Top 100 Weekend Getaways 2023

TOP 100 weekend getaways 2023

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Top 100 weekend getaways for 2023

  1. Napa Valley, California
  2. Sedona, Arizona
  3. Savannah, Georgia
  4. Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada
  5. Asheville, North Carolina
  6. Portland, Maine
  7. Austin, Texas
  8. Charleston, South Carolina
  9. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  10. Door County, Wisconsin
  11. Boulder, Colorado
  12. Newport, Rhode Island
  13. Sonoma, California
  14. Augustine, Florida
  15. Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  16. Park City, Utah
  17. Niagara Falls, New York
  18. Traverse City, Michigan
  19. Telluride, Colorado
  20. Mackinac Island, Michigan
  21. New Orleans, Louisiana
  22. Anchorage, Alaska
  23. San Antonio, Texas
  24. Provincetown, Massachusetts
  25. Vancouver, British Columbia
  26. Bar Harbor, Maine
  27. Santa Barbara, California
  28. Newport Beach, California
  29. Lake Placid, New York
  30. San Diego, California
  31. Seattle, Washington
  32. Acadia National Park, Maine
  33. Palm Springs, California
  34. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  35. Kennebunkport, Maine
  36. Scottsdale, Arizona
  37. Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
  38. San Francisco, California
  39. Moab, Utah
  40. Sedona, Arizona
  41. Savannah, Georgia
  42. Nashville, Tennessee
  43. Quebec City, Quebec
  44. Charleston, South Carolina
  45. Newport, Rhode Island
  46. Big Sur, California
  47. Portland, Oregon
  48. Augustine, Florida
  49. Cape May, New Jersey
  50. Banff, Alberta
  51. The Hamptons, New York
  52. Bend, Oregon
  53. San Juan Islands, Washington
  54. Breckenridge, Colorado
  55. Yosemite National Park, California
  56. Kennebunkport, Maine
  57. Aspen, Colorado
  58. Santa Fe, New Mexico
  59. Cannon Beach, Oregon
  60. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
  61. Joshua Tree National Park, California
  62. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
  63. Newport, Oregon
  64. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  65. Santa Cruz, California
  66. Telluride, Colorado
  67. Kennebunk, Maine
  68. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  69. Leavenworth, Washington
  70. Lake George, New York
  71. Laguna Beach, California
  72. Door County, Wisconsin
  73. The Catskills, New York
  74. Ojai, California
  75. Austin, Texas
  76. Palm Beach, Florida
  77. Whistler, British Columbia
  78. Sedona, Arizona
  79. Whitefish, Montana
  80. Stowe, Vermont
  81. Santa Barbara, California
  82. Las Vegas, Nevada
  83. Acadia National Park, Maine
  84. Vancouver Island, British Columbia
  85. Kennebunkport, Maine
  86. Mackinac Island, Michigan
  87. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  88. Augustine, Florida
  89. Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada
  90. Door County, Wisconsin
  91. Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
  92. Charleston, South Carolina
  93. Moab, Utah
  94. Seattle, Washington
  95. Newport, Rhode Island
  96. San Antonio, Texas
  97. Telluride, Colorado
  98. Bar Harbor, Maine
  99. Palm Springs, California

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Top Activities for Weekend Getaways 2023

