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Top 10 Getaways from New York

Quick Excursions from the City that Never Sleeps

Hyannis, Massachusetts, part of Cape Cod

Weekend Getaways from N.Y.C.

If you want to take flight from the Big Apple, here are destinations that are nearby, yet offer extensive variety. Whether you desire strolling on a deserted beach, hiking through mountains, or walking through history, we've got you covered. Enjoy locations that can be reached by train or car for the weekend, and even destinations you can experience without ever leaving the city.


The Paul Revere Statue near the Old North Church in Boston, Massachusetts


Tear up "Beantown" and enjoy Old World appeal and New World flair in Boston. Find out where to sleep, eat and play!

Fall for Philly, "the city that loves you back." Philadelphia once again takes center stage with lots of surprises.
Philadelphia, a city rich in history

The Newseum, dedicated to honoring news and information media, is just one of the many attractions in Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Take a walking tour of our nation's capital, designed in part by French architect and urban planner Pierre L'Enfant.


Be captivated by Cape Cod, rich with arts and culture. The Cape, as locals call it, offers lots of great diversions or simply a quiet place in the sun.
Wequassett Resort and Golf Club in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Enjoy nature without leaving New York State, at the Mohonk Mountain House in the Catskills
Enjoy the resort culture of the Catskills in three days. Famous for foliage, they are particularly striking during fall.



Historic meets hip in Providence, one of the best small cities in America.

The Providence skyline at dusk

The State Capitol Building in scenic Hartford, Connecticut


Escape to Hartford for a long weekend away, enjoying city sights sans city stress.



Discover the the hippest city in the Midwest in 72 fun-filled hours. It's our kinda town.

Wrigley Field and deep-dish pizzas: what’s not to love about the windy city of Chicago?

See why Cleveland rocks at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum


Explore the hottest spots in Cleveland's diverse neighborhoods.


New York

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Central Park is New York City’s very own green escape

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GAYOT's list of the best luxury trains has exciting excursions on as many continents as possible, from dramatic treks across the Austalian Outback to elegant tours through the great cities of Europe.
Situated in scenic locales from Napa Valley to Champagne, France, these iconic wine routes boast world-class vineyards, charming towns and unforgettable views.