Weekend Getaways Close to Philadelphia
All of these are within driving distance.
Poconos - Ridge Top Village and Valley View at Shawnee $349 for 7 nights
- Williamsburg from $99 for 3nights.
Colonial Williamsburg is the world's premier living history site, an entire town that has been restored to the days when Williamsburg was the political and economic center of the Virginia colony. But Colonial Williamsburg isn't just a museum of restored buildings and artifacts. It's a living community where merchants sell their wares, craftspeople ply their trades and brave patriots whisper plans for revolution.
- Virginia Beach $349 for 7 Nights.
One of the East Coast's most popular resorts, you may enjoy water sports, fabulous fishing, basking in the sun, miles of boardwalk, good dining, and varied musical entertainment. A variety of year-round attractions guarantee vacationers will enjoy their visit to Virginia Beach, no matter what season they arrive. The big resort beach is bordered by the famous oceanfront boardwalk, a three-mile ribbon perfectly suited for strolling, biking, jogging or blading. Plus, lush golf courses, quaint museums, a nationally-renowned aquarium, historic landmarks, watchable wildlife habitats and natural treasures make the seaside city sparkle.
Island - Newport $349 for 7 Nights.
Newport is one of the nation's oldest towns. It is also one of its most famous. You can eat all the quahogs and clamcakes you can hold. You can find Del's lemonade anywhere. You can experience big-city night life and small New England town day-life all in one day. Clean ocean air is free for the inhaling, and honking of geese outnumber honking of cars.
- Ocean City $349 for 7 Nights.
What a great, unique vacation beach resort! The weather is warm and inviting, the ocean and white sand beaches sparkling. The famous Boardwalk buzzes with activity and the entertainment is unsurpassed. Enjoy an early-morning bicycle ride on the Boardwalk while the sun slowly rises over the Atlantic Ocean.
- Lake Harmony $349 for 7 Nights.
Lake Harmony offers many different activities for all vacationers. Lake Harmony is part of the Pocono’s in Pennsylvania and is known as one of the best year round vacation destinations. In the scenic Pocono Mountains, there are many acres of trails and streams around Lake Harmony.
Carolina - Kitty Hawk$349 for 7 Nights.
Once a remote area, Kitty Hawk has grown into a summer resort area and provides some of the best beach recreation on the North Carolina Coast. There is so much to do while you are here from a round of golf, to surfing in the ocean, enjoying some seafood at a local resturant, and shopping in the local stores.
Carolina- Kill Devil Hills $349 for 7 Nights.
Though Kitty Hawk is the name known throughout the world as the home the First Flight and birthplace of the air age, the actual 'first airstrip' was in Kill Devil Hills. The Wright Brothers National Memorial, operated by the National Park Service, is located here. Situated between Kitty Hawk to the north and Nags Head to the south, all three of these beach towns span the barrier island from the Atlantic Ocean on the east to the Roanoke Sound on the west.
DC, District of Columbia $161 for 2nights
Relive America’s political and historical past while experiencing the Washington DC of today. The Washington Monument, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol, Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Smithsonian await you. Exciting performances of classical music and theater are ongoing at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts.
Massachusetts from $152 for 2nights
But most people don’t realize that Boston has been privy to most of America’s other revolutions, including the rise (and fall) of the whaling and shipping ages, and America’s global ascendance during the Industrial Revolution. The Hub’s large Irish and Italian immigrant communities paved the way for ethnic groups to make their voices heard in politics.
In modern times, Boston spearheaded the high tech boom that currently fuels the American economy’s newest gilded age. The Route 128 corridor that rings the city houses more Internet start-ups per capita than any city in the world outside of Silicon Valley.
Massachusetts - Hancock/Berkshires $349 for 7 Nights.
Looking for natural beauty, a culture-packed summer season, great skiing, and sophisticated dining and lodging? Look no further than the Hancock located in the Berkshires. While visiting Hancock you must go to see the Hancock Shaker Village, which provides a fascinating glimpse into the Shaker community's life, buildings, and starkly graceful furniture and furnishings.
New York City, New York from $177 for 2nights
New York is a city is known for its skyline, its world-class museums and performing-arts companies, as well as its status as the capital of finance, fashion, art, publishing, broadcasting, theater, and advertising. Visit the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the United Nations, Broadway or shop 'till you drop at Macy's, Bloomingdale's and the thousands of stores in this magnificent metropolis.
Placid, New York $349 for 7 Nights.
Lake Placid is New York's Olympic Region, which is one of the great playgrounds of North America, offering year-round fun and excitement. Nestled in the northeastern portion of the Adirondack wilderness of New York State, the rugged mountain scenery, heavy winter snows, and a pleasant summer climate combine to make the Lake Placid region a popular tourist year-round resort. The Olympic facilities used for the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games, Santa's Workshop, High falls Gorge and other tourist attractions make this area fabulous for family vacations!
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