Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend Getaways From NYC

St-Patricks-Day-NYC Looking to celebrate Saint Patrick’s day by avoiding the drunken hordes in Manhattan?  Why not consider a St. Patrick’s Day- inspired getaway or day trip?  The tri-state area offers tons of parades and pub crawls that, while smaller than the mayhem in Manhattan, offer convenience, fun and novelty. (And if you absolutely must stay in town, it never hurts to consider all your options anyway…)

Need an idea for getting out of the city during the insanity? Try the post at our sister blog’s Weekend Travel Ideas – St. Patrick’s Day Escapes.

Remaining in the city is always an option and we’ve furnished several different options for the discerning traveler to take advantage of.  Among them are parade route and pub crawls along with some less obvious suggestions.

Want to celebrate anywhere but the city?  Here’s a brand new list of every St. Patrick’s day parade taking place in the state of New York. []

Beer lover?  Us too.  Why not plan a trip around discovering one or two of New York State’s many fine independent breweries?  This list will get you started. [Beer Me]

New Haven has a good parade, or so we’ve heard. [New Haven CT Saint Patrick’s Parade]

Here’s a national roundup of inns and B&Bs with St. Patrick’s day special events and promotions. [BnB Finder]

Curious about just how St. Patrick’s Day evolved from humble Irish beginnings into the pan-global drunken celebration it’s become today. []

If you’re planning on staying in town, you might has well know which drinking spots to hit up (or avoid depending on your attitude!) [NY MAG Pub Crawl Article]

Need more getaway ideas regardless of Saint Patrick’s Day theme?  We’ve got you covered.  [Flee New York Weekend Getaways.]