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Aquarium of Niagara

For many of you, spring break is just around the corner! But we know that you’re busy and don’t have time to plan the perfect New York getaway—so we did the hard work for you! These trip ideas are quick, easy, and filled with fun activities to please the whole family. We’ve rounded up kid-friendly lodgings and activities to help you make the most of the warmer weather and free time. Don’t sit out spring break, go find some adventure! Or relaxation. You’ve got options.

Glen Highland Farm

In case you missed it, February 20 was National Love Your Pet Day, but let’s be honest, what day isn’t? We know it’s hard to truly enjoy yourself when spending time apart from your fur baby, but finding pet-friendly accommodations isn’t always easy. Well, you and Fido are in luck. New York State has plenty of pet-friendly getaway options, from campgrounds, beaches, and dog parks, to upscale inns and hotels. Read on to find the trip that’s pawsitively perfect for you and your pooch.

Long Island Lighthouse - montauk lighthouse winter - Photo by Long Island Convention

Every summer, vacationers relax along Long Island’s sandy beaches, traversing its South Shore all the way down to “the end,” or as we know it, Montauk. Explore its historic lighthouse, stroll the sandy shores, enjoy the local seafood, and you’ll understand why more people fall in love with this hamlet each year. Here’s your ultimate guide to a weekend in Montauk.