- By Kevin
- On Jun 6, 2017
- North America
- Travel Tips
East Coast vacation ideas, which most fascinating gardens on the East Coast worth you visit.
New Jersey - Congress Hall: A Cape Resort
Congress Hall in Cape May, New Jersey is the oldest seaside resort in the country with a history dating back to 1816. Every room has Victorian touches and modern amenities such as Wi-Fi and individual climate control as well as high-quality toiletries, cotton terry robes, and luxurious cotton sheets.
There are several choices for rooms, including the King Ocean View, Ocean View, Town View, or Annex View, letting guests select their amenities and the vista. Although the beaches in front of Congress Hall are public, staying at the resort provides access to beach service and private cabanas. The Sea Spa at Congress Hall has bright rooms for receiving all-natural spa and beauty treatments using Thalgo products.
While at the pool, you can take advantage of the Pool & Cabana Bar and during the rest of your stay, enjoy full room service, a quick snack or drink at Tommy’s Folly Coffee Shop, or a full meal at Blue Pig Tavern, where you can enjoy classic American comfort food. Rooms start at $119 per night.
Florida - Hammock Beach Resort
Hammock Beach Resort on Florida's Northeast Coast offers 90 holes of championship golf, a great beach, Racquet Club and a 80-slip marina. There are also three swimming pools, beautiful jogging trails and the Children's Activity Island.
The area surrounding the resort offers numerous wildlife watching opportunities, including 400 different kinds of birds, dolphins, manatees, pelicans, herons, ospreys, eagles, sandpipers and ibis. The resort is a half-hour drive from St. Augustine and Daytona Beach. Nearby attractions include the Bulow Plantation Ruins, Kennedy Space Center, Marineland and the World Golf Hall of Fame.
There are several distinct accommodations to choose from. The 149-room Harborside Inn offers spa bathtubs and waterfront views. The Harborside Villas and Canopy Walk Villas come with a kitchen, washer & dryer, living and dining areas. The Canopy Walk community has a clubhouse facility with pool, spa, fitness center and activity rooms. You can also book one of the 20 luxury rooms at the Lodge or rent a condominium at Cinnamon Beach and Hammock Beach. Dining choices include the Atlantic Grille and Lounge at The Lodge, Flagler's Seafood and Steak Restaurant, and Henry's Harborside Bar. The resort is situated 30 minutes north of Daytona International Airport, 65 minutes south of Jacksonville and 90 minutes north of Orlando. At the Harborside Inn, rates start at $89 per night during the value season; from $199 per night during the high season. The Lodge at Ocean Hammock room rates range from $195-$425.