DRIVE TIME: 2 hours, 30 minutes.
Situated on Long Island’s Gold Coast, where Gilded Age tycoons built palatial homes surrounded by acres of immaculate landscaping at the turn of the last century, the Mansion at Glen Cove is a regal Georgian home on 55 acres of meticulously tended lawns. Dine at the mansion’s upscale restaurant or alfresco in the garden or by the pool. And be sure to book an invigorating treatment at the on-site MYW Studio Massage, or an indoor or outdoor stand-up paddleboard session at the yoga studio.
GARDEN PARTY: All summer long, special events make Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, N.Y., a hotspot for concerts, children’s programs, classic car shows and horticultural demonstrations and workshops. You can also tour the ornate early-20th-century home of lawyer and businessman John S. Phipps.
JULY RATES: $199–$449.
200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, N.Y., (646) 518-8771, themansionatglencove.com