It’s Time for a Road Trip! – Destinations for Your Weekend Getaway from NYC.
With all of the hustle and bustle circulating through the city that never sleeps, there comes a point in time where a relaxing weekend getaway is much needed. There is no better feeling than hitting the road and traveling to an exciting destination; taking your mind off of the hectic week that recently passed.
Sometimes a Weekend Is All You Need
While a getaway is something everyone should encounter at least once a year, you may not want to deal with flying, trains, luggage, or ticket expenses. Below we created a list of popular destinations that are 3 hours or less from New York City!
Philadelphia, roughly a 2-hour drive from New York City, offers a wide variety of amenities needed to have a wonderful weekend. Philly is jam-packed with historical attractions such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Witness interactive displays at the Franklin Institute, climb the same steps from the critically-acclaimed film “Rocky” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and take a tour of all its exhibits, or head on over to Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field, or Wells Fargo Center to catch a sporting event or show. If you get hungry during your stay, Philly is notorious for their cheesesteaks, but also fine dining and thriving restaurants. Head over to the Reading Terminal Market or dine at exquisite places such as Morton’s Steak House, Del Frisco’s, Barclay Prime, and so much more to curve your appetite!
Hudson Valley, NY
If you enjoy history, beauty, culture, food, and drink, then a weekend getaway through Hudson Valley, NY is the destination for you. Based on the Hudson, this 10-county region gives you the opportunity to gaze over beautiful scenery, take a cruise along the river, attend many live shows and performances, and much more. Whether you want to travel to all 10 counties or pick one destination and explore the area, you will have plenty of attractions to provide a weekend full of fun and relaxation.
Cape May, NJ
Cape May is noted for being the country’s first seaside resort. With so much history in the area, you can enjoy boat, bus, or foot tours of early-era Victorian homes and local wineries, see a show, take a trip to the local museums, hike along the beaches and appreciate breathtaking views from the lighthouse, or go see the Jersey shore alpacas, (yes, real alpacas). With so much to do and see in Cape May, you might want to take an extra day to enjoy it all!
Get There with Ease
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