If you think a summer vacation needs to be a large-scale production full of flights booked months in advance, pricey hotels, and detailed itineraries, you're wrong. New York has plenty of weekend getaway options that can be just as fun, rejuvenating, and luxurious as you want them to be without wasting time on travel. Whether you're looking for a quick trip to rekindle romance (try wine and oysters in North Fork), a getaway with your college friends (yes, you will have fun in Atlantic City) or just want to nap on the beach (take the ferry to Fire Island and escape Coney Island's crowds), here are ten locations to help you get the most out of the summer Fridays, holiday weekends, and personal days before the ominous return of sweater weather.

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