10 Great New York Weekend Getaways

Here are some great destinations to enjoy a little staycation in New York.

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10 amazing destinations to go to on your next New York Day trip.
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Want a break from biking in the bustling city streets? Try taking a ride on the South County Trailway. The paved 14.1-mile trail spans central to southern Westchester. Approximate Distance: 18.9 miles
Horses in Brooklyn? Yep. The Jamaica Bay Riding Academy offers 40-minute guided instructional horseback riding lessons for $47. Approximate Distance: 17.5
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Ditch the city life for a weekend and head to Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground in Beacon. Take advantage of the fully equipped campsite with fire pits, cooking supplies, bathrooms and tents for rent. Approximate Distance: 62.9 Miles
City Island is a small island in the Bronx with all the seafood you can eat. Sit by the marina while you indulge in the delicious food or rent your own boat and go sailing (or both!). Afterwards, check out the local antique shops for a little retail therapy. Approximate Distance: 16.3 miles
Bannerman Island is perfect place for history buffs. The Bannerman Castle Trust organizes tours by ferry or kayak. Learn about the site's past and gaze at the gardens. The tours depart across the street from the Beacon Station stop on MetroNorth. Visit http://www.bannermancastle.org for more information. Approximate Distance: 68.5 miles
Spend the day in Bridgehampton at the Channing Daughters Winery. Tastings are $16 for the general public. Tastings for groups larger than six with an appointment are $18 per person. Visit <a href="https://www.channingdaughters.com/" www.channingdaughters.com for more information. Approximate Distance: 96.2 miles
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Head to Bear Mountain State Park for endless outdoor activities. The park features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a zoo, hiking trails and much more. Approximate Distance: 46.6 miles
Hikers in Cold Spring are treated to a stunning view of Bannerman Castle. Challenge yourself to complete the 3-mile trail and treat yourself to a victory meal with a view of the Hudson afterwards. Approximate Distance: 55.4 miles
Head to Hunter Mountain for some outdoor fun. The year-round resort isn't just for skiing. You can check out the Scenic Skyride, go ziplining, take a hike or even play golf. Approximate Distance: 124 miles
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While Coney Island is often thought of as a summer destination, there's plenty to do in the off-season. You can head to the New York Aquarium or the Abe Stark Ice Skating Rink. Approximate Distance: 19.8 miles
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