Your summer vacation plans have likely been thrown for a loop thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but don't despair—you can still get a respite from the confines of your home or apartment, especially if you live in or around the New York metro area. Whether you prefer a nature-filled retreat, a laidback beach vibe, or just want a place to let your four-legged friend run free, one thing is certain: escaping the concrete jungle—even if you can only swing a day or two—will cure those quarantine blues. The best part? Not one location requires the health risk of boarding a plane. Grab your weekend bag, your mask, and your car keys, then head out to one of these easily socially-distant escapes, below.