It feels like summer started not too long ago, but it’ll be gone before you’ll know it. Keep the summer fun going strong and check out some of these amazing weekend vacations to try out before the summer ends!
Cape May, New Jersey
About an hour and fifty minutes from Philadelphia, Cape May is waiting for you to enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway. Nothing is more fun than a beach trip with the whole family. Get out and enjoy the summer sun and ocean water while you can before the summer is over! This low-key seaside town has a lot to offer to its visitors, so take a trip down to see what it’s all about!
The Poconos, Pennsylvania
Only two and a half hours from Philadelphia, you’ll find The Poconos, a place where you can escape from the summer heat. Sit back and relax the whole weekend while experiencing all The Poconos has to offer. From Bushkill Falls (known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania) to kayaking, hiking, and boating, there’s plenty to do with the family on this fun weekend vacation.
Explore the nation’s capital and head on down to Washington D.C. for a spectacular weekend getaway. About 3 hours from Philadelphia, there is plenty to do and see down in our nations capital. Visit one of the many monuments or stop by museums to learn something new! Either way, you’ll have a great time exploring another city for a weekend vacation!
Two and a half hours away from Philadelphia, Gettysburg Pennsylvania awaits for visitors to come visit the numerous amounts of monuments and patriotic sites. Steeped in history, you can go on battlefield tours, experience annual war reenactments, visit museums, and much more! Anyone who is a history buff will love staying for the weekend in Gettysburg!
About two hours from Philadelphia, Hershey is the perfect place for a weekend vacation for the whole family! Known as “The Sweetest Place on Earth,” Hershey is home to Hershey Park where you can experience and unbeatable combo of roller coasters, other amusement rides, and of course chocolate. Or, if you don’t want to indulge your sweet tooth, you could also visit the Hershey Gardens or ZooAmerica!
Only about 2-2.5 hours from Philadelphia, Lewes is a quiet season village that is a great weekend getaway! There is plenty to enjoy down in Lewes Delaware. From the underrated and less crowded Lewes Beach to the activities like kayaking, biking, and costal hiking, you’ll want to visit Lewes before the summer ends!
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