New Jersey is home to several stunning castles but one offers visitors the opportunity to spend the night. An astounding architectural feat surrounded by natural beauty, a stay here is absolutely unforgettable. Perhaps best of all, it’s actually affordable.
Ela’s day started at her home in Bloomfield NJ. As I arrived, hair and makeup was underway and Ela’s dog greeted me at the door wearing a tux! I loved all of Ela’s vintage details! Once everyone was ready, the stretch limo arrived to pick the girls up.
The autumn and winter months tend to bring on busy days filled with holiday shopping and events. A “staycation” at the B&B at Skylands Manor offers our guests a special opportunity to unwind, take in the beauty of the changing seasons, and spend quality time with friends and family in a cherished historic NJ landmark.
I sat down with Linda Pergola, Director at Skylands Manor, to create our top 5 favorite things to see and do at Skylands Manor as the days get shorter and cooler:
Skylands Manor is well-known and cherished by New Jerseyans as one of Frungillo Caterers’ unique wedding and special events venues. Did you know that it is also a one-of-a-kind Bed-and-Breakfast? Located in the heart of the New Jersey Botanical Gardens in Ringwood State Park, Skylands Manor offers 44 stately guest rooms that reflect a time gone by and have been recently restored to include modern amenities. There are endless things to do year-round, and in the summertime the gardens, woodlands and surrounding towns are in full bloom.
Skylands Manor is a local treasure and was recently voted as number one of “5 Romantic Weekend Escapes” by NJ Monthly Magazine. When you arrive, you may be greeted by concierge extraordinaire Laurel. I recently spoke with Laurel about how she expertly guides our first-time and returning guests to have a fabulous stay at Skylands Manor. Here is our “top 10 things to do” list for the summertime: