Summer isn’t quite over yet. With Labor Day weekend next week, you get one last opportunity to getaway before you return back to school or work. Whether you’re looking for a beach, a park, or a cute town, we got you covered. Explore these Labor Day weekend getaway locations!
Labor Day Weekend In Montauk
Head all the way to the tip of Long Island, and you’ll reach this Labor Day destination. Montauk is full of big waves for fishing, surfing, and relaxing on the beach. They have a ton of motels, hotels, and cottages waiting for you to rent out for the weekend. Explore the shore, or take the stairs to the top of the Montauk Lighthouse for the full view. Then, enjoy your nights with live music and the best food around!
Hamptons Labor Day
If you don’t want to go that far, then stop along the way at one of the Hamptons. Check out the beautiful white sands at East Hampton to enjoy the last of the warm weather, or stay in the sun at Southampton. Here you can visit the Historical Museum, the Pollock-Krasner House and Studio, and the shops on Main Street. Summer lasts forever when you’re on Long Island and have so much around you, so start taking advantage of it!
Pinesfest At Fire Island
A never-ending beach party is exactly what we need before saying goodbye to summer. Luckily, there’s a spot that’s just a ferry ride away. Pinesfest is a 3-day beach party right at Fire Island. There are many activities to participate in, such as outside boxing, boot camp, and performances by your favorite artists. Still, you can always catch the summer sun rays and work on your tan all day and night!
Upstate Lake George
For those who are up for a longer trip, head upstate to Lake George! This is truly a breath of fresh air from the city life. You can spend your days dedicated to nature, wildlife, and enjoying the stunning views of green. Visit the High Line of the Forest, or check out their low-key events in place. This includes music celebrations near the lake, moonlight cruises, barbecues, and even fireworks!
Wildwoods, New Jersey
Want a place outside of New York? Then head to Jersey! Wildwood is a fun atmosphere with a whole weekend of events. This includes fireworks, concerts, a skeeball competition, block party, and a music festival. Additionally, you can spend your time exploring the boardwalk, which is filled with plenty of shops, rides, and food places just waiting for you to try.
Especially if the weather’s nice, then you must escape the Tri-state area and head to Massachusetts! Berkshires has something for everyone, all weekend long. Choose to go white water rafting, hike the gorgeous Monument Mountain, or zipline through a thick forest. If you’re not into nature and more into art, then check out the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Clark Art Institute, or MASS MoCa. The possibilities are endless!
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