The best weekend getaways will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to get back to the hustle and bustle after a few wonderful days. If you'd rather avoid the usual travel schedules (Friday night to get out of town and Sunday night to return), you can get to North Fork in just two hours, making it a surprisingly quick weekend getaway from New York. Whether you see yourself as a real beach drifter or want to follow in the footsteps of America's founding fathers, there are perfect weekend trips from New York for every type of traveler. Visit Vermont's craft breweries, see the famous WaterFire show in Providence, Rhode Island, or head to the Jersey Shore beach with these weekend getaways from New York.
Farmington, Pennsylvania, is perhaps the quirkiest little gem on this list of weekend getaway destinations.