Do you want to rent bikes and hike? Or kayak? Or golf on a beautiful, oceanside golf course? You can do all these things and more, and maybe even just catch a deep breath from the crazy, hectic city on these 6 amazing day trips.
If you love golfing, ride the LIRR to Montauk Downs Golf Course, a legendary championship course with an enthralling ocean view. The park also has a swimming pool and tennis courts, so you can make an entire gorgeous outdoor day out of this trip.
Love biking? Hate trying to maneuver a bike through the carnivorous NYC streets? Seven days a week, from noon to 7p.m., rent a bike in a great little Hudson Valley city. The trail is appropriately named Riverfront Trail and winds through Madame Brett.
Freeport's Nautical Mile is bursting with a festive atmosphere. It's got dope seaside restaurants, outdoor clubs and bars, party and fishing boats, mini golf, ice cream, and more activities for you to enjoy amidst the nautical atmosphere.
Shop and lunch in Rhinebeck, a beautiful historic village, with charming boutiques. You'll get to attend a talk and learn about why bees are important in an orchard while also learning about apple varieties and the history of apples in the Hudson Valley.
Ride the Metro-North and visit Mountain Top Outfitters Kayaking Company, which offers kayak rentals from the Boathouse on the Hudson's stunning Long Dock Park, only a handful of steps from Beacon Station.
This is the ultimate seaside resort community, and it's settled in at the tip of Long Island in Montauk. This day trip is a guided tour of three areas: Montauk Village, the Lighthouse, and Gosman's Dock.