There comes a time in every parent’s life...where you’re afraid you’re going to lose your damn mind if you don’t get a break.
At first the idea of leaving your newborn baby might seem impossibly out of the question. But as parenthood rolls on, year after year, getting away becomes essential. A lengthy overseas vacation of your pre-kids years might still be out of reach, but a quick overnight? Yesssss!
So when your mini me is driving you up the wall, you feel the need for quiet to collect a thought or two, or you just want to reconnect with your partner, check out these seven destinations for those in the greater New York City metro area. No need to hop on a plane either. These trips are all within a two and half hour drive of Midtown Manhattan, and several are even reachable by public transportation. Many offer R&R perks like in-house spas.
Find more weekend getaways, including those of the family variety, in our travel section, including Hudson Valley resorts for families.