6 Best Beach Getaways from NYC

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New York City is a fun place to visit, and why wouldn’t it be – it’s a great city, with loads of must-sees for everybody. But, for New Yorkers, conquering NYC day in and day out calls for a release. A timeout, where you can relax, forget your near death experience on the F train last week or the nagging boss. So, here are some of the destinations where you will get to find peace and soak up the sun, along with all that nature has to offer without having to be close to a bustling skyline.
 

1. Rehoboth Beach, DE

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Rehoboth Beach is a town along Delaware Beaches in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Rehoboth Beach is filled with fun things to do and some of the best eateries to enjoy all your guilty pleasures – Rehoboth beach is after all a foodie’s paradise. The surf and sand offers the perfect getaway for families who want to get out of all the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. Build sand castles in the sand, surf the waves, or just sit back and watch the dolphins at the picture perfect Rehoboth Beach.
 

2. A Weekend in Nantucket

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Nantucket is famous for its pretty lighthouses and awesome beaches. The small but picturesque island sits off the coast of Cape Cod and offers a peaceful escape. The resorts on the island offer some great accommodations with all the facilities you would need. Apart from that, the island’s resorts also offer some outstanding cuisine along with fun activities for the whole family. Some of the popular options on the island are the White Elephant, which overlooks the harbor, and the Relais and Chateaux Wauwinet. There is plenty of choice besides these too.

 

3. Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa is the only resort in the Hamptons which is open to visitors all year long and features picturesque beach views that are simply gorgeous. The resort offers oceanfront suites which are supplemented by small cottages and studios, with the former featuring three bedrooms, a kitchen and a fireplace. The Seawater Spa includes a seawater pool, a fitness center where you can go to relax, and also cosmetology services to those who are interested. Apart from that, visitors also get a Finnish rock sauna, Roman baths, and dine in an elegant dining room with panoramic ocean views. And then there’s the beach too.

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4. Land’s End Inn in Provincetown

To experience spectacular ocean views, Land’s End Inn is your best option in Provincetown. The inn is located on Gull Hill in the town’s West End, where you’ll get to see romantic sunsets and take walks down the pristine beach that’s just steps away from the Inn. Apart from the panoramic views of the ocean, you will also get to indulge in some great outdoor activities such as dune tours, trolley tours, and whale watching.
 

5. Georgetown – ME

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Georgetown is where you will find a mile long stretch of majestic beach, which gives you off-the-grid anonymity. You can charter a boat to Seguin Island or take a walk to the sandy beach flanked by lobster shacks and dunes. The Grey Havens Inn is your best option when it comes to shelter. The Inn is perched atop a hill that slopes down to the Maine inlet and offers some great 360 degree views of the ocean and the Reid State Park.

 

6. Sylvan Beach – NY

For an option that is a bit more close to home, the Sylvan Beach offers a great getaway from the bustling New York traffic. Looking for a place to rest should not be a problem since the Majestic Oneida Lake has many quaint and tidy rooms that offer easy access to the beach, along with an optional jacuzzi, and a comfortable bed to rest your head.

The aforementioned places are considered some of the best when it comes to quiet, pristine beaches and serene views, which at times seem dreamy and unrealistic. Looking to rent a car in NYC for your upcoming weekend getaway? Feel free to contact us.

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