10 Cool, Nearby Getaways To Book This Weekend

Photo: Courtesy of Glass Mountain Inn.
As much as we could all use a Caribbean vacation right about now, finding the time — and money — isn't particularly feasible for most of us. Flights are costly. Taking days off of work can be difficult (especially at the beginning of a new year). And, well, who really wants to jet off to an island just for a weekend? Talk about a tease.

While warm weather may not be in the cards right now, a relaxing getaway might be. Some of the country's most gorgeous and relaxing destinations are right here in our backyard, just a few hours from New York City by train or car. In the winter months, the only thing that sounds almost as good as basking in the hot sun is cozying up to a roaring fire. Ahead, nine newly opened retreats (and one older, reliable favorite), all located just outside the city. Time to take a deep breath and unwind.