American Weekend Getaways
Rather than a Long Vacation

American Weekend Getaways are for those busy peoplethat don’t have or cannot find the time to take a vacation of at least a week or two. So the go on three, four days short vacations. this way they divide their time and do it more often.

The weekend getaways that you are going to take depend where you are at the moment. Maybe you are on a business trip in the other side of the country and decide to take a few days for you and your partner and spend a lovely weekend of two or three nights in a new place.

Here are a few examples of escapes as per the city where you are at the moment.




Jacksonville is the northernmost city on Florida's coast

Jacksonville is the northernmost city on Florida's coast

Florida Weekend Getaways

  • Florida’s Beaches – No matter where you are in Florida there is a beach near you,
  • National Park Areas in Florida – You’ll find a park near you.
  • Bahamas Weekend Getaways from some cities in Eastern Florida you may “jump” to the Bahamas islands.
  • Florida Keys are a natural weekend destination. All the keys are amazingly beautiful
  • Florida Panhandle Weekend Getaways are awesome, due to the fact that the beaches here are some of the best
  • Jacksonville is a great place to spend a weekend at the beach, sailing or fishing.
  • Greater Miami and the beaches is full of action and lots of Latin Music and food.
  • Tampa Bay area including Clearwater and St Petersburg.
  • A weekend in Disney World near Orlando is an unforgettable experience.


American Weekend Getaways




A lake in Central Park New York

A lake in Central Park New York


New York Weekend Getaways

Once on the big apple, you may stay as a tourist or rent a car and drive through Upstate New York or the New England States and even the country’s capital and visit places like:

  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Manchester, Vermont
  • Lake George
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Mystic, Connecticut
  • Albany, New York
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Washington DC
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Dover, Delaware
  • Niagara Falls


American Weekend Getaways

Lombard Street in San Francisco, a driving experience

Lombard Street in San Francisco, a driving experience


San Francisco Weekend Getaways

  • Alcatraz – It can be seen from Fisherman's Wharf, but former prison island definitely worth a closer look.
  • Golden Gate Bridge - Stretching 4,200 feet, this well-known bridge is the gateway to San Francisco.
  • Lombard Street – It is known as the "croakiest" street in the world, because its steep, hills and sharp curves
  • Fisherman's Wharf – It is a shopping area beginning at Pier 39 and ending at Ghirardelli Square.
  • Pier 39 – It is the third most visited attraction in the US; is full of activity with rides, entertainment and restaurants.
  • The Exploratorium - You be fascinated by the interactive exhibits that explore heat, magnetism, sound and vibrations.
  • Chinatown - This neighborhood of 100,000 is not to be missed, and it's not hard to find
  • Union Square – This is a shopper's paradise, this bustling square has everything from upscale department stores
  • North Beach – This neighborhood has retained most of its beatnik charm while adding fine cuisine to its claims to fame.


Las Vegas showing the Paris and Bellagio Hotels

Las Vegas showing the Paris and Bellagio Hotels


Weekend Getaway Las Vegas

Las Vegas is just Las Vegas, a center of fun, entertainment and gambling. The best performers in the world will entertain you any day at any time. Just look for a weekend in one of these holidays and here your go:


  • New Year's Eve
  • Super Bowl
  • Valentine's Day
  • President’s Week
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  •  Christmas


American Weekend Getaways


For a relaxing weekend the lakes of Maine

For a relaxing weekend the lakes of Maine


Maine Weekend Getaway

  • Aroostook County
  • Downeast Acadia
  • Greater Portland
  • Kennebec & Moose River Valleys
  • Maine Highlands
  • Maine Lakes and Mountains
  • Maine’s Southern Coast


Quebec City, Quebec Canada

Quebec City, Quebec Canada


North of the Border

Depending where you are in the USA you may cross the border to our neighbor Canada and enjoy places as:

  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Niagara Falls
  • Canadian National Parks
  • Alberta
  • Banff
  • Vancouver BC
  • Victoria Island BC


Guadalajara, Jalisco is Mexico's second largest city

Guadalajara, Jalisco is Mexico's second largest city


South of the Border

In picturesque Mexico, there are many destinations close to the border like:

  • Los Cabos
  • Tijuana
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Mazatlan
  • Guadalajara
  • Monterrey



images for weekend getaways

florida jacksonville    jf slaughenhaupt
usa times squarenew    terrabass
usa golden gate    aslak ruanes
usa las vegas    david vasquez
usa maine lakes    doug kerr


all courtesy of wikimedia commons



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