Does the heat, humidity and scorching concrete of summer in New York make you want to hop on a plane for a weekend getaway? No need! We'll help you find a respite with one of these New York staycations, whether you want to find fun things to do outside, bask in the greenery at NYC parks, get adventurous or lounge in luxury—all without leaving the boroughs.
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New York staycations
The best staycations in New York City
Need a break? Stay right where you are—NYC has staycations for everyone (and you can actually afford them).
The best NYC hotels for a staycation
The best NYC hotels for a staycation, including ones with standout spas, clubs and restaurants—all in your backyard
Six amazing Airbnbs that you can rent in the Rockaways
Turn that beach day trip into a full-fledged staycation
The best beaches near NYC
A visit to one of the best beaches near NYC is a great way to cool off during the city's sticky summer
The best NYC parks
Enjoy a staycation at one of these great green spaces.
The best places to relax in NYC
Looking for somewhere to unwind and escape from the busy streets of New York?
The 20 best spas in NYC
From affordable treatments to splurgeworthy services, we pick the best spas to relax and get pampered
Couples massage rooms in NYC
Time to treat yourselves to a couples massage at one of these duo-focused havens
The 10 coolest NYC walking tours
We've got ten NYC treks perfect for everyone from brownstone lovers to beer guzzlers