Autumn is upon us and the leaves are in full-color glory but fading fast. What better time to seek an autumn weekend getaway at a romantic or just plain fun destination within easy reach of the city where you live.
New Yorkers looking for an autumn weekend getaway are in luck. From the Hudson Valley to the Delaware Water gap, fall is a prime season for weekend travelers flowing out of nyc to enjoy nature, get away from the grind and generally relax.
Catskills & Adirondacks Weekends
There are any number of resource destinations to consult including New York magazines’ lists and the New York Times travel section. Hard core leaf peepers will want to head for the dedicated online resources at the Audobon society or state parks web pages. One simply can’t go wrong plumbing the heights of the Catskill and Adirondack mountain ranges for a fall getaway. Activities range from cozy, romantic and luxurious cabins, to challenging and natural campsites and back country escapes. The foliage is astonishingly gorgeous, and drive time ranges anywhere from 3-8 hours depending on how deep into the woods you’re willing to travel for your escape.
New England Fall Getaway Suggestions
From New England, the abundance of autumn weekend getaways is truly overflowing with beauty and sophistication.
In the rest of the country, autumn weekend getaways can be had far and wide and everywhere in between. Los Angelenos can fly north to portland or South to Cabo, or simply drive three hours north to see the last vestiges of Indian summer grace the autumnal colors of the High Sierra.
Provided you know where to look, autumn weekend getaways trips can be a wonderful way to improve your life by the miracle of relaxing travel.