1. New York City, NY to Woodstock, NY

Woodstock Inn on the Millstream

Life in New York City is incredibly fast-paced and hectic. Take a short trip to Woodstock, a small town located at the foothills of the Catskills Mountains, for a peaceful break. Due to its roots as an art colony, it is a haven for artists and art lovers, and it’s also a great place for shopping for antiques. Pictured: Woodstock Inn on the Millstream

2. Boston, MA to Cape Cod, MA

Liberty Hill Inn on Cape Cod

This arm-shaped peninsula is clustered with many charming and historic towns. It features plentiful fine dining, art galleries, historical sites, antique shops, and many miles of beaches. Many of the B&Bs here are restored properties that hundreds of years old, with fascinating stories and history behind them. Some popular towns to visit include Brewster, Yarmouth Port, and Provincetown. Pictured: Liberty Hill Inn on Cape Cod

3. Chicago, IL to Galena, IL

Victorian Mansion B&B

Famous for once being the home of President Ulysses S. Grant, this historic town is a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of Chicago. The annual Galena Country Fair is a huge event, where you can buy handmade art and crafts from vendors across the country. There are many historical sites to explore here. Pictured: Victorian Mansion

4. San Francisco, CA to Napa Valley, CA

Wine Country Inn

If you live in San Francisco and enjoy wine, there isn’t a better place to escape to than the Napa Valley area. Quiet, peaceful, and packed with hundreds of wineries, it’s a wine lover’s dream. Tour vineyards, do tastings, or take a bike or train ride to local wineries. While here, you can also go to the symphony or opera, play golf, or even take a hot air balloon ride. Pictured: Wine Country Inn

5. Seattle, WA to Port Angeles, WA

George Washington Inn

Port Angeles is a coastal town that serves as a relaxing city escape from Seattle. It’s the gateway to The Olympic National Park with scenic mountain views, and it is ideal for those who love camping, hiking, fishing, scuba diving, and other outdoor activities. You can also find rich Native American culture here. There are also many B&Bs in other small nearby towns. Pictured: George Washington Inn

6. San Antonio/Austin, TX to Fredericksburg, TX

Absolute Charm Paradise Loft

With hundreds of B&Bs and Southern hospitality, Fredericksburg makes a great escape for Texans who live in big cities. There are many nearby wineries in the area that offer free tastings and tours. The town was originally settled by German immigrants, and you can still dine on German cuisine and attend German-themed events such as Oktoberfest. This beautiful Hill Country town also offers many antique shops and several museums. Pictured: Absolute Charm - Paradise Loft

7. Philadelphia, PA to Lancaster, PA

King's Cottage B&B

Lancaster and its surrounding small cities in Pennsylvania Dutch Country provide a peaceful retreat. Explore the Amish community by taking a buggy ride, eat their cuisine, tour an Amish home, barn, and schoolhouse, and more. Lancaster is a great place to shop for antiques, enjoy fine dining, see a performance in one of many theaters. Take a driving tour through the scenic back roads; there are more than 20 historic covered bridges and many cute towns within easy driving distance. Pictured: King's Cottage

8. Washington, D.C. to Williamsburg, VA

A Williamsburg White House

This town originally settled in 1632 is rich in colonial history. Many B&Bs are close to Colonial Williamsburg, a living museum that shows what colonial life was like. Visit nearby Historic Jamestowne and Historic Yorktown to learn more about America’s past. The town has several excellent museums and loads of art galleries and studios. The city has more than a dozen golf courses. If you’re traveling with kids, they will love the Busch Gardens amusement park. Pictured: A Williamsburg White House

9. Denver, CO to Estes Park, CO

Della Terra Mountain Chateau

If you’re itching to get out of Denver, take a gorgeous drive through the mountains to quaint Estes Park. It sits at the east entrance of the breathtakingly beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park, which has hundreds of miles of hiking trails. The area is great for fly fishing, horseback riding, camping, rafting, birding, and more. While you’re there, stop for a meal at the allegedly haunted Stanley Hotel, where Stephen King got his inspiration for “The Shining.” Pictured: Della Terra Mountain Chateau

10. Los Angeles, CA to Palm Springs, CA

Posh Palm Springs

This beautiful city in the desert was once a haven for Hollywood stars, but now it’s a fun place for anyone to visit. Outdoor lovers will enjoy the plentiful hiking trails and golf courses. The city also has many antique galleries and modern boutiques. Get an up-close look at the area from above with the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the world’s largest rotating tramcar. Pictured: POSH Palm Springs