Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Room With A View

By Jay Lloyd

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A much sought after summer getaway splurge is the room with a view. Here are some ideas on where to look.

It could be as close as an overnight getaway in Philadelphia or a destination vacation abroad, but the view can become the single element that sets the mood.

There are many hotels in Philadelphia, but none with a room’s eye view as spectacular as the Hyatt Regency on Penn’s Landing with the Delaware River and its collection of historic ships below.

Hyatt Regency on Penn's Landing (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Hyatt Regency on Penn’s Landing (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Cape May, down-the-shore, offers more than a dozen ocean front stay-and-play spots with the Marquis de Lafayette producing some of the best vistas, that often include an evening parade of playful dolphins.

Cape May Beach opposite Marquis de Lafayette (credit: Jay Lloyd)

Cape May Beach opposite Marquis de Lafayette (credit: Jay Lloyd)

But when it comes to the dramatic….

“Beautiful,” says a visitor to Niagara Falls. “I was not expecting them to be so grand.”

A description of Niagara Falls from a hotel perched atop a Canadian overlook – straight down into the cascading Niagara River. Views from the Marriott Fallsview or the Tower (seen in above photo) can prompt anyone to linger over room service coffee, accompanied by a visual feast.

 

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