Best Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This represents the most popular Weekend Getaways and Day Trips in North America. Use this list to plan your next vacation or getaway trip. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 1. The Adirondacks Getaway Weekend Getaway
The Adirondack Park is the largest forest preserve in the United States, larger than Glacier, Olympic, Yosemite, and Yellowstone parks ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lake Placid, NY - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

2. Lake Geneva: Luxury and the Lake Weekend Getaway
If you’re the kind of traveler who doesn’t like to shave on the weekend, you may perceive Lake Geneva to be too tony for your tastes. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lake Geneva, WI - Quick Escapes: Chicago

3. Lake Erie Islands: Island Idyll Weekend Getaway
It doesn’t take long to reach the Lake Erie Islands—just a short ferryboat ride from Port Clinton or Sandusky—but you’ll swear you’ve ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Port Clinton, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

4. Door Country: Cape Cod of the Midwest Weekend Getaway
You can easily spend a month in Door County, the finger of land that juts out from Wisconsin into Lake Michigan and Green Bay, so ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Sturgeon Bay, WI - Quick Escapes: Chicago

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 5. Long Island Getaway Weekend Getaway
Long Island offers a microcosm of a much larger region, with distinct areas, ranging from the mansions of the “Gold Coast,” old whaling ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cold Spring Harbor, NY - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

6. California Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on California excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of California region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Sacramento, CA - Fodor's USA

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 7. Carmel and Pebble Beach Weekend Getaway
Imagine a village so quaint it has no parking meters along its narrow, shaded streets and no neon signs advertising its many chic ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Pebble Beach, CA - Driving the Pacific Coast: California

8. Anderson Ferry, OH, & Belleview, Rabbit Hash, Big Bone Lick, & Warsaw, KY, & Vevay, IN Weekend Getaway
If you’re in a hurry to get out of town, here’s your ticket. Just about fifteen minutes west of downtown Cincinnati is Anderson Ferry—the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Vevay, IN - Day Trips from Cincinnati

9. Montauk and the Hamptons: Long Island Beaches Weekend Getaway
Sun-bleached beaches. Platters piled high with spanking fresh lobster. Seabreeze-swept verandas. These are just some of the images ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Montauk, NY - Quick Escapes: New York City

10. Kerr House Spa: Oasis in Ohio Weekend Getaway
It’s hard to believe that a spa with the high quality of the Kerr House could lie just over an hour from Detroit. It has no desert ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Grand Rapids, OH - Quick Escapes: Detroit

4.75 out of 5 stars4.75 out of 5 stars4.75 out of 5 stars4.75 out of 5 stars4.75 out of 5 stars 11. Oklahoma's Kiamichi Country: Ouachita National Forest, Beavers Bend State Park, Broken Bow Lake, Talimena Scenic Drive Weekend Getaway
The lush, southeastern corner of Oklahoma is nothing short of stunning. The Ouachita (pronounced WASH-ee-taw) Mountains, which rise ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Broken Bow, OK - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

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This park is close to major population centers, but its lush greenery and pleasantly rounded peaks create a soothing aura of tranquillity. ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Gatlinburg, TN - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 13. New Jersey Getaway Weekend Getaway
Although some people think of New Jersey in terms of the megalopolis viewed from the New Jersey Turnpike, there is another, quiet ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cape May, NJ - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

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Starved Rock, one of the state’s most popular attractions, now includes a complex that could compete with some of the best luxury ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Utica, IL - Quick Escapes: Chicago

15. Chicago, Illinois Weekend Getaway
Chicago has everything for city lovers: culture, commerce, historic buildings, public transportation, ethnic neighborhoods, chic boutiques, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Chicago, IL - Fodor's Great American Vacations

16. Bimini, Bahamas: The Complete Escape Weekend Getaway
Though you often hear the Bimini Islands called simply “Bimini,” they are really a group of several islands and cays stretching for ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Alice Town, BF - Quick Escapes: Florida

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For an overview of the city, visitors can choose a bus tour, helicopter ride, cruise ship, or a skyscraper observation deck. We managed ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New York, NY - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

18. Crossing the Red River: Lake Texoma and Lake Murray, Turner Falls, and the Arbuckle Mountains Weekend Getaway
Leaving concrete, expressways, and prairie behind, escapists looking for some watery adventures can find them on the Red River. Driving ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Pottsboro, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 19. A Grand Island City: Galveston Weekend Getaway
In its heyday, during the mid-nineteenth century, Galveston was called the Wall Street of the Southwest. Cotton was king, and this ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Galveston, TX - Quick Escapes: Dallas/Fort Worth

20. Bayfield and Madeline Island: Sailboats and Superior Scenery Weekend Getaway
It’s no surprise that Bayfield, Wisconsin, was named the “Best Little Town in the Midwest” by the Chicago Tribune. Bayfield is about ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bayfield, WI - Quick Escapes: Minneapolis/St. Paul

 
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