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Reader Recs: Long Weekend Getaways

It can be difficult to find time for a long trip, but that shouldn’t keep you from exploring the world. Take a break from reality (and an excuse to use up one of those vacation days) with a three-day getaway. Here are a few suggestions from our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to inspire your weekend wanderlust.

Road Trip Bliss: Long Island

I was a kid when I first came here, out where the highways narrow to two-lane roads, where the houses grew larger, then small again, all the way out to “the End,” as the locals call it. Montauk. My extended family gathered to camp each summer at Hither Hills, an oceanfront state park where I learned how to ride a bike, fell in love with stargazing, and, most nights, collapsed into my sleeping bag after hours of wave jumping. It was high time to go back.

Winin’ and Dinin’ on the Island

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    Who says the Big Apple is the only place to find good eats in New York? IT recently headed to Long Island and was pleased to find a host of places that tickled our taste buds. Here are a few of our favorites: Kitchen A Bistro: Tucked away across from a liquor store…