One Skytop Lodge Road, Skytop, Pa.
(855) 345-7759, www.skytop.com
cost: $199-$429/night July-August.
drive time: About 2 hours.
the scoop: Skytop Lodge has been a tradition among well-to-do families since 1928. The year-round, 5,500-acre retreat boasts a gorgeous lake, a
majestic Dutch Colonial-style stone lodge with newly redesigned guest rooms, and an award-winning golf course. Additional accommodations include family-friendly cottages and, for golfers, the modern Inn at Skytop.
amenities: The full-service resort offers three dining options (jackets required for men at dinner), indoor and outdoor pools, lake swimming, tennis courts, a sporting-clays shooting range, and salon-and-spa services.
don’t miss: Resident experts offer instruction in golf, fly-fishing and shooting. Organized kids’ activities are abundant in summer, and the naturalist-led wilderness hikes are a must.