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Weekend Getaways In And From New York City

Joe
Published Apr 17, 2019

Also known as “the Big Apple”, New York City is a metropolis that never sleeps. It is among the major financial, cultural and commercial hubs in the world and is also home to some spectacular iconic architecture such as the Empire State Building. Some of the best places to visit in New York include the American iconic Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, the Rockefeller Center, which is also an iconic business building, and the Central Park, which is home to a zoo. Come and take a look at these amazing weekend getaways in and from New York City.

1. Cook Academy (from USD 139)

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Take a short trip to the Cook Academy at the Essex Resort & Spa for a nice and relaxing weekend getaway. Located approximately 307.3 miles (494.5 kilometers) from New York, this amazing resort offers the best relaxing services and at the same time, you get to learn how to cook amazing meals that you can prepare at home. After an amazing cook experience, retire to your room at the Essex Resort or visit the spa and wellness center to relax and enjoy the amazing spa facilities that the resort has to offer.

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2. The Point on Saranac Lake (from USD 79)

Pop open your bottle of beer, sit and relax as you enjoy your long-awaited weekend getaway, as you enjoy the captivating sunset and scenic view at The Point on Saranac Lake. It will take you approximately 5 hours to cover the 297.3 miles (478.6 kilometers) to this amazing destination. The Gauthier’s Saranac Lake Inn is the perfect place to set up camp and sit just and the shores of the lake, making it the perfect place to be as you enjoy your relaxing weekend vacation.

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3. Mohican Outdoor Center (from USD 120)

Travel 69.8 miles (112.7 kilometers) from New York for a time well spent at the Mohican Outdoor Center to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the wilderness cabins. Detach yourself from the technology and crazy life of the as you immerse and get reconnected to nature’s frequency. The Wyndham Ridge Top Village at Shawnee is the perfect place to nest as you visit the wilderness. Guests get to enjoy the amazing facilities and its proximity to the Mohican Outdoor Center making it an ideal location to set up camp.

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4. Cape Cod (from USD 114)

Enjoy an adventurous road trip as you have a fun filled travel full of exploration and excitement as you head to Cape Cod. With a travel distance of about 274.6 miles (441.9 kilometers), it takes about 4 hours 30 minutes to reach this amazing destination. Witness the true beauty of nature at one of the amazing view spots before heading back to your accommodation. The Hyannis Travel Inn will be more than happy to host you as you enjoy your weekend getaway.

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5. St. Michael’s (from USD 134)

Enjoy an amazing weekend getaway exploring the magnificent St. Michael’s Cathedral as you take in the breathtaking architecture. Learn the history behind the church’s building and the trials and tribulations that took place in the past. As you enjoy your vacation, book a room at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott New York LaGuardia Airport/Astoria. The rooms feature free shuttle service to the subway station and the LaGuardia Airport. Guests have access to the fitness center to work out as you enjoy your time away from the busy city life

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6. Stowe (from USD 191)

The best way to relieve your work-caused stress is to take 333.8-miles (537.2 kilometers) trip to go and witness the captivating views and catch a breath of fresh mountain air. The Stowe Mountain Lodge is the perfect place to set up camp as you enjoy the perfect weekend getaway by the mountainside. The rooms available range from the Timberline studios to the ridgeline one-bedroom suite. Some of the facilities you will get to enjoy as guest includes two on-site restaurants, an amazing spa and ski equipment, and pass vendor.

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7. Cumberland Island (from USD 169)

Take your loved one for an amazing romantic weekend getaway to Cumberland Island. Get the chance to enjoy romantic walks and breathtaking evening sunset views from the beach as you bury your feet under the wet and warm beach sand. Your room awaits you at the Courtyard Providence Lincoln hotel. Some of the facilities and services that you will grow accustomed to as you stay at the hotel include daily housekeeping services, Jacuzzi, indoor pool, outdoor furniture and fireplace and a mini-market on site.

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8. The North Fork (from USD 139)

Located just 79.6 miles (128.1 kilometers), it will take you approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes to get to North Fork. This long and beautiful peninsula is the perfect destination for an amazing weekend getaway or vacation thanks to the beautiful beaches. You can set up camp at The Blue Inn at North Fork and enjoy the amazing services and facilities available. Some of the services offered include off-site hiking, fishing, canoeing, and cycling. Rooms available range from the deluxe room to the one-bedroom apartment with sofa bed

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9. Montauk (from USD 180)

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If you love road trips and weekend getaway, then jump into your car and take 2 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 117.9-mile-long (189.7 km) journey to Montauk for a fantastic weekend getaway. Montauk is the perfect destination for you to enjoy some peace and tranquility away from that busy city life. You can stay at the Montauk Manor hotel. Rooms available range from the executive studio to the superior deluxe suite with fireplace. This amazing hotel features an outdoor and indoor pool and offers on-site spa facilities for guest to relax and enjoy during their stay.

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10. Bermuda (from USD 492)

Take 2 hours and 30 minutes’ flight and enjoy your weekend getaway in Bermuda in style. Explore and enjoy the scenic views as you stroll and relax on the warm sandy beaches. The Hamilton Princess and beach club hotel would be the perfect spot to nest. The rooms in this amazing hotel are all fitted with televisions and internet access is also available. Guests get to enjoy breathtaking views from the infinity pool. There are four on-site restaurants that guests can visit and sample some of the delicacies served.

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The perfect getaway spots

At times it is not the distance that matters, but what you get out of the vacation that really counts. This list of amazing weekend getaway destinations is guaranteed to give you that break and relaxation that you are looking for and at the same time you get to enjoy your time off.

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