Perhaps you've have had a few hectic weeks and need a weekend getaway, or you'd like to spend a few days away with your partner or family. A quick getaway is a great way to rejuvenate and energize yourself, as well as make great, long lasting memories. Make note of the following getaways within a short distance from NYC.
If you're a fan of craft brew, Cooperstown, NY might be right up your alley. This town has four breweries, and was once the country's hop growing capital. The breweries include the well known and loved brewery, Ommegang, which is located on a 135 acre hop farm.
The historic hotel, Otesaga, is the perfect place to stay. This hotel offers boating and fishing, so make sure to spend a day on the water, soaking up the sun.
For those of you who love the great outdoors, Bear Mountain, NY is the place to be. Head on over to Adirondack Mountains State Park, where you can enjoy a day of hiking or biking along the trails. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic as you take in the beauty that surrounds you. There are also access areas to fish from the lake and river, a swimming pool, and even a zoo.
Stay at Bear Mountain Inn, which has 15 luxurious rooms, a spa, and a restaurant.
North Fork, Long Island, is a great spot for those of you that appreciate good food and drinks. This area is a 30 mile stretch of farmland, with breweries, wineries, and wonderful chefs who hail from NYC.
Make your way to Shinn Estate Vineyards to sample the various wines. This area is known for dry white wines, like pinot grigio, chardonnay, and chenin blanc. You can also find red wines with fruity flavors, roses, and sparkling wines.
For fresh, mouthwatering seafood, go to Billy's by the Bay. You will also get the opportunity to enjoy live music at this restaurant as you enjoy your meal.
If you love the beach, head to Sea Girt, New Jersey. Take a walk along the shore, build a sandcastle, or sit and watch the waves. Have a romantic dinner at Scarborough Fair, which is in a refurbished farmhouse.
Stay at The Beacon House, a Victorian inn, that was built in the late 1800's. It is located just a mere block from the ocean.
Phoenicia, NY is found on the outskirts of Slide Mountain and offers a variety of things to do. Sip coffee at one of the coffee shops, head to an art festival and admire the artwork, or spend the afternoon shopping. If you so desire, you could also opt to spend the day outdoors tubing or hiking.
Go to Emerson Resort and Spa for a day of relaxation and to be amazed as you check out the world's largest kaleidoscope.
Go to the fishing village of Head Gloucester, MA where you will find a great art scene. You will also find a good number of restaurants and bars here. If you'd like to get in some beach time, head over to Lighthouse beach, which is in Annisquam, and isn't far from Head Gloucester.
If you're a fan of antiques, make sure to go to Vintage 11, to do some antique shopping.
You do not want to miss out on these wonderful weekend getaway destinations. When you live in StuyTown located in central Manhattan, it puts you in close proximity to many different places to spend your weekend. Start planning your time away today and call StuyTown to learn more about our no fee rentals in NYC!