50 Great Winter Getaways From NYC

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You don’t have to look far beyond New York City to find a wealth of great winter getaways. After years of carrying our skis on board, searching for resort deals and delicious meals, and shredding the slopes (and our clothes for a polar bear swim or two), we’ve narrowed it down to our 50 favorite winter adventures near NYC.

From the coolest wine and beer festivals to beautiful villages and the craziest winter carnivals between New York and Canada, here are some of the best ways to embrace the cold—without the car—this season.


50. Shawnee Mountain, PA 

49. Jersey City, NJ 

48. Boston, MA 

Blue Mountain

47. Jim Thorpe, PA 

46. Stratton, VT 

45. Spring Lake, NJ 

44. Atlantic City, NJ 

43. Camelback Mountain, PA 

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42. Winter Wine Festival (New Hampshire) 

41. Cambridge, MA 

40. Mad River Valley, VT 

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39. Watch Hill, RI

38. Rockaway Beach, NY 

37. Sag Harbor, NY 

36. Old Saybrook, CT 

35. Stamford, CT 

34. Tarrytown, NY 

33. Kripalu Center, MA 

32. Quebec

31. Mountain Creek, NJ

30. Woodlock Resort, PA 

29. Plymouth, MA 

Lake Placid Lodge

28. Stockbridge, MA 

27. Doylestown, PA

26. Richmond, VA 

25. Icewine Festival (Niagara Falls) 

24. Mohonk Mountain House, NY 

23. New Haven, CT 

22. Greenport, NY 

21. Long Beach New York

Stowe Vermont

20. Okemo, VT 

19. Cross Country Skiing in Clarence Fahnestock State Park 

18. Stonington, CT 

17. Providence, RI 

16. Snowtubing at Hunter Mountain 

15. Newport, RI 

14. Milford, PA 

13. Philadelphia, PA 

12. Salem, MA 

11. The Catskills 

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10. Bethlehem, PA

Christmas Bethlehem PA

9. North Conway, NH 

8: Syracuse, NY


7. The Poconos 

6. The Berkshires 


5. Saranac Lake, NY

4. Woodstock, VT 

Woodstock (Winter)

3. Ottawa, Canada 

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2. Lake Placid, NY 

Lake Placid Lodge

1. Stowe Vermont


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