meets the river, the Berkshires, and Mass MoCA. A great launch point for nature and culture lovers alike.

3 hours from Boston.

CASUAL CATSKILLS

Phoenicia, NY
Renovated motel for a weekend adventure. Outdoor movies, bikes, and a pool. If you rent the cottage, you’ll fall asleep to river sounds from across the road.

3.5 hours from Boston.

THEATER REINVENTION

Hudson, NY
Converted theater to motel in downtown Hudson. Beautifully crafted shared spaces, morning coffee, bar and outdoor courtyard for cocktails.

3 hours from Boston.

MOUNTAIN AIR

Hunter, NY
A great launch point for a Catskills adventure. Catch some summer rays at the outdoor pool while staring out across the valley at Hunter Mountain ski resort. Ski season cozy but in summer.

3.5 hours from Boston.

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