  1. Hiking in a nearby national park or nature reserve
  2. Visiting a local museum or art gallery
  3. Taking a scenic drive or road trip
  4. Trying local cuisine at restaurants or food trucks
  5. Exploring a nearby historic town or city
  6. Going on a winery or brewery tour and tasting
  7. Relaxing on a nearby beach or lakefront
  8. Attending a live music or comedy show
  9. Visiting a local zoo or aquarium
  10. Taking a hot air balloon ride
  11. Going on a wildlife safari or whale watching tour
  12. Participating in a cooking class or food tour
  13. Trying outdoor activities like kayaking, paddleboarding, or zip-lining
  14. Visiting a local farmers market or craft fair
  15. Going on a sunset or star-gazing hike
  16. Renting bikes or scooters to explore the area
  17. Attending a sporting event or game
  18. Taking a guided tour of local landmarks or historical sites
  19. Going on a ghost tour or haunted house visit
  20. Exploring a nearby botanical garden or arboretum
  21. Taking a scenic boat or yacht tour
  22. Going on a fishing or hunting trip
  23. Attending a local festival or fair
  24. Trying a new adventure sport like bungee jumping or rock climbing
  25. Taking a yoga or meditation class
  26. Going on a helicopter or airplane tour
  27. Visiting a nearby theme park or amusement park
  28. Taking a scenic train or cable car ride
  29. Going on a horseback riding or carriage tour
  30. Participating in a wine or beer pairing dinner
  31. Taking a scenic hot air balloon ride
  32. Attending a local farmers market or craft fair
  33. Going on a camping or glamping trip
  34. Taking a photography or painting class
  35. Attending a wine or food festival
  36. Going on a whale watching or dolphin spotting tour
  37. Participating in a local cultural event or celebration
  38. Taking a spa day or massage
  39. Going on a scenic helicopter tour
  40. Visiting a nearby amusement park or water park
  41. Going on a guided snowshoe or cross-country skiing tour
  42. Taking a cooking class or culinary tour
  43. Going on a scuba diving or snorkeling adventure
  44. Participating in a local charity or volunteering event
  45. Taking a scenic seaplane or boat tour
  46. Going on a guided ATV or snowmobile tour
  47. Visiting a local farm or winery for a tasting
  48. Going on a guided snowboarding or skiing trip
  49. Attending a local music or art festival
  50. Taking a guided nature walk or bird-watching tour
  51. Going on a whitewater rafting or kayaking adventure
  52. Participating in a local theater production or performance
  53. Taking a scenic helicopter or plane tour
  54. Going on a hot springs or spa retreat
  55. Visiting a nearby science museum or planetarium
  56. Taking a guided bike or e-bike tour
  57. Going on a guided snowshoe or ski tour
  58. Taking a pottery or ceramics class
  59. Visiting a nearby botanical garden or arboretum
  60. Going on a scenic horseback riding or carriage tour
  61. Participating in a local wine or food pairing event
  62. Taking a guided paddle boarding or kayaking tour
  63. Going on a guided rock climbing or bouldering trip
  64. Attending a local holiday or seasonal event

How to plan a Weekend Getaway

Planning a weekend getaway can be an exciting experience. Here are some steps to help you plan a successful weekend getaway:

Decide on a budget: Determine how much you are willing to spend on your getaway. This will help you narrow down your options and make sure you stay within your budget.

Choose a destination: Decide on a destination that is within a reasonable distance from your home and fits within your budget. Consider factors such as the activities available, the weather, and the accessibility of the destination.

Research accommodation options: Look for accommodations that fit your budget and preferences. Consider options such as hotels, vacation rentals, or bed and breakfasts.

Plan your itinerary: Create an itinerary that includes the activities you want to do, the places you want to visit, and the restaurants you want to try. Make sure to leave some flexibility in your schedule in case you want to make changes or try something new.


Book reservations: Once you have decided on your destination and activities, book reservations in advance to avoid disappointment. This includes your accommodation, activities, and restaurants.

Pack accordingly: Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly. Make sure to bring comfortable clothing and footwear for the activities you have planned.

Plan for transportation: Decide on the mode of transportation you will be using and plan accordingly. If you will be driving, make sure your car is in good condition and plan your route in advance. If you will be using public transportation, research schedules and routes in advance.

Consider travel insurance: Depending on your destination and activities, travel insurance may be a good idea to protect yourself from unexpected events.

Have fun: Remember to relax and have fun! Enjoy the new experiences and the time away from your usual routine.


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