If anyone needs to escape NYC, it’s a New Yorker. When the pressure of living in Gotham becomes too much, our damn-good list of summer getaways offer a fresh perspective and a pleasant change of scenery. After spending some time at nearby destinations like quaint seaside hamlets in the Hamptons, going glamping in New York or trying amazing meals at less-busy restaurants in neighboring towns, you’ll feel relaxed, recentered and ready to return to the beautiful city you call home. Whether you’re searching for beaches or outstanding summer music festivals on the east coast, we’ve got your ideal summer getaways right here.
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