Local Trips for MLK Long Weekend
Local Trips for MLK Long Weekend

When looking for a weekend getaway the upcoming three day weekend for MLK Day offers you plenty of time to get out and see the sites. Here are ten local trips to consider for an extended weekend getaway.

The Ten Best Local Trips For MLK Weekend

  1. Mohonk Mountain House: located in New Paltz, NY the Mohonk Mountain House is worth the 90 minute drive to enjoy the great outdoors. The Mohonk Mountain House is located next to Lake Mohonk and 26,000 acres of pristine woodland. The hotel itself offers many amenities but the true star of this trip is the surrounding terrain and its 85 miles of hiking trails.  

  2. Shinn Estate Vineyards & Farmhouse: despite the two hour drive to Mattituck this 1800s farmhouse is a popular destination. Located in the middle of wine country this comfortable hotel offers not only peace and relaxation but also several local sites. Aside from the vineyards Mattituck offers outdoor activities, museums, and local theatres.

  3. Homestead Inn: a short 45 minute drive to Greenwich, CT will take you to the Homestead Inn. This inn is famous for its elegant interior, elegant designs, and local gardens. Aside from the upscale surrounding another reason to visit is the Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant. A four star dining establishment the Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant is known for its French cuisine.    

  4. The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa: is located in Sandwich, MA on Cape Cod. This luxurious spa offers massages, pedicures, body treatment, a pool, a heated whirlpool, and fine dining. Alongside a relaxing weekend The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa is conveniently located an hour away from Boston.  

  5. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort: is located a little more than five hours away in Farmington, PA. The key reason to visit Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is due to the sheer variety it offers guests. Aside from a spa it offers, fly fishing training, children's activities, horseback riding, shopping, pools, and more.  

  6. Hotel du Pont: located in nearby Wilmington Delaware the Hotel du Pont is an elegant location with fine dining. The Hotel du Pont is well known as a romantic setting and its dining options include French, cafeteria, and light dining.

  7. Pitcher Inn: located in Warren, Vermont the Pitcher Inn is a charming and beautiful getaway location. Amenities include a spa and several outdoor activities. If you enjoy winter sports the Pitcher Inn offers skiing, sleigh rides, and hiking nearby.    

  8. The Equinox Resort: is another of Vermont’s many weekend retreats. Located in Manchester Village the Equinox Resort offers activities for adults and children. Aside from its onsite spa and outdoor activities Manchester Village offers plenty of shopping and dining opportunities.  

  9. Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa: is a littler closer to home in nearby Hudson River Valley. Located on 75 acres the Buttermilk Falls Inn is a small inn offering a private and peaceful retreat for a three day weekend. Amenities also include a full spa and fresh organic food served in the dining area.    

  10. Mirror Lake Inn: located in the Olympic Village of Lake Placid the Mirror Lake Inn is set in the Adirondack Mountains. A year round tourist destination the Mirror Inn offers a spa, skiing, ice skating, a heated pool, and other guided outdoor activities.  


There is no shortage of places to visit during the three day MLK weekend. Within five hours of driving you can find relaxing spas, beautiful locations, outdoor activities, and fun for the whole family. No matter what vacation fits you best be sure to plan ahead and book in advance.    


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