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Weekend Getaways

I'll Have St. Pete With A Squeeze Of Lime

John Malik | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
John Malik

Waking up to a view of gently swaying sailboats on shimmering salt water set the tone for the weekend.

Weekend Warrior: Two Days in Scottsdale, Arizona

Vitamin Daily | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

From Frank Lloyd Wright to celebrity sushi, vintage couture to fried cauliflower, VitaminDaily.com editor-in-chief Sarah Bancroft packs plenty of fun into a weekend getaway to Scottsdale, Arizona.

23 Essentials For The Perfect Girlfriends Getaway

Felice Shapiro | Posted 04.06.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

When I think of what takes girlfriend time so far afield from family time, husband/wife time, parent/child time, this is what sings for me. It's about flow, spontaneity, no planning, easy on the expectations, long on the humor, void of judgement, and comfort across topics.

Cold Days, Warm Nights at These Five Great American Ski Towns

BnBFinder.com | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

Great ski towns these days aren't just about great slopes. While that is of supreme importance when choosing a mountain to ride, it isn't all that matters when deciding on a ski getaway destination. A beautiful and quaint town, artisan boutiques, friendly locals and personalized lodging are just a few of our criteria.

8 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Weekend Getaway

Budget Travel | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic -- and totally avoidable! -- blunders can turn your quick getaway into "get me outta here!"

How to Make the Most of a Lake Placid Weekend Getaway

offMetro.com | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
offMetro.com

Catch an Olympic buzz without going to Sochi with a Lake Placid winter adventure. It offers a smorgasbord of snow-capped activities and a fabulous recreational foundation, thanks to twice hosting the Winter Olympics.

6 City Escapes To Calm Your Mind This Winter

Posted 01.29.2014 | Travel

Winter, it turns out, is hard to get through when you live in a city. There's only so much bitter cold and abundant snowfall that you can take without...

20 Coziest Countryside Getaways in North America and Europe

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

A drop in temperature isn't all bad though, because it means cuddling up to a fire and sipping hot cocoa (or something stiffer).

Great Getaways: Chicago

Budget Travel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel. If you're looking for a fun, affordable Chicago city getaway, the options ...

Off Season Escape: Stockbridge, Massachusetts

offMetro.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
offMetro.com

On a crisp autumn morning not too long ago, I walked out the front door of my room at the Red Lion Inn just off Main Street and headed in the directio...

America's Best Coastal Hotels (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

While hotels and resorts have long leaned on Mother Nature to enhance their guest experiences, few wild assets rival that of prime waterfront real estate. Fortunately, there's a lot of choice for those seeking a great coastal getaway.

What to Do in the Hamptons This Summer

Fathom | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Fathom

Still planning your Hamptons weekend getaway? We have a list of East End must-dos.

Yes You Can - Memorable Places to Get "Gay Married" in California

offMetro.com | Posted 09.21.2013 | Weddings
offMetro.com

Like the throngs at City Hall, in the Castro, and beyond, we at oM SF were giddy at the strides toward equality that were made when the Supreme Cour...

10 Italian Villages for a Perfect Summer Escape

minube | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel
minube

To get a true taste of the essence of Italy, many travelers take to the countryside to explore the rustic villages and sprawling vineyards which have made Italy synonymous with old-world charm.

5 Great Boutique Hotels in the Hamptons

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is all about quick weekend getaways to enjoy some pampering in the sun. And what better way to relax and soak up the scene than heading to the Hamptons?

Where to Stay + Where to Party in the Hamptons This Summer

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Oyster

The Hamptons isn't just about the beach -- it's about the hopping nightlife.

Keep Calm and Carry oM: Great Spa Escapes Near NYC

offMetro.com | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York
offMetro.com

Having covered the spa industry for the past decade, I've had the opportunity to visit spas throughout the world. However, I'm always excited to disco...

From Poutine to Beignewiches, Where to Get the Best Food in Montreal

offMetro.com | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel
offMetro.com

When it comes to finding great places to eat and drink on a quick getaway, we've often left things to chance, happening upon a hidden gem from the ...

What I Learned On A Weekend Getaway

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 12.31.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

It is a familiar beauty, this road to the beach; we have taken it before. There were summer family vacations here. There were getaways like this one; weekends without the kids. But this is the first time that we cross this bridge in our fifth decade.

WATCH: Favorite Foodie Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Get a taste of Travel + Leisure editors' favorite foodie getaways in America and Europe.

10 Kid-Friendly Inns To Visit

iLoveInns | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Whether you want a last hurrah this summer or a location for the next multi-generational family reunion this winter, make it an adventure that will be fondly remembered forever.

How To Find Local Getaways, From Jeanenne Tornatore

Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Looking to take a mini vacation? Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore offers suggestions for finding a local getaway in your area. if(typeof AOLVP...

A Long Weekend: Eating And Drinking In Nashville

The Daily Meal | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel
The Daily Meal

There's a t-shirt in Nashville that says, "Music: It's why I get up every afternoon." Don't let that be you: There's too much to do.

Greasing Up and Partying Down at The Borgata in Atlantic City

Courtney Cachet | Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

The nightclubs are pumping, the crowds are thick and whether you like 80's rock or deep house, you're good to go. Spray tans and micro-mini skirts are everywhere.

7 Weekend Warrior Getaways For The Kayak Set

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.12.2011 | Travel

There's vast amounts of prime paddling water within a few hours drive of the country's major cities and plenty of space and quiet to go around. And...