Summer getaways 2009

We've got escape plans for the whole summer. Start marking your calendar-find trips every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day, plus extended info about where to stay and what to do.



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  • Philadelphia, PA

    The Art Star Craft Bazaar proves cool exists outside of Brooklyn-really.
  • Brattleboro, VT

    You've escaped the city for real. Now take a whiff of dairy air.
  • Beacon, NY

    What art? We're going for the strawberries.
  • New Haven, CT

    We'd expect nothing less than braininess from the host city of the International Festival of Art & Ideas.
  • Washington, D.C.

    Our capital goes beyond pork barrels at Safeway's National Capital Barbecue Battle.
  • Watkins Glen, NY

    Race cars, fireworks and earplugs make your Independence Day complete.
  • Palmyra, NY

    A big-deal show brings godliness and crowdedness to this little town.
  • Provincetown, MA

    Get grizzly at P-town's Bear Week.
  • Baltimore, MD

    Let an international footy match be your call to check out Charm City.
  • Rockland, ME

    Pull out your captain's hat-it's time for lobster and seafaring adventure.
  • Jamestown, NY

    Celebrate Lucille Ball's birthday in kitsch country.
  • Bethel, NY

    Go back to the future for the 40th anniversary of Woodstock.
  • Bridgehampton, NY

    Immerse yourself in preppy culture and sand.
  • Buffalo, NY

    Summer's nearly over and so is your diet. Act accordingly.
  • Saratoga Springs, NY

    Make like a high roller at the Travers Stakes.
  • Wildwood, NJ

    Get high with a little help from the Wildwood International Kite Festival-and some wild rides-on Jersey's girthiest beach.
  • Trip tips

    By Kathryn O'Shields

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