Mini Vacay: 15 Best Labor Day Weekend Mini-Trips From NYC

Labor day is coming up soon and that means another long weekend for you to take a mini vacation with friends or fam! Check out these 15 wonderful and reelaxing locations for you to choose from this Labor Day!

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On Aug 18, 2017
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Montauk, NY

Whether it's tasting delicious food truck cuisines, taking your dog for a walk along the beach, or hanging out with local fishermen and surfers, you're sure to have an incredibly relaxing and reinvigorating mini-vacay far out east.


Hamptons, L.I.

If you're looking for a swankier vacay, Hamptons is the perfect spot for you! From getting cultured at the Southhampton Historical Museum to day drinking at an all white party - the Hamptons will provide you with a Labor Day weekend you won't forget.


Fire Island, NY

End your summer with a car-free summer oasis at Fire Island and enjoy delicious food, beach parties, and all night ragers!


Lake George, NY

Ditch NYC"s extremely pollution and take in Lake George's freshest air and embrace its beautiful scenery, refreshing water, and lively water sports!


Finger Lakes, NY

If you're keen on hiking and discovering nature's finest creations, then the Finger Lakes are the place for you! Take in the breathtaking hills and blue lakes and reward your adventurous side with an evening at a beautiful winery.


Great New York State Fair

If you've got children this is the absolute perfect destination for your last summer hurrah! Not only will your kids love all the animals and rides, you'll get to enjoy some delicious food and soak up summer's sun.


Berkshires, MA

If you're the adventurous, nature type then the Berkshires will become your go-to Labor Day mini-vacay! Relaxing as you sail through the beautiful water, go hiking through beautiful forests, or get ~crazy~ and go white water rafting.


Asbury Park, NJ


Shelter Island

What better way to end your summer than a relaxing trip to Shelter Island. With just a short ferry ride from Greenport, L.I. you can unwind on the beach, go kayaking, or get little more posh and enjoy with a visit to the brewery.


Cape May, NJ

Enjoy the "tri-state" area's best pristine beaches in Cape May, NJ. A kid-friendly mini vacation with a fun-filled carnival and adult-friendly location with beautiful, relaxing beaches and delicious food & drinks.


New London, CT

Looking for a more low-key Labor Day weekend vacation? Look no further! Just a ferry ride from Block Island, New London is a quaint town in Connecticut known for its outstanding art exhibitions and delicious coffee.


Newport, RI

If you're a foodie then you must go to Newport! Every year, chefs from around the country lodge up in this cute Rhode Island city to create, cook, and serve unique and special menus.


Phoenicia, NY

Soak up the last of summer's warm, breezy waters with a trip to Phoenicia. Raft down creek's rapid, guzzle up delicious beer, and camp out in Esopus Creek!


Hudson, NY

Fill up your weekend with amazing food and outstanding antiques. After all, that's what's Hudson is famous for! What better way to end your summer with relaxing strolls in this antiquated city and mouthwatering meals?!


Sea Girt, NJ

Sea Girt, NJ is the perfect mini-vacay for a romantic weekend full of relaxing beach days and boozy nights!

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