Fortunately there's still plenty of time (even at the last minute) to end your summer in style with a Labor Day weekend getaway from the heat and dampness of the city. A Labor Day weekend getaway deal from NYC is the perfect way to transition between the dog days of summer and the crisp energy of a back-to-work-city come the early autumn.
Looking to get away from New York City this Labor Day weekend and perhaps later in the Fall? We've been doing some research into bargains, quirky getaway packages, unknown vacation gems, long distance trips, weekend B&B excursions, and more. Below, find links to some of the Labor Day and Fall 2014's most appealing travel options around and beyond NYC.
The Weekend Travel Ideas blog has bulleted list of solid suggestions for both the last-minute traveler and the more planning-inclined. LINK: [Labor Day Deals From NYC for 2014]
The New York State Tourism Board's blog has a round up of interesting Adirondack weekend vacation packages, including B&B specials, hiking excursions, and couples massage-themed escapes.
LINK: [Adirondack Fall Vacation Packages: The Beat]
If the previous link appealed to you, consider following the NY State Tourism board on Twitter: LINK: [@I_LOVE_NY]
Interested in kayaking? Rapids are shooting up at a variety of recently-closed old dams in the Tri-State area. The NYT has the scoop for Labor Day Kayakers out of NYC.
LINK: [As Dams Go Down, Kayaking Rises]
Here's a classic NY Mag piece on last minute Labor Day escapes from NYC, including lesser-known gems in Nantucket, Lake Placid, and the Berkshires.
LINK [Last Minute Getaways - Four Nearby Options for Labor Day Weekend]
For last minute airfare out of town, you'd do well to check Side Step, Travelocity's last-minute deals, as well as the Airfair Watchdog's New York section.
LINK [Airfare Watchdog's NYC Airfare Page]
Also, keep in mind that the cheapest airfares of the year usually occur between Labor Day and the end of October, so if you're looking to take a jaunt away from the Eastern seaboard, the early Fall is the time to do it.
LINK [You'll Find the Cheapest Airfares Now Through October 30]