Getaways for Couples
If romance is on your mind, you'll be spoiled for choice. Whether spare 2 or 10 hours in travel time, there's a chance your problem will be zeroeing in on just one place to stay. From romantic B&B's to quaint mansions, fun stuff for kids and outdoor family activities, choose from one of these fabulous vacation spots.
Located just an hour east of New York City, you may have overlooked Brookhaven, having seen it a million times on a map. However, this 400 square mile town has enough to offer even the pickiest visitor.
Take the Appalachian Trail for a spot of hiking, or make your way to the Kent Falls State Park for a view of the highest waterfalls in Connecticut - pack a picnic basket for two, and make a day of it! If you'd like to shop or spend a lazy day, take a look at the many shops and art galleries and pick up a souvenir of your weekend.
This is a delightful little village, just 2 hours from NYC where you can, among other things book yourself for a Murder Mystery Weekend, a specialty of the Harry Packer mansion, one of the many B & B's here. This attraction makes it a great option for singles too, so put on your trench coat and search for clues. Be warned, mystery weekends don't come cheap!
Give some serious thought to such fun vacation ideas, and with the many options that make up weekend getaways from NYC, all you have to do is get up and leave!