Weekend getaways from NYC: Quick, easy and affordable escapes

Escape the city at the drop of a sun hat with these weekend getaways, including easy day trips to classic summer destinations like the Hamptons and Fire Island

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Don’t spend your precious days off waiting around in airport lounges; easy day trips and overnights are just a car, train or bus ride away. Whether you’re looking for adventurous outdoor activities, sunbathing, beaches off the beaten track, culinary destinations (lobster-shack road trip!) or culture, we’ve found plenty of weekend getaways to satisfy your wanderlust.

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Weekend getaways and day trips from NYC

The 10 best weekend getaways

We've got weekend getaways for adventurers and lazybones alike—all so close, you can go right now


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Escape to a beach town in Delaware, lake resort in New York State, mountaintop retreat in New Hampshire or lobster hot spot in Maine

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Find easy, affordable excursions to visit sculpture gardens, hiking trails, fishing towns, whitewater rapids, zip-line courses or beaches



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Pam H
Pam H

How about The Blue Willow Bed and Breakfast in upstate historic Stone Ridge in Hudson Valley NY.  Gorgeous scenery, romantic, relaxing, lots to do. 

Anastasia C
Anastasia C

You've used an illustration that clearly depicts the Three Sisters at Katoomba in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney to illustrate weekend getaways from NYC...

Dave
Dave

This page is a waste of space and has no real content, just a bunch of links and ads...... thanks for wasting my time

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