Sometimes it’s the simple staycations and mini getaways that are most memorable. No matter what anyone says about New Jersey, it is undeniable that there are many great places to visit and it is conveniently located to other fun-filled cities. With beautiful summer weather already making an appearance, here is a list of local getaways to help you start planning!
- New York, New York
The Big Apple, The City that Never Sleeps, The Empire City, no matter what you call it, New York City is an international hot spot. There is always something happening, so just because we are local, it doesn’t mean we should take it for granted! Whether you decide to spend the night, there is always something to see, hear, and feel. From museums, to theatre, to a nice stroll in Central park, the list of activities is endless. Cruise in style with the top down in the Mazda MX-5 Miata, and with navigation system, you can easily drive around every block, turn, and bridge!
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Whether you’re a history buff, a thrill seeker, or someone looking to have a one of a kind meal, there is something for everyone! Philly is home to America’s first zoo, the Liberty Bell, and of course…the Philly cheesesteak! When looking for parking next to your favorite cheesesteak joint, use the Corolla’s back-up camera to take the pressure off from parallel parking on tight city roads. So cave in to your midnight cheesesteak cravings, there is always adventure waiting in good ol’ Philadelphia!
- Atlantic City, New Jersey
Beach, casinos, nightlife, boardwalk the list goes on…what’s not to love about Atlantic City? AC has become a popular center that hosts the hottest concerts and shows. Carpool with friends in the RAV4 and hit up the huge shopping outlet or Guy Fieri’s new Chophouse restaurant (for all the Food Network fans). There is enough leg room to pack your friends…and your shopping bags!
- Washington D.C
Home to some of the most popular museums like the Smithsonian, and of course the President of the United States, our nation’s capital is a must visit! Make a presidential statement in the Mazda CX-5 as you tour DC’s beautiful historic attractions by day and the local town by night. With MAZDA CONNECT, you can listen to your favorite tunes and keep up with the latest news in sports and social media trends along the way!
- Delaware Water Gap, New Jersey/Pennsylvania
If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, the Delaware Water Gap is a breathtaking scenic recreation area with hundreds of miles of trails for hiking and biking! The CX-9 will help you get from trail to trail. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing swim or an exciting white water rafting ride, there are endless amounts of activities to do during your stay; with the USB port, you can ensure that your phone and camera are ready to capture every moment.
- Boston, Massachusetts
In Boston, you get a whole lot of everything. No matter the season, in the city that loves sports, you can always catch a game, so make sure that your trunk space is tailgate ready! So whether you’re heading over to relive the Boston Tea Party or out for the city nightlife; Boston surely won’t disappoint. No distance is too long with the Sienna’s two screen DVD player and Entunes application; everyone can stay entertained in their own way.
- Lake George, New York
Power your windows down and get ready the hit the road with your family or friends up to Lake George. Whether your grabbing fishing items, or your whole boat, a Highlander and a tow hitch will help you drive over all your gear so you can enjoy the lake to the fullest! With camping accommodations, haunted attractions, Lake George is perfect getaway opportunity that offers a whole lot to its visitors.
I hope this list helps you get started with ideas for a mini vacation! Whether you want to stay local in New Jersey or travel past the state borders, there are many awesome places to see in and near the best state in the country! And whether you’re touring through a city or traveling rocky terrain, make sure your car is ready!
So if you are looking for a new vehicle, or the right accessories to help you get around, stop on by so we can help you get ready for your weekend getaway! Pack your bags and get ready to hit the road, Jack!