Grand Cascades Lodge: Luxury in Less than an Hour
Resort in nearby Sussex County has fine dining, lush indoor pools, the best NJ skiing and an amazingly decadent spa.
Nestled in the mountains, this amazing retreat features wood beams and stone work done in Adirondack style. You can choose from single guest rooms, studios and one or two bedroom suites with fireplaces.
They have an amazing $7 million tropical indoor pool complex. Its advanced roofing material allows for 100 percent light transmission and year round tanning. Its tropical foliage will make you feel like you’re in the Amazon.
Dine at Restaurant Latour, a four-star contemporary American restaurant that gets rave reviews. Formal attire is welcome here, jeans are not.
Their menu includes locally grown produce and an organic rack of lamb from a Colorado ranch owned by the hotel. Their wine cellar is world-renowned and contains over 100,000 bottles.
When you stay at Grand Cascades you are just minutes from Mountain Creek Ski Area which has 167 skiable acres and 100 percent night skiing.
Après ski you can relax and rejuvenate at Reflections Spa which claims to be the most luxurious and decadent spa in New Jersey. Their entranceway ceiling shimmers with 8,000 quartz crystals and they pride themselves in glamorous décor throughout the spa.
Consider booking a ski or spa package at Grand Cascades or even a “girlfriend’s getaway” and treat yourself to some local luxury.