Weekend getaways are good for two things: Giving a couple time away from home to enjoy a romantic atmosphere or to simply get away from the hustle and bustle of life for a couple of days. Many of times, both come into play. That is why it is good to have an arsenal of weekend getaway ideas for when the urge hits.
My husband and I love weekend getaways because we’re able to go somewhere that is far enough away to feel far from home, yet not too far to where we feel as if we’re spending most of our trip driving. One such place is
. Ann Arbor, Michigan
Now, you may be wondering how
Oasis is higher priced compared to my usual bargain hotel choices, but even in the winter you are given a tropical feel with the tropical décor. Dinner can be had at the
, which serves Middle Eastern food. Palm Palace
Another area we enjoy is
. This is another moderately priced destination. If you love log cabins, then you can rent a log cabin. You know that you are going to be spending anywhere between $100 and $250 per night for a cabin. This is a great place if you enjoy hiking. Boone, North Carolina
The mountain views are amazing. You have the
And when there you have to eat at Murphy’s because their cheese fries are all the rage. The food is absolutely amazing no matter what, but those fries are amazing. That’s why when traveling elsewhere my husband and I will make a point to stop at Murphy’s if it is on the way.
So if you live within a reasonable distance from
or Boone (I’m lucky enough to live somewhere in between them), you have to check them out as weekend getaways. The great thing about getting away for the weekend is that you feel amazingly refreshed when it’s all said and done. A good recharge is worth the investment. Ann Arbor