Weekend Getaways 2014

The weekend is such an enticing thing. Forty-eight scant hours to spend however we want. For this year’s Weekend Getaways package we drew a circle on a map represent- ing a two-hour drive from long island, then looked for the most wonderful ways to wile away a weekend within those confines. We found a relaxing restored mansion, a treasure trove of art and a thoroughly modern enclave with a healthy respect for its past.

Following the Connecticut Art Trail

Greenwich, on Connecticut’s Gold Coast, is rich with galleries, antique dealers and the remarkable Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, making it a sophisticated first stop.
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Glenmere Mansion

The pastel-shaded Gilded Age manse that crowns the 150-acre hilltop estate overlooking picturesque Lake Glenmere in Chester, New York, is located only 60 miles from the Triboro Bridge.
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Roundhouse at Beacon Falls

Just 60 miles north of New York City is one of the dreamiest—and easiest—getaways imaginable.
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