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The LGBT parties on Fire Island are legendary, but huge crowds of drunken revelers don’t exactly make for a relaxing vacation. For a more low-key weekend trip, head to one of these less popular locales when everyone else is at Fire Island. Some are close enough to be day trips from NYC, but others might be better for an extended vacation. So pack your bags and get ready for a weekend full of sun, sand and outdoor adventures!
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