Where should you start your search for an MLK Day getaway from NYC? Well, you’re in luck. The New York Times just published an incredibly useful article on the top 20 travel utility sites.
The first long weekend of the year is quickly coming upon us. When Martin Luther King day rolls around every year in mid-January, New Yorkers start itching to get out of town and enjoy a three-day long weekend in more relaxing quarters than cramped apartments and souless office buildings. Want to get away for MLK Day? Flee New York can help.
The good news is that traffic should be comparatively light this weekend compared to other holidays. More people will stay in the city than usual, because everyone is getting into the swing of the new year and might not be able to leave there business or families for a long weekend so early in the year. So – leaving Friday afternoon for upstate or accross the Hudson doesn’t have to be as big of an ordeal as it normally might.
Where should you start your search for an MLK Day getaway from NYC? Well, you’re in luck. The New York Times just published an incredibly useful article on the top 20 travel utility sites. From booking a bed and breakfast to structuring an optimal bid on priceline, it’s all there. [NYT – 19 Websites for Travel Savings in 2012.]
As well, you might look in the surrounding area on Hotel Tonight’s mobile app. This is an intriguing new player in the last minute travel space. And, of course, there are always the old standbys of VRBO and Airbnb.
Either way, we hope you have a wonderful long weekend celebrating the reverned doctor Martin Luther King’s great American legacy. It’s a sign of the times that many folks now only know of MLK as a long holiday weekend forefather that is an excuse for a trip or vacation or three day getaway from NYC.