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Long Weekend Getaway Ideas

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Do you love to travel? One of our family’s favorite types of trips are long weekend getaways. They give you a chance to vacation, getaway and explore somewhere new without having to be away for too long. This works especially well if you have limited vacation time or have kids who are in school and can’t miss too many days. I love being able to take multiple long weekends away throughout the year versus only one or two big vacations. You don’t need a long time in order to travel places both near and far. For an added bonus you will find that most of my long weekend getaway ideas are family friendly destinations. 

Long Weekend Getaways for the girls, couples, and families!

Long Weekend Getaway Ideas

Many times when people think of travel they associate that with being a longer type of trip and usually somewhere far away. 

Whether you live on the East or West Coast, want to visit Disney World on a budget, stay at a resort that has something for all ages, see an inexpensive Broadway show, or something else, there are all kinds of getaways to take. 

If you need help packing, I have international travel must-haves, carry on luggage essentials, and also suggestions for what to pack when traveling for a long weekend getaways

Here are some long weekend getaway ideas, which can be such a perfect way to road trip, take a train, fly or even cruise to explore both local and far away places.

If you live in the New York City, or even the Philadelphia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Virginia area and are looking for a change of pace, you will want to explore these 6 family friendly locatons you can go for long weekend getaways from NYC

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When was the last time you had a romantic getaway? If you are looking for some cities that are filled with romance for your next trip, check out these 5 amazing cities perfect for romantic long weekend getaways.

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Sometimes it can be challenging when traveling to find something for everyone. The Gaylord National Resort is about a 3 hour drive away from Philadelphia and not only did it excel in this area, but it exceeded expectations. Find out why everyone should put the Gaylord National and its Summerfest on their family travel bucket list.

Have you ever visited Hershey PA? Start planning your next day trip to Hershey, because it has so much more to offer, besides chocolate and a theme park. Find out 5 exciting Hershey PA, activities you need to know about.

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Have you ever thought about taking long weekend beach getaways? What about going on a vacation to a beautiful island like Puerto Rico with kids?

Some people may think its too rushed to visit an island with kids for only about 72 hours, but I promise you can have lots of fun in the sun. Let me show you why this destination is one of our family’s favorite long weekend getaways.

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The Best Long Weekend Getaways 

Now that I have shared some of my favorite long weekend getaway ideas, as they are such a great way to travel and explore new places and things, here are some travel related tips to make your trips easier:


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