With Labor Day Weekend on the horizon, now is the time to square away your travel plans. But if procrastination got the best of you this year, don’t worry! Whether you’re looking for a fun-filled day, or want to jet off for the entire weekend, give Summer 2018 the send off it deserves with one of our picks for best last-minute getaways.
Skip the Crowds in the Hamptons and Visit Ocean House
Just two and a half hours away from New York City, Ocean House is the perfect Labor Day destination for those looking to ditch the crowds. The iconic seaside resort offers direct access to a private, white-sand beach where you and your family can relax. If you’re there for the long weekend, celebrate under the stars with live music and a delicious buffet dinner at Cabaret on the Lawn with Steve Palumbo.
Fish and Feast at The Resort at Paws Up
The Resort at Paws up has the ultimate weekend line-up for ending summer with a bang! Join Chef Chris Bianco and Chef Adam Perry Lang for the resort’s first-ever Fish and Feast event. Kick things off Friday night with an Italian dinner by Chef Bianco. On Saturday, the award-winning chefs will take the group to Blackfoot River for a fly-fishing adventure. After an exciting day taking in the Montana wilderness, Chef Lang will treat guests to a Labor Day staple– a BBQ dinner.
Dance the Night Away at Mount Airy Casino Resort
Mount Airy Casino Resort offers an escape perfect for couples and groups of friends. Kick off the weekend with the Summer Stage on Saturday, September 1, as the Isley Brothers hit the stage! The party doesn’t stop after the last song. Keep the fun going all weekend long at Get Wet Ultra Pool Bar (did we mention the heated pool?) or take your time at each of the casino’s 1,800 slot machines. While you’re there, make sure you check out the PB&J hot dog on the Golf Clubhouse’s secret menu.
Labor Day Weekend Poolside at Grand Lakes Orlando
There’s something for the entire family at the JW Marriott Labor Day Weekend Poolside. From family games, arts & crafts, and water slides to live entertainment and more, you can experience it all alongside the resort’s massive 24,000 ft. lazy river! Don’t forget to pick up your pool floats for some added relaxation (and extremely Instagrammable photos). With so much to do, you won’t want summer to end!
Portland’s Art In The Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival
With a tag line of “You Can, in Portland,” the possibilities of how to spend Labor Day Weekend in Portland are endless. If you’re looking to spend the day outdoors with family and friends, head down to the Pearl District and enjoy one of the best arts and crafts festivals in the country. The 22nd annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival happens every Labor Day Weekend and draws in a huge crowd. Spend the last long weekend of summer at the Northwest Portland Park enjoying local art, theater, music.
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