No one has ever felt indifferent about New York City. It's the kind of place that you either fall in love with or can't leave fast enough. As for you, we know you love New York, because if you didn't, you couldn't tolerate living here; and if you didn't live in New York, you wouldn't be reading this. Of course, it's not up for debate that the Big Apple is a filthy, crowded, overwhelming, miraculous place, and sometimes—no matter how much you love it—you just need to get away. So, the next time you feel like you'll lose your mind if you don't see a tree soon, check out one of these easy getaways, each just a short journey from NYC!
Just an easy two hour train ride from NYC and then a quick 10-minute walk to town, Hudson is one of the most popular destinations for New Yorkers looking to get away. With famously excellent dining options and a charming main street, Hudson has a great small town feel with plenty of amenities and activities to keep you comfortable and entertained. Plus, no car required!