Sometimes a weekend is all you need to hit reset from all the hustle and bustle circulating through the city that never sleeps. Plus, there is no better feeling than hitting the road and traveling to an exciting destination only a few hours away – taking your mind off of your daily grind. Below is a list of popular destinations that are three hours or less from New York City.
Roughly a 2-hour drive from New York City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of amenities for the weekend travler. 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. If you get hungry during your stay, Philly is nationally known for their cheesesteaks, but also fine dining and thriving restaurants. Head over to the Reading Terminal Market or dine at the acclaimed John-Georges of Philadelphia in the Four Seasons at Comcast Center, Del Frisco’s, Barclay Prime, Parc, Vetri Cucina, to name a few.
Hudson Valley, NY
If you enjoy history, beauty, culture, food, and recreation, then a weekend getaway to Hudson Valley, New York is the destination for you. Based on the Hudson, this 10-county region gives you the opportunity to gaze over beautiful scenery, hike or ski, explore antique shops, or book a haunted walking tour. Whether you want to travel to all 10 counties – from Albany to Westchester and every letter in between – or pick one to explore, there are plenty of attractions to provide a weekend full of fun and relaxation.
Cape May, NJ
Cape May, New Jersey is noted for being the country’s first seaside resort. With so much history noted on the National Register of Historic places – Cape May is home to the largest collection of 19th century structures. While touring these magnificent buildings, you can also enjoy a day at the beach, a walk on the Promenade, conduct some antique shopping, wine and dine along the Atlantic Ocean, visit the Cape May Lighthouse, or take a trip to a local museum. With so much surprisingly to do and see in Cape May, you might want to extend your stay a little longer!
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