The Tri-State area is simply wonderful as it is surrounded by great cities, mountains, farmland, and ocean. That’s why it has unlimited potential when it comes to weekend getaways. No matter if you are looking for a long-awaited family vacation, a romantic trip for two, or even a #YOLO spa relaxation themed event, you have abundant options. Here are some of the top spots you can consider visiting in the Tri-State area:
Cape May, New Jersey
Located at the Southern tips of NJ’s Cape May Peninsula, Cape May is a renowned city and seaside resort. When you step foot onto Cape May, you can’t miss the sights of the grand Victorian houses, including the Emlen Physick Estate. If you arrive in Cape May after the sun sets, don’t fret for you can start your day early the next day with a wonderful bed and breakfast experience. Next, you can take a tour of the beautiful streets to see those beautiful Victorian homes that were mentioned earlier.
Got a sweet tooth? Cape May has got your back. Simply check out Seaside Sweets, which is located on the corner of Ocean & Washington Street. There, you can find traditional salt water taffy. If you are looking for some heart-pounding outdoor action, you definitely do not want to miss parasailing at East Coast Parasail. Alternatively, you can take a trip to the historic Cape May lighthouse.
Ocean City, New Jersey
Ocean City is a popular summer destination that offers an array of beach and non-beach activities. For starters, trips to the beach can bring enormous fun, and you might want to bring a sand-free beach bag and pack some bug spray to ensure a wonderful experience. Since Ocean City is very much a town for families, there are various parks for your kids’ entertainment. For instance, they can check out Congo Falls Golf or Gillian’s Wonderland Pier amusement park. All in all, Ocean City is a very safe town and part of it is a “dry” town. Looking for an alcohol-free weekend getaway? Ocean City is the place you want to be at.
If you are looking for a fine beach escape, look no further than Branford. It is a town located along the Connecticut shore. The weather here is usually good, and when it is, make sure you head down to the back porch at Lenny’s. You will find the town’s famous waterfront seafood restaurant here. If you want to explore wooded hills, you will find some public trails and beaches at the corner of suburbia. What’s more, there is a thriving industry of commerce and various peaceful coves that await your exploration. If you have rented a cottage in Branford, it is recommended that you explore the woodlands via a boat ride and/or trolley ride.
Mohonk Mountain House, New York
Mohonk Mountain House is an upstate New Paltz mountain top resort that was built in 1869. The 250-room mountain top resort offers breathtaking views that can’t be missed. After appreciating and being awed by the resort’s private crystal clear lake, be sure to indulge in some year-round activities such as boating, lake swimming, ice skating, golf, hiking, or relaxing at some spa amenities. All in all, you can be sure that Mohonk Mountain House provides an excellent weekend bonding for both couples and families.
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