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Beat the winter blues with with these fun weekend getaway ideas.

The Pitcher Inn

This inn's luxury rooms are furnished in unique style with relaxing jacuzzi tubs. Ask for one of the rooms with a wood burning fireplace. The Mountain Room features a mural with a 360-degree view of the Green Mountains which you can admire from your king-size bed. Room rates start at $375 per night. Read more about the Pitcher Inn, browse image galleries. and plan your weekend getaway.

Hotel 41 at Times Square

Spend a weekend in New York City dining out, going to see a play, and shopping. Hotel 41 at Times Square is next door to the musical Rent and other Times Square attractions. Doubles from $189 per night.

The Carneros Inn

For a weekend of fine wine and delicious eats, head to the Carneros Inn in Napa, California. Weekend rates from $520. Ask about seasonal specials in the winter.

Mandarin Oriental San Francisco

The upscale Mandarin Oriental San Francisco provides a great base from which to explore the city. Guest rooms offer spectacular city views from floors 38 and up. Doubles from $349 per night.

The Fairmont Empress Hotel

Catch a flight to Victoria, Canada for a weekend getaway of spa pampering, shopping and old-world elegance at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Doubles from $219 CAD per night.

The Pines Lodge

Stay at the ski-in/ski-out Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Whether you like to ski, snowboard or soak in a heated outdoor pool, this mountain getaway is a perfect winter stress buster. Rates from per night $348. Ask about the ski-free winter special.