There's no place quite like New York City: bright lights, major celebrities, and more dining options than you can shake a stick at. We can't imagine living anywhere else. And, while the never-ending energy is part of the reason we love this city, it's also the reason we're sometimes just plain exhausted
In the name of some much-needed R&R, we're planning to get out of town. We're not talking about hopping a plane to Miami. Rather, we're in the mood for a get-in-the-car-and-go road trip
. Don't worry, we've made sure all the destinations are no more than three hours away (though we can't promise there won't be traffic on the Cross Bronx). Ahead, six amazing places to visit this weekend — no subway transfer required.