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Statistics show that only 8% of Americans take a Friday off to travel, but this summer hotels are trying to change the game by offering discounted prices for three-day weekend getaways.
Sonoma County, California
Sonoma County is just 45 minutes away from San Francisco and is home to more than 400 award-winning wineries. The very best well-kept secret for the wine lovers, Sonoma County is perfect for a wine-tasting weekend away. Swirl, Sip, Smile all weekend long.
Adirondack Park, New York
Pack a compass and hiking boots and you are good to go. The Adrondack State Park represents a great opportunity to explore 2000 miles of trails leading to isolated lakes, granite peaks, and hardwood forests. If you are looking for a REAL challenge, tackle the 2,874-foot St. Regis Mountain and you will be rewarded with the absolutely stunning panoramic view of the High Peaks.
Mark Twain once said: 'You go to heaven if you want - I'd rather stay here in Bermuda.' The man has a point! The crystal waters of Bermuda offer endless all year round possibilities for vacationing. Memorable diving or snorkelling, energising kayaking, sunny golfing, and sitting through a candle-light dinner on the shore, are just a few of the activities Bermuda lures vacationers with.
Swap your city with a new city for weekend and indulge in cultural activities in Chicago. Whether you want to go for a drink at a really good jazz bar or see a stunning Broadway-bound play, Chicago is the place to go.
Block Island, Rhode Island
Block Island offers a huge range of activities for people who like to be outdoors. It is a perfect weekend away destination with its low-key atmosphere and its splendid landscapes of pristine beaches, undulating hills, breezy grasslands, sheer stone walls and pleasant trails.