How to Plan the Perfect Weekend Getaway from NYC

Over 8.5 million people call New York City their home, and with good reason. The city has an energy that can’t be captured or replicated anywhere else in the world. But every now and then, we all get the urge to pack our bags and escape the day-to-day routine. If you are looking for a peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle, then your next getaway from NYC awaits you in Arlington, VT!

After your Southern Vermont vacation, you will return to the city feeling completely refreshed. If you are dreaming of your next weekend getaway from NYC, cut your planning time in half by requesting your free Southern Vermont Vacation Guide. Our guide is full of recommendations on the area’s best farms, farmers markets, outdoor recreation, and more.

Getaways from NYC Throughout the Seasons

Spring Weekend Getaways

Spring is one of Vermont’s most diverse seasons. March is the last chance to enjoy the final weeks of winter activity, and by the time May rolls around, many of the landscapes are blanketed with beautiful flowers and blooms. Spring is the time that maple sugaring season takes place and many of the farmers markets remerge with fresh and local produce. Some of our packages that you can enjoy during your spring getaway from NYC are:

Summer Weekend Getaways

The summers in the city can be stifling. Luckily, Southern Vermont is a great place to find relief. The highs in the summer average at 81 degrees. In addition, there are so many ways to cool off. Take a hike in any of Southern Vermont’s many beautiful parks, and enjoy a swim or river rafting in the Battenkill River. Some of our most popular packages during the summer are:

Fall Weekend Getaways

During the autumn, the fall foliage in Southern Vermont is spectacular. It is Southern Vermont’s most popular season for tourism. Explore the town’s covered bridges, hike the Appalachian Trail, and don’t forget to stop by one of the local cideries for some good ol’ fashion Vermont apple cider! Some of our packages that you can take advantage of during your fall weekend getaway from NYC include:

Winter Weekend Getaways

The holiday season in the city can be hectic at times, but in Southern Vermont, it is the perfect time to explore the quieter side of The Green Mountain State. Popular activities include snowshoeing, skiing, ice skating, and ice fishing. Because of the season’s tranquility, it is a popular time for couples retreats. These packages are perfect for winter weekend getaways from NYC:

Book Your Stay at The Arlington Inn

Located only 4 hours away from NYC, Arlington a great escape from The City That Never Sleeps. If you’re craving the kind of weekend that includes long, lazy days with few decisions to make, you will love the comfort and convenience of our inn. Our amazing on-site restaurant, The Arlington Restaurant, means you’ll never worry about where to go for dinner, and a complimentary country breakfast is always included with your stay. 

Set against the backdrop of 4 acres of English gardens, a stay at The Arlington Inn is a destination in and of itself. When you stay in one of our cozy accommodations, like Adelia’s Room, you can always look forward to the best amenities, special packages, and top-notch service. If you are ready to plan your next Southern Vermont getaway, check our availability and book your stay today!

Read our page on Arlington’s year-round weather to learn more about what to expect during your getaway from NYC!