Weekend Getaways

Whether you’re looking for day trip inspiration or weekend getaway ideas, this is a great place to start. These stories feature some of our favorite destinations in and around New York state. From the Finger Lakes to New York City and beyond, we’re here to get you there.

In a region known for its wines and, more recently, its breweries, couples can spend an entire weekend tucked away in tasting rooms. Stop by for a tasting and tour at Fox Run Vineyards, overlooking Seneca Lake. Winner of the Governor’s Cup for its...
Skiing Whiteface Mountain. The drive to the mountains seems like it takes forever from the hotel. I’ve already chosen my first run. And I’ve plotted my course for the rest of the day. The line for the ski lift is slowly moving and looks to be miles long...
On almost any road in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, you can close your eyes and take just a moment to listen for the rhythmic sounds – “clop clop, clop clop” – of approaching hooves on pavement. You won’t wait long. The horse-drawn buggies of the Amish...
Stockbridge, a lovely village in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, is peacefully situated in the heart of a quiet and beautiful valley. WHAT TO DO Yankee Candle Flagship Store South Deerfield | 877-636-7707 Head over to the place...
Tucked away in Central New York sits Skaneateles, a quaint village packed with an upscale hotel, artisan stores, restaurants to satisfy any foodie, and a winery. And if you happen to arrive here during Dickens Christmas, you may think you’ve stepped into...
Located in the western slopes of the White Mountains, the town of Lincoln showcases some of nature's most majestic scenery. WHAT TO DO Flume Gorge...
The states of New York and Pennsylvania owe a number of things to the presence of Lake Erie on their borders - including boating, fishing, and of course, lake-effect snow. But the geological history responsible for the presence of this body of water also...
To many people, Niagara County means the roaring rapids and raging waters of Niagara Falls, but the center of the county holds an entirely different geological wonder. Located on the historic Erie Canal, the Lockport Cave...
If you're like me, your idea of spending part of your weekend getaway "outdoors" means you're walking from your car into the hotel lobby. Worry not, my friends! There is hope for us. All you need is a pair of sneakers and a water bottle. Letchworth...
Central New York is known for salt potatoes, Half Moon cookies, pizza and Italian-American food. But that's just the beginning. You’ll also find diners and drive-ins, an emerging food truck scene, eclectic ethnic restaurants and linen tablecloth “...

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