The Surprising New York Town That Makes An Excellent Weekend Getaway
By Lisa Sammons|Updated on January 19, 2023(Originally published January 14, 2023)
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When people think of weekend trips in New York, it’s only natural to consider the big cities first. After all, you could spend a month in New York City, Albany, or Buffalo and not see all there is to see. There’s a lot to see and do in our bigger cities. But you don’t want to ignore our small towns in New York, either! The town of New Paltz may not seem like much: with a population of less than 10,000, it certainly can’t compare to the urban sprawl of NYC or Rochester. There’s a surprising amount to see and do here, and it makes for a fantastic overnight or day trip in New York. Here are some suggestions to get you started for your next New Paltz weekend getaway:
Now that you’ve had a closer look at this charming town, are you ready to book your New Paltz getaway? What other weekend trips in New York are you fond of? Share your best getaways in New York in the comments and maybe you’ll see them featured in a future article!
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