Fall Getaways From NYC: Helpful Links

Looking to flee the city for a weekend of relaxation in the crisp weather and crunching leaves?  Here are some helpful starting points to plan your escape from the city.

First, you may want to start with these 10 Travel Ideas for Fall 2017. Or else you may want to check out this list of tips for autumn weekend getaways from NYC and beyond.

  • The NY Daily news just came out with a short, but informative guide. [NYDN]
  • Various specials are available from the New York State tourism council. [Discover New York’s True Colors]
  • 5 Fall Getaways for Under $500 is never a bad idea. [SmarterTravel]
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Fall Foliage Drives Out of New York City

Looking to get out of the city and enjoy the emergence of autumn and the brilliant fall foliage display in upstate New York and New England?  We can’t blame you.  The country is gorgeous this time of year.  Below, find some resources for planning your fall foliage day trip or weekend getaway:

Lake Sabrina, Fall

Guide: Fall Foliage in Upstate New York
[Round the Bend]

Fall Foliage on the Eastern Seaboard:

Fall Travel in the Catskills [Travel & Leisure]

Collection of fall foliage links for photographers [PhotoTravel]

Fall Foliage Getways and Travel Ideas [Escapemaker]

Guest Cottages and Modernist Escapes [The Art of Building Rental Propery Management – Rhinbeck & the Hudson Valley]

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NYC Winter Time – Cold Weather Wintertime Getaways

Screen shot 2011-10-28 at 8.15.56 PMNYC in winter can be both rewarding and trying… …

Anyone who’s lived through a shut-down-the-city snowstorm knows that a cold winter’s day can be the best of times and the worst of times.  Of course, many people opt to leave the city entirely – either on the weekend or for the entire winter season. The NYC winter time season can mean getting away to Puerto Rico or riding it out in Manhattan – or some combination of both. Flee New York has several options for making your time in the New York winter worthwhile.

Planning a winter escape? Have a look at Weekend Travel Ideas suggestions.
[Winter Getaways From NYC – Weekend Travel Ideas]

If snow, mountaineering, and frigidly beautiful scenery appeal to you, then the Catskill mountains should be your destination. [Catskills in Winter]

For the polar opposite, consider a last minute flight to the Caribbean.  Often during the winter, airline will slash their rate to some amazing destinations in Mexico, the Virgin Islands, and beyond.  To watch for timely bargains, airfare watchdog’s New York page is your best bet. [Airfare Watchdog NYC]

Want to stay closer to home but still have a cold weather adventure?  The outer reaches of Long Island are actually quite charming if you visit Montauk after the mercury drops. [Montauk in Winter]

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