Here are the ten best weekend getaways from NYC [New York City] that will totally perfect for your weekend. And you will definitely enjoy these amazing places in New York City to passing your weekend or a great time.
The Manhattan skyline is probably one of the most famous in the world. In a city filled with endless possibilities, surprises, and just about any activity you could possibly imagine, why would anyone want to leave? The answer lies in the many great escapes that are within easy reach of the Big Apple.
The sites of New York City draw tourists from all over the world. For both residents and vacationers, the rest of the state offers a plethora of additional activities with a wide variety of landscapes.
For those looking for a change of pace from the “city that never sleeps,” these weekend getaways are within easy reach and provide a distinct break from the hustle and bustle of the most populous city in the country.
Amtrak as well as many major highways run through or around the city and make travel easily accessible to numerous fun and exciting spots. For ideas, see our list of top weekend getaways from New York City.
So, enjoy the journey of these places and must visit at once in life.
10. The Berkshires, Massachusetts
It is a wonderful and colorful place to visit, you should really enjoy nature’s view of the Berkshires. It’s the home of the Bay State Winter Games, an Olympics-style event including alpine skiing and figure skating. We’ve gotta practice our triple lutz.
The Berkshires are a highland geologic region located in the western parts of Massachusetts and northwest Connecticut. The term “Berkshires” is normally used by locals in reference to the portion of the Vermont-based Green Mountains that extend south into western Massachusetts; the portion extending further south into northwestern Connecticut is grouped with the Connecticut portion of the Taconic Mountains and referred to as either the Northwest Hills of Litchfield Hills.
Also referred to as the Berkshire Hills, Berkshire Mountains, and Berkshire Plateau, the region enjoys a vibrant tourism industry based on music, arts, and recreation. Geologically, the mountains are a range of the Appalachian Mountains.
The Berkshires were named among the 12 Last Great Places by The Nature Conservancy.
9. Lambertville, New Jersey
You could board a bus to Lambertville and check in to the Chimney Hill Estate Inn, where the adorable little guys will be your neighbors for the weekend that will be an amazing and good experience of your life.
Lambertville is a city in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 3,906, reflecting an increase of 38 (+1.0%) from the 3,868 counted in the 2000 Census, which had, in turn, declined by 59 (-1.5%) from the 3,927 counted in the 1990 Census.
Lambertville is located on the Delaware River in the southwestern portion of Hunterdon County. During the 18th century, the area was named after various operators of ferries across the river to Pennsylvania, ultimately becoming known as Coryell’s Ferry, after its owner, Emanuel Coryell.
Coryell’s Ferry was the western terminus of the New Jersey portion of the York Road (which became known in this area as U.S. Route 202) connecting New York City and Philadelphia.
The community was named Lambertville in 1810, when the post office was established, in honor of John Lambert, a local resident who had served as United States Senator and Acting Governor of New Jersey, and who was responsible for the opening of the local post office.
8. Skaneateles, New York
You must have deserved a spa weekend, isn’t it? And this place inspired by Monet’s garden in Giverny, France, the Mirbeau Inn features a massive 1,000-square-foot spa that you have to see to believe. (Oh, and if you’re wondering, it’s pronounced “Skinny-AT-lis.”)
Skaneateles is an affluent village in the town of Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York, United States. The village is named from and located on the shores of Skaneateles Lake, one of the Finger Lakes. As of the 2010 census, the village had a population of 2,450 residents.
7. Washington, Connecticut
If you wanna feel the experience of stars hollow, the amazing fictional town from Gilmore Girls which is slightly based on the sleepy town of Washington.
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. The population was 3,578 at the 2010 census. Washington is known for its picturesque countryside, historic architecture, and active civic and cultural life. The town has strong ties to New York City and is home to many cultural and business elites.
6. Tarrytown, New York
Here you could be the guest of honor at the Castle Hotel and Spa, an estate that makes Downton Abbey look like a studio apartment. And also the food’s better, too. You’ll feel special.
Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 25 miles (40 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line.
To the north of Tarrytown is the village of Sleepy Hollow (formerly “North Tarrytown”), to the south the village of Irvington, and to the east unincorporated parts of Greenburgh.
The Tappan Zee Bridge crosses the Hudson at Tarrytown, carrying the New York State Thruway (Interstates 87 and 287) to South Nyack, Rockland County, and points in Upstate New York. The population was 11,277 at the 2010 census.