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Drivable Weekend Getaways From Nassau County

Kevin Leatherman

Your enthusiastic home advisor...

Your enthusiastic home advisor...

Jan 29 2 minutes read

Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!

Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway from Nassau County, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.

1. Fire Island

Distance from Nassau County: 1 hour

Where to stay: St. Francis Inn or Casa de Suenos

Extending a single mile in width and 32 miles in length, Fire Island is the ideal beach getaway, but one that is hard to come by.

2. Cooperstown

Distance from Nassau County: 4 hours

If baseball is held in high regard in your household, you will find the perfect setting in Cooperstown—the birthplace of a national pastime. This example of the time-honored virtues of small-town America lives and breathes baseball.

3. Hudson Valley

Distance from Nassau County: 2 hours

For families looking for a weekend filled with thrills and the full vacation package, the Rocking Horse Ranch in Hudson Valley is the choice of champions.

4. West Point

Distance from Nassau County: 2 hours

We are all aware of the military importance of West Point and the large piece of national history it presents. What you might not know is that you can experience a lot of family-friendly activities while there.

5. Lake George

Distance from Nassau County: 4 hours

To all the outdoors lovers out there, Lake George presents a NY weekend getaway dream-come-true. Here, the sky is the limit—there are only about 4 hours of driving time between yourself and countless activities such as parasailing, picnics, music venues, white-water rafting, horseback riding, panoramic views, delicious cuisine and more

